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.

Photos: The Town Howlers at the Starry Plough

The Town Howlers (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

The Town Howlers have been playing for the Northern California bluegrass community since 2014.

This month, the band officially released their debut album [...]

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    Sponsored: Civic Center Commons celebrates summer with Third Thursdays

Sponsored: Civic Center Commons celebrates summer with Third Thursdays

Summer is block party season, and Civic Center has a hot one lined up for this Thursday.

Civic Center Commons — the public spaces around the Civic Center area in [...]

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    Premiere: Wax Statues keep it simple on “It Was All A Dream”

Premiere: Wax Statues keep it simple on “It Was All A Dream”

Words by Sarah Leighton

When hit with the news that two of the four members of the Singing Limbs had moved out of the Bay, lead singer Cam Gibbons and [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 15 – 17

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 15 – 17

Friday, June 15
Hickey Fest @ Leggett, CA
A fantastic bang for your buck as far as festivals go, $140 or less gets you an avalanche of mostly-local talent and some [...]

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

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

Download: Live This Month: June 2018 (Podcast #430)

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 |June 7, 2018|Comments Off on Live This Month: June 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts
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    Photos: The laughs continue at the second annual Clusterfest

Photos: The laughs continue at the second annual Clusterfest

John Mulaney (photo: Jon Bauer)

Comedy Central graced San Francisco with comedy, art, and music again in their second edition of Clusterfest, as it brought all of these forms of entertainment to [...]

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Review + Photos: Green Leaf Rustlers at Love Field

Green Leaf Rustlers (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

When ex-Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson moved to Marin County last year, I figured he was just another rock star legend finding [...]

Photos: EELS at the Fillmore

EELS (photo: Priscilla Rodriguez)

In support of their latest and 12th album, The Deconstruction, rock band EELS performed at the Fillmore with support from That 1 Guy. Check out the [...]

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Photos: Godspeed You! Black Emperor at the Fox Theater

Godspeed You! Black Emperor (photo: Scott Russell)

Doom/black metal band Godspeed You! Black Emperor brought their moody show to the Fox Theater this past week. They were supported by Marisa Anderson [...]

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Photos: The Head and the Heart at BottleRock Napa 2018

The Head and the Heart (photo: William Wayland)

The Head and the Heart brought their folky sensibilities to a huge crowd this past Memorial Day weekend as part of the North [...]

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    Mixtape: Local Musicians at Eleven Upcoming Bay Area Music Festivals

Mixtape: Local Musicians at Eleven Upcoming Bay Area Music Festivals

Download: Mixtape: Local Musicians at Eleven Upcoming Bay Area Music Festivals (Podcast #429)

This episode first ran on KQED.org.

With the debut of the Blurry Vision Fest in Oakland earlier this [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, May 25 – 27

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, May 25 – 27

BottleRock has something for everyone.

Friday, May 25
BottleRock Napa Valley
Now through Sunday, an endless parade of independent and major-label music stars head through Napa Valley: Bruno Mars, E-40, Bomba [...]

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