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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    Miserable And Better Than Ever: Kristina Esfandiari looks back on the Bay

Miserable And Better Than Ever: Kristina Esfandiari looks back on the Bay

(photo: Mary Manning)

Words by Jordan Martich

Twelve years ago, when Kristina Esfandiari – vocalist for gloom-rockers King Woman and proprietor of dark pop in Miserable – began calling the Bay [...]

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

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


Download: Live This Month: September 2016 (Podcast #391)

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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    Sponsored: RX Bandits relive your youth at The UC Theatre next month

Sponsored: RX Bandits relive your youth at The UC Theatre next month

RX Bandits have had an absurdly long career. Born out of the Orange County scene in the mid-'90s — the place and time to be for pop-punk and ska's [...]

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    Mixtape: New Alternative — The Bay Area’s emerging noisy rock sound

Mixtape: New Alternative — The Bay Area’s emerging noisy rock sound


Download: New Alternative: The Bay Area's emerging noisy rock sound (Podcast #390)

The post first ran on KQED.org.

The dream of the '90s may be, as the TV show says, alive [...]

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Mixtape: The Musical World of Kelley Stoltz

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Download: Mixtape: The Musical World of Kelley Stoltz (Podcast #389)

If one were only to consider his consistently strong solo albums, San Francisco musician Kelley [...]

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    Photos: More great photos from the 2016 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival!

Photos: More great photos from the 2016 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival!

Crowd at Phono del Sol 2016 (By: Paige K. Parsons)

Here's one more collection of great photos from our 2016 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, as captured by Paige K. Parsons.

Thanks again to every [...]

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    Photos: The 2016 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival and Phono del Sol Brunch

Photos: The 2016 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival and Phono del Sol Brunch

The Seshen (photo: Jon Bauer)

On Saturday, July 9, 2016, thousands of people filled Potrero del Sol Park for the sixth annual Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival, which featured performances by nine local [...]

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

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


Download: Live This Month: July 2016 (Podcast #388)

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

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


Download: Live This Month: June 2016 (Podcast #387)

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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Travis Hayes will perform at our pre-Phono del Sol brunch!

There will be a ton of great food trucks at the 2016 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival on July 9, but since the festival doors open at [...]

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    Mixtape: Over a dozen of the Bay Area’s best new and emerging rap artists

Mixtape: Over a dozen of the Bay Area’s best new and emerging rap artists

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Download: Mixtape: Over a Dozen of the Bay Area's Best New and Emerging Rap Artists (Podcast #386)

We haven't done a deep dive into the independent [...]

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    Adam Vida (FKA A-1) joins the lineup for Phono del Sol 2016!

Adam Vida (FKA A-1) joins the lineup for Phono del Sol 2016!

Important Phono del Sol 2016 update: We're very excited to announce that the ninth and final artist performing at the 2016 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival is [...]

By |May 18, 2016|Comments Off on Adam Vida (FKA A-1) joins the lineup for Phono del Sol 2016!