Radical Face’s reissue of ‘Ghost,’ February 1 show at August Hall

Thirteen years after the release of Radical Face’s Ghost in 2007, Ben Cooper (aka Radical Face) has re-released the album with completely new interpretations of the original tracks. Songs like “Welcome Home, Son” (which has been the Nikon theme song for eight years) have bolstered a cult following and have been given a fresh and gentle new breath of life. We connected with Cooper on his choice to reinterpret the album. He told The Bay Bridged, “The impetus was pretty practical. The rights to that album were returning to me and I could finally reprint the record on my own [...]

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 24 ― Feb 26

Catch Tacocat in Oakland Saturday night at Starline Social Club. Friday, February 24 Garrett Pierce @ The Lost Church Burbank, CA singer-songwriter with a penchant for covering the British R&B singer known as Seal. ALO, Moon Hooch @ The Fillmore Moon Hooch is a Brooklyn-based jazz fusion trio currently touring in support of their third LP, Red Sky. Phosphene, O.C.D., Trash Vampire @ Bender's Bar & Grill Noise Pop's happy hours at Bender's are always chaotically loud, disastrously fun, and soundtracked by emerging local bands. Headliner for tonight's is Phosphene, who describe themselves as the "under-underground" of the Bay Area [...]

Giveaway: Radical Face at The Fillmore

Ready for Radical Face at The Fillmore next weekend? If not, we can help you with a pair of free tickets. Born from that mid-aughts flow of soothing, streaming songs with a heavy digital presence in the background, Radical Face — real name Ben Cooper — has been mashing up innovative electronic music and gentle folk for a solid decade now, and if you're of a certain age, the distant, soberly-sung tunes have the potential to transport you back to rainy days in your freshman dorms. If you aren't familiar with his work from your communal living space's network of [...]

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Presenting the Biggest Ticket Giveaway Wednesday we've done in a while

To enter any contest, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and date of the show you're entering for in the subject line and your full name and email address in the body of the email. A winner will be selected at random and notified via email. Wednesday, October 23rd Au Revoir Simone, Genuis, CALLmeKAT @ Slim's 8pm, $16, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Wednesday, October 23rd Radical Face, Lily Kershaw @ Great American Music Hall 8pm, $16, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Thursday, October 24th Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, Cassoria, Insects vs Robots @ [...]

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