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.

Sponsored: A Very Independent December

As we roll out of 2018 and into 2019, the Independent is going out with a bang. With a slate of fabulous shows on the horizon, the reliably rad [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 31 – Dec 2

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 31 – Dec 2

Friday, November 30
Jay Som, Justus Proffit @ Starline Social Club
Though she recently relocated to (guess where) LA, Jay Som will always be ours. There, she linked up with label-mate [...]

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Review + Photos: Jackie Greene at the Throckmorton Theatre

Jackie Greene (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Songwriting troubadour Jackie Greene just turned 38 years old, so he decided to throw himself a birthday party by inviting a few hundred [...]

By |November 29, 2018|2 Comments

Sponsored: Kurt Vile picks up where he left off at the Fox

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Fresh off the October release of his latest full-length album, Bottle It In, Kurt Vile is picking up right where he left off: playing his songs on [...]

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Review + Photos: Circles Around The Sun at Cornerstone

Circles Around The Sun (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

The language of music is profound and universal. It speaks to our souls on a level that, for the most part, [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 23 – 25

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 23 – 25

Friday, November 23
Jorja Smith @ The Warfield
Bolstered by an appearance on the Black Panther soundtrack (but already well on her way in R&B and vocalist circles), British singer Jorja [...]

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Review + Photos: BAND-MAID at the Chapel

BAND-MAID (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

What can I tell you about BAND-MAID?

They are a heavy metal rock and roll group from Tokyo.

They have fans all over the world who [...]

By |November 19, 2018|6 Comments
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 16 – 18

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 16 – 18

Elizabeth Moen (pictured), French Cassettes, M. Lockwood Porter, and more.

Friday, November 16
Emily Kinney @ Cafe du Nord
Ever wonder why Emily Kinney sang so often on The Walking Dead? It's [...]

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    Review + Photos: Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center

Review + Photos: Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center

The Ace of Cups (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

It was 1966, the psychedelic era was just about in full swing, and rock and roll was becoming the voice of [...]

By |November 16, 2018|1 Comment

Review + Photos: Tyler Childers at the Fillmore

Tyler Childers (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Tyler Childers released his breakthrough album, Purgatory, in August 2017. Even before I had listened all the way through I had tickets to [...]

By |November 14, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Tyler Childers at the Fillmore

She + Him throw the coolest holiday party at the Masonic

Remember that moment in the mid-2000s when you — probably in class just before winter break, or dragged to the movies with your younger relatives over the holidays — [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 9 – 11

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 9 – 11

Friday, November 9
Tank and the Bangas, Big Freedia @ The UC Theatre
2017's Tiny Desk Contest winners and fellow New Orleanian, bounce queen Big Freedia, join forces for the ultimate [...]

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