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: YBCA presents SF Sonido Fest

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Lest you forget, San Francisco doesn't just produce/attract garage bands. It produces and attracts a lot of them, for sure, but it also has played important roles in [...]

By |November 17, 2016|Comments Off on Sponsored: YBCA presents SF Sonido Fest
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    M. Lockwood Porter is performing at our Giving Tuesday fundraiser!

M. Lockwood Porter is performing at our Giving Tuesday fundraiser!

As we announced previously, The Bay Bridged will be throwing a special Giving Tuesday fundraiser on November 29, 2016, at Standard Deviant Brewing in the Mission. Featuring local bands, [...]

By |November 16, 2016|Comments Off on M. Lockwood Porter is performing at our Giving Tuesday fundraiser!

Join us on Giving Tuesday to support The Bay Bridged!

Even before recent national events, 2016 has been a challenging year in the San Francisco Bay Area. The high cost of living continues to challenge residents across the Bay [...]

By |November 14, 2016|Comments Off on Join us on Giving Tuesday to support The Bay Bridged!
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    Sponsored: SOHN grooves The Regency next year (win tickets!)

Sponsored: SOHN grooves The Regency next year (win tickets!)

A lot's made of the speed at which SOHN's songs come — a slow, soupy pacing that travels with the weight of a syrup. Electronic artist SOHN makes a [...]

By |November 8, 2016|Comments Off on Sponsored: SOHN grooves The Regency next year (win tickets!)
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    Live This Month: November 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

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


Download: Live This Month: November 2016 (Podcast #396)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San [...]

By |November 8, 2016|Comments Off on Live This Month: November 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

Sponsored: Museum Hack de-borifies the de Young

A group of Museum Hack guides goof around.

In SF, hidden history is all around. You've got crushed tombstones at Buena Vista Park, shipwrecks on Ocean Beach, the site of [...]

By |November 2, 2016|Comments Off on Sponsored: Museum Hack de-borifies the de Young
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    Sponsored: Gryffin gets the party started at The Regency (win tickets!)

Sponsored: Gryffin gets the party started at The Regency (win tickets!)

Everyone agrees: Gryffin is the future of dance music.

It's an odd conclusion, but one that makes so much sense once you immerse yourself in his work. For the most [...]

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    Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area

Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area


Download: Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area (Podcast #395)

This podcast originally appeared on KQED.org.

San Francisco's Minna Choi has been known to indie musicians and music [...]

By |November 1, 2016|Comments Off on Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area

Oakland’s Blackwülf meld fear and fantasy

Blackwülf. (photo: Raymond Ahner)

...just in time for Halloween.

Words by Juan Alvarado Valdivia

Blackwülf is an Oakland-based heavy metal quartet who are true rock ‘n’ roll throwbacks. With crunchy riffs, [...]

By |October 25, 2016|1 Comment
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    Free James Blake show tonight at the Fox Theater for TIMF ticket holders!

Free James Blake show tonight at the Fox Theater for TIMF ticket holders!

Treasure Island Music Festival attendees were understandably disappointed yesterday when James Blake's set was cancelled due to high winds on the island.

To help make up for this unlucky [...]

By |October 17, 2016|2 Comments
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    True Widow will make heavy yet sultry sounds at Brick + Mortar this weekend

True Widow will make heavy yet sultry sounds at Brick + Mortar this weekend

Words by Cat Jones

Despite largely appealing to fans of metal and other ultra-heavy varieties of music, True Widow is a dark beast of an entirely different variety. Rather [...]

By |October 13, 2016|Comments Off on True Widow will make heavy yet sultry sounds at Brick + Mortar this weekend
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    Treasure Island update: Set times announced, two new artists added to the lineup!

Treasure Island update: Set times announced, two new artists added to the lineup!

Yesterday, the 2016 Treasure Island Music Festival announced the set times for this weekend's festivities (reprinted above). The set-times-reveal is often the most stressful part of planning to attend [...]

By |October 13, 2016|Comments Off on Treasure Island update: Set times announced, two new artists added to the lineup!