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.

The divine cohesion of Pile

Words by Jordan Martich

Rick Maguire, guitarist and singer from the Boston-based band Pile, has made many transformations away from the acoustic solo project he started 10 years ago. They've [...]

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Photos: Taylor Bennett at Rickshaw Stop

Words + Photos by Polaroid Jay

April 22nd, 2017. Taylor Bennett at Brick & Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco. Opening acts and DJs that performed were definitely getting the crowd [...]

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Announcing the food lineup at Phono del Sol 2017!

Be sure to bring an appetite to our 2017 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival because we've lined up ten amazing food trucks to serve up tasty offerings [...]

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The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: MAGO to Esses

Words by Annie Bacon

It’s time for round three of the Band-to-Band Relay!

If you’ve missed it the last few months, the Band-to-Band Relay is part of The Bay Bridged’s ongoing [...]

By |April 19, 2017|1 Comment

Photos: Twin Peaks at the Chapel

Twin Peaks (photo: Jessica Perez)

Chicago rock band Twin Peaks swung by the Chapel on Friday night, April 14, in support of their latest album Down in Heaven. They were joined [...]

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Photos: The New Pornographers at the Fox

The New Pornographers (photo: Patric Carver)

Vancouver rock group the New Pornographers celebrated 20 years producing music and the release of their seventh studio album Whiteout Conditions to an enthused crowd at the Fox Theater [...]

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Rexx Life Raj releases new video for “Handheld GPS”

Words by Nina Tabios

In the digital age, you need to disconnect sometimes. In his new video “Handheld GPS,” Berkeley artist Rexx Life Raj bolts east to Yosemite National Park [...]

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    Lee Merritts makes sure you don’t know what baseball sounds like

Lee Merritts makes sure you don’t know what baseball sounds like

Words by Annie Bacon

The Golden State Warriors got a message shortly before their early March visiting game against the New York Knicks that the first half of the basketball [...]

By |April 12, 2017|1 Comment

Down 2 Earth release ‘Fair Share,’ play The New Parish

Words by Nina Tabios

For a long time, hip-hop has largely been defined by geography and sound. During the '90s, Bay Area hip-hop was marked by the laid-back, conscious sound [...]

By |April 11, 2017|Comments Off on Down 2 Earth release ‘Fair Share,’ play The New Parish
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    Gabriel Garzon-Montano releases new album, plays Rickshaw next month

Gabriel Garzon-Montano releases new album, plays Rickshaw next month

Words by Nina Tabios

Earlier this year, multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Garzon-Montano released his debut album Jardin, and is sowing the seeds of his music with a show at the Rickshaw Stop [...]

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    Live This Month: April 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Live This Month: April 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts


Download: Live This Month: April 2017 (Podcast #404)

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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Hear Rayana Jay’s new single “Everything”

Words by Nina Tabios

Richmond, CA’s own singer-songwriter Rayana Jay pens another letter to another would-be lover in her latest track, “Everything.” Produced by fellow Richmond native Gabriel Lambirth (Ryan [...]

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