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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    Playlist: Over 100 SF Bay Area bands that released new music in 2013

Playlist: Over 100 SF Bay Area bands that released new music in 2013

Browse through the archives on The Bay Bridged and you'll see that a ton of local artists released exciting new singles, EPs and albums this year. Over a hundred, [...]

By |December 23, 2013|1 Comment

Editors' Picks: Holiday Edition

Nicole: My number one Christmas classic is the tale of unrequited love and wintry blues: "Blue Christmas," penned in 1948 by Billy Hayes and Jay W. Johnson, but made [...]

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Farewell for now to Thee Oh Sees

I'd heard that John Dwyer was relocating to LA, but hadn't even considered that this might lead Thee Oh Sees to go on an indefinite hiatus. The SF Weekly's [...]

By |December 20, 2013|Comments Off on Farewell for now to Thee Oh Sees

Announcing our Best of 2013 series!

A brief programming note: 2013 was another stellar year for Bay Area music, and, as the year winds to a close, we'll be running a number of retrospectives from [...]

By |December 19, 2013|Comments Off on Announcing our Best of 2013 series!
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    Mixtape: 12 Original Holiday Songs from Local Artists (Podcast #323)

Mixtape: 12 Original Holiday Songs from Local Artists (Podcast #323)

Mixtape and accompanying text by Russell Jelinek


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Last week, Slate lamented the lack of modern Christmas classics available, claiming Mariah [...]

By |December 16, 2013|Comments Off on Mixtape: 12 Original Holiday Songs from Local Artists (Podcast #323)

Danny James headed to Cafe Du Nord

Previously available only on cassette, Danny James (previously of The Cuts) is releasing his debut LP Pear on Burger Records soon. Stream the collection of widescreen psych-pop in its [...]

By |December 13, 2013|Comments Off on Danny James headed to Cafe Du Nord
  • Mikal Cronin - The Bay Brewed 2013 - photo by Ryan McDonald
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    Photos & Thanks: The Bay Brewed 2013 with Mikal Cronin, Shannon and the Clams, Kelley Stoltz and more

Photos & Thanks: The Bay Brewed 2013 with Mikal Cronin, Shannon and the Clams, Kelley Stoltz and more

Thanks to everyone who attended Saturday's The Bay Brewed 2013. The third annual installment of our rock and roll beer festival brought together hundreds of beer and music fans [...]

By |December 12, 2013|Comments Off on Photos & Thanks: The Bay Brewed 2013 with Mikal Cronin, Shannon and the Clams, Kelley Stoltz and more
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    Mixtape: Thirteen Bay Area Highlights from 2013 (Podcast #322)

Mixtape: Thirteen Bay Area Highlights from 2013 (Podcast #322)


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As usual, our year-end wrap-up podcast comes leaden with hemming, hawing and caveats aplenty. How can another wide-ranging year full [...]

By |December 10, 2013|Comments Off on Mixtape: Thirteen Bay Area Highlights from 2013 (Podcast #322)
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    Noise Pop 2014 adds Throwing Muses, Bleached, NO, Happy Fangs, Cannons and Clouds

Noise Pop 2014 adds Throwing Muses, Bleached, NO, Happy Fangs, Cannons and Clouds

Noise Pop 2014 just announced a bunch of new additions to the festival, bringing Throwing Muses, Bleached, Mother Falcon, NO, Mark Mulcahy, and Vikesh Kapoor to town along with [...]

By |December 10, 2013|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2014 adds Throwing Muses, Bleached, NO, Happy Fangs, Cannons and Clouds
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    Saturday: Don't miss The Bay Brewed, SF's only rock and roll beer festival!

Saturday: Don't miss The Bay Brewed, SF's only rock and roll beer festival!

This Saturday, December 7, SF's only rock and roll beer festival, The Bay Brewed, returns to Public Works for a third year of great local music and beer! Get [...]

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Announcing the set times for The Bay Brewed 2013!

Taking place this Saturday, December 7, at Public Works, The Bay Brewed 2013 promises a full day of entertainment, including a slew of great San Francisco bands, as well [...]

By |December 4, 2013|Comments Off on Announcing the set times for The Bay Brewed 2013!
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    Live This Month: December 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #321)

Live This Month: December 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #321)


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In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town [...]

By |December 3, 2013|1 Comment