il gato album release show at Rickshaw tonight, 10/10/12

Indie folk rockers il gato released their new album Tongues & Teeth, and it's getting the release show treatment tonight at Rickshaw Stop. To celebrate, the band plans to play the whole album in its entirety. Check out Tongues & Teeth right here to get yourself in the mood: Tongues & Teeth by il gato Tonight's show features a fairly eclectic bill, as il gato plays with Swedish post-rock band Immanu El and local Americana act Wolf & Crow. Fans of Sigur Rós will dig Immanu El: This show was part of our Ticket Giveaway Wednesday today, so email contest[AT]thebaybridged[DOT]com [...]

By |October 10, 2012|Tags: |

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Yelawolf, Il Gato, Thee Oh Sees, Joshua Radin and more

It's Wednesday, and you know what that means: time for another ticket giveaway! This week, we've got Sonny Smith, Yelawolf, Joshua Radin and way 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 for each show will be decided using the guidelines listed below. Wednesday, October 10th Il Gato, Immanu El, Wolf & Crow @ Rickshaw Stop To win, be the first person to enter. Winner will receive [...]

Interview: Il Gato launches Kickstarter campaign for new record

Il Gato plans to record the follow-up to their debut studio album, All these Slippery Things, at Tiny Telephone in May and June, with the hopes that they can release it by August. But like many cash-strapped musicians, they don't have the funds to make it happen. If you wanna hear that new album sooner than later, there's something you can do to make it happen. Il Gato has started a Kickstarter campaign to give their loyal fans an opportunity to help them out. As a plea/thank you to their supporters, Il Gato plans to play a show at Cafe [...]

By |March 28, 2012|Tags: |

il gato releases ‘All those Slippery Things’ EP

il gato presents "Contemplation Blues" from il gato on Vimeo. Local indie-baroque-folk band il gato has released its new EP, All those Slippery Things, a companion to last year's very similarly named All these Slippery Things full length. The releases share more than names in common: both come from the same sessions at Tiny Telephone last year. Listen to and grab the new EP below, and see il gato with The Drift and The Matinees at Bottom of the Hill on Wednesday, July 29th (9pm, $8). All those Slippery Things by il gato After the jump, revisit 2010's All these [...]

By |June 28, 2011|Tags: |

Snob Theater celebrates one year of comedy and music at the Dark Room, Friday 4/8/11

One year ago, Shawn Robbins of Kata Rokkar launched Snob Theater, an event series pairing local comedians and musicians at the Dark Room. The small setting of the theater (around 50 seats) encourages an intimate experience for both audience member and performer - something that's difficult to get at a typical concert, especially one with an above-average number of performers. Since the inception of Snob Theater, a variety of talent has graced the Dark Room stage: musicians such as Sean Hayes, Emily Jane White, Birdmonster, Picture Atlantic, etc., and comedians such as Moshe Kasher, W. Kamau Bell, Kevin Avery, Brent [...]

By |April 5, 2011|Tags: , |

Live this week: Bay Area shows 9/14-19

Tuesday, September 14 Bird Call, Il Gato, We Is Shore Dedicated @ Bottom of the Hill Wednesday, September 15 Jeff the Brotherhood, Ty Segall, Tropical Sleep @ Rickshaw Stop Tamaryn, Weekend, DJs oOoOO, Nako + Omar @ Elbo Room Zoo, Swanifant, Clouds @ El Rio Gratitillium, The Mallard, Honey @ Hemlock Thursday, September 16 Langhorne Slim, Or, the Whale @ The Independent Grand Lake, Ash Reiter, Sunbeam Rd., Burrows @ Milk Loose Shus, Boyz IV Men @ Rickshaw Stop Tyvek, Nodzzz, The Art Museums @ Hemlock The Society Of Rockets (EP release), The Invisible Cities, Amores Vigilantes @ Bottom of [...]

July 2010 Monthly Mix (Podcast #224)

July 2010 Monthly Mix (Podcast #224) Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly podcast features music from eight Bay Area bands, including a bunch of tracks from recent and upcoming releases. Enjoy! Subscribe to the The Bay Bridged weekly podcast to get each new episode downloaded free to your iTunes the moment it's published! About this week's bands: Royal Baths' ("Nikki Don't") debut full length comes out on Woodsist later this year. They'll be at The Knockout on July 29th before touring the country in August with Ty Segall. Bats In The Belfry ("Summer of Your Dreams") is an [...]

Seaweed Sway & Songbird Festival present Salt Minds, Il Gato, Lucky Cloud 7/18/10

Seaweed Sway and Songbird Festival have teamed up to promote some new projects with a show on Sunday, July 18th at the Make-Out Room (7:30 pm, $7, 21+). Salt Minds is the new musical brainchild of Mariee Sioux and Sean Kae from Dearest, a folksy project that weaves in elements of synth and electric guitar for a slightly scratchier result. il gato, while not particularly new to the San Francisco scene, will be playing on the heels of their recently-released album. All These Slippery Things is an ongoing lesson in lush folk compositions, and the band's first album since 2007. il [...]

Tuesday: Il Gato releases ‘All These Slippery Things’ at BotH Baroque indie-folk ensemble Il Gato celebrates All These Slippery Things Tuesday, June 22 at Bottom of the Hill (8pm, $8) with The Shants and Jen Grady (cellist to Emily Jane White, Garrett Pierce, Adam Stephens). Il Gato will recreate the album in full with a string section and banjo, before the record is released on July 13 (with more purchasing information to be posted on their website). Il Gato - "On Feathers & Arrows (on Burnt Pine)" Il Gato's newest record comes a long way from the shy debut recordings of 2007. A perfect invitation to listen to the [...]

By |June 21, 2010|Tags: |
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