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Venues Retrench or Retreat as Covid Resurges

Venues Retrench or Retreat as Covid Resurges

Jose Segue August 23, 2021 0

Live music is on a yo-yo string as Covid attacks, yet again. Outdoor venues hang on while indoor venues deal with mask mandates, postpone booking or close. San Francisco has made showing proof of

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Frankie Boots Incident at Twin Oaks Tavern

Frankie Boots Incident at Twin Oaks Tavern

Jose Segue July 25, 2021 1

It was bad, but trust the Internet to make it worse. Sonoma County band Frankie Boots and the County Line had finished playing the Twin Oaks Tavern in Penngrove when one punch outside the

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How Streaming Services Have Devalued Songwriting

How Streaming Services Have Devalued Songwriting

Jose Segue July 7, 2021 0

Listening to pop, electronica, rap, new country — any popular format, really — on a streaming service is an exercise in repetition. Once the algorithms kick in, the groove becomes a rut. As the

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SFBA Live Music Venues Emerge from Lockdown

SFBA Live Music Venues Emerge from Lockdown

Jose Segue July 4, 2021 0

Most of San Francisco’s live music venues are up and running. Slim’s, Amnesia and the Revolution Cafe all changed for the worse, while new venues blossomed in Benecia, Sonoma, Pleasanton and beyond. Slim’s has

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