Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Xiu Xiu, Kohinoorgasm and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller) Want even more giveaways? Sign up for our newsletter for access to extra contests. To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random no later than 24 hours before the listed show and notified via email. Thursday, May 23 Before the Brave, Eager Seas, Brolly @ Rickshaw Stop 7:30pm, $12, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Thursday, May [...]

By |May 22, 2019|Tags: , |

Oakland BASS benefit to feature Kohinoorgasm, Diaspoura, mayx

(photo: Syd Westley) Oakland's Classic Cars West will host a benefit concert this Thursday for Bay Area Solidarity Summer (BASS), a local, political action camp for young South Asian activists. The concert will feature performances from South Carolina's Diaspoura, and BASS alumni including LA-based artist Kohinoorgasm and Bay Area-based songwriter mayx. BASS, now in its ninth year, is a five-day political action camp for progressive South Asian American college-age youth who are interested in creating social change. The benefit show will host local artist Maya Acharya, who performs as mayx (pictured above), and also marks the beginning of Kohinoorgasm's tour [...]

By |April 3, 2019|Tags: , , |

Kohinoorgasm on reclaiming pop music and the art of performance

(photo: Jasdeep Kang. Styled by Reva Bhatt and Pragya Bhatt) Like most modern-day youth, Josephine Shetty got her start in music through interest in pop music as a young child. "My whole life, I just had this great appreciation for pop and I always loved whatever was on the radio, like Prince, Madonna, or Lady Gaga and the intersection of pop and theatrics drew me in," she explains. Unlike most kids, Shetty delved into the deeper connotations of pop music and explored what she enjoyed about it the most: its execution. Mesmerized by the idea of pop music as theatrical [...]

By |December 8, 2017|Tags: |

Live This Month: December 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_December_2017.mp3 Download: Live This Month: December 2017 (Podcast #418) 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. Over half of the songs in this mix are from Bay Area artists, including a recent song from Sob Stories, a new jangle pop bad led by Joel Cusamano of Talkies, Cocktails, and DSTVV. Local hip hop duo DJ Flow & Mani Draper met earlier this year, but the pair's debut LP shows a natural chemistry between the Richmond MC and the local DJ/producer. Classic SF [...]

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