Ring in the holiday season with three Bay Area legends

An abundance of data has emerged recently showing that contract work is starting to catch up to full-time employment as the norm, especially for young adults. If you're not a contractor or freelancer yourself, you can probably six-degrees-of-Kevin-Bacon your way to someone in your personal network who is. Which means that a lot of us are getting kinda stiffed on things like health insurance, job security, and company-funded holiday parties. If you're not lucky enough to score an invite to a lavish tech firm blowout this year, procure yourself a ticket to Sleep Talk Winter Wonderland next month with Shannon [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Sonny and the Sunsets, Shannon Shaw and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller) Want even more giveaways? Sign up for our newsletter for access to extra contests. 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 no later than 24 hours before the listed show and notified via email. Thursday, May 16 Sonny and the Sunsets, April Magazine, the Gonks, Preschool @ The Chapel 8pm, $18, all ages. Buy advance tickets [...]

Interview: Shannon Shaw talks about her debut album ‘Shannon in Nashville’

Earlier this month, Shannon Shaw (founder of Shannon and the Clams) dropped her very first solo album, Shannon In Nashville. This solo project was produced by the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach and features musicians who have breathed life into Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Willie Nelson, John Prine, and more. Just before her new music was finally released, we had a chance to speak with Shannon to hear more all about her solo endeavor. The Bay Bridged: Writing your songs seemed to have been very cathartic. After you finished putting this debut album together, what have you learned about yourself? Shannon [...]

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Shannon Shaw releases new video ahead of first solo album

Shannon Shaw, the dazzling vocalist, bassist, and founder of Shannon & the Clams, will release her first solo album, Shannon In Nashville, on June 8. The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach produced the album in his Nashville studio, Easy Eye Sound, and is currently joined by Shaw on his US tour. In her music, Shaw has made an art out of embodying '60s-era aesthetic and soul, while allowing her own rarefied sound to come to the fore. She says of the songwriting process — "The way I typically write songs is: Something has happened to me and I want to encapsulate [...]

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