Interview: Mark Mulcahy discusses reforming Polaris (of Pete & Pete fame)

The Bay Bridged is excited to present the first ever Polaris (as seen on The Adventures of Pete & Pete) show in San Francisco this Friday at The Chapel. To mark the occasion, I spoke with Polaris founder and lead singer Mark Mulcahy about the origins of the Pete & Pete theme song "Hey Sandy," his plans in San Francisco, and what is was like to have two dozen gifted musicians come together to produce the benefit album — Ciao My Shining Star — in order to raise funds to support Mulcahy after his wife suddenly died in 2008. The Bay Bridged: What was the inspiration [...]

By |April 23, 2015|Tags: |

The Bay Bridged Presents: Polaris (with Cotillon) at the Chapel (win tickets!)

We're not going to tell you that seeing Polaris in concert will be a special (and nostalgic) experience because Polaris was the band from The Adventures of Pete & Pete. Although, let's not ignore that fact. Polaris lived in your television set (that is, if you're old enough to have actually watched Pete & Pete while it was on the air), opening every episode and producing much of the music, and was one of the key elements that made Pete & Pete such a uniquely iconic 90s Nickelodeon show. But it's not just the role that Polaris played in The [...]

By |April 10, 2015|Tags: , |
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