Announcing set times for Phono del Sol 2017!

The 2017 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival is almost here! Check out the set times below to catch your favorite artists on our Mission and Potrero Stages. The festival kicks off at noon and runs until 7pm, with a bevy of amazing food trucks, cocktails, and beer all day long. Be sure to arrive early to grab some tasty grub and drinks while supporting your favorite local artists! There’s still time to get your tickets early! General admission tickets are $29 in advance and $35 at the door, so save some money and buy your tickets now. VIP [...]

Announcing the 2017 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Thee Oh Sees, The Coathangers, Jay Som lead an amazing musical lineup! Phono del Sol — the Bay’s beloved community-centered nonprofit music and food festival — is back for amazing seventh year in Potrero del Sol Park. Come hang with music fans of all ages on Saturday, June 17, and take in the summer vibes with an incredible lineup of indie rock, punk and hip-hop sounds that’s sure to keep your ears happy all day long. Phono del Sol 2017 features a ton of national and local heavy hitters, including the return of garage-punk giants Thee Oh Sees, Atlanta noise-punks The Coathangers, Oakland-based indie favorite Jay Som, acclaimed SF singer-songster Sean [...]

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 Area, including so many in our local music community. Despite the challenges raised by our affordability crisis, however, the San Francisco Bay Area music scene is far from dying. As we've showcased every day on and at events like the acclaimed Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival, the Bay Area scene contains countless talented musicians, many of whom have achieved or will grow to achieve well-deserved national acclaim. Through [...]

Phono del Sol players Born Ruffians talk band milestones, beer brewing, cult followings

Born Ruffians (photo: Laura Lynn Petrick) Born Ruffians are a band of enduring, humble sensibilities. Hailing from Ontario, the band has seen lineup changes (original drummer Steve Hamelin left the band to go back to school), label jumps (Warp to Yep Roc), and infamous reviews (Pitchfork gave their second record Say It a 3.8 rating), but through their four records and countless EPs, they've amassed a fervent family of fans, especially in the Bay Area, who gather lovingly around their brand of spastic, wry, cathartic indie rock. Ahead of their day in sun playing our Phono del Sol festival this [...]

The Bay Bridged Presents: WATERS, GRMLN and Cocktails at Slim’s!

2015 was a really big year for Van Pierszalowski and WATERS, one that saw the local group release the acclaimed What's Real LP and an EP, tour with Matt & Kim and Misterwives, and play Outside Lands. WATERS shows no signs of slowing down in 2016, with a West Coast tour in February that concludes at Slim's on February 12th! We're pleased to present the show, which is rounded out by GRMLN and Cocktails. That's a stellar lineup, guaranteeing a great night of music! Tickets are already moving quickly, so be sure to get yours right now! We'll be talking [...]

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Announcing our 10th anniversary party at the Rickshaw Stop!

Poster by Jeremy Fish In January 2016, The Bay Bridged turns ten and we're celebrating with a great night of local music at the Rickshaw Stop! We've got a super secret headliner that we will be announcing in a few weeks, and they'll be joined by Annie Girl & the Flight, John Vanderslice, and Hot Flash Heat Wave. In other words: it's going to rock and it's going to be hella fun. As a thank you to all of our supporters, early bird tickets are now on sale for the low price of ten bucks (for ten years, get it?), [...]

The Bay Bridged Presents: Luke Sweeney at El Rio this Saturday

Another Saturday night is quickly approaching — where will you be? Celebrating the seventh night of Hanukkah? Spending an evening bundled under the covers because you're too cold to move? If you're still in need of some plans, we at the Bay Bridged have got you covered again. We're presenting Luke Sweeney and a couple other great local bands this Saturday at El Rio, and you're invited! Local rock 'n' roll favorite Luke Sweeney has spent the majority of late 2015 touring up and down the coast and, more recently, all around the Bay. Fittingly, he's closing out the year with his [...]

The Bay Bridged Presents: Fresh & Onlys at Hemlock Tavern this Saturday

“We’re stubborn assholes—down to the person, we all are,” said Tim Cohen, lead singer and guitarist of the Fresh & Onlys, perhaps San Francisco’s most beloved local band. “But that doesn’t take away from the fact that we’re talented, and unique and progressive — you can be all those things and still be an asshole.” Cohen used those terms to describe the tumultuous past several years for the band. The four-piece garage rock institution struggled to coalesce after Cohen moved to Arizona for a brief sojourn to raise his daughter, getting to the point where the band members hardly spoke [...]

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Listen to this ‘Night of the Living Shreds’ mixtape before Friday’s Bay Bridged Halloween show

Flier by Karli A. Helm As the list of Halloween weekend events grows bigger and bigger, so does our excitement about our very own Halloween show that we're putting on with Wave Dweller! Part covers show, part spooky vibes, part local band appreciation night, "Night of the Living Shreds" is guaranteed to be a concert to remember. To ring in Halloween week, we asked Wave Dweller and the bands on the bill to pick their favorite songs from this holiday season. Here's what they chose... Wave Dweller: "Wolf at the Door" - Radiohead This song has a real eerie sway about it. [...]

Wave Dweller & The Bay Bridged present ‘Night of the Living Shreds’

October is for ghouls and ghosts — especially in a place as weird as the San Francisco Bay Area. But in the midst of all that, there's a plethora of themed Halloween shows and haunted parties. We're happy to announce The Bay Bridged will be adding to this extensive calendar of awesome events by partnering with Wave Dweller — a local promotion company and record label — to bring you "Night of the Living Shreds" on Fri, Oct 30 featuring O, French Cassettes, Everyone is Dirty and Summer Peaks. In addition to the lineup of great local bands, each group playing the night will [...]

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