The Bridge (band)

Infobox musical artist
Name = The Bridge


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Origin = Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Genre = Jam Band, Rock, Blues
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Years_active = 2001 - Present
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Current_members = Cris Jacobs, Kenny Liner, Dave Markowitz, Patrick Rainey, Mike Gambone, Mark Brown
URL = [http://www.thebridgemusic.com thebridgemusic.com]

The Bridge is an American jam band. They are based out of Baltimore, Maryland and formed between 2001 and 2002. The band is known for their live performances, blending "various elements of blues, folk, funk and bluegrass" [http://www.thebridgemusic.com/about.html]

The Band

The Bridge consists of Cris Jacobs on guitar and vocals, Kenny Liner on mandolin and vocals, Dave Markowitz on bass guitar and vocals, Patrick Rainey on the saxophone, Mike Gambone on drums, and Mark Brown on keyboards. The band has developed a strong following in the Maryland/Washington D.C. area, and as of Fall 2008 have toured much of the United States and parts of western Europe. They were awarded Baltimore's 'Best Band' and 'Best Album' by the Baltimore City Paper reader's poll in 2005. [http://www.citypaper.com/bob/story.asp?id=10899] In 2008, they won the Jam Cruise 6 'vote to the boat' contest, earning a spot to play on the annual jam band cruise. [http://www.thebridgemusic.com/press.html]

Discography

Albums

*Blind Man's Hill (2008) due out Oct 21
*The Bridge (2006)
*Cross Street Market (2004)
*The Bridge (purple album) (2002)

References

External links

* [http://www.thebridgemusic.com/index.html The Bridge official website]
* [http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=collection%3A%22TheBridge%22%20AND%20%28collection%3Aetree%20AND%20creator%3A%22The%20Bridge%22%29 Live recordings of The Bridge at the Internet Archive]
* [http://www.honesttune.com/content/view/1260/49/ The Bridge: Singing Like the Early Morning Sun] from HonestTune.com
* [http://www.jambase.com/Articles/11551/The-Bridge-Fire-and-Ice The Bridge:Fire & Ice] by Tim Newby from jambase.com


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