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.

Meet Your Local Metal Band: Water Into Blood

Become the Disease album art

Words by Adam Hudson

Some people say that rock music is dead, but it’s still being kept alive in underground circles in the Bay Area. One [...]

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Photos: YG at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

YG (photo: Julian Johnson)

As part of his Stay Dangerous tour, rap all-star YG performed to a huge crowd at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium earlier this week. Our new photographer [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, March 22 – 24

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, March 22 – 24

Friday, March 22
Amyl and the Sniffers @ Thee Parkside
Fresh off a downright dangerous set at SXSW, the Australian punks ride their tour of destruction across the US to the [...]

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Giveaway: Spiritualized at the Masonic

Wanna talk longevity in rock and roll? Let's talk Spiritualized.

The project of mastermind Jason Pierce, formed in 1990 in England, he's been at this big-sounds stuff for a long, [...]

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Photos: Petit Biscuit at 1015 Folsom

Petit Biscuit (photo: Priscilla Rodriguez)

French DJ Petit Biscuit brought his signature sound to 1015 Folsom as part of Noise Pop 2019 with support from Slenderbodies. Our photographer by Priscilla Rodriguez was at [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Mar 1- 3

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Mar 1- 3

Friday, March 1
awakebutstillinbed @ Thee Parkside
Crowned the best thing in local music by the festival organizers themselves during our year-end roundup last year, catch this band that's unapologetically emo [...]

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Photos: Love Jerks and Tangerine at Rickshaw Stop

Love Jerks (photo: Patric Carver)

Earlier this month, rock band Love Jerks swung by Rickshaw Stop with support from Tangerine. Our photographer Patric Carver was at the Valentine's Day show [...]

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Save The Date: Phono del Sol returns on June 15, 2019

After a one-year hiatus, The Bay Bridged is teaming up with Noise Pop to bring back everyone’s favorite local summer festival, Phono del Sol. Expect everything you've loved about [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 22 – 24

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 22 – 24

Friday, February 22
Si Se Puede: Dolores Huerta's Playlist @ Paramount Theater
With a little help from Jazz Mafia, the Oakland Symphony pays tribute to the civil rights icon with a [...]

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Noise Pop Preview: The magical connections of Zelma Stone

(photo: Nikki Pratchios)

Words by Michelle Kicherer

We are all such tiny, programmed machines
Stuffing more and more stones up our sleeves

Zelma Stone released their first LP Layla with Honey [...]

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Sawyer Gebauer: The voice behind Catch Prichard

Words by Michelle Kicherer

“People email me, say, ‘Hey Catch,’ because they think it’s me but it’s not. But hey that’s why I like it —is it a person? Is [...]

By |February 21, 2019|Comments Off on Sawyer Gebauer: The voice behind Catch Prichard
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    Noise Pop Preview: H.C. McEntire aligns progressive values with Southern pride

Noise Pop Preview: H.C. McEntire aligns progressive values with Southern pride

Words by Erin Lyndal Martin

On her solo debut Lionheart, H.C. McEntire blends the country music and hymns of her youth to create a winsome album full of the queer [...]

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