What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 9 – 11

Friday, November 9 Tank and the Bangas, Big Freedia @ The UC Theatre 2017's Tiny Desk Contest winners and fellow New Orleanian, bounce queen Big Freedia, join forces for the ultimate party. Claire George @ Cafe du Nord Though she's moved away, Claire George comes back to the Bay to debut her new album Bodies of Water. Katie Kuffel, Molly Bolton, Socorra @ Neck of the Woods If you haven't yet heard San Jose's Socorra, Neck of the Woods on Friday is a good place to start. Saturday, November 10 Film School, Club Night @ Cafe du Nord The Bay [...]

SF bands reuniting: The Aislers Set, Film School, Track Star return with local concerts

Is there something in the air causing long-dormant SF bands to reunite for new shows? Somehow, September offers chances to see three great SF bands from the '90s/'00s all performing locally. In each case, there's no guarantee that any of these bands will ever play again, so don't miss this chance to relive (or newly discover) some Bay Area favorites. Band: The Aislers Set Reductive cheat-sheet bio: After leading the beloved Henry’s Dress, Amy Linton launched The Aislers Set, a band that released three terrific albums of superb, retro-inspired indie pop between 1998 and 2003. The band's international following led [...]

Noise Pop: Film School, Apex Manor, Gregory and the Hawk, Melted Toys 2/24/11

Sometimes Noise Pop Festival lineups aren't necessarily about Noise Pop as an entity. In fact, my very first Noise Pop show was in 2007, and I wasn't even aware that the Noise Pop Festival had been going on for years - I just wanted to see Spinto Band. And I did. And it was fun. Day 3 of Noise Pop 2011 featured Film School, Apex Manor, Gregory and the Hawk, and Melted Toys at Cafe du Nord. Stylistically, you can draw some parallels between each band, or at the very least, appreciate what each act has accomplished and the role [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Blowoff, The Frustrators, Noise Pop 2011

To enter any contest submit an email to contest[at]thebaybridged.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 to one contest. Winners for each show will be decided using the guidelines listed below. Saturday, February 19th Blowoff (hosted and DJ'd by Bob Mould and Rich Morel) @ Slim's To win a pair of tickets to the show be the SECOND person to enter! The show starts at 10pm, $15, 6+. Purchase advance tickets here. Sunday, February 20th The Frustrators (feat. Mike Dirnt of Green [...]

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