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.
  • Fingerstyle Guitar with Mark Vickness, Michael Manring and Don Ross at Freight & Salvage, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Mark Vickness, Michael Manring, Don Ross at Freight + Salvage

Review + Photos: Mark Vickness, Michael Manring, Don Ross at Freight + Salvage

Mark Vickness (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Let’s have a short lesson on the fingerstyle guitar method, shall we? Fingerstyle is the technique of playing the guitar by plucking the strings directly [...]

By |April 15, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Mark Vickness, Michael Manring, Don Ross at Freight + Salvage

Photos: Broods at August Hall

Broods (photo: Cam Peters)

New Zealand duo Broods gave a passionate performance at August Hall last week to a very excited crowd in support of their third album Don't Feed the [...]

By |April 4, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Broods at August Hall
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    Members of the Silhouette Era organize RGB Music and Arts Festival

Members of the Silhouette Era organize RGB Music and Arts Festival

Words by Juli Fraga

As musicians in a local band, the Silhouette Era, San Francisco State students Sean Thompson and Carlos González have already recorded an EP and toured together. [...]

Review + Photos: Queensrÿche at Slim’s

Queensrÿche (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Rewind: 1984. I was a teenage metalhead living in Seattle when the heavy, progressive, hard rockers Queensrÿche first entered into my listening sphere. The [...]

  • Zepparella at the Sweetwater Music Hall, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Zepparella with Gretchen Menn Trio at Sweetwater Music Hall

Review + Photos: Zepparella with Gretchen Menn Trio at Sweetwater Music Hall

Zepparella (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Rock and roll, it’s good for the soul, as they say, and I wholeheartedly support that statement as the truth. There is a fabulous [...]

By |March 28, 2019|1 Comment

Not of the Zeitgeist: Hectorine’s debut folk album

(photo: Emily Dulla)

Words by Michelle Kicherer

I’ve had lots of conversations over the years in the anguished I-was-born-in-the-wrong-decade vein. We’ve sat there daydreaming about what it must have felt like [...]

  • The Sam Chase & The Untraditional at the Mystic Theater, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: The Sam Chase and the Untraditional at the Mystic Theater

Review + Photos: The Sam Chase and the Untraditional at the Mystic Theater

Sam Chase & The Untraditional (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

If I had a smaller word limit for my reviews, I’d have to choose five adjectives that describe SF troubadour-rockers [...]

By |March 26, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The Sam Chase and the Untraditional at the Mystic Theater

Meet Your Local Metal Band: Water Into Blood

Become the Disease album art

Words by Adam Hudson

Some people say that rock music is dead, but it’s still being kept alive in underground circles in the Bay Area. One [...]

By |March 26, 2019|Comments Off on Meet Your Local Metal Band: Water Into Blood

Photos: YG at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

YG (photo: Julian Johnson)

As part of his Stay Dangerous tour, rap all-star YG performed to a huge crowd at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium earlier this week. Our new photographer [...]

By |March 25, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: YG at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
  • Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, March 22 – 24

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, March 22 – 24

Friday, March 22
Amyl and the Sniffers @ Thee Parkside
Fresh off a downright dangerous set at SXSW, the Australian punks ride their tour of destruction across the US to the [...]

By |March 22, 2019|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, March 22 – 24

Giveaway: Spiritualized at the Masonic

Wanna talk longevity in rock and roll? Let's talk Spiritualized.

The project of mastermind Jason Pierce, formed in 1990 in England, he's been at this big-sounds stuff for a long, [...]

By |March 20, 2019|Comments Off on Giveaway: Spiritualized at the Masonic

Photos: Petit Biscuit at 1015 Folsom

Petit Biscuit (photo: Priscilla Rodriguez)

French DJ Petit Biscuit brought his signature sound to 1015 Folsom as part of Noise Pop 2019 with support from Slenderbodies. Our photographer by Priscilla Rodriguez was at [...]

By |March 6, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Petit Biscuit at 1015 Folsom