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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    You could win great prizes, including studio time at Different Fur, by supporting The Bay Bridged!

You could win great prizes, including studio time at Different Fur, by supporting The Bay Bridged!

The Bay Bridged provides critical exposure for local artists, especially emerging performers struggling to gain awareness early in their careers. Showcasing the best of the San Francisco Bay Area [...]

By |December 22, 2016|Comments Off on You could win great prizes, including studio time at Different Fur, by supporting The Bay Bridged!

Best of 2016: Patric Carver’s concert photos of the year

A Very Bloody Misfit Cabaret (photo: Patric Carver)

Editor's note: Patric Carver is a new addition to The Bay Bridged photography team and in a short amount of time has already amassed [...]

By |December 22, 2016|Comments Off on Best of 2016: Patric Carver’s concert photos of the year

Mixtape: Remembering the Musicians Lost in the Oakland Fire


Download: Mixtape: Remembering the Musicians Lost in the Oakland Fire (Podcast #398)

This mixtape first ran on KQED.org.

On Friday night, December 2, 2016, a fire erupted at the GhostShip warehouse [...]

By |December 21, 2016|1 Comment
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    Everything was illuminated in the light of Solange at Starline Social Club

Everything was illuminated in the light of Solange at Starline Social Club

Words by Apryl Fuentes and photos by Azha Luckman of Shade Zine

Everything was illuminated under the light of the cold moon on this special night in Oakland. We stood [...]

By |December 20, 2016|1 Comment
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    Premiere: Listen to Mike Blankenship’s “Enjoy Yourself” from our new compilation!

Premiere: Listen to Mike Blankenship’s “Enjoy Yourself” from our new compilation!

We need your help to continue to showcase the best of San Francisco Bay Area music in 2017! Your support of our 2016 fundraising campaign makes our work possible, [...]

By |December 20, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: Listen to Mike Blankenship’s “Enjoy Yourself” from our new compilation!
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    Support The Bay Bridged and you could win tickets to Outside Lands and Noise Pop!

Support The Bay Bridged and you could win tickets to Outside Lands and Noise Pop!

Through our work, The Bay Bridged has taken a leading role in supporting local musicians and the Bay Area music community, but we can't do it alone! Your support [...]

By |December 16, 2016|Comments Off on Support The Bay Bridged and you could win tickets to Outside Lands and Noise Pop!

The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: First Edition

Words by Annie Bacon

In this age of oversaturation, musical curators are so important to those who need help sorting the wheat from the chaff. Algorithms chime in on this [...]

By |December 14, 2016|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: First Edition
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    Premiere: From our new fundraiser compilation, Madeline Kenney and Jay Som team up for “Always Around Me”

Premiere: From our new fundraiser compilation, Madeline Kenney and Jay Som team up for “Always Around Me”

Through our work, The Bay Bridged provides critical exposure for local artists, but we can only continue to do this with your support of our 2016 fundraising campaign. With [...]

By |December 13, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: From our new fundraiser compilation, Madeline Kenney and Jay Som team up for “Always Around Me”

Barrett Clark: Too Rare To Die

The following has been contributed by Tyler Green, Lynn Schwarz, Greg Tietz, Cassidy Garcia, and Gabriel Armstrong in memory of Barrett Clark, a victim of the recent Oakland fire. [...]

By |December 12, 2016|6 Comments

Photos: Thank you for joining us on Giving Tuesday!

M. Lockwood Porter (photo: Robert Alleyne)

It was truly heartwarming — dare we say overwhelming? — to be joined by so many friends on Giving Tuesday for an evening of music and beer [...]

By |December 6, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: Thank you for joining us on Giving Tuesday!
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    Here’s our list of upcoming benefit shows to support Ghost Ship victims and their families (Updating)

Here’s our list of upcoming benefit shows to support Ghost Ship victims and their families (Updating)

Our hearts ache for the victims of the tragedy at Ghost Ship this past weekend, as well as for all of their loved ones, families, and friends. As we [...]

By |December 6, 2016|9 Comments

Thoughts and prayers for the victims of last night’s fire

Words are failing us right now, but, on behalf of everyone at The Bay Bridged, our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones, families, and friends of the [...]

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