Bay Ledges is the project of Maine-born and based musician Zach Hurd. Inspired by a bi-coastal existence, he released his debut album, Ritual, a 13-song record written, produced, and mixed entirely by Hurd in 2022. Exploring transience, nostalgia, and Hurd’s own relationship to music and art, it’s a meditative record that’s both psychedelic and thrilling.
Hurd started Bay Ledges in 2015 in his bedroom shortly after moving to Los Angeles, where he stayed until 2020 when he moved back to his small hometown in coastal Maine. The project initially took off when Hurd’s 2016 single, “Safe,” jumped to the number three spot on Spotify’s Global Viral Chart. Since releasing Ritual, he has garnered over 60 million streams worldwide and received praise from the likes of Billboard, Under The Radar, and Flood.
Bay Ledges has toured all over the US and Canada, sharing the stage with such acts as Yoke Lore, Magic City Hippies, and The Palms and selling out headline shows at iconic venues like the Troubadour in LA and Schubas in Chicago. 2023 will see him supporting artists like Big Wild, Goth Babe, and Trevor Hall in addition to festivals and headline shows.
He is currently working on new music.