What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay

The long-awaited PS Eliot reunion tour stops in San Francisco on Saturday. Friday, September 9 San Francisco Rock Against the TPP featuring Dead Prez, Jello Biafra, Built for the Sea, La Santa Cecilia and more @ The Regency Ballroom 6pm, FREE. RSVP here. The Abigails, L.A. Witch, Isaac Rother and the Phantoms, C.G. Roxanne and the Nightmares @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall 9pm, $15, 18+. Buy tickets here. Cold Cave & TR/ST @ Mezzanine 9pm, $20, 21+. Buy tickets here. MICHL, plus popscene DJs @ Rickshaw Stop 9pm, $15, 18+. Buy tickets here. Krewella @ Ruby Skye 9pm, $35, [...]

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Preview: The Abigails, L.A. Witch + more at Brick and Mortar tonight

(flier by Ben Tipton) Acting as a sort of liaison between the Los Angeles garage scene and San Francisco, Hellbent Booking has curated another bill of bluesy, '60s-inspired rock acts that hearken back to a time in the early aughts when the Bay was synonymous with the genre. The Abigails craft an upbeat sort of stompy vaudeville while L.A. Witch and CG Roxanne stick closer to the style thats come to be associated with the Lolipop and Burger Records 'sound.' Joining the LA bands is Isaac Rother, who's soul infused songs provide a nice change of pace on a bill of similarly inclined rockers. If [...]

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You Burger Believe It: The Abigails to headline unofficial Burger Records bash at Brick and Mortar

Burger Records is well-beloved as an all-caps champion of garage rock and countless other genre-defying rock weirdos in Southern California and beyond. Besides the annual Burger Boogaloo in Oakland, Burger has ties to the Bay Area in the form of some great one-off shows. This Friday, the Brick & Mortar Music Hall boasts a sweet Burger-studded lineup, with the Abigails headlining and some fellow Burger bands supporting. The Abigails The folks at Burger are always the best at genre monikers for the bands they support. For example, they've called this LA-based 5 piece "Honkey Tonk Lee Hazelwood" and "Rugged Satanic Outlaw [...]

Live This Month: January 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_January_2016.mp3 Download: Live This Month: January 2016 (Podcast #378) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. This month's episode introduces some new local bands to our podcast, including the surf-pop of Spooky Mansion and psych-rock from Smokin' Ziggurats. We've also included a mid-podcast three-song set of local heaviness, including Sexless, Life Stinks, and Bosse-De-Nage. Life Stinks is one of two bands in this mix playing at SS15, a weekend of shows commemorating fifteen years of NorCal label Ss Records. Over its tenure, [...]

Giveaway: The Abigails, Useless Eaters, Creeping Pink head to the Fuzz Box tonight!

Want to help Brick & Mortar ring in its monthly night of psych rockin, Fuzz Box, at the first installment of 2014? It goes down tonight with The Abigails, Useless Eaters, and Creeping Pink. Al Lover will be there too, keeping it interesting between sets. Email me at mike.g@thebaybridged.com for the chance to win one of two pairs of tickets I have to give away. I'll email the winners by 5:00 this afternoon. Check out Songs of Love & Despair by The Abigails: The Abigails, Useless Eaters, Creeping Pink, DJ Al Lover Brick & Mortar Music Hall January 16, 2014 [...]

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