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Venue Reports: Riptide, Amnesia, Elbo Room, Outland, Empress Theater, Doc’s Lab, Smoking Pig, Club DeLuxe

Venue Reports: Riptide, Amnesia, Elbo Room, Outland, Empress Theater, Doc’s Lab, Smoking Pig, Club DeLuxe

Jose Segue December 11, 2015 0

Live music venues come and go.  The Riptide, Amnesia, Overland in Oakland, Empress Theater in Vallejo, Doc’s Lab, Smoking Pig BBQ in Fremont, and Club DeLuxe are seven on the up-swing.  The Elbo Room, which was predicted to

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Club Updates: 50 Mason, Savannah Jazz, Connecticut Yankee, Elbo Room & Local Edition

Club Updates: 50 Mason, Savannah Jazz, Connecticut Yankee, Elbo Room & Local Edition

Jose Segue September 4, 2015 0

50 Mason Social House, which threw it’s farewell party on July 19th, deserves points for trying to beat SF’s rent game by operating in the Tenderloin/Mid-Market area.  But how could one club hope to keep it’s head when so

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Riptide Fire Loss Goes Beyond Brick and Mortar

Riptide Fire Loss Goes Beyond Brick and Mortar

Jose Segue August 21, 2015 0

The fire at the Riptide burned more than the bar or the irreplaceable memorabilia that livened its interior.  It burned a home away from home for many, particularly outer Sunset neighborhood residents who came to know it

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SF Weekly’s Blatant Trolling for Advertisers

SF Weekly’s Blatant Trolling for Advertisers

Jose Segue August 14, 2015 0

The SF Weekly continued to tumble last month when, in response to the publication of a minor wisecrack, the Graton Casino in Sonoma County cancelled $68,496 worth of advertising.   A different publication, San Francisco Magazine, reported that Glenn Zuehls, publisher of both

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