Ticket Giveaway Roundup: Stella Donnelly, Spiritualized 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. Saturday, March 30 Spiritualized @ The Masonic 8pm, $35, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Thursday, April 4 Tiger! Tiger!, the Outta [...]

Giveaway: Spiritualized at the Masonic

Wanna talk longevity in rock and roll? Let's talk Spiritualized. The project of mastermind Jason Pierce, formed in 1990 in England, he's been at this big-sounds stuff for a long, long time. Spiritualized is often called "space rock" — Pierce has sort of adopted the title too, especially considering that his first band was literally called Spacemen 3 — but they're really more like joy rock. They've made a name for themselves with a sound as big and expansive as the universe itself, but it's one that could also sonically stand in for exuberance and exhilaration. Getting their start at [...]

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Interview: J. Spaceman (Jason Pierce) of Spiritualized

“Where are you calling from?” Jason Pierce asks me over a fuzzy phone connection in late March, 2013. When I say San Francisco, his responds “Oh, lucky you. We’ve played a lot of good shows in San Francisco. That part of the world is good. There’s something in the water.” It’s been over 22 years since Pierce departed from Spacemen 3, the minimalist band that was “taking drugs to make music to take drugs to”, and created the legendary English space rock band Spiritualized. Since then Pierce, aka J. Spaceman, has injected his music with more than a fair dose [...]

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Photos: Treasure Island Music Festival – Day 2

Whew! Our hands and eyes are sore, but we've finally put together the photos from Day 2 of the Treasure Island Music Festival! Featuring some stellar local acts paired with incredible national acts, Day 2 was definitely a highlight for most of us over here. Once again our beloved and soon to be departing photographer, Muhammad Asranur, captured all of the action from the festival on Sunday! You can view his photos from Day 1 here as well as our live blog coverage of both Saturday and Sunday to get the play by play of each day. Or, the Whale [...]

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