Los Rakas, La Doña play Estados Unidos de Bass this weekend

Look, everyone's probably a little burned out on livestreams right now. But here's one that may shake off the Zoom fatigue: Estados Unidos de Bass, presented by Red Bull. They're separating their parties by region, so the lineup is entirely local. Some highlights are: Los Rakas (12/5), who kind of need no introduction at this point, ESSJ's Turbo Sonidero (12/4), and perhaps the most exciting, La Doña (12/4). While she's relatively new to the music scene, she isn't to San Francisco: born and raised in a musical family from the Mission, she started gaining national press attention for her solo [...]

Mixtape: Highlights in Bay Area Latin Music

Download: Mixtape: Highlights in Bay Area Latin Music (Podcast #428) This episode first ran on KQED.org. The Bay Area has a rich history of acclaimed musicians drawing from the many musical styles developed in Latin America. That legacy continues on today, with an array of Latinx artists incorporating cumbia, salsa, rumba, reggaeton, and Latin rock sounds into their work. This mixtape showcases eleven songs from local bands and artists drawing from Latin music. What's perhaps most immediately notable on first listen is the diversity of sounds included here. Even though half of the artists in this mix are inspired in [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Bloc Party, Dum Dum Girls, The World/Inferno Friendship Society and more

It's never not a good week for live music in the Bay, but for some reason this week seems especially good. Is it because it's the holiday season? Is it the impending apocalypse? Whatever it is, we think you'll like the cavalcade of stars in our giveaway roundup this week. 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 [...]

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