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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.
  • Shame at O2 Islington in London, by Ian Young
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    Beyond the Bay: Shame raise funds for Campaign Against Living Miserably in London

Beyond the Bay: Shame raise funds for Campaign Against Living Miserably in London

Shame (photo: Ian Young)

An incredible lineup of British bands (plus special guests We Are Scientists) came together last weekend to celebrate the life of booking agent Chris Meredith, who [...]

By |December 6, 2019|Comments Off on Beyond the Bay: Shame raise funds for Campaign Against Living Miserably in London

Photos: Bloc Party at the Masonic

Bloc Party (photo: Patric Carver)

It's been 14 years and four albums since the debut of their monumental and breakthrough debut Silent Alarm, and Bloc Party were ready to perform [...]

By |November 25, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Bloc Party at the Masonic

Photos: The Black Keys at the Chase Center

The Black Keys (photo: Pedro Paredes Haz)

It was a night of garage rock celebration with three of the finest bands in the scene at the Chase Center on Nov. [...]

By |November 22, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: The Black Keys at the Chase Center

Review + Photos: Soul Ska celebrates five years

Soul Ska (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

If you’re reading this and you don’t know Soul Ska, that’s partly by design. The band was never interested in blanketing the Bay Area [...]

By |November 21, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Soul Ska celebrates five years

Awkward Convos with Beejus: DJ Jack

This week on Awkward Convos with Beejus, Beejus chats with Oakland's DJ Jack. Tune in for talk about his journey to becoming a DJ, growing up in the East [...]

By |November 20, 2019|Comments Off on Awkward Convos with Beejus: DJ Jack

Photos: Chicago’s Twin Peaks at Great American Music Hall

Twin Peaks (photo: Pedro Paredes Haz)

Chicago rock band Twin Peaks performed at the Great American Music Hall for a energetic and rousing show in support of their latest album, [...]

By |November 15, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Chicago’s Twin Peaks at Great American Music Hall

Awkward Convos with Beejus: Josh Chase

Happy Wednesday, friends. Today's Awkward Convos with Beejus talks to Oakland native Josh Chase. Perhaps you've seen that brand new, mural-wrapped dispensary off of 880? Thank him for it.

Beejus [...]

By |November 13, 2019|Comments Off on Awkward Convos with Beejus: Josh Chase
  • Ramblin' Jack Elliott at Hopmonk Tavern Novato, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Ramblin’ Jack Elliott at Hopmonk Tavern Novato

Review + Photos: Ramblin’ Jack Elliott at Hopmonk Tavern Novato

Ramblin' Jack Elliott (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

There are very few old-timer troubadour folk singers left, as most of them have passed on through the Pearly Gates of Heaven. [...]

By |November 11, 2019|8 Comments

Photos: Swervedriver at the Independent

Swervedriver (photo: Patric Carver)

Oxford rock band Swervedriver swung by the Independent to give a rousing show in support of their latest album, Future Ruins. Our photographer Patric Carver was at [...]

By |November 11, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Swervedriver at the Independent

Awkward Convos with Beejus: Victor Valle

Happy Wednesday, folks. It's a new episode of Awkward Convos with Beejus.

Who's this week's guest? Surprise: It's The Bay Bridged's Executive Director and musical man-about-town, Victor Valle.

From "Through Viktor's [...]

By |November 6, 2019|Comments Off on Awkward Convos with Beejus: Victor Valle
  • Andrew Bird at the Fox Theater, by Jon Bauer
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    Photos: Andrew Bird + Meshell Ndegeocello at the Fox Theater

Photos: Andrew Bird + Meshell Ndegeocello at the Fox Theater

Andrew Bird (photo: Jon Bauer)

Last week the multi-talented Andrew Bird performed at the Fox Theater in support of his latest album, My Finest Work Yet, and in typical Bird [...]

By |October 31, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Andrew Bird + Meshell Ndegeocello at the Fox Theater

Awkward Convos with Beejus: Tope

(Podcast alarm sounds)

It's here!

Today's the day we're bringing you our first Bay Bridged-hosted episode of Awkward Convos with Beejus. His guest? Tope, a producer/rapper/all-around regular guy who went in [...]

By |October 30, 2019|Comments Off on Awkward Convos with Beejus: Tope