The Lovemakers to bring back their beloved electro-pop at Alternative Cure cancer benefit

We're all in agreement that live music is the cure for for many ailments, right? Alternative Cure, a local non-profit, is taking this mantra to heart as they focus on their mission: to gift cancer patients and their families with memory-making concert experiences and raise funds for cancer research. Next week, they're putting on a benefit show featuring recently reunited Oakland electro-poppers The Lovemakers, local alt-rock stalwarts Scissors for Lefty, and Popscene/LIVE105 DJ Aaron Axelsen. Both these local bands have been teasing new work this year. The Lovemakers, who were on a four-year hiatus and have been more active as a band since 2014, [...]

The Chapel’s wedding bells are ringing for two local “Love, Jerks”

To our surprise, the local favorite venue The Chapel was actually once a mortuary. But rather than dwell on the grim beginnings of the hall, two local musicians are embracing the space's name more literally to ring in their nuptials in a way only two musicians in love could: a rock opera. That's right, Bryan Garza of Scissors for Lefty and Rebecca Bortman of Happy Fangs are set to perform the opera they call "Love, Jerks" as a part of next week's wedding ceremony. Want a taste of what's to come? You can peep the opera's eponymously-titled track, what the two call an [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: VietNam, Forrest Day, Scissors for Lefty and more

To enter this contest submit an email to contest[at] with your full name in the body and the concert you’re entering the contest for in the subject line. You may only submit your name once to only one contest. Winners will be chosen at random and will be awarded one pair of tickets unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, May 1st My Revolver, Trainwreck Riders, Vows @ Great American Music Hall 8pm, $15, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, May 3rd Forrest Day, LATYRX featuring Lyrics Born, Lateef the Truthspeaker and Skins & Needles, Ghost and the City @ Great American [...]

First Friday at The Uptown with Scissors for Lefty Tonight

Continuing what's becoming one of our favorite traditions, The Uptown will host another amazing night of local music with First Friday tonight. Scissors for Lefty, French Cassettes and Alright Class will perform. Scissors for Lefty - "Lay Down Your Weapons" from Underhanded Romance Doors open early at 6pm so you can take advantage of the $2 Pabst. The show starts at 9pm and there's no cover!

Scissors for Lefty: New EP, Rickshaw Release Show

Scissors for Lefty are back with a brand new EP and a release show this Saturday at the Rickshaw Stop. The EP features five new songs of lean, Brit-inclined uptempo pop from the quartet's recent sessions with Talking House Productions. Highlights include "Ornamental"--which longtime fans will certainly recognize--and "Steve's Song"--the first song written and sung by drummer Steve, as well as a cover of a song by The Bloody Heads. Scissors for Lefty - "Lay Down Your Weapons" (from Underhanded Romance) The new EP is now available on iTunes. The band will be joined Saturday night by White [...]

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Exotic Erotic Ball Ticket Giveaway!

Most of us have seen the signs around town, heard the stories from past ball attendees, and maybe even considered going once or twice to the infamous San Francisco Exotic Erotic Ball. This year, The Bay Bridged is pleased to partner with the 29th Annual Exotic Erotic Ball and Expo to giveaway a pair of VIP tickets to the Ball which will be taking place on Treasure Island (yes, it will be indoor) next Saturday, October 25th from 8pm - 2am. This years event is packed featuring music from both local and out of town acts including Scissors for Lefty [...]

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