The Vaselines play the Independent tomorrow night, touring in support of new LP

Like many music fans my age, I first heard about The Vaselines thanks to Kurt Cobain. The Glaswegians, headed by the duo of Eugene Kelly and Frances McKee, released two EPs back in the '80s, but disbanded shortly after the release of their full-length debut Dum-Dum. It wasn't until 1992, when Nirvana released Vaselines covers "Molly's Lips" and "Son of a Gun" as part of their excellent b-sides and covers record Incesticide, that the band started to gain the notoriety they so richly deserved. Cobain and company provided yet another boost to Kelly and McKee's legacy during Nirvana's famed 1993 [...]

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Live This Month: January 2015 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_January_2015.mp3 Download: Live This Month: January 2015 (Podcast #354) 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. If you haven't adopted too many resolutions, consider adding this one to whatever you've already got lined up: resolve to go see more live music in 2015! As this month's podcast shows, January offers plenty of killer concert offerings, including a number of local bands with new albums. Tiaras is comprised of former members of stellar groups Ganglians and Blasted Canyons -- the new band isn't [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Vaselines, Starf*cker, Born Ruffians

Wednesday, October 20th - The Vaselines, Dum Dum Girls @ Great American Music Hall http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0qIARknhMg To enter send an email to contest@thebaybridged.com with your full name and the phrase "I want to see The Vaselines!" in the subject line. The SECOND person to enter will win a pair of tickets to the show! The show starts at 8pm, $23, 6+. Purchase advance tickets here. Friday, October 22nd - Starf*cker, The Octopus Project, Strength @ Great American Music Hall http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfJWkfqN97E To enter send an email to contest@thebaybridged.com with your full name and the phrase "I want to see Starf*cker!" in the [...]

Live This Month: October 2010 (Podcast #232)

Live This Month: October 2010 (Podcast #232) Every month, we dedicate the first week's podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We've got ten great bands playing some excellent shows around the Bay in October, so head out and see some live music! Subscribe to The Bay Bridged Podcast to get each week's new episode downloaded free to iTunes! About the bands: Ireland's So Cow ("Ain't No Fun") released one of my favorite records this year in Meaningless Friendly. SF's The Wrong Words and Neighbors support them at [...]

Live This Month: May 2009 (Podcast #162)

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_May_2009.mp3[/podcast] Subscribe to the The Bay Bridged weekly podcast to get each new episode downloaded free to your iTunes the moment it's published! Every month, we dedicate a week of our podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We've got a dozen great bands playing some excellent shows this month, so head out and see some live music! About the bands: Minneapolis' Greycoats ("Goodbye, Sweet Youth, Goodbye") have a West Coast trip this month that includes a date with their former tourmates Loquat, during Loquat's residency at Cafe [...]

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