Bundle up with August Hall for fall

You know...we were all prepared to write an intro to this piece that capitalized on the changing fall weather. About leaves softly descending from trees, about digging your scarves and closed-toed shoes out from the back of your closet, about the return of Karl. ...Except that's not what's happening at all. Temperatures that are typical for summer in every other part of the country finally found their way to the Bay a few weeks ago. It was 100+ degrees in some parts of the Bay this week, and if the last few years are any indication, it'll be like this [...]

The Bay Abridged: Sept 23 — 29

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a heat check, and sometimes more — stop by every Wednesday for the most comprehensive and concise recap of last week's Bay Area concert scene. Photo by @psbergman Lil Dowager, Leucrota, Sloths, I Wanna Die, undo at One Fam (Oak) Sept. 23 Had a chance to catch one of my favorite Oakland bands, Lil Dowager along with Santa Cruz's Leucrota after Wednesday night band practice. I got there in time for Leucrotas's [...]

Live This Month: September 2015 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_September_2015.mp3 Download: Live This Month: September 2015 (Podcast #370) 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. How has it taken this long to include Chelsea Wolfe in one of our podcasts? Wolfe started out in Sacramento before relocating to LA, and over the course of four albums has defined a unique mix of heavy doom and gothic folk. "Iron Moon" comes from her new album, Abyss, and it highlights both sides of her sound very well. Speaking of Sacramento, our state capital [...]

Neon Indian, Lemonade to play The Fillmore 4/24/2012

When the cringe-inducing term "chillwave" surfaced a few years back, it was cast upon such electro-pop talents as Washed Out, Toro y Moi, and Neon Indian. While these musicians deserved a far less throw away term for their musical contributions, the genre sparked immediate buzz and hordes of fans. Since then, each respective artist has managed to produce a sophomore effort that sees maturation in sound and focus. It's behind the late 2011 release, Era Extrana, that Neon Indian's Alan Palomo brings his evolving sound to The Fillmore on Tuesday, April 24th (8pm, $25). Brooklyn-via-SF trio Lemonade supports, creating a [...]

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