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Meet the Emilys + More SFBA Band News

Meet the Emilys + More SFBA Band News

Jose Segue August 21, 2012 0

The Emily Anne (Reed) Band is the latest “Emily band” to emerge on the Hicks with Sticks radar.  She’d been doing 30’s and 40’s swing and jazz numbers, but her latest combo leans toward

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New Bands, Band Updates, HWS Radio

New Bands, Band Updates, HWS Radio

Jose Segue July 26, 2012 0

New twang bands are taking root all over the Bay Area: The Better Haves, Christopher Ford Band, Miss Lonely Hearts, The Muddy Roses, Barbwyre, Texas Steve & the Tornados and the Bravados are the latest

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Quarterman Jack Boosts Bay Area Americana

Quarterman Jack Boosts Bay Area Americana

Jose Segue June 26, 2012 0

Christopher Ford, a.k.a., Quarterman Jack Champion, has emerged as a force in Bay Area Americana by revamping his band, hosting weekly webcasts/broadcasts, leading a monthly curated live show, producing a bi-monthly, live-broadcast variety show,

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B-Stars Release “Chicken Fried” Single

B-Stars Release “Chicken Fried” Single

Jose Segue May 12, 2012 0

Few people own turntables, but bands like the B-Stars aren’t releasing 45 rpm singles for commercial success.  Vinyl releases in 2012 are more about racking up cool points and ramping up street cred.  Clever marketers that they are,

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