Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Yeasayer 9/1/12 and Fucked Up 9/5/12

Chances are you're looking at a short work week next week, and that's pretty awesome. Why not make it even more awesome with free tickets to one of two shows that are swinging through the Bay Area? If you're looking to sway to the spacey sounds of Yeasayer or kick your own ass with Ceremony and Fucked Up, we've got your hook-up. We've got an especially large number of tickets to give away this week, so read directions carefully! 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 [...]

By |August 29, 2012|Tags: , |

Yeasayer coming to The Fox Theater in September

Disco-shamans Yeasayer are gearing up for the release of their third full-length collection of aquarian-alt-dance-funk tunes, Fragrant World. The album is set to hit shelves and iTunes' servers August 21, just 11 short days before the Brooklynite trio is scheduled to play The Fox Theater in Oakland, Sept. 1. I've been following Yeasayer since I had the good fortune of happening upon them when they opened up for Man Man at the Great American Music Hall back in 2008. The band has tightened its sound significantly since that year's All Hour Cymbals, moving away from delay-drenched, prancing-round-the-Maypole psychedelia. The followup [...]

By |June 14, 2012|Tags: |

Review: Yeasayer @ Longshoreman’s Hall 5/8

Photos by: Anna Gazdowicz Yeasayer, in confederacy with KIN (Microsoft's newly-released smartphone), played a secret show on Saturday night, a show that was promoted via social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. The event's location was revealed about three hours before the show and by the time I arrived at Longshoreman's Hall* at seven (on Fisherman's Wharf), there was already a line around the building. Microsoft funded the event, providing free entry and drinks, which was a great deal for fans. The band played a solid, hour-long set of earlier hits (such as "Tightrope" and "2080"), and songs from their [...]

By |May 11, 2010|Tags: |
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