Wednesday: Outta Sight Holiday Spectacular features holiday performances by over a dozen local bands
If you're looking for a local music take on holiday cheer, head to the The Verdi Club on Wednesday night (8pm, Free), where Tartufi's monthly Dark Nights show will become the sixth annual Outta Sight Holiday Spectacular. Billed as "part drunken carol fest, part amazing showcase of local Bay Area talent," over a dozen local bands will be there, playing two holiday songs per band. With a list that includes Tartufi, Birds & Batteries, Moomaw, Walking in Sunlight, and many, many more, the show should help warm even the most Grinch-like (and having some drinks while you're there couldn't hurt).
Introducing Backseat Beat, a new video series spotlighting Bay Area bands
Backseat Beat Episode 1: Moomaw & That Blasted Hound from Brad Robertson on Vimeo. [Editor's Note: Today, we're pleased to present the first episode of a new video series called Backseat Beat, showcasing Bay Area indie bands in some unconventional settings. We hope you enjoy this first show as much as we do. Look forward to more episodes here on The Bay Bridged in the coming months!] Backseat Beat is a new web-based video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our '83 Volvo as [...]
Episode 133: September 2008 Monthly Mix
[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/September_Mix_2008.mp3[/podcast] This week's podcast is our latest monthly mix episode, featuring new music, recent music and otherwise excellent music from seven Bay Area bands and one from the Central Valley. More information about all of the bands below: Blue Rabbit ("Separate") recently released their debut EP Separate digitally and the title track is some great rolling cello-pop. You can pick it up at their MySpace page, and can see the San Francisco folk-rockers on October 19th at the Fiesta on the Hill. French Miami ("Multi Caliber Rifles") killed it at the Rock Make Street Festival, and we're excited for their [...]