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 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 [...]

By |August 3, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: The Decemberists + Whitney at the Fox Theater
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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 [...]

By |July 31, 2018|Comments Off on Live This Month: August 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts
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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 [...]

By |July 31, 2018|Comments Off on Rodrigo y Gabriela bringing dynamic acoustic guitar sounds to western United States
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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, [...]

By |July 27, 2018|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 27 – 29
  • Larkin Poe at The Rickshaw Stop, by Kate Haley
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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 [...]

By |July 25, 2018|Comments Off on Treasure Island Music Festival announces daily lineups and single-day tickets
  • 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. [...]

By |July 23, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project delivers rambunctious joy at Sweetwater Music Hall
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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 [...]

By |July 20, 2018|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 20 – 22
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    Meet Musavi, your fast-living, headbanging friends from San Francisco

Meet Musavi, your fast-living, headbanging friends from San Francisco

(photos: Mitchell Duran)
Words by Mitchell Duran

One has to check their pants after a seeing a show of Musavi’s, an up-and-coming San Francisco based punk, metal, and rock band. They're [...]

By |July 18, 2018|Comments Off on Meet Musavi, your fast-living, headbanging friends from San Francisco

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
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    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
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    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 [...]