The Bay Brewed: A Rock and Roll Beer Festival — THIS Saturday 12/3!

The Bay Brewed: A Rock and Roll Beer Festival Weekend Sleepy Sun Extra Classic Terry Malts Saturday, December 3, 2011 The Verdi Club (2424 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA 94110) 2pm-7pm, $45 advance/$55 door, 21+ Ticket includes unlimited beer tastings all day and a commemorative mug Purchase Your Tickets Now! We've experimented with different sorts of music pairing events over the years. Bands and crafts. Bands and food. Bands and art. Bands and mixtapes. But behind all of those, there's one pairing we've been dreaming about for years: bands and beer. As much as we enjoy a good tall boy, [...]

Mixtape: Music to Drink Beer to (Podcast #261)

Mixtape: Music to Drink Beer to (Podcast #261) Think of our latest mixtape as something of an hour-long indie music/beer pairing, inspired by our upcoming The Bay Brewed rock and roll beer festival. On Saturday, December 3rd, we'll be at The Verdi Club, for performances by Weekend, Sleepy Sun, Extra Classic, and Terry Malts, and unlimited local craft beer samplings from 21st Amendment, Anchor Steam, Beach Chalet, Drake's Brewing, Lagunitas, Magnolia, Marin Brewing Company, Social Kitchen & Brewery, and Speakeasy. In this mixtape, we've collected music from 21 local indie rock, garage, lo-fi and psych bands whose rocking tunes serve [...]

Recommended, 10/24-10/30: Bottom of the Hill Celebrates 20 Years, King Tuff/Extra Classic, Mikal Cronin, Garrett Pierce

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings. There are a ton of great shows this week and over the Halloween weekend. We'll be offering up some weekend picks a little bit later, but here are four shows to catch before Friday. Bottom of the Hill celebrates 20 years with a free show Congrats to Bottom of the Hill, which is celebrating 20 years as [...]

Taking Stock of September: A mix featuring eighteen of our favorite songs from the blog last month

If you're anything like me, you know how difficult it can be to keep track of all of the new music that's constantly floating around the Internet. Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. Gathered in the mix are eighteen (!) new tracks that were posted on TheBayBridged.com in September, with links below to download each of them individually. The Bay Bridged - Best of the Blog September 2011 Mixtape Tracklisting: 1. Thee Oh Sees - "Carrion Crawler" 2. Burnt Ones - "Do the Spell" 3. The [...]

Extra Classic – “Give Me All Of Your Love”

The aptly named Extra Classic are gearing up for the release of their debut album, Your Light Like White Lightening, Your Light Like a Laser Beam, out September 27th via Manimal Vinyl. "Give Me All Of Your Love" is a slow-burning throwback to the 60s: Stream: "Give Me All Of Your Love" by Extra Classic on Yours Truly Extra Classic will be at the Independent on October 18th with Moonface, Spencer Krug's other band outside of Sunset Rubdown and Wolf Parade (8:00 pm, $15, 21+). Extra Classic - "Give Them the Same"

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Photos & Recap: Vetiver, tUnE-yArDs, Extra Classic at the Rickshaw Stop, 8/12/11

tUnE-yArDs' culmination of success has been amazing to witness. Merrill Garbus has moved her tribal indie pop act to new levels, as evidenced by Pitchfork-curated church showcases at SxSW to a sold-out show at the Great American to a recent late-night television debut. tUnE-yArDs were announced at the last minute as a "special guest" during Vetiver's Outside Lands night show at the Rickshaw Stop, and suddenly, the dynamic of the show shifted entirely. While a significant crowd remained for the duration of the evening (the musicians of Vetiver, after all, have a certain amount of star power on their own), an [...]

From the Mailbag: Extra Classic, Teen Witch, moonbell, J. Irvin Dally

We get more submissions than we can handle here at TBB, so periodically we'll dip into the mailbag and check out a bunch of songs we've recently received. As always, feel free to let us know your thoughts in the comments. Extra Classic - "Give Them the Same" San Francisco's Extra Classic is led by the duo of Adrianne Verhoeven (who sang and played keyboards in The Anniversary) and songwriter/producer Alex de Landa (who has worked with The Donkeys, Papercuts, and Casiotone For The Painfully Alone). The pair's love of classic Jamaican sounds translated into an all-analog approach for the [...]

Fruit Bats, Citay, Extra Classic @ Slim’s, 1/29

Fruit Bats photo from Flickr user t-dawg Review by Aaron Sankin Under Eric Johnson's porkpie hat sits a head full of deep thoughts. Johnson is the lead singer and creative force behind Fruit Bats, who headlined a solid evening of indie rock at Slim's last Friday night. Fruit Bats called their latest album The Ruminant Band, which suggests a bunch of chin-stroking English majors mulling matters philosophical more than it does people who actually stand on stage and rock. Luckily, while their country-flecked live show is certainly cerebral, the sound is much more muscular than that implies. Front-loading their set [...]

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