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.

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

(photo: Elsa Tanoukhi)

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 [...]

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Review + Photos: Elliott Peck at Terrapin Crossroads

Elliott Peck (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Elliott Peck is a very busy woman. Aside from being a talented musician, songwriter, vocalist, bandleader, and member of Midnight North and the Terrapin Family Band, [...]

By |January 17, 2019|1 Comment

Photos + Review: Kongos at Great American Music Hall

Kongos (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Sister Sledge said it best: “We are family.” In the case of the band the Kongos, it’s all about brothers. Kongos hail from Arizona [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 11 – 13

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 11 – 13

Friday, January 11
The Magpie Salute, the Stone Foxes @ The UC Theatre
If you love bluesy howls over some serious guitar shredding, you're gonna want to be at The UC [...]

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Idle Joy: What you see is what you get

Words by Sarah Leighton

Idle Joy isn’t trying to change the music industry, they’re just trying to have fun in the musical space they’ve created.

“The seed was sown with us [...]

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Giveaway: The Magpie Salute at The UC Theatre

Former members of the Black Crowes have recently developed a habit of...leaving the nest. Of flying the coop. Of spreading their wings.

There are a lot of avian metaphors to [...]

By |January 7, 2019|Comments Off on Giveaway: The Magpie Salute at The UC Theatre
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 4 – 6

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 4 – 6

Friday, January 4
Steph Curry + Friends @ The Fox
When you're talking about Steph Curry, those "friends" are the likes of Mistah FAB and E-40. This event is free, but [...]

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Review + Photos: Robyn Hitchcock at the Chapel

Robyn Hitchcock (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Elaine Blakely

Robyn Hitchcock, England’s legendary singer-songwriter of nearly four decades, performed a solo set to a partially-seated full house at the Chapel on December [...]

By |January 3, 2019|1 Comment

Review + Photos: Howlin’ Rain at the Mystic Theatre

Howlin' Rain (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

The band walks onto the stage, humble and focused. They plug in and tune their instruments amid the murmurs of the crowd before [...]

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