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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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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Gude To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 9 -11

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Gude To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 9 -11

Friday, August 9
Outside Lands @ Golden Gate Park
With what's arguably the best lineup in years, Outside Lands once again takes over Golden Gate Park for its 10th year. Head [...]

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There’s something for everyone this fall at August Hall

Locals know that once the weather starts cooling down, calendars heat up. Since we're all spending more time indoors, taking refuge from rain and fog and 5pm sunsets, local [...]

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Photos: Geographer parts ways with the Bay at the Fillmore

Geographer (photo: William Wayland)

One of the Bay Area's best breakouts in recent years has been that of Mike Deni and company's Geographer. Deni has discussed that he is moving out [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 3 – 5

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 3 – 5

Friday, August 3
Oakland Popfest 2018 @ Various Venues
Tonight and tomorrow, Oakland will play host to Popfest, a festival celebrating the best in power-pop. Be on the lookout for shows [...]

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Photos: The Decemberists + Whitney at the Fox Theater

The Decemberists (photo: Lilly Nguyen)

Last Friday saw loquacious wordsmith rockers the Decemberists headline the Fox Theater. They were supported by quickly-rising rock band Whitney, and we were lucky enough [...]

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    Live This Month: August 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Live This Month: August 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Download: Live This Month: August 2018 (Podcast #431)

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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    Rodrigo y Gabriela bringing dynamic acoustic guitar sounds to western United States

Rodrigo y Gabriela bringing dynamic acoustic guitar sounds to western United States

The story of Rodrigo y Gabriela's origins is as remarkable as it is improbable. The duo of Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero met and began collaborating in a metal [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 27 – 29

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 27 – 29

Friday, July 27
Gray Area Festival @ Gray Area Grand Theater
This exploration of art and technology — Gray Area's sweet spot — will feature performances from artists like Hundred Waters, [...]

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    Review + Photos: Larkin Poe offers no-holds-barred blues rock at the Rickshaw Stop

Review + Photos: Larkin Poe offers no-holds-barred blues rock at the Rickshaw Stop

Larkin Poe (photo: Kate Haley)

Words by Kate Haley

Larkin Poe took the stage at the Rickshaw Stop just before 10pm on July 19 with force and determination. From the moment that [...]

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    Treasure Island Music Festival announces daily lineups and single-day tickets

Treasure Island Music Festival announces daily lineups and single-day tickets

The 2018 Treasure Island Music Festival just announced its stacked daily lineups for the two-day festivities taking place October 13–14 at Oakland's Middle Harbor Shoreline Park.

Both days offer a [...]

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  • Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project at the Sweetwater Music Hall, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project delivers rambunctious joy at Sweetwater Music Hall

Review + Photos: Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project delivers rambunctious joy at Sweetwater Music Hall

Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Sometimes a band gets into your head and rearranges your brain synapses so that you are never the same again. [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 20 – 22

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 20 – 22

Friday, July 20
CupcakKe @ Cornerstone
The (to say the absolute least) outspoken rapper brings her raunchy-but-riveting lyricism to Cornerstone. — Jody Amable

Sunday School, Satellite Pilot, Colorblind Dilemma @ Neck of [...]

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