Ticket Giveaway: Andrew Jackson Jihad at Slim’s 7/28/14

What have Andrew Jackson Jihad been up to the last few years? Getting a little more conventional. Not too conventional, mind you. On their latest record, Christmas Island, Ben Gallaty and Sean Bonnette tone down the vitriol and up the gentle brooding, all while still making music that is still so damn melodic you forget you're singing along to songs about some of the ugliest human truths. Don't worry—there's still plenty of the furious acoustic shredding and really, really fucking clever songwriting that fans have come to love, but it's countered by some more measured ruminations on what it all [...]

Review & Video: Future of the Left, Andrew Jackson Jihad @ Slim's, 11/14/2012

Technically, the title for this review is incorrect. Future of the Left did not headline Wednesday night’s show at Slim’s. That honor went to Andrew Jackson Jihad. But let’s be frank: Future of the Left, which rose from the ashes of sardonic UK noise punk legends Mclusky, are criminally underrated. Opening for a band like AJJ, who play their emo-folk-pop-punk with passion but little originality, is an obvious testament to that fact. Thankfully, Future of the Left were given an unusually long opening slot, enough time to run through a 14 song set list, which included two Mclusky covers. Drawing [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Social Studies, Mynabirds, Andrew Jackson Jihad and more

Lots of tickets to give away this week, including but not limited to punk torchbearers Andrew Jackson Jihad, our friends Social Studies, and ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead, who, contrary to my assumption, do not have the longest band name in existence. If none of these are up your alley, fear not: there's tons more. To enter any contest submit an email to contest[at]thebaybridged[dot]com with your full name in the body and the concert you’re entering the contest for in the subject line. You may only submit your name once to only one contest. Winners [...]

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