The Bay Bridged

About The Bay Bridged

Founded in January 2006 as a way for two music fans to learn about local music, The Bay Bridged has become recognized as the leading resource for the best in San Francisco Bay Area independent rock, pop, folk and punk music. Through a daily music news blog, weekly podcast, and regular series of live concerts, The Bay Bridged has spotlighted over 200 bands from the Bay Area and continues to discover and promote great music from the best in undiscovered and up-and-coming local musicians.

The Bay Bridged podcast spotlights a different Bay Area-based group each month, featuring an interview and four of the band's songs. For more information about The Bay Bridged visit


Hosts: Christian Cunningham & Ben Van Houten
Production: Christian Cunningham & Ben Van Houten
Graphics: Scott Barry

The Bay Bridged podcast is produced by The Bay Bridged and distributed by KQED Independents, a program that brings the unique vision and voice of the Bay Area's talented independent podcasters to an international audience through partnerships with local organizations and community media producers. Featuring and cultivating the best in new online programming, KQED Independents distributes programs produced by emerging new media makers.

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