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 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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Mixtape: New Directions in Bay Area Heavy Metal

This episode first ran on KQED.org.


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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Photos: Jonathan Richman at Swedish American Hall

Jonathan Richman (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Hardcore fans lost their shit on Tuesday when Jonathan Richman was joined onstage by Jerry Harrison at the sold-out Swedish American Hall. Yes, [...]

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METZ: “Without quiet, there is no loud.”

Words by Jordan Martich

Toronto noise rock trio METZ have spent the past five years establishing a reputation for furious recordings that are only surpassed by the band's hyper-adrenalized live [...]

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  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats at The Masonic, by William Wayland
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    Photos: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats at the Masonic

Photos: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats at the Masonic

Nathaniel Rateliff (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

KFOG threw their 32nd annual Concert For Kids on Friday night at the Masonic with a little help from Nathaniel Rateliff and the [...]

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Sponsored: Grizzly Bear at the Warfield

It's rare for a band formed in the early 2000s to have survived the death of analog. Grizzly Bear was born at a time when CDs were still a [...]

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

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


Download: Live This Month: December 2017 (Podcast #418)

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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Photos: Mogwai at the Regency Ballroom

Mogwai (photo: Scott Russell)

Last Wednesday, November 22, 2017, saw Scottish post-rock band Mogwai give an always intense and focused performance at the Regency Ballroom. Support was provided by Xander Harris, [...]

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Sponsored: The Dear Hunter warm up The UC this weekend

Providence, Rhode Island might be the most oft-overlooked contender in the American music scene. The hardest state to color in on your grade-school map has birthed a surprising number [...]

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  • The She's at The Chapel, by William Wayland
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    Review + Photos: The She’s celebrated their new album at the Chapel

Review + Photos: The She’s celebrated their new album at the Chapel

The She's (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

San Francisco favorites The She’s celebrated the release of their newest album, “all female rock and roll quartet” at the Chapel on Tuesday [...]

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