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.

Phono del Sol: Queens D.Light’s not-so-quiet revolution

Photos by Salihah Saadiq
Words by Jody Amable

"I feel like in the Bay it’s OK to be weird."

Perched on a blue sofa in Qulture Collective, a queer and POC-focused coffee [...]

By |June 12, 2019|Comments Off on Phono del Sol: Queens D.Light’s not-so-quiet revolution

Photos: Emma Ruth Rundle at Great American Music Hall

Emma Ruth Rundle (photo: Kristin Cofer)

Singer-songwriter Emma Ruth Rundle performed at Great American Music Hall last week in support of her fifth solo album, last year's On Dark Horses. Our [...]

By |June 11, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Emma Ruth Rundle at Great American Music Hall

Review + Photos: Flanelhed at HopMonk Tavern

Kelly Finnegan (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

There is a band with a fiery force that has a powerful hunger for loud amplifiers filled with grungy guitars and soaring vocals, [...]

Review + Photos: IDLES at Great American Music Hall

Idles (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Elaine Blakely

IDLES, a hardcore rock band from the “other port city” Bristol, England (band’s reference to San Francisco) plays the first of two sold-out shows [...]

By |May 29, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: IDLES at Great American Music Hall

Photos: blackbear at the Masonic

blackbear (photo: Cam Peters)

Five albums deep into his career, singer blackbear gave a passionate performance to an enthusiastic crowd at the Masonic. He was performing in support of his [...]

By |May 24, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: blackbear at the Masonic

Photos: Bruno Major at the Independent

Bruno Major (photo: Cam Peters)

British singer Bruno Major performed at the Independent last week in support of his 2017 album, A Song For Every Moon. We had our photographer [...]

By |May 22, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Bruno Major at the Independent

Review + Photos: The SoundFest 2019 Festival at 19 Broadway

Milk For The Angry (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

On the scale of fests, The SoundFest was tiny...but on the scale of authenticity and awesomeness it was right up there at [...]

By |May 21, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The SoundFest 2019 Festival at 19 Broadway

August Hall offers the best of BottleRock this week

Listen, we are not going to name names, but we've heard from a lot of you over the years that the North Bay is "just too far" to go [...]

By |May 21, 2019|Comments Off on August Hall offers the best of BottleRock this week
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    Photos: Lolo Zouaï brings ‘High Highs’ to Rickshaw Stop

Photos: Lolo Zouaï brings ‘High Highs’ to Rickshaw Stop

Lolo Zouaï (photo: Norm deVeyra)

Singer Lolo Zouaï rode in high on early buzz of her debut album, High Highs to Low Lows, to the Rickshaw Stop this week to a [...]

By |May 20, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Lolo Zouaï brings ‘High Highs’ to Rickshaw Stop
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    Sponsored: The Independent presents old friends and new favorites in May

Sponsored: The Independent presents old friends and new favorites in May

Our friends at the Independent have some exciting concerts lined up, and we're here to give you the lowdown. Throughout this array of upcoming shows, local fans of all genres will [...]

By |May 17, 2019|Comments Off on Sponsored: The Independent presents old friends and new favorites in May

Photos: Y La Bamba at the New Parish

Y La Bamba (photo: Scott Russell)

It was an intimate and low-key evening at the New Parish as Portland band Y La Bamba gave a headlining performance at the venue. It was an [...]

By |May 16, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Y La Bamba at the New Parish

Review + Photos: Hollywood Vampires at the Warfield

Hollywood Vampires (photo: Kate Haley)

Words by Kate Haley

Hollywood Vampires raised the highly-punctual dead, whom took the stage precisely at 8pm, on Sunday night. The legends of those who rocked hard, [...]

By |May 16, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Hollywood Vampires at the Warfield