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.

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Even before recent national events, 2016 has been a challenging year in the San Francisco Bay Area. The high cost of living continues to challenge residents across the Bay [...]

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    Live This Month: November 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

Live This Month: November 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts


Download: Live This Month: November 2016 (Podcast #396)

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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    Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area

Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area


Download: Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area (Podcast #395)

This podcast originally appeared on KQED.org.

San Francisco's Minna Choi has been known to indie musicians and music [...]

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Oakland’s Blackwülf meld fear and fantasy

Blackwülf. (photo: Raymond Ahner)

...just in time for Halloween.

Words by Juan Alvarado Valdivia

Blackwülf is an Oakland-based heavy metal quartet who are true rock ‘n’ roll throwbacks. With crunchy riffs, [...]

By |October 25, 2016|1 Comment
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    Free James Blake show tonight at the Fox Theater for TIMF ticket holders!

Free James Blake show tonight at the Fox Theater for TIMF ticket holders!

Treasure Island Music Festival attendees were understandably disappointed yesterday when James Blake's set was cancelled due to high winds on the island.

To help make up for this unlucky [...]

By |October 17, 2016|2 Comments
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    True Widow will make heavy yet sultry sounds at Brick + Mortar this weekend

True Widow will make heavy yet sultry sounds at Brick + Mortar this weekend

Words by Cat Jones

Despite largely appealing to fans of metal and other ultra-heavy varieties of music, True Widow is a dark beast of an entirely different variety. Rather [...]

By |October 13, 2016|Comments Off on True Widow will make heavy yet sultry sounds at Brick + Mortar this weekend
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    Treasure Island update: Set times announced, two new artists added to the lineup!

Treasure Island update: Set times announced, two new artists added to the lineup!

Yesterday, the 2016 Treasure Island Music Festival announced the set times for this weekend's festivities (reprinted above). The set-times-reveal is often the most stressful part of planning to attend [...]

By |October 13, 2016|Comments Off on Treasure Island update: Set times announced, two new artists added to the lineup!

Helms Alee bring heavy sounds to Hemlock this week

Words by Jordan Martich

As Seattle-based band Helms Alee tours in support of their newest album Stillicide, experiences are becoming unbelievable for drummer Hozoji Matheson-Margullis.

This is their longest tour to [...]

By |October 11, 2016|Comments Off on Helms Alee bring heavy sounds to Hemlock this week
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    Playlist: Get ready for the 2016 Treasure Island Music Festival with over three hours of TIMF jams

Playlist: Get ready for the 2016 Treasure Island Music Festival with over three hours of TIMF jams

There are a lot of music festivals these days, but few offer the all-around excellence of the 2016 Treasure Island Music Festival, coming up on October 15 and 16. [...]

By |October 7, 2016|1 Comment
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    Live This Month: October 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

Live This Month: October 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts


Download: Live This Month: October 2016 (Podcast #394)

Support for this podcast is provided by Goldstar. Visit their web site at goldstar.com/thebaybridged

In Live This Month, we sample some of the [...]

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    Premiere: Listen to Light Fantastic’s dreamy new album ‘Out of View’

Premiere: Listen to Light Fantastic’s dreamy new album ‘Out of View’

Even without learning that Light Fantastic is a San Francisco band, Out of View feels unmistakably like a Northern California album. The group's sound is equal parts jangly surf-rock [...]

By |October 6, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: Listen to Light Fantastic’s dreamy new album ‘Out of View’
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    Mixtape: New Releases from Some of the Bay Area’s Best Record Labels

Mixtape: New Releases from Some of the Bay Area’s Best Record Labels


Download: Mixtape: New Releases from Some of the Bay Area's Best Record Labels (Podcast #393)

Support for this podcast is provided by Goldstar. Visit their web site at goldstar.com/thebaybridged

The post [...]

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