Photos: The Brothers Comatose at Slim’s

The Brothers Comatose (photo: Ria Burman) The Brothers Comatose brought a rollicking good dose of bluegrass rock and roll to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Slim's Wednesday night. The popularity the band possesses had the venue bursting at its seams, with the fun-loving crowd singing along to tunes and dancing all throughout the show. Four Year Bender gave rocking support.

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The Brothers Comatose delivers new album of ‘Ink, Dust, and Luck’

"Sugar won't you come home and make me sweet." That's the hook that the lead singer of The Brothers Comatose, Ben Morrison, sings in a duet with folk singer Nicki Bluhm. "Sugar Please" is a country slow jam that is also the lead single for The Brother Comatose's new album. That LP, called Ink, Dust, and Luck, arrived today. The band put out a collection of singles and EPs in preparation of their new studio album. They even produced a heavy metal project, rightly titled The Metal EP. For Ink, Dust, and Luck, while The Brothers Comatose didn't bring back [...]

Mixtape: Northern California’s Best Music Festivals

This episode first appeared on Download: Mixtape: Northern California's Best Music Festivals (Podcast #407) Music festival season unofficially kicked off over Memorial Day weekend, with the latest installment of the BottleRock Napa Valley festival attracting 120,000 attendees for three days of food, wine, and over 80 bands ranging from the Foo Fighters to the Napa Youth Symphony. The number and types of music fests has grown considerably in recent years -- among this year's new offerings are not one, but two new music and comedy weekends coming to the Bay in June -- surely to the dismay of [...]

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Mar 31 – Apr 2

BYO cowboy boots. Friday, March 31 The Brothers Comatose, Goodnight Texas @ The UC Theatre Get ready for a barn-burning, foot-stomping good time in Berkeley. Castle Face Semi-Formal with Alex Cameron @ Swedish American Hall If you click the link above and follow the instructions right now, you might still be able to win tickets to this thing. Robert Randolph and the Family Band @ The Fillmore Get ready for one seriously high-energy night, filled with a lot of pedal steel. Killer Whales, Gentle Spirit @ Amnesia With a fresh LP under their belt, Killer Whale will party with Gentle [...]

Homecoming: The Brothers Comatose return to the Bay

Tonight, March 31, marks the first time The Brothers Comatose headline The UC Theatre in Berkeley. Though the East Bay venue is fairly new, the 1,400 capacity venue will be the band's biggest Bay Area show to date. Over the course of the past month, the group's played more than 20 shows all over the US and shows no signs of slowing down. The San Francisco-formed five-piece won't be home for long. The band's touring schedule includes various other dates in different states in the next couple of months, but this show will be the last hometown performance scheduled as [...]

Mixtape: San Francisco Twang — Sampling Local Americana, Country, and Bluegrass Bands

The Brothers Comatose (photo: Zack Sumner) Download: Mixtape: San Francisco Twang -- Sampling Americana, Country and Bluegrass Bands (Podcast #384) The San Francisco Bay Area's love for Americana, country and bluegrass music manifests most visibly during the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, which draws 750,000+ people to Golden Gate Park annually, but there are great twangy sounds coming out of the Bay all year round. Venues like The Plough & Stars, The Lucky Horseshoe, Amnesia, and Armando's in Martinez, as well as Twang Sundays at Thee Parkside, are a fertile incubator for local roots acts. Plenty of them, like The [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Sarah Neufeld, The Brothers Comatose and more

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email 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 and notified via email. Friday, March 18 The Phenomenauts, Dan P and the Bricks, The Atom Age @ Slim's 9pm, $16, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, March 18 Pins of Light, Matt and Paul Magic, Elephant Rifle, Smokers @ Bottom of the Hill 9:30pm, $12, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. [...]

Santa Rosa’s Railroad Square Music Festival adds The Sam Chase to lineup featuring The Brothers Comatose and T Sisters

On June 7, Santa Rosa's Railroad Square will play host to an absolutely free festival featuring some of the Bay Area's brightest Americana and folk artists, including The Brothers Comatose, T Sisters, and the lineup's newest addition, The Sam Chase. The Railroad Square Music Festival is yet another production of The North Bay Hootenanny and its director Josh Windmiller, who also happens to front The Crux and who recently played a solo gig at the latest installment of Fog City Songwriters at Viracocha. The event is the culmination of Windmiller's love for all things Santa Rosa. "I have lived in [...]

Outside Lands a homecoming for performers with Bay Area ties

Outside Lands is just one of dozens of summer music festivals that spring up out of nowhere in America’s parks, dustbowls, parking lots and beaches. Nationwide, it’s still at the end of conversations about large festivals like Coachella or Lollapalooza. But for those who’ve made the trek into San Francisco’s Outer Lands the first weekend of August for the last six years, this festival is more than just about the music, wine and food. And for performers who are raised or based in the Bay Area, Outside Lands is a unique opportunity. “It's not just playing another gig for me [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Vaccines, EELS, K. Flay, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and more

To enter any contest submit an email to contest[at]thebaybridged[dot]com with your full name in the body and the concert you’re entering the contest for in the subject line. You may only submit your name once to only one contest. Winners for will be chosen at random and will be awarded one pair of tickets unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, February 13th Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Foxygen, Wampire @ Great American Music Hall The show starts at 8pm, $17, all ages. Click here to purchase advance tickets. CONTEST CLOSED Thursday, February 14th Red Baraat, Sun Hop Fat @ Slim’s The show starts at [...]

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