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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.
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 6 – 8

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 6 – 8

We recommend Odie and his elbow at Brick + Mortar on Sunday.
Friday, July 6
Gynosaur, the Blanks, Gentle Spirit @ Brick + Mortar
Silly name, serious songwriting.

The Silhouette Era, the Y [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 29 – July 1

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 29 – July 1

Friday, June 29
Burger Boogaloo Kickoff Party @ The Octopus Literary Salon
As Oakland gets ready to host another year of the Boogaloo, the Octopus hosts a pre-party with RAMONA, the [...]

Photos: Matt Dorrien at the Big Easy

Matt Dorrien (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

The songs on In the Key of Grey will feel warm and familiar to anyone who’s ever experienced loneliness and heartache.  Dropping the [...]

  • Shots Fired at The Boom Boom Room, by William Wayland
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    Photos: Shots Fired and the Crooked Stuff at the Boom Boom Room

Photos: Shots Fired and the Crooked Stuff at the Boom Boom Room

Shots Fired (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

When D.J. Williams isn’t performing with Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, he has his own jazz/rock/funk project, Shots Fired, and a recently released album, [...]

  • The Pretenders at The Masonic, by Aaron Rubin
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    Photos: The Pretenders with local Chuck Prophet at the Masonic

Photos: The Pretenders with local Chuck Prophet at the Masonic

The Pretenders (photo: Aaron Rubin)

One of the original punk-new wave bands the Pretenders performed at the Masonic last Friday night. Chrissie Hynde was in full force and gave her voice and [...]

Tinariwen roam to The UC Theatre with Dirtwire next month

Willing to bet, in all your years, you've never seen a band of Tuareg musicians.

Willing to bet a little less that you might not even know what 'Tuareg' is [...]

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

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

Friday, June 22
Men I Trust @ Swedish American Hall
Consider 4 ever live your window to Men I Trust's dreamy, minimalist sound— which they bring to San Francisco for the [...]

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Photos: The Town Howlers at the Starry Plough

The Town Howlers (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

The Town Howlers have been playing for the Northern California bluegrass community since 2014.

This month, the band officially released their debut album [...]

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    Sponsored: Civic Center Commons celebrates summer with Third Thursdays

Sponsored: Civic Center Commons celebrates summer with Third Thursdays

Summer is block party season, and Civic Center has a hot one lined up for this Thursday.

Civic Center Commons — the public spaces around the Civic Center area in [...]

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    Premiere: Wax Statues keep it simple on “It Was All A Dream”

Premiere: Wax Statues keep it simple on “It Was All A Dream”

Words by Sarah Leighton

When hit with the news that two of the four members of the Singing Limbs had moved out of the Bay, lead singer Cam Gibbons and [...]

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

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

Friday, June 15
Hickey Fest @ Leggett, CA
A fantastic bang for your buck as far as festivals go, $140 or less gets you an avalanche of mostly-local talent and some [...]

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

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

Download: Live This Month: June 2018 (Podcast #430)

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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