Recommended, 7/12-17: Phono del Sol, Gardens & Villa, Sean Hayes, Jonathan Richman

Here are early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings. Phono del Sol is this Saturday! As we discussed yesterday, we are extremely excited to be producing the first ever Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival in Potrero del Sol Park this Saturday. Doors open at noon for this FREE, all ages, all day event, which features Aesop Rock, Mirah, Man/Miracle, Magik*Magik Orchestra, Religious Girls, and Appetite. With food trucks, [...]

Bart Davenport, Dreamdate, Sean Hayes and more playing fundraiser 3/16/11 for Muffler Men documentary

Clean White Lines, a local video and film company, is attempting the unexpected: to make a documentary about Muffler Men, those big fiberglass sculptures used to promote roadside businesses. In order to create this film, the company needs an RV, and is currently raising funds to help purchase a used model. Bart Davenport, Dreamdate (acoustic), Anna and Spencer of Spencey Dude and the Doodles, and Sean Hayes have all signed on to help the cause by playing a show entitled "Making Green" at the Hemlock on Wednesday, March 16th (9:00 pm). $10 gets you in the door, where you'll hear [...]

Live this week: 9/21-27

Tuesday, September 21 Casiotone For The Painfully Alone (final tour), Otouto (Australia) @ Bar 355 Wednesday, September 22 Burnt Ones, Yeah Great Fine (Portland), Sleeptalks @ El Rio Thursday, September 23 Jason Falkner, The 88, The Ferocious Few @ Slim's Sean Hayes, Obo Martin @ The New Parish Friday, September 24 Sick of Sarah, City Light, Here Come the Saviours @ Rickshaw Stop Rykarda Parasol, Mister Loveless, The Spyrals @ Bottom of the Hill Saturday, September 25 120 Minutes and Shutter Present oOoOO @ Milk Bar Sunday, September 26 Social Studies, Jared Mees & the Grown Children, Monarques @ Hemlock [...]

Live This Month: August 2010 (Podcast #225)

Live This Month: August 2010 (Podcast #225) Every month, we dedicate the first week's podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We've got eleven great bands playing some excellent shows around the Bay in August, so head out and see some live music! Subscribe to The Bay Bridged Podcast to get each week's new episode downloaded free to iTunes! About the bands: The Splinters ("Blood on my Hands") celebrate the release of their new 7" on Southpaw Records at Bottom of the Hill on Wednesday, August 18th. Woven [...]

Sean Hayes to co-headline Devotionals’ CD release show

Devotionals - "Chest Like Expansive Wings" Devotionals, the band led by Tyson Vogel (Two Gallants) and Anton Patzner (Judgment Day), celebrate the recent release of their self-titled album on Friday, August 6th at Bottom of the Hill (9pm, $10), with Kacey Johansing and, until yesterday, TBA. Well, good news, folks (unless you're a fan of a band called TBA). That TBA is now Sean Hayes co-headlining the show. Get your tickets now. Sean Hayes - "When We Fall In" (mp3)

Live this week: Bay Area Shows 7/27-8/3

Tuesday, July 27: THE DELTA MIRROR, Borneo, Here Come the Saviours @ Rickshaw Stop Wednesday, July 28: Bare Wires, Goodnight Loving, The Wrong Words @ The Knockout Pocahaunted, Mi Ami, Late Young, Peaking Lights @ Rickshaw Stop Phosphorescent, Little Wings, J. Tillman @ Bottom of the Hill Thursday, July 29: The Mantles (EP release), The Fungi Girls, Royal Baths @ The Knockout Hottub, Afghan Raiders, Woodhands, Loose Shus @ Milk Michael Musika, Zoyres, The Blank Tapes @ Viracocha Friday, July 30: Memoryhouse, Baths, Mountain Animal Hospital, Brown Irish @ Kuumbwa (Santa Cruz) Bare Wires, Ty Segall, The Sandwitches @ Amnesia [...]

Sean Hayes (Podcast #210)

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Sean_Hayes_Show.mp3[/podcast] This week, we are pleased to feature on our podcast local folk-rock hero Sean Hayes. In March, Hayes released Run Wolves Run, his sixth solo album. While some artists might be in coasting mode by album number six, Sean is still finding new ways to develop his sound. Run Wolves Run features more prominent electric guitar work than prior releases, the result of Hayes finally finding an amp that he liked enough to add to his sound. That might be a simple reason to get more electric, but it's consistent with Hayes' aesthetic of making the most of what [...]

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Sean Hayes – Run Wolves Run; New Parish Wednesday

Sean Hayes - "When We Fall In" (mp3) SF's Sean Hayes recently self-released his sixth album, Run Wolves Run, and he's performing this Wednesday at The New Parish in Oakland (8pm, $15, 18+). "When We Fall In" is the first track on the new album, and it's perhaps the perfect introduction to Hayes' heartfelt singing and genre-blurring approach to folk-rock. Here's another video from the new album, for the song "Garden": Sean Hayes - "Garden" On Wednesday, Sean Hayes will be joined by the extremely talented Kacey Johansing. He also has a bunch of recently announced East and West Coast [...]

Live This Month: March 2010 (Podcast #203)

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/March_2010_LTM.mp3[/podcast] Every month, we dedicate the first week's podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We've got eleven great bands playing some excellent shows around the Bay in March, so head out and see some live music! Subscribe to The Bay Bridged's podcast to get each week's new episode downloaded free to your iTunes! About the bands: In April, Small Black ("Despicable Dogs") will re-release their self-titled EP on Jagjaguwar. The band co-headlines the Rickshaw Stop with Washed Out on March 28th. Pictureplane and Young Prisms also perform. [...]

Mid-week folk shows: Alela Diane, Sean Hayes

Two big shows for lovers of folk singer-songwriters this week, with contenders from both genders: Alela Diane with Marissa Nadler Tuesday at the Rickshaw Stop (8pm, $12), and next Sean Hayes at the Independent Wednesday with Kilbossa (8pm, $16). Diane currently claims residency in both Northern California (Nevada City) and Portland, but has hardly been able to call either home in the last year of extensive touring. Now she's off on a national tour supporting Nadler. Alela Diane & Alina Hardin - "Bowling Green" Sean Hayes did the Tour de Fat, starting off last month with a performance [...]

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