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: John Carpenter at the Warfield

We now live in an era where film composers and concerts collide. Hans Zimmer confused a bunch of people at Coachella this year, and continued on to a world [...]

By |October 27, 2017|Comments Off on Sponsored: John Carpenter at the Warfield

Photos: Jay Som at Great American Music Hall

Jay Som (photo: Kristin Cofer)

San Francisco's own Jay Som is enjoying a rise in in the indie rock world, and she rocked an enthusiastic crowd at Great American Music [...]

By |October 26, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Jay Som at Great American Music Hall

Waking the dead with pianist Jill Tracy

Words by Erin Lyndal Martin

When musician Jill Tracy moved to San Francisco in the early 1990s, the Presidio was still closed to the public.

Tracy quickly became curious. The gates [...]

By |October 13, 2017|Comments Off on Waking the dead with pianist Jill Tracy

Oakland’s RAYS bring their banner year to a close

Words by Jordan Martich

A new member, a fantastically received debut album, and a successful recent tour have made this year an important one for Oakland band RAYS, who bridge [...]

By |October 12, 2017|Comments Off on Oakland’s RAYS bring their banner year to a close
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    Sponsored: Fantastic Negrito pushes back at The UC Theatre this weekend

Sponsored: Fantastic Negrito pushes back at The UC Theatre this weekend

There are few artists more emblematic of the Oakland music scene than Fantastic Negrito.

Rocketed to fame after winning NPR's inaugural Tiny Desk Contest a few years ago, he's finally [...]

By |October 10, 2017|Comments Off on Sponsored: Fantastic Negrito pushes back at The UC Theatre this weekend

Mixtape: Electronic Pop Highlights from Bay Area Artists


Download: Mixtape: Electronic Pop Highlights from Bay Area Artists (Podcast #415)

There’s an electronic pop renaissance underway in the Bay Area, with Giraffage, Tycho, and Cathedrals leading a wealth of [...]

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Sponsored: The Sounds at the Regency Ballroom

The Sounds were a band ahead of their time.

A small contingent of Swedes made their way stateside in the early 2000s (remember the Hives?), among them Maja Ivarsson and [...]

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Photos: Adam Ant at the Masonic

Adam Ant (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Returning once again to the Bay Area, legend Adam Ant played to an even larger crowd than before, this time at the Masonic on Friday, September [...]

By |October 3, 2017|1 Comment

Photos: Giuda at Bottom of the Hill

Giuda (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Italian rock band Giuda performed at the Bottom of the Hill Tuesday night, September 26, 2017. The band was in high spirits as evidenced by the very [...]

By |September 29, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Giuda at Bottom of the Hill

Sponsored: STRFKR at the Regency Ballroom

Ah, what most of us wouldn't give for it to be 2007 again. Sure, it forced us to say goodbye to the Harry Potter series, introduced us to the [...]

By |September 26, 2017|Comments Off on Sponsored: STRFKR at the Regency Ballroom

Sponsored Giveaway: The Goldenvoice ‘Fallendar’ is here

Welcome to the last days of your Bay Area summer. We get it — summer wasn't made for spending indoors in dark bars and concert halls. So if you [...]

By |September 21, 2017|Comments Off on Sponsored Giveaway: The Goldenvoice ‘Fallendar’ is here

Photos: Yes at the Warfield

Yes (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Legendary progressive rock band Yes performed at the Warfield last weekend, September 1, 2017. Our photographer Aaron Rubin was able to cover the show and capture the [...]

By |September 7, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Yes at the Warfield