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Riptide Seeks Your Support for Its Entertainment License

Riptide Seeks Your Support for Its Entertainment License

Jose Segue May 9, 2016 0

The Riptide looks to close the chapter on the fire that has suspended its operation since last year, possibly reopening next month.   But there’s a catch.  The Riptide had been hosting live music for ten

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HWS to Air Local Americana on KALX 5-5-16 and KALW 5-7-16

HWS to Air Local Americana on KALX 5-5-16 and KALW 5-7-16

Jose Segue April 24, 2016 0

Hicks with Sticks presents Bay Area Americana May 5th on KALX and May 7th KALW.  New releases from Jinx Jones, The Vivants, The Earl Brothers, Buck Nichols, The Easy Leaves, Flash Crash & Thunder, JonEmory,

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Hank Williams and Chet Baker Biopics, Equal but Separate

Hank Williams and Chet Baker Biopics, Equal but Separate

Jose Segue April 16, 2016 0

“I Saw the Light” (Hank Williams) and “Born to Be Blue” (Chet Baker) are two equally mediocre biopics with radically different responses from critics.  Both pictures portray musicians on the lost highway: Williams on

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Ditty TV’s Americana, Where “Ditty” Rhymes with…

Ditty TV’s Americana, Where “Ditty” Rhymes with…

Jose Segue March 15, 2016 0

Imagine the promise of an Americana video channel that isn’t as basement-level godawful as Country Music Television (a.k.a., pop music with cowboy hats.)  Imagine the interest that was aroused when, three songs into the first viewing

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