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.

Beyond the Bay: Axel Flovent at Bitterzoet in Amsterdam

Axel Flovent (photo: Jon Bauer)

In his last installment of photos from his trip across Europe, Jon sends us shots of Icelandic singer Axel Flovent in Amsterdam.

Jon first encounter with Flovent [...]

By |November 21, 2017|0 Comments

Beyond the Bay: Leif Vollebekk at Bitterzoet in Amsterdam

Leif Vollebekk (photo: Jon Bauer)

Our photographer Jon Bauer just got back from a musical trek across Western Europe. In Amsterdam, he got to take in rising Canadian songwriter Leif Vollebekk [...]

By |November 20, 2017|0 Comments

Beyond the Bay: Future Islands at Paradiso in Amsterdam

Future Islands (photo: Jon Bauer)

We're still getting galleries from our photographer Jon, who just returned from a musical pilgrimage across Europe that started at Iceland Airwaves. Check out his photos [...]

By |November 20, 2017|0 Comments
  • Leonard Cohen Tribute Band at P60, by Jon Bauer
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    Beyond the Bay: Leonard Cohen Tribute at P60 in the Netherlands

Beyond the Bay: Leonard Cohen Tribute at P60 in the Netherlands

Leonard Cohen Tribute Band (photo: Jon Bauer)

Our photographer Jon Bauer continued on to Amsterdam and environs after Iceland Airwaves, and he's bringing us some photos of the musical highlights of [...]

By |November 17, 2017|Comments Off on Beyond the Bay: Leonard Cohen Tribute at P60 in the Netherlands

Announcing The Bay Bridged’s Holiday Fundraiser Party!

2017 has been a challenging year locally and around the world, but, throughout all of the year's struggles, the Bay Area music community remains a wellspring of creativity, inspiration, [...]

By |November 17, 2017|Comments Off on Announcing The Bay Bridged’s Holiday Fundraiser Party!

Mixtape: Great Bay Area Record Labels

Editor's note: Following the original publication of this post, we were alerted to the announcement that Death Records has closed following accusations of sexual assault against founder Brian Wakefield. [...]

By |November 16, 2017|4 Comments
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    Beats Antique’s Tommy Cappel wants to talk to you about CBD

Beats Antique’s Tommy Cappel wants to talk to you about CBD

(photo: David Novin)

Words by Lily Moayeri

Tommy Cappel was not born with the propensity for seizures.

Rather, the co-founder, co-producer, and drummer for Beats Antique developed them after multiple concussions as [...]

By |November 15, 2017|3 Comments
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    Live This Month: November 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

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


Download: Live This Month: November 2017 (Podcast #416)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San [...]

By |November 7, 2017|Comments Off on Live This Month: November 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Photos: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists at Bimbo’s

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Over the weekend, Bimbo's was treated to a wonderful performance by indie rocker Ted Leo and the Pharmacists with support from Ian Sweet. [...]

By |November 6, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists at Bimbo’s

Cloakroom measure new phases with ‘Time Well’

Words by Jordan Martich

In an age of excessive commodity, anything crafted by hand glows with authenticity. Established in our clothing, furniture and artwork are the hours of meticulous design [...]

By |November 3, 2017|Comments Off on Cloakroom measure new phases with ‘Time Well’

Chelsea Wolfe finds songs in Carl Sagan and the Salton Sea

(photo: Bill Crisfari)

Words by Erin Lyndal Martin

Chelsea Wolfe loves heavy metal. So much so that in 2015 she made a Spotify playlist featuring some of her favorite metal [...]

By |November 1, 2017|Comments Off on Chelsea Wolfe finds songs in Carl Sagan and the Salton Sea

Photos: Sparks at the Chapel

Sparks (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Legendary rock band Sparks performed at the Chapel on October 20, 2017. Photographer Aaron Rubin has the gallery below of the classic rock band still delivering after [...]

By |October 30, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Sparks at the Chapel