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.

77 albums the TBB staff loved in high school

If you've been on Facebook any time in the last week or so, you might have seen that "10 Albums I Loved In High School" thing going around. The [...]

By |January 17, 2017|Comments Off on 77 albums the TBB staff loved in high school
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    Stream our new fundraiser compilation, featuring bAd bAd, Jay Stone, Madeline Kenney and more!

Stream our new fundraiser compilation, featuring bAd bAd, Jay Stone, Madeline Kenney and more!

For over a decade, The Bay Bridged has provided a vital platform for local artists, especially emerging performers struggling to gain awareness early in their careers. Last year, we [...]

By |January 11, 2017|Comments Off on Stream our new fundraiser compilation, featuring bAd bAd, Jay Stone, Madeline Kenney and more!
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    Live This Month: January 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

Live This Month: January 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts


Download: Live This Month: January 2017 (Podcast #399)

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 |January 9, 2017|Comments Off on Live This Month: January 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

Help us support San Francisco Bay Area music in 2017!

As 2016 comes to a close, your support of our year-end fundraiser is critical! For over a decade, The Bay Bridged has provided a vital platform for local artists, [...]

By |December 30, 2016|Comments Off on Help us support San Francisco Bay Area music in 2017!
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    Best of 2016 Playlist: Over 150 songs San Francisco Bay Area artists released this year!

Best of 2016 Playlist: Over 150 songs San Francisco Bay Area artists released this year!

While 2016 has been fraught with challenges and hardship, locally, nationally, and abroad, San Francisco Bay Area musicians have continued to push forward. Local artists released a ton of [...]

By |December 28, 2016|2 Comments
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    You could win great prizes, including studio time at Different Fur, by supporting The Bay Bridged!

You could win great prizes, including studio time at Different Fur, by supporting The Bay Bridged!

The Bay Bridged provides critical exposure for local artists, especially emerging performers struggling to gain awareness early in their careers. Showcasing the best of the San Francisco Bay Area [...]

By |December 22, 2016|Comments Off on You could win great prizes, including studio time at Different Fur, by supporting The Bay Bridged!

Mixtape: Remembering the Musicians Lost in the Oakland Fire


Download: Mixtape: Remembering the Musicians Lost in the Oakland Fire (Podcast #398)

This mixtape first ran on KQED.org.

On Friday night, December 2, 2016, a fire erupted at the GhostShip warehouse [...]

By |December 21, 2016|1 Comment
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    Everything was illuminated in the light of Solange at Starline Social Club

Everything was illuminated in the light of Solange at Starline Social Club

Words by Apryl Fuentes and photos by Azha Luckman of Shade Zine

Everything was illuminated under the light of the cold moon on this special night in Oakland. We stood [...]

By |December 20, 2016|1 Comment
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    Premiere: Listen to Mike Blankenship’s “Enjoy Yourself” from our new compilation!

Premiere: Listen to Mike Blankenship’s “Enjoy Yourself” from our new compilation!

We need your help to continue to showcase the best of San Francisco Bay Area music in 2017! Your support of our 2016 fundraising campaign makes our work possible, [...]

By |December 20, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: Listen to Mike Blankenship’s “Enjoy Yourself” from our new compilation!
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    Support The Bay Bridged and you could win tickets to Outside Lands and Noise Pop!

Support The Bay Bridged and you could win tickets to Outside Lands and Noise Pop!

Through our work, The Bay Bridged has taken a leading role in supporting local musicians and the Bay Area music community, but we can't do it alone! Your support [...]

By |December 16, 2016|Comments Off on Support The Bay Bridged and you could win tickets to Outside Lands and Noise Pop!

The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: First Edition

Words by Annie Bacon

In this age of oversaturation, musical curators are so important to those who need help sorting the wheat from the chaff. Algorithms chime in on this [...]

By |December 14, 2016|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: First Edition
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    Premiere: From our new fundraiser compilation, Madeline Kenney and Jay Som team up for “Always Around Me”

Premiere: From our new fundraiser compilation, Madeline Kenney and Jay Som team up for “Always Around Me”

Through our work, The Bay Bridged provides critical exposure for local artists, but we can only continue to do this with your support of our 2016 fundraising campaign. With [...]

By |December 13, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: From our new fundraiser compilation, Madeline Kenney and Jay Som team up for “Always Around Me”