Mixtape: San Francisco Twang — Sampling Local Americana, Country, and Bluegrass Bands

The Brothers Comatose (photo: Zack Sumner) http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/SF_Twang_Mixtape.mp3 Download: Mixtape: San Francisco Twang -- Sampling Americana, Country and Bluegrass Bands (Podcast #384) The San Francisco Bay Area's love for Americana, country and bluegrass music manifests most visibly during the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, which draws 750,000+ people to Golden Gate Park annually, but there are great twangy sounds coming out of the Bay all year round. Venues like The Plough & Stars, The Lucky Horseshoe, Amnesia, and Armando's in Martinez, as well as Twang Sundays at Thee Parkside, are a fertile incubator for local roots acts. Plenty of them, like The [...]

Nate Baker, Samuel Gray Edmondson join Australia’s Hipstones at Hotel Utah

Noise Pop 2015 has come to an end, which means it's time to recover with a mellow evening tonight at the Hotel Utah. Australia's Hipstones, a soul band, are currently on a US tour, and have enlisted local songwriters Samuel Gray Edmondson and Nate Baker to join them for their SF gig. Samuel Gray Edmondson (a long collaborator with Cazadero) has three albums on his Bandcamp that are well worth checking out, full of intricate guitar work and beautiful, folk-inspired melodies. Nate Baker will also bring some folksy tunes to Hotel Utah's stage. While his Soundcloud recordings are complete with [...]

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