Celebrate local music and culture at Petaluma’s 9th annual Rivertown Revival

Ashley Allred from the John Courage Trio On July 14 from 11am-8pm, gather along Petaluma's historic river in your maritime finery to soak up live music, nosh on local fare, and maybe even get hitched for five bucks, at the 9th Annual Rivertown Revival. It's been a difficult handful of months for the thousands of folks across Northern California who lost homes and loved ones during the devastating wildfires last fall. Rivertown Revival will pay homage to its roots by strictly showcasing Sonoma County musicians, visual artists, merchants, food vendors, and nonprofits. The talented list of musicians include: John Courage, [...]

The Crux premiere three new tapes at Great American this Saturday (giveaway inside!)

The Crux (photo: Estefany Gonzalez) Chains, trumpets, and a vintage organ from the 1800s. The Bay Area’s “great northern invasion” includes unique sounds, creative instruments, and a sense of community. This Saturday, North Bay brass band The Dixie Giants and indie-pop band Lungs and Limbs, join forces to celebrate The Crux’s three-tape release at The Great American Music Hall. Frontman Josh Windmiller is excited to bring the spirit of the North Bay to San Francisco. Since the band started in 2007, Windmiller has seen a network of local artist come together to support each other and is excited to share it with San [...]

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The Sam Chase shares living room recording of new track

The Sam Chase recently took a break from his usual "kick-ass folk" when he recorded a video of an intimate solo performance of a new track in his San Francisco living room. The song, "I've Got Problems", is an introspective look at his approach to encountering the everyday problems that he shares with the rest of mankind. Without The Functional Alcoholics – his normal backing band – Chase's stripped down playing provides a unique opportunity for Bay Area music fans to hear one of the region's burgeoning talents in a raw, unplugged setting. The only audio effect at play here [...]

Monthly Mix: July 2009 (Podcast #174)

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/July_2009_Mix.mp3[/podcast] Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly podcast includes music from ten great Bay Area bands -- some submissions we've received at TBB headquarters, some stuff we've posted on the web site recently, all really good stuff. Before we get into the episode, we hope to see you on Friday, July 31st at Regional Bias: A Celebration of Bay Area Music and Culture to Benefit The Bay Bridged. The event features a happy hour art show and food tasting open to all ticketholders, followed by performances by French Miami, Adam Stephens and The Finite Plain, Or, the Whale [...]

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