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.

Noise Pop Preview: Caroline Rose’s sardonic synth-pop

(photo: Matt Hogan)

Words by Erin Lyndal Martin

Caroline Rose copes through the magic of dark humor, and there’s a lot of coping on her 2018 album LONER. On it, she [...]

By |February 21, 2019|Comments Off on Noise Pop Preview: Caroline Rose’s sardonic synth-pop

Sponsored: Get excited about winter at the Independent

Local music fans, rejoice: The Independent has (once again) curated a calendar of upcoming shows that is sure to excite fans of all types. Over the course of the [...]

By |February 21, 2019|Comments Off on Sponsored: Get excited about winter at the Independent

Review + Photos: MØ at the Fox Theater

MØ (photo: Cam Peters)

Earlier this month saw Danish singer MØ come through the city for a stop at the Fox Theater in support of her new album Forever Neverland. We [...]

By |February 20, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: MØ at the Fox Theater
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 15 – 17

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 15 – 17

Friday, February 15
Aki Kumar @ Ashkenaz
Ever heard of Bollywood Blues? Now you have. Enjoy Aki Kumar's spin on two classic genres in Berkeley.

Whateverglades @ Ivy Room
Classic East Bay retro-rock, [...]

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    Review + Photos: Declan Walsh Benefit featuring Mother Hips at the Mystic Theatre

Review + Photos: Declan Walsh Benefit featuring Mother Hips at the Mystic Theatre

The Mother Hips (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

We all know and understand that it’s the fans that support the bands. Fans give the bands reason to show up and [...]

By |February 12, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Declan Walsh Benefit featuring Mother Hips at the Mystic Theatre
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 8 – 10

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 8 – 10

Friday, February 8
Jay Stone @ Neck of the Woods
Read more about the local rapper's journey in this week's profile of him and his partner, Queens D.Light.

Balanced Breakfast Summit 2019 [...]

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    Le Butcherettes’ new album is imbued with the spirit of the Bay

Le Butcherettes’ new album is imbued with the spirit of the Bay

(photo: Lindsey Byrnes)

Words by Erin Lyndal Martin

Listening to Le Butcherettes’ albums is not the same as being in the crowd when Teri Gender Bender pulls out a pig’s head [...]

By |February 5, 2019|Comments Off on Le Butcherettes’ new album is imbued with the spirit of the Bay
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 1 – 3

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 1 – 3

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Friday, February 1
Tino Drima, Nobody's Baby, the She's @ Bottom of the Hill
Kick off the season of love with this lineup of local bands that love you right [...]

By |February 1, 2019|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 1 – 3

Photos: Colter Wall at the the Mystic Theatre

Colter Wall (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland
Cattle still graze and the town still has a livestock auction yard. Petaluma still has a feed mill and the grain elevator is [...]

By |January 31, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Colter Wall at the the Mystic Theatre

Photos: Snail Mail at the Fillmore

Snail Mail (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

I can tell you that the Lindsey Jordan (a.k.a. Snail Mail) at the Fillmore felt like an even more mature performer than the [...]

By |January 29, 2019|1 Comment
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 25 – 27

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 25 – 27

Friday, January 25
Gardens & Villa, Lapel @ The Chapel
Local wonder Lapel opens for Santa Barbara indie stars Gardens & Villa.

Duster, Heaven's Blade, Eye O @ The Ritz
The Ritz takes [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 18 – 20

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 18 – 20

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Friday, January 18
Saweetie @ 1015 Folsom
If you haven't yet, meet rising Hayward rapper Saweetie at 1015 Folsom.

Sonny and the Sunsets, Dick Stusso @ The Independent
The old and [...]

By |January 18, 2019|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 18 – 20