What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 3 ― Feb 5

Fully enjoy Miserable's moodiness this Sunday Night at The Make-Out Room. Friday, February 3 Tom Chaplin @ Great American Music Hall Former frontman of Keane returns after an uphill battle and recovery from drug addiction. Come out for a night of "extreme emotion and complete honesty," according to TBB writer Carla Bova. Hibbity Dibbity @ The Chapel Catch the swamp funk masters themselves immediately after the release of Hibbity Dibbity singles "Touchy Feely," "Wildflower Honey," and "Born To Ride." The Gaslamp Killer @ The New Parish Intricate globally influenced psychedelia, The Gaslamp Killer is on Flying Lotus' label, Brainfeeder. Saturday, February [...]

Treasure Island Music Festival 2016 lineup announced

Pay attention, party people: The Treasure Island Music Festival lineup has landed. Featuring performances from Neon Indian, Car Seat Headrest, Kamaiyah, Sigur Ros, and many, many more, this years's roster is outpaces most of the festival's lineups in recent history. With varied artists spanning several genres but all sharing a common theme of being emerging and long-respected talents — this year's Treasure Island is set to be a stunner. Now in its 10th year, Treasure Island has grown into one of the most attractive festivals in the Bay Area and beyond. This will be its last year on the island [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Purity Ring, Down and Outlaws and more

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 and notified via email. Wednesday, June 17th Tor Miller, Smoke Season, Ghost Town Jenny @ Swedish American Hall 8pm, $12. Friday, June 19th Sal's Greenhouse, Element Brass Band, Heart Touch @ Rickshaw Stop 2 pairs available 9pm, $13, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, June 19th Black Map, Picture Atlantic, Ghost Parade, Be Quiet [...]

Review & Photos: Purity Ring, Blue Hawaii @ The Independent, 4/16/13

Photos by Tim Draut Purity Ring and Blue Hawaii stunned the crowd at The Independent on Tuesday night during the second of two consecutive sold out shows at the venue. Blue Hawaii is accompanying their fellow Canadian male-female electronic act for a stretch of California dates between Purity Ring's two Coachella sets. The double bill is also playing a third SF show at Bottom of the Hill tonight. Blue Hawaii started playing around 8:40 as the crowd began to fill in. The duo was particularly adaptive to the vibe of the audience, announcing that they would start off slow and [...]

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Purity Ring releasing debut album, afternoon show added at Bottom of the Hill, 9/3/12

Over the past year and a half, Canadian future-pop duo Purity Ring have been generating a lot buzz with a string of flawless singles leading up to the release of their debut album, Shrines. Well, now the wait is over, and Shrines will be officially be released July 24th on 4AD. Purity Ring will be performing at Bottom of the Hill on September 3rd with Headaches and Evian Christ. Both former members of the Canadian avant-garde pop collective Born Gold (formerly known as GOBBLE GOBBLE), producer/percussionist Corin Roddick teamed up with vocalist Megan James to create a new project of [...]

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Review & Photos: Guided by Voices, Girls, Ty Segall among many highlights at FYF Fest @ Los Angeles State Historic Park, 9/3/11

Photos by Tod Seelie The Northern Californian antipathy toward Southern California (and concurrent Southern Californian indifference toward us Northerners) is as cliche as it is preposterous, though, as a NorCal native, I am genetically-bound to resist traveling to Los Angeles unless only the most tempting or compulsory of events beckons. Last weekend's FYF Fest, with its stacked lineup promising a smorgasbord of indie rock, punk, and electronic acts, was too compelling to pass up, and, thankfully, it did not disappoint. The central hook for the FYF trek was a chance to see Guided by Voices, who I'd never seen before, [...]

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