Podcast #200: A Brief Recap of the Past 199 Shows

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/200th_Show.mp3[/podcast] Obviously the title's more than a bit facetious, but we did want to do something a little special to celebrate the 200th episode of our weekly Bay Bridged podcast. For this week's show, we each picked four artists featured on past podcasts (one for each year of the show) and discussed some memorable behind-the-scenes highlights, including tales of excessive drinking, awkward conversation, and equipment failures. On a serious note, we'd like to thank all of the listeners who've made doing the show so rewarding. Thank you also for indulging us in this silly look back at the last four [...]

Monthly Mix: June 2009 (Podcast #170)

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/June_2009_Mix.mp3[/podcast] Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly podcast includes music from nine 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. Subscribe to the The Bay Bridged weekly podcast to get each new episode downloaded free to your iTunes the moment it's published! About all of the bands: Oakland songwriter Brian Glaze ("Leader of the Band") returns with his third LP Green Living, out July 13th on World Famous In San Francisco. He'll be at McLaren Park on July 18th as part [...]

June 6th: Von Iva Headlines at Slim’s

San Francisco's electro-soul queens Von Iva will be making a stop at Slim's on June 6th as a part of their headlining tour along the West Coast. The band has come a long way, earning several points of recognition in the mainstream media, most notably their work as Zooey Deschanel's band in the movie Yes Man. Supporting the all girl group on Saturday will be LA's Gliss and Minneapolis' Sick of Sarah. Von Iva - "Guise" (from Girls on Film) In addition to their headlining tour, Von Iva recently dropped a hot new 12-inch entitled Girls on Film. [...]

By |June 3, 2009|Tags: |

Von Iva EP Release Friday!

The ladies of Von Iva are back at it again! With their latest EP, Girls on Film, released at the end of October they are now headed home to celebrate it's release Friday at the Cafe du Nord. Von Iva - "Living for It" Not only do they have a new EP, but they will be appearing in "Yes Man", the new Jim Carrey/Zooey Deschanel fim to be released in theaters December 19th on Warner Bros. As a result of an intensive two-week writing and rehearsal session, the group performs original songs, “Uh Huh” and “Sweet Ballad,” with [...]

By |December 2, 2008|Tags: |

Folsom Street Fair this Sunday

This Sunday, it's the Folsom Street Fair, which San Franciscans will know isn't your average street party. "San Francisco has served – and continues to serve – as the global epicenter of sexual liberation for the adult alternative lifestyle community," write fair organizers, and this year marks the event's 25th anniversary. There are two stages bands at the street fest this year, including Bay Bridged interviewees Excuses for Skipping (interview here) and Von Iva (interview here), headliners The Presets, Shiny Toy Guns, Berlin (!) and The English Beat (!), and a ton of others. Excuses for Skipping - [...]

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