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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    Phono Del Sol: Sean Hayes on San Francisco’s grown-up scene

Phono Del Sol: Sean Hayes on San Francisco’s grown-up scene

Words by Annie Bacon

Seven or eight years ago in the Mission District, there was a sweet and eccentric folk music scene that buzzed around Amnesia, the Mission District venue [...]

Photos: The music, fans and oddities of BottleRock 2017

Modest Mouse (photo: Patric Carver)

The fifth annual iteration of the BottleRock Napa ValleyMusic Festival came this Memorial Day Weekend once again and didn't disappoint. The three-day festival in the North [...]

Before SF show this weekend, unearthing Planning for Burial

Words by Jordan Martich

After spending his 20s in New Jersey, Planning for Burial’s Thom Wasluck came home to Pennsylvania. There, he found himself drinking heavily and newly uncomfortable in [...]

Mixtape: San Francisco’s Modern Psychedelic Sounds

This episode first appeared on KQED.org.


Download: Mixtape: San Francisco's Modern Psychedelic Sounds (Podcast #406)

With the fiftieth anniversary of the Summer of Love this year, the psychedelic sounds of the [...]

By |May 15, 2017|Comments Off on Mixtape: San Francisco’s Modern Psychedelic Sounds
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    Premiere: The lush R&B of William Robert’s “Parachute”

Premiere: The lush R&B of William Robert’s “Parachute”

New SF label Text Me Records emerged out of Different Fur Studios with a slew of releases earlier this year, and today we're premiering their latest: a new single [...]

By |May 12, 2017|Comments Off on Premiere: The lush R&B of William Robert’s “Parachute”
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    Live This Month: May 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Live This Month: May 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts


Download: Live This Month: May 2017 (Podcast #405)

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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Review: Laura Marling serenades the Fillmore

Words by Mark Spero

At only 27 years old, Laura Marling has an astonishing six studio albums, the most recent of which, Semper Femina, explores the details and complexities of [...]

By |May 3, 2017|Comments Off on Review: Laura Marling serenades the Fillmore
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    Photos: The Cactus Blossoms at the Great American Music Hall

Photos: The Cactus Blossoms at the Great American Music Hall

The Cactus Blossoms (photo: Kristin Cofer)

The Cactus Blossoms performed at the Great American Music Hall last week, April 26, 2017. Our own Kristin Cofer was at the show to capture [...]

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2017 Southside Festival Photos + Recap

Our first ever 2017 Southside Festival is a wrap and we can't thank our attendees enough for coming out the Bayview District of San Francisco on a beautiful Saturday [...]

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A night with Ne-Hi in San Francisco

Words by Mark Spero

I met the boys in Ne-Hi two years ago at a concert at Grinnell College in Grinnell Iowa, where they also played a house show and [...]

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Photos: PRF BBQ West travels across Oakland

Beat Drun Juel (photo: Patric Carver)

Last weekend saw the traveling music festival PRF BBQ West 2017 come to the Bay Area, the first day at the Night Light in Oakland, [...]

By |April 27, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: PRF BBQ West travels across Oakland
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    Sponsored: Micah Nelson takes the Fillmore stage for the National Hemp Association

Sponsored: Micah Nelson takes the Fillmore stage for the National Hemp Association

You'd be forgiven for not recognizing Micah Nelson's name right off the bat. It's true, his father is that other famous Nelson — you know, the one with the [...]

By |April 26, 2017|Comments Off on Sponsored: Micah Nelson takes the Fillmore stage for the National Hemp Association