Vandella’s Night of 1,001 Stevies slides into San Francisco

(Artwork by Sara Gerstel) They say thunder only happens when it’s raining, and if this week's inclement weather has been any indication, it’s going to be a thunderous weekend. Thankfully, Vandella's Night of 1,001 Stevies is back for its third year to add little a Fleetwood to your Mac. This go-around, all proceeds from this Friday’s Cafe Du Nord show benefit ACCESS: Women's Health Justice, an Oakland-based nonprofit focusing on reproductive health and abortion access, particularly for low-income and minority communities throughout California. "The Night of 1,001 Stevies aims to actively-embrace and harness the powers of music, feminine energy, and [...]

By |May 22, 2019|Tags: |

Vandella brings Night of 1,001 Stevies to Bottom of the Hill

Vandella and Seaweed Sway Present: The 2nd Annual Night of 1,001 Stevies, a celebration that honors women in music, feminism, and magic, via the music of Steve Nicks. Vandella, San Francisco-based rockers with '70s-era soul, are leading the pack for this gold-dusted event, with the support of Everyone Is Dirty, Lapel, Katie Day, Jeremi Rebecca Hush of the Come Ups, , Josiah Johnson of The Head and the Heart , and Marston. Couldn't Quit It - Single by Vandella In addition,you can get back to the gypsy that you were with Tarot by LouReads. As an added bonus to the [...]

By |May 18, 2018|Tags: |

Vandella, Lee Gallagher & the Hallelujah, Fritz Montana @ Milk Bar on Wednesday

Fans of bluesy local acts like The Stone Foxes and The Soft White Sixties will want to check out newbies Fritz Montana, the latest band to enter the Bay Area's raspy rock n' roll game. Born mere months ago, and with band members based out of both San Francisco and San Jose, Fritz Montana are have just won a spot playing this year's Not So Silent Night. Fritz Montana will be opening for similarly rustic acts Vandella and Lee Gallagher and the Hallelujah on Wednesday at Milk Bar. The best news? Entry is FREE with an RSVP. Vandella, Lee [...]

Vandella: new album out May 4, release party at Red Devil Lounge

San Francisco-based foursome Vandella are preparing to release their debut album, Fire in the Desert, on May 4. Join the band that same night for the record release party at the Red Devil Lounge and celebrate their diverse folk and rock music stylings. Listen to the first single from the album, the soul ballad "Dig": Vandella, Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit Red Devil Lounge 9pm, $10

By |May 3, 2012|Tags: |

Video: Bhi Bhiman – "Time Heals"

"Time Heals" - Bhi Bhiman from Bhi Bhiman on Vimeo. San Francisco singer-songwriter Bhi Bhiman has released a new stop-motion animated music video for his song "Time Heals" from his forthcoming album BHIMAN out January 24th on BooCoo Music (the album is streaming on Spinner this week). The video, directed by Liam Hurley and Sam Kassirer, uses photographs of Bhiman in 662 different facial expressions and 4,000 shots of animation. For more of the directors' perspective and about Bhiman's new album, head over to IFC: We were drawn to the theme of time in this song, with a concept of 'moving collage' in mind," [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Dungen, Vandella, White Hills

This is part 1 of 2 for Ticket Giveaway Wednesday. Wednesday, September 29th - Dungen, The Entrance Band, The Fresh & Onlys @ The New Parish The Fresh & Onlys - "Second One to Know" To enter send an email to with your full name in the body and the phrase "I want to see Dungen!" in the subject line. The FIRST and FOURTH person to enter will each win a pair of tickets. The show starts at 9pm, $17.50 adv/$20 door, 18+. Purchase advance tickets here. Thursday, September 30th - Vandella, todayokay, M. Zelaya @ Rickshaw Stop [...]

April 2010 Monthly Mix (Podcast #211)

[podcast][/podcast] Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly podcast includes music from nine Bay Area bands, including a number of submissions and some recently blogged-about artists. Enjoy! Subscribe to the The Bay Bridged weekly podcast to get each new episode downloaded free to your iTunes the moment it's published! About this week's bands: The Heavenly States ("A Man For Our Times") recently contributed a song to the Karl Rove: Courage and Consequence compilation. They also have a new EP coming out this summer. The Blank Tapes ("Driving Out Of My Mind") have a new album, Home Away From Home, [...]

Beatbeat Whisper, Todayokay, Vandella @ Cafe du Nord Wednesday

This Wednesday, April 14th will see a trio of local folksy bands at Cafe du Nord, some familiar, some not as much. Beatbeat Whisper will headline, with the sibling songwriting duo of Ayla and Davyd Nereo bringing their plucky, soft-spoken folk. Beatbeat Whisper - "Mismanaged Skies" Todayokay will assist in opening the evening, and will simultaneously be celebrating the release of their debut EP, All This Weaponry. The darkly rich songs from the EP can be streamed in full on Todayokay's website. Light-hearted, bluesy rock in the form of Vandella will kick things off; to prepare for the show, the [...]

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