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.

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: A Wilhelm Scream

To enter for a chance to win tickets to this show, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the [...]

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    Announcing the 2017 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Thee Oh Sees, The Coathangers, Jay Som lead an amazing musical lineup!

Announcing the 2017 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Thee Oh Sees, The Coathangers, Jay Som lead an amazing musical lineup!

Phono del Sol — the Bay’s beloved community-centered nonprofit music and food festival — is back for amazing seventh year in Potrero del Sol Park.

Come hang with music fans [...]

By |March 14, 2017|Comments Off on Announcing the 2017 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Thee Oh Sees, The Coathangers, Jay Som lead an amazing musical lineup!
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    Live This Month: March 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

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


Download: Live This Month: March 2017 (Podcast #402)

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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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Pure Bathing Culture, Jamie Isaac, Lady Lamb, Western Addiction

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Pure Bathing Culture, Jamie Isaac, Lady Lamb, Western Addiction

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in [...]

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Sponsored: ShowTrade.org bridges bands for better shows

Thanks to the magic of stats, we know a lot of our readers are indie musicians. We also know a perennial problem in the independent music industry is finding [...]

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Noise Pop: Hanni el Khatib at The Chapel

Hanni el Khatib (photo: Ria Burman)

Words by Annie Bacon

It’s been said that the term ‘Americana’ is a euphemism for “I don’t know what else to call this.” Traditionally applied [...]

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Noise Pop: An excited BadBadNotGood take to The Fillmore

BadBadNotGood (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Noise Pop celebrated experimental jazz band BadBadNotGood at The Fillmore last Thursday, February 23, 2017. The band was joined by a powerhouse of strong artists, including London O'Connor, and [...]

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Noise Pop: Julia Holter at Swedish American Hall

Julia Holter (photo: Jon Bauer)

Words by Annie Bacon

“She’s an artist challenging herself,” fellow music writer Adrian Spinelli whispers to me as Julia Holter completes a stunning rendition of John [...]

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Wide awake with Uniform

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Words by Jordan Martich

From the first half-second of furious guitar feedback that introduces record opener “Tabloid,” Uniform have already established a tone for their latest record Wake [...]

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DonCat on old souls, saxophones, and ‘Kind of Love’

Words by Sarah Leighton

In talking to Duncan Nielsen — known as DonCat to the Bay Area music scene — about his recently-debuted EP, Kind of Love, it becomes incredibly [...]

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    Playlist: Dive into the sounds of the 2017 Noise Pop Festival!

Playlist: Dive into the sounds of the 2017 Noise Pop Festival!

The 2017 Noise Pop Festival is here! With the film portion of the fest's 25th year already underway, it's high time to plan which of Noise Pop's many great [...]

By |February 16, 2017|Comments Off on Playlist: Dive into the sounds of the 2017 Noise Pop Festival!

Sponsored: ‘Clas/sick Hip Hop’ series comes to YBCA

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In its third iteration, YBCA brings you Clas/sick Hip Hop, a platform that appreciates hip-hop culture for its artistry, boldness and mobilizing effect. This year, they explore [...]

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