San Francisco punk legends Flipper headline two shows at Bottom of the Hill

San Francisco's Flipper headline two shows at the historic Bay Area venue Bottom of the Hill with a variety of contemporary Bay Area acts on Saturday, October 11 and an all ages matinee show on Sunday, October 12. The band was originally founded in 1979 and has broken up a number of times following the death of founding member Ricky Williams. Flipper has regularly performed around San Francisco back in their heyday, attracting audience curiosity given their raucous and jarring approach to punk in comparison to the rising, fast-paced hardcore music of the time. Reuniting once again after three years [...]

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Seasons of the Witch: Flipper, the misfits among the misfits

San Francisco is always weathering a Season of the Witch, oscillating somewhere between liberal idealism and cold reality. Whether that reality is in the form of sadistic violence or obscene wealth, the cycles between the good and the bad, the pretty and the ugly, make up the city's core. And within these cycles, music is the most obvious mark of victory, defeat and catharsis. Seasons of the Witch is a new series that traces the bloodlines of music. Like David Talbot's book of a similar name, the series is a window into the people and events that made The Bay Area [...]

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Live This Month: July 2009 (Podcast #171)

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/July_2009_LTM.mp3[/podcast] Every month, we dedicate a week of our podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We've got a dozen great bands playing some excellent shows this month, so head out and see some live music! Subscribe to The Bay Bridged's podcast to get each week's new episode downloaded free to your iTunes! About the bands: French Miami ("Multi-Caliber Rifles") headline Regional Bias, our first fundraiser, which also features performances by the also-amazing Adam Stephens and the Finite Plain, Or, the Whale, and Leopold and his Fiction. The [...]

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