Bandcamp takes no cut on Friday March 20th
Image courtesy of Bandcamp With venues closing, tours halting, and even practice spaces closing down, many musicians are quite suddenly no longer able to make their bills. In an effort to help support their artists, Oakland-based Bandcamp pledged not to take a single penny from all purchases made from midnight to midnight on Friday, March 20. In an email to subscribers, the company writes, “If you are able, please join us in putting some much needed money directly into artists’ pockets.” To learn more about why Bandcamp is banding together — pun, yes — to support musicians, besides the obvious [...]
Support Bay Area music before the end of 2009!
As we approach the end of 2009 we're thankful to have completed another year of exciting projects here at The Bay Bridged. If you're looking for an organization to support before the year ends, please consider a tax-deductible donation to ours. In 2009, we expanded and deepened our online coverage of the San Francisco Bay Area indie music scene, hosted a ton of live music events and continued to find new and innovative ways to introduce Bay Area musicians to their local community and to the world. Your support of our efforts is greatly appreciated, and thanks to our fiscal [...]