The Masonic welcomes French electronic pioneers AIR next week

The influential French electronic duo AIR kicked off their first American tour in seven years last week in the Northeast and picks up from Chicago next week into three California dates. AIR will play one night at the Masonic in San Francisco before moving on to the Santa Barbara Bowl and the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles to end the US run. Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoît Dunckel, former students of architecture and mathematics, respectively, started making music in 1995. AIR's influential stroke of genius can be felt throughout the current scope of EDM music and high-fidelity recordings where the conjoining of sound and emotion [...]

By |June 15, 2017|Tags: |

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Morgan Delt, Air and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller) To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Thursday, April 20 Prince Paul, The Dip, Fritz Montana @ The Chapel 9pm, $18, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Thursday, April 20 Giggle Party, Unknown Jordans, Warren Teagarden and the Good Grief @ Hemlock Tavern 8:30pm, $8, 21+. Friday, April 21 Hungry Skinny, Lemme [...]

By |April 19, 2017|Tags: , |

Our new banner artist: Holly Coley

We are pleased to introduce yet another great banner artist to our readers here at! Holly Coley is an emerging Bay Area artist currently exploring the similarities in religious iconography and musical celebrity. Coley was born in Bell Flower, California and made her way up here 1n 1996. Currently, outside of making some outstanding art, you can find her volunteering for San Francisco Arc, Creativity Explored, and the San Francisco Zine Festival. Check out more of her work over at her website: And yes, we love that web address.

By |August 4, 2011|Tags: , |

Our New Artist in Residence: Nidhi Chanani

These months keep flying by in 2010 - but we are incredibly thrilled showcase the work of our latest Artist in Residence, Nidhi Chanani. Nihi received formal training in illustration from the Academy of Art here in San Francisco and holds a BA in Literature from UC Santa Cruz. In her own words: as a conscious, curious and educated person i am often overwhelmed by the pain in the world. i create cute art because it makes me happy - with hopes it can make others happy, too. She is also a strong supporter of local music where she designs [...]

Our New Banner Artist: Michael Thurston We are pleased to announce our latest banner artist here at - Michael Thurston. Thurston is a 28 year old single father from San Jose. He is currently a student at the California College of the Arts where he studies illustration and print making. To help build his portfolio he will be providing FREE artwork for bands and local musicians in an effort to help establish each other. If you'd like to contact Thurston please visit his web site at or send him an email here. If you would like to participate in our Artist in Residence [...]

Our New Artist-in-Residence: Keith Gidlund

We are pleased to show off the work of Keith Gidlund - a local photographer who is also a member of the Berkeley based indie rock band and local favorite, Winter's Fall. A life long Californian, Keith studied photography at SF State while apprenticing with and assisting some of the bay area's most renowned fine art photographers. He's continued as a traditional black and white art contractor, working with a wide range of photographers, galleries and art institutions as well as producing his own work. As a purely traditional based photographer, Keith exclusively uses film cameras and a darkroom to [...]

Our New Artist in Residence: Nigel Sussman

Today we are pleased to announce the latest contributor to our Artist in Residence series here at The Bay Bridged. For the next two months we will be showcasing the work of Nigel Sussman, an animator, designer, and illustrator who also plays in the local indie rock band As A People. Originally from rural Maryland, Nigel studied drawing and painting at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh, PA for two years. He then moved to Oakland for two years at California College of the Arts to complete his BFA with an illustration focus. In his own words: "I do enjoy creating art [...]

Benjamin Carlson: Our Latest Artist-in-Residence

Our latest Artist-in-Residence at is Benjamin Carlson. A 2007 graduate of California College of the Arts, Carlson is skilled in visual art, design, photography and writing, and his approach to art reflects an interest in interdisciplinary collaboration. As Carlson states on his web site: I believe seeing these projects as a collection shows evidence of mediums and practices influencing each other in service of communicating ideas in a fresh manner. While I have learned much from respecting the integrity of different fields of practice as a starting point, I also see great potential in exploring overlaps. Design has informed [...]

By |December 2, 2008|Tags: , |

The New Bay Bridged Artist in Residence, Lawrence Yang

With summer halfway complete it is time for us to change out our main banner and introduce you to our newest member of The Bay Bridged Artist in Residence program, Lawrence Yang. Yang moved to the Bay Area in 2006 from Chicago where he was studying in the sciences. He ultimately changed his direction to focus on industrial design and currently works in the area of interaction design. Taken from his website: "Lawrence Yang wrestles with informational abstractions by day and paints by night. Influenced by graffiti art and traditional Chinese painting, he employs ink, marker, and watercolor, as the [...]

Kenneth Do, our new Artist in Residence!

With June upon us, it is time to change out the banner to showcase another great artist on the The Bay Bridged. For June and July we will be featuring the artwork of Kenneth Do, who, when asked for a bio gave us this response: "Hm. I don't know what to say. I draw and I draw. I work intuitively. I know that whatever I do, anyone could do a better job." As you can tell from his work above, his drawings are extremely impressive and definitely not something we could do over here. We are priviledged to showcase Ken's [...]

By |June 2, 2008|Tags: |
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