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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.

Awkward Convos with Beejus: Tope

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Today's the day we're bringing you our first Bay Bridged-hosted episode of Awkward Convos with Beejus. His guest? Tope, a producer/rapper/all-around regular guy who went in [...]

By |October 30, 2019|Comments Off on Awkward Convos with Beejus: Tope
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    Review + Photos: Danny Click covers John Cougar Mellencamp’s ‘Scarecrow’ at Terrapin Crossroads

Review + Photos: Danny Click covers John Cougar Mellencamp’s ‘Scarecrow’ at Terrapin Crossroads

Danny Click (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

In 1985, “Unabomber” became a household name, the Regan Era was in its full fascist swing, there were over 4 billion people on [...]

By |October 29, 2019|1 Comment

Photos: BANKS at the Masonic

BANKS (photo: Norm deVeyra)

Singer BANKS has made a return to music recently with her latest album, the aptly-titled III, and she performed at the Masonic in support of her [...]

By |October 28, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: BANKS at the Masonic

Photos: Joseph at the Fillmore

Joseph (photo: Norm deVeyra)

The three sisters Natalie Closner Schepman, Allison Closner, and Meegan Closner make up the American folk band Joseph, and they performed at the Fillmore Sunday night [...]

By |October 25, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Joseph at the Fillmore

Photos: Half Alive at the Great American Music Hall

Half Alive (photo: Norm deVeyra)

Long Beach rock band Half Alive are hot on the release of their debut album, Now, Not Yet, and are growing their fan base. They [...]

By |October 25, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Half Alive at the Great American Music Hall

Review + Photos: Tyler Childers at the Fox Theater

Tyler Childers (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Here’s something I didn’t realize until last Friday. Tyler Childers is a heartthrob. The guy who stands at the microphone like he just [...]

By |October 25, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Tyler Childers at the Fox Theater

Review + Photos: Joe Bonamassa at the Paramount Theater

Joe Bonamassa (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Ah, the guitar. Such a fabulous instrument — so versatile and emotive. When placed in the right hands the guitar can sing, squeal, [...]

By |October 22, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Joe Bonamassa at the Paramount Theater

Announcing: Awkward Convos with Beejus x TBB

Longtime Oakland rapper Beejus has made some appearances on our mixtapes and at our festivals over the past several years. Today, we're thrilled to announce that we'll be hosting [...]

By |October 21, 2019|Comments Off on Announcing: Awkward Convos with Beejus x TBB

Review + Photos: IDLES at the Fillmore

IDLES (photo: William Wayland)
Words by Elaine Blakely

I’m front and center, pushing against the barrier protecting myself as waves of bodies collide behind me. Why am I doing this again? At [...]

By |October 16, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: IDLES at the Fillmore
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    Photos: Rolling Loud 2019 with G-Eazy, Megan Thee Stallion and more

Photos: Rolling Loud 2019 with G-Eazy, Megan Thee Stallion and more

YG (all photos: Salihah Saadiq)

Yet again, hip-hop festival Rolling Loud 2019 rolled through Oracle Arena and overflowed with talent. The festival always has great variety in rap, from the major players (YG, [...]

By |October 16, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Rolling Loud 2019 with G-Eazy, Megan Thee Stallion and more

Review + Photos: Morcheeba at the Midway

Morcheeba (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Rewind: It’s 1998 and I am in Amsterdam for the second time. As I sit in one of the city's famed “coffee houses,” high [...]

By |October 15, 2019|2 Comments

Photos: Tyler, the Creator at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Tyler, the Creator (photo: Norm deVeyra)

It was an amazing lineup of hip-hop and R&B at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium last Thursday, October 10, where headliner Tyler, the Creator was joined [...]

By |October 14, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Tyler, the Creator at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium