About The Bay Bridged

Founded in 2006, The Bay Bridged is a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization utilizing new media and presenting live events to support the San Francisco Bay Area’s indie rock, folk, and pop music communities.

Review + Photos: BAND-MAID at the Chapel

BAND-MAID (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

What can I tell you about BAND-MAID?

They are a heavy metal rock and roll group from Tokyo.

They have fans all over the world who [...]

By |November 19, 2018|6 Comments
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 16 – 18

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 16 – 18

Elizabeth Moen (pictured), French Cassettes, M. Lockwood Porter, and more.

Friday, November 16
Emily Kinney @ Cafe du Nord
Ever wonder why Emily Kinney sang so often on The Walking Dead? It's [...]

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    Review + Photos: Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center

Review + Photos: Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center

The Ace of Cups (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

It was 1966, the psychedelic era was just about in full swing, and rock and roll was becoming the voice of [...]

By |November 16, 2018|1 Comment

Review + Photos: Tyler Childers at the Fillmore

Tyler Childers (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Tyler Childers released his breakthrough album, Purgatory, in August 2017. Even before I had listened all the way through I had tickets to [...]

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She + Him throw the coolest holiday party at the Masonic

Remember that moment in the mid-2000s when you — probably in class just before winter break, or dragged to the movies with your younger relatives over the holidays — [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 9 – 11

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 9 – 11

Friday, November 9
Tank and the Bangas, Big Freedia @ The UC Theatre
2017's Tiny Desk Contest winners and fellow New Orleanian, bounce queen Big Freedia, join forces for the ultimate [...]

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Review + Photos: California Kind at Old Princeton Landing

California Kind (photo: Kate Haley)

Words by Kate Haley

California just got a hell of a lot kinder. If you have been in the jam band scene, you’ll know the California Kind [...]

By |November 8, 2018|2 Comments
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    Live This Month: November 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Live This Month: November 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Download: Live This Month: November 2018 (Podcast #435)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 2 – 4

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 2 – 4

Friday, November 2
Goapele @ Yoshi's
Part of a whopping four-night residency, the Oakland vocalist and songwriter performs her bold soul-R&B fusion until Sunday.

YOUNGr, SUMif @ Rickshaw Stop
We're in this for [...]

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Mixtape: The Lush Sounds of Bay Area Dream Pop

Download: Mixtape: The Lush Sounds of Bay Area Dream Pop (Podcast #434)

This episode first ran on KQED.org.

Whether they call themselves post-punk, psych or indie pop, a wide array of [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 26 – 28

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 26 – 28

Friday, October 26
Christine and the Queens @ The Fox Theater
A critical favorite and a true performer, rising avant-pop icon Héloïse Letissier plays Oakland.

Foxtails Brigade, Whiskerman, Papa Bear and the [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 19 -21

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 19 -21

Friday, October 19
Aki Kumar @ The Sound Room
The South Bay's (possibly the world's) sole purveyor of Bollywood blues plays Oakland.

Voteside Lands feat. CupcakKe and Girlpool @ UC Berkeley
Chicago rapper [...]

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