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: Mike Farris at Sweetwater Music Hall

Mike Farris (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

With the Sweetwater Music Hall audience serving as gospel choir, Mike Farris and the Fortunate Few took Mill Valley to church (or the [...]

By |July 17, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Mike Farris at Sweetwater Music Hall
  • Sylvan Esso at the Greek Theatre, by Lilly Nguyen
    Permalink Sylvan Esso at the Greek Theatre, by Lilly NguyenGallery

    Photos: Sylvan Esso and Kamasi Washington at the Greek Theatre

Photos: Sylvan Esso and Kamasi Washington at the Greek Theatre

Sylvan Esso (photo: Lilly Nguyen)

North Carolina duo Sylvan Esso have risen quickly to headlining status at Berkeley's Greek Theatre, where they performed a smashing act with support from jazz [...]

By |July 17, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Sylvan Esso and Kamasi Washington at the Greek Theatre
  • Tanukichan - photo by Jacob Romero
    Permalink Tanukichan - photo by Jacob RomeroGallery

    Introducing The Baylist, our playlist of the best new Bay Area music

Introducing The Baylist, our playlist of the best new Bay Area music

There's a ridiculous amount of exciting new Bay Area music coming out all the time, which is why we're really excited to launch The Baylist, our new music playlist [...]

  • Fatty Cakes and the Puff Pastries
    Permalink Fatty Cakes and the Puff PastriesGallery

    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jul 13 -15

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jul 13 -15

Friday, July 13
Jill Tracy Sonic Seance @ San Francisco Botanical Garden
It's Friday the 13th — time for SF's Queen of Eerieness to make her appearance at the Botanical [...]

By |July 13, 2018|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jul 13 -15

Photos: Hippo Campus at the Independent

Hippo Campus (photo: Lilly Nguyen)

Still riding high off their debut Landmark, St. Paul's own Hippo Campus returned to the bay to perform at the Independent on Monday, July 9, [...]

By |July 13, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Hippo Campus at the Independent
  • Townes Van Zandt Tribute at Sweetwater Music Hall, by Carolyn McCoy
    Permalink Townes Van Zandt Tribute at Sweetwater Music Hall, by Carolyn McCoyGallery

    Review + Photos: Townes Van Zandt tribute at the Sweetwater Music Hall

Review + Photos: Townes Van Zandt tribute at the Sweetwater Music Hall

Townes Van Zandt Tribute (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

The late, great Texan songwriter Townes Van Zandt was often considered “a songwriter’s songwriter.” Van Zandt was part of the “outlaw [...]

Review + Photos: Dead & Company at Shoreline Amphitheatre

Dead & Company (photo: Kate Haley)

Words by Kate Haley

Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Chimenti, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, John Mayer, and Bill Kreutzmann of Dead & Company are showing no sign of [...]

By |July 11, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Dead & Company at Shoreline Amphitheatre
  • Permalink Gallery

    Giveaway: The Mattson 2, Extra Nappy, Magik*Magik Orchestra in San Francisco

Giveaway: The Mattson 2, Extra Nappy, Magik*Magik Orchestra in San Francisco

Do you like music? Do you like music-and-art mashup events? Do you like mystery and intrigue?

We have a whole bunch of tickets for an entertaining, interactive music-themed experience in [...]

By |July 10, 2018|Comments Off on Giveaway: The Mattson 2, Extra Nappy, Magik*Magik Orchestra in San Francisco

Many photos of both days of Burger Boogaloo 2018

The Damned (photo: Patric Carver)

With Mosswood Park now back to normal, we felt it a good idea to bring out the scene at the park just a week ago [...]

Photos: Ani DiFranco at the Rio Theatre

Ani DiFranco (photo: Kate Haley)

Words by Kate Haley

Ani DiFranco has always brought it. Her poetry, delivered in percussive lyrics, makes the personal political and the political deeply personal. Couple that [...]

  • Odie
    Permalink OdieGallery

    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 6 – 8

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 6 – 8

We recommend Odie and his elbow at Brick + Mortar on Sunday.
Friday, July 6
Gynosaur, the Blanks, Gentle Spirit @ Brick + Mortar
Silly name, serious songwriting.

The Silhouette Era, the Y [...]

By |July 6, 2018|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 6 – 8
  • Permalink Gallery

    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 29 – July 1

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 29 – July 1

Friday, June 29
Burger Boogaloo Kickoff Party @ The Octopus Literary Salon
As Oakland gets ready to host another year of the Boogaloo, the Octopus hosts a pre-party with RAMONA, the [...]

By |June 29, 2018|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 29 – July 1