Mixtape: Northern California’s Best Summer Music Festivals

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Summer_Festivals_2015_Mix.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Northern California's Best Summer Music Festivals (Podcast #363) That the San Francisco Bay Area has seen a rapid rise in the number of music festivals over the last decade isn't a distinctly local phenomenon, but there's something about the way the Bay does festival season that feels unique. In many cases, it's the use of beautiful public spaces, city and state parks that become part of the festival experience. Or maybe it's the way that our festivals invest more time and effort into making sure that the food and beverage offerings are compelling on their own. There's [...]

Deathstock Fest coming to Guerneville in June

There was Woodstock ’69, Woodstock ’94 and ’99 (yikes), and now, on a completely new note, there’s Deathstock. SF label Death Records is celebrating their one year anniversary how? With a full blown two-day music festival campout in the woods - duh! The lineup is already partially announced, including many Death Records roster artists like Smiles, Air Surgeon, Tiaras, Teenage Chain, The Strange Land, and Cole Lodge, making it a truly local affair. Friends of the label like Tomorrows Tulips, Danny James, CCR Headcleaner, Part/Human, and label head Brian Wakefield’s own band Emotional are the other additions to the bill [...]

Introducing: Death Records

For those who think the San Francisco music scene is quickly evaporating in the wake of migrating garage rockers, one local label would say you're dead wrong. Brand new SF imprint Death Records was recently founded by Brian Wakefield of Melted Toys/EMOTIONAL to represent the "misfits of this city" who have been left behind to fend for themselves. The label will celebrate its inagural tape release show on June 16 at The Knockout. Smiles and Fleece, who are each releasing their self-titled debut cassette tapes on Death Records this summer, will be performing with SF four-piece Air Surgeon. DJs Frian [...]

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