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.

Review + Photos: Lucero at Sweetwater Music Hall

Lucero (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Whisky shots are passed to the stage. Maybe a little gets spilled. And someone knocked a table over. Glasses crashing on the floor. The [...]

By |January 5, 2018|1 Comment
  • The Brothers Comatose at the Mystic Theatre. by William Wayland
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    Review + Photos: The Brothers Comatose at the Mystic Theatre

Review + Photos: The Brothers Comatose at the Mystic Theatre

The Brothers Comatose (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

The Brothers Comatose is a band that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Between laughs and broad smiles they roll through their repertoire [...]

By |January 4, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The Brothers Comatose at the Mystic Theatre

Time is running out! Help us support local music in 2018!

2018 is almost here and we need your help! As the new year quickly approaches, there's still time to help our local music community by supporting The Bay Bridged.

There's [...]

By |December 29, 2017|Comments Off on Time is running out! Help us support local music in 2018!

Mixtape: Highlights from Bay Area Music in 2017

This episode originally ran on KQED.org.


Download: Mixtape: Highlights from Bay Area Music in 2017 (Podcast #419)

With each passing day, 2017 appears increasingly determined to solidify its place as the [...]

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    Best of 2017: Madi Sipes and the Painted Blue reflect on a banner year

Best of 2017: Madi Sipes and the Painted Blue reflect on a banner year

(photo: Ryan Devisser)

Words by Sarah Leighton

A lot of plans for the year ahead never make it past the first week of January. If you talked to any of the [...]

By |December 29, 2017|1 Comment
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    Sponsored: Stay warm with local faves at the Indy this January

Sponsored: Stay warm with local faves at the Indy this January

We'll say it: January kinda sucks. You're back at work, you're quickly running out of your holiday leftovers (or, more realistically, they've been gone since December 28), and no [...]

By |December 29, 2017|Comments Off on Sponsored: Stay warm with local faves at the Indy this January

Photos: Greg Hoy at Hotel Utah

Greg Hoy (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Greg Hoy and the Boys hosted a rock and roll holiday party at the Hotel Utah last week, and those who couldn’t be [...]

By |December 28, 2017|2 Comments

Psst. Hey. We’re still taking donations.

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DUCKWRTH at Phono del Sol, 2017 (photo: Paige Parsons)

Hey. Hey there. Our [...]

By |December 22, 2017|Comments Off on Psst. Hey. We’re still taking donations.
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    Sponsored: Metric spend New Year’s Eve with us at Mezzanine

Sponsored: Metric spend New Year’s Eve with us at Mezzanine

You know Metric. You might not know you know Metric, but you know Metric.

Responsible for a slew of synthesizer-backed radio hits in the mid 2000s, most notably "Help I'm [...]

By |December 22, 2017|Comments Off on Sponsored: Metric spend New Year’s Eve with us at Mezzanine

Photos: The Go Ahead at Elbo Room

The Go Ahead (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Local rockers the Go Ahead celebrated the release of their new EP, In Harms Way, at The Elbo Room on Friday.

These rockers [...]

By |December 21, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: The Go Ahead at Elbo Room

Photos: Grizzly Bear at the Warfield

Grizzly Bear (photo: Scott Russell)

Monday night saw Brooklyn rock band Grizzly Bear swing by the Warfield in support of their latest full-length, Painted Ruins. It was an awesome show, and luckily [...]

By |December 14, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Grizzly Bear at the Warfield

Mixtape: New Directions in Bay Area Heavy Metal

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Download: Mixtape: New Directions in Bay Area Heavy Metal (Podcast #418)

With the Bay Area's history as a breeding ground for significant heavy metal bands, [...]

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