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: Of Montreal, party experts, come to The UC

No matter the season, no matter the year, we will always, always advise you to hit up an of Montreal show. Over the last 20-something years, the brainchild [...]

By |March 27, 2018|Comments Off on Sponsored: Of Montreal, party experts, come to The UC
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    Sponsored: Ty Segall comes home to The UC (not that he really left)

Sponsored: Ty Segall comes home to The UC (not that he really left)

If you're hanging out on The Bay Bridged, there's not much we can tell you about Ty Segall that you don't already know or won't agree with. SF legend? [...]

By |March 22, 2018|Comments Off on Sponsored: Ty Segall comes home to The UC (not that he really left)

Mixtape: New Folk Music from the Bay Area

This episode first ran on KQED.org.

Download: Mixtape: New Folk Music from the Bay Area (Podcast #423)

In venues around the Bay Area, like The Lost Church, Neck of the Woods, [...]

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Photos: Antibalas at the Chapel

Antibalas (photo: Scott Russell)

Photos and Words by Scott Russell

Antibalas, a 12-piece Afrobeat "orchestra" as they call themselves, certainly knows how to get a crowd moving. Along with impeccable sound from [...]

By |March 16, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Antibalas at the Chapel

Photos: Kyle Craft at Cafe du Nord

Kyle Craft (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Elaine Blakely

Set at the lounge-style space Cafe du Nord, opening band Locus Pocus put a spell on us with classic '60s keyboard, bass runs, guitar [...]

By |March 12, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Kyle Craft at Cafe du Nord
  • The Coverups at The Ivy Room, by Aaron Rubin
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    Photos: Green Day members revealed as the Coverups at the Ivy Room

Photos: Green Day members revealed as the Coverups at the Ivy Room

The Coverups (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Words by Aaron Rubin

Not-so-secret-anymore Green Day side project the Coverups played at the Ivy Room in Albany on Tuesday. The band features Green Day members Billie [...]

By |March 12, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Green Day members revealed as the Coverups at the Ivy Room
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    Sponsored: Our fave and yours Frankie Cosmos plays the UC Theatre next month

Sponsored: Our fave and yours Frankie Cosmos plays the UC Theatre next month

We've long been fans of Frankie Cosmos here at The Bay Bridged. From just about the time she released her second full-length, Next Thing, we've been releasing previews, reviews, [...]

By |March 8, 2018|Comments Off on Sponsored: Our fave and yours Frankie Cosmos plays the UC Theatre next month
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    Live This Month: March 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

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

Download: Live This Month: March 2018 (Podcast #424)

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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Review + Photos: Margo Price at the Independent

Margo Price (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Hi. My name is William. And I’m a country music fan.

I changed the channel on country music for a long time, but somewhere in [...]

By |March 5, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Margo Price at the Independent

Photos: Thurston Moore at the Chapel

Thurston Moore (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Friday night saw a showcase of legendary noise-rock guitarist Thurston Moore at the Chapel. Also on the bill that night was Heron Oblivion. Take a look [...]

By |February 27, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Thurston Moore at the Chapel

Noise Pop: Racquet Club at Brick + Mortar

Racquet Club (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Former members of the Jealous Sound make up Racquet Club, who performed at Brick & Mortar Music Hall Saturday, February 24, 2018, as part of the [...]

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Noise Pop: Mount Eerie never meant to have a music career

(photo: Jeff Miller)

Words by Erin Lyndal Martin

From now until the start of Noise Pop, we'll be profiling some of our favorite artists playing the festival this year.

Phil Elverum comes [...]

By |February 20, 2018|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Mount Eerie never meant to have a music career