Outside Lands 2014: Your Guide to SF’s Biggest Summer Musical Experience

Outside Lands 2014 show poster (DKNG Studios) It's that time of year again – the yearning masses will descend upon San Francisco this weekend for the City's now hallmark summer musical experience Outside Lands. Yep, the seventh edition of the gigantic gig in Golden Gate Park kicks off Friday at noon and, as you've undoubtedly learned by now, it will be headlined by none other than Kanye, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, and The Killers. Headliners can be hit-or-miss, but the strength of Outside Lands (or any festival, for that matter) typically lies in the undercard. Sure, you may get [...]

Live This Month: April 2014 — an audio guide through upcoming SF concerts

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_April_2014.mp3 Download: Live This Month: April 2014 — an audio guide through upcoming SF concerts (Podcast #333) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. Truth be told, a couple of the concerts highlighted this month are already sold out, but their inclusion here is meant to inspire you to do what it takes (hopefully just look on Craigslist?) to find tickets. One of those shows features Blood Orange, the latest project of Devonté Hynes. As a writer/producer, Hynes has worked with the [...]

Giveaway: MS MR, Jagwar Ma at the Fillmore

Photo by Jon Ching NYC-based indie pop duo MS MR will return to San Francisco this April to play the Fillmore. Due to high demand, the band added a second show on April 15 — perfect for all the music people who couldn't make it down to Coachella this year but also didn't buy a MS MR ticket the first go around. You know, the foolish people or something. By the way, those psychedelic Australians known as Jagwar Ma will open the show. Here's what The Bay Bridged's very own Jon Ching had to say in his review of MS MR's [...]

By |March 12, 2014|Tags: , |

Interview: Australian duo Jagwar Ma returns to SF, begins work on album #2

Australian dance rock duo Jagwar Ma is getting a bit bored of the “Madchester” comparisons. The term was popularized in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s in England, where a wave of bands like the Happy Mondays and Stone Roses mixed rock with drum machines, funk and house music to make something new. Yes, there are similarities with the music that Sydney singer-guitarist Gabriel “Gab” Winterfield and multi-instrumentalist Jono Ma make; there may be more parallels than with other acts. But Winterfield had never even heard the term before the reviews started coming in. “I was born in ’89 so [...]

By |December 6, 2013|Tags: |
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