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.
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    Hip-Hop Harmony: The surprising connection between the Bay and Detroit

Hip-Hop Harmony: The surprising connection between the Bay and Detroit

(illustration: Rob Goodman)

Words by Jecqucory M. Davis

“If you’ve rode in Detroit a lot, or if you’ve rode in Oakland a lot, you hear this recurring phrase: In Detroit, it’s [...]

Photos: Judas Priest at the Warfield

Judas Priest (photo: Jon Bauer)

Words by Aaron Rubin

I last saw Judas Priest over 35 years ago at the Long Beach Arena on the band’s Screaming for Vengeance tour — it [...]

Photos + Review: The Longshot at the Ivy Room

The Longshot (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Words by Aaron Rubin

Billie Joe Armstrong is restless. Or so it seems, given the flurry of new projects that have come from the Green Day frontman [...]

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    Mixtape: The Bay Area’s Standout Hip Hop and R&B Producers

Mixtape: The Bay Area’s Standout Hip Hop and R&B Producers

This episode first ran on KQED.org.

Download: Mixtape: The Bay Area's Standout Hip Hop and R&B Producers (Podcast #426)

The Bay Area's vibrant hip hop and R&B scenes include a wealth [...]

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    Some important news about Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival

Some important news about Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival

Dear Friends,

For 7 years, we’ve been extremely proud to bring you the Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, our annual summer festival showcasing great local and touring bands [...]

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Photos: The Breeders at the Masonic

The Breeders (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Elaine Blakely

Good morning, San Francisco, it’s the Breeders! Back on tour after 10 years and bringing the original crew from 1993, the Breeders pedaled [...]

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Sponsored: King Krule oozes and awes the Fox on Monday

London musician Archy Marshall, better known by his stage name King Krule, stops by Oakland as part of his King Krule tour, in support of his most recent album, [...]

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Pete Frauenfelder on trading the Bay for New Mexico

The Bay Area music veteran explains why he broke up with SF and its surroundings for the Southwest.

My new home of Mesilla, New Mexico is 47 miles west of [...]

By |April 11, 2018|1 Comment
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    Live This Month: April 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

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

Download: Live This Month: April 2018 (Podcast #425)

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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    Outside Lands 2018: The Weeknd, Florence + The Machine, Janet Jackson top this year’s lineup

Outside Lands 2018: The Weeknd, Florence + The Machine, Janet Jackson top this year’s lineup

Outside Lands is coming back to to Golden Gate Park on August 10-12, and the beloved local festival just announced a doozy of a lineup for its 11th year!

In [...]

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Review + Photos: The Darkness at The Regency Ballroom

The Darkness (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Words by Aaron Rubin

The late, great Lemmy Kilmister once referred to The Darkness as a novelty act, and there are still those who are quick to [...]

Review + Photos: Milk For The Angry at the Elbo Room

Milk For The Angry (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

New Bay Area band Milk For The Angry dropped their psychedelic-y, grunge-y, surf-y debut album, Make Like An Animal, on Thursday and we [...]

By |March 30, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Milk For The Angry at the Elbo Room