Broke-Ass Stuart to host Phono del Sol 2012!

One more important piece of news regarding this Saturday's Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: we're really excited to announce that the festivities will be hosted by none other than author, travel guru, and local hero Broke-Ass Stuart! Stuart's an expert on living well on a budget, and you know what's a great deal? Scooping up advance tickets to Phono del Sol! So beat the lines and buy your tickets now!

By |July 17, 2012|Tags: |

Eat and drink at Phono Del Sol: learn about our food trucks and beer garden

This year's Phono Del Sol Music and Food Festival promises even more to eat and drink than last year. There will be seven awesome, local food trucks parked inside the festival grounds, satisfying festival-goers' needs until the music ends! Kasa Indian, who has fed the crowds at our Rock Make Street Festival in years past, will serve their variety of simple but delicious street-style Indian food on Saturday. The food choices continue with Asian street food by TomKat, the updated burger shack fare of Doc's of the Bay, Kung Fu Tacos's Chinese-inspired street tacos (pictured at the top), An The [...]

By |July 17, 2012|Tags: |

More fun activities at Phono del Sol 2012: bowling, carnival games, and skateboarding!

Phono del Sol 2012 is more than just a full day of great music and food (although let's not lose sight of those excellent offerings)! We're pleased to announce a bunch of other amenities during the fest that will make the day even more fun. Seriously, buy your tickets now! Bowling! One of the few downsides of being at Phono del Sol is that you won't be knocking down pins at the awesome Mission Bowling Club. But what if you could do both at the same time?! Because you can! Mission Bowling Club will be debuting some mobile bowling lanes [...]

By |July 13, 2012|Tags: |

Announcing our 2012 Phono del Sol DJs: Andy Cabic, Zach Rogue, Kevin Meenan

Phono del Sol 2012 is just a little over a week away! Get your tickets now for a full day of bands, food and more! Part of that "more" will be our wonderful DJs, who will be spinning music between sets. We're really excited to have these three guys on board! Andy Cabic You probably know Andy Cabic as the bandleader of Vetiver, whose terrific fifth full length album, The Errant Charm, came out last year on Sub Pop. It shouldn't surprise anyone that he's also got killer taste in music, so expect a top notch set of tunes from [...]

Live This Month: July 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #282)

Live This Month: July 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #282) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. So our top recommendation this month isn't terribly surprising, but it's a festival we're extremely excited about. On July 21, 2012, we'll be throwing the second annual Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival in Potrero del Sol Park. We've got seven great bands lined up -- The Fresh & Onlys, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Gardens & Villa, Dominant Legs, [...]

Wednesday: The Bay Bridged Presents the Seventh Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest!

This Fourth of July, we hope you'll join us at the Seventh Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest. It's going to be a terrific afternoon full of great music, including Religious Girls, Tartufi, and Battlehooch, as well as Finn Riggins (Idaho) and young SF bands Night Call and The Heart & The Hiding. Come join use at El Rio for a beer or five, because isn't that what freedom is all about? 2012 Tour EP / Your Face On My Face On His Face On Everything by Tartufi Organic/Thin Patience (SINGLE 2012) by Battlehooch drive by Nightcall

Phono del Sol 2012: Buy your tickets now — you might be upgraded to VIP!

Phono del Sol 2012 will be here before you know it, so get your tickets now! As a little extra incentive for your ticket purchase, buy your Phono del Sol tickets in advance, and you might be upgraded to VIP tickets! We'll be randomly upgrading at least one pair of purchased tickets each week until the festival, so be sure to buy yours now for a chance to win! For those of you want to make sure you have access to the VIP benefits (ncluding our premium reserved viewing area, private restrooms, and two drink tickets), a limited number of [...]

By |June 29, 2012|Tags: |

Mixtape: Counting Down to Phono del Sol 2012 (Podcast #281)

Mixtape: Counting Down to Phono del Sol 2012! (Podcast #281) The 2012 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival is less than 30 days away! This second annual celebration of great Bay Area music and food takes place at Potrero del Sol Park in San Francisco's Mission District on July 21, 2012. It's an all day, all ages affair, and we are extremely excited to have an awesome set of local and touring bands on deck, including The Fresh & Onlys, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Gardens & Villa, Dominant Legs, La Sera, Sea of Bees, and Mwahaha. We'll be talking quite [...]

By |June 27, 2012|Tags: |

Vote for The Bay Bridged in the Best of the Bay!

Hey! The San Francisco Bay Guardian is currently holding online voting for the 2012 Best of the Bay Awards’ Readers Poll. Won’t you consider voting for The Bay Bridged for Best Arts or Music Website (#16 under Arts & Entertainment), and in any other categories you think are appropriate? We’d greatly appreciate it! Voting ends on July 4th.

By |June 21, 2012|

The Bay Bridged Presents: The Seventh Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest!

You won't find a better party on the Fourth of July than the Seventh Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest. We're proud to present this afternoon show featuring some of our favorites, including Religious Girls, Tartufi, and Battlehooch, as well as Boise's terrific Finn Riggins and young SF bands Night Call and The Heart & The Hiding. It's all taking place at El Rio, which has a great patio and a great bar. Good music and good times -- what more do you need? Listen to jams from all six performing bands below: 2012 Tour EP / Your Face [...]

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