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Bay Area Live brings the best of the live music scene straight from San Francisco to your headphones every month.
Host Mike G.
Mike G. is a writer and musician who lives in San Francisco. He began his career with BTR many, many years ago and still hosts the Bay Area Live show to this day, featuring the most killer live music the San…
Recent Episodes
Bay Area Live goes on the road for a second month! Well, not really, because I’m back in San Francisco now. But I still have some killer music to play from when I was out on the road with my band Face Tat in October. This month, I’m stoked to play a set by Vinyl Williams from Neurolux in Boise, Idaho recorded October 25.
Bay Area Live goes on the road! I’m on tour with my band Face Tat, and while I was traveling through the Pacific Northwest, I recorded some of the killer bands I was playing with. I caught up with Kid In The Attic, a Brooklyn band, in Portland, Oregon. Gazelles played their hometown of Eugene, OR and I was lucky enough to catch that too. All that and more on this edition of Bay Area Live!
It’s been a great summer. Bay Area Live got rocked by Parae and Soft Lions and got loud and sweaty with metal bands like Walken, With Our Arms To The Sun, and Giant Squid. Check it all out right here, right now.
Up-and-comers Soft Lions hail from San Diego, but they recently made the trek up to San Francisco — and I was there with my trust recorder in hand. Also captured a set from local post-punk outfit Parae. Enjoy!
There’s been some great metal on Bay Area Live all year long! It’s time for a look back at all the heavy, thrashing good times we’ve had.
It’s Metal Month Part 2 on Bay Area Live! At long last you can listen to the full Walken set taped at San Francisco’s Bottom of the Hill.