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Hicks with Sticks on KALW, Nov 30, 6:30-8PM

Hicks with Sticks on KALW, Nov 30, 6:30-8PM

Jose Segue November 20, 2019 0

Hicks with Sticks is currently collecting tracks from SF Bay Area honky-tonk, alt-country, rockabilly and western swing bands that will be live podcast and aired on KALW.org and 91.7 FM on 11/30/19 from 6:30

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SF’s Live Music Venue Updates

SF’s Live Music Venue Updates

Jose Segue August 30, 2019 0

The number of live Americana music venues in San Francisco continues to grow.  Here are updates on The Valencia Room (formerly the Elbo Room), Ocean Ale House, Milk Bar, The Devil’s Acre, Amado’s and Westwood;

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Is Johnny Cash Overrated?

Is Johnny Cash Overrated?

Jose Segue May 11, 2018 0

“Folsom Prison Blues” is to country what “Freebird” is to rock and “Mustang Sally” is to blues. Whenever I hear that song’s famous eight opening notes, I know it’s time to go for a walk. 

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Overland Closes while Riptide Ramps Up Its Music

Overland Closes while Riptide Ramps Up Its Music

Jose Segue October 21, 2017 0

It’s official, Overland, at the foot of Broadway in Oakland, has closed. A few months ago, Paul Hayward, Overland’s owner/manager Overland, had expressed his concern to HWS that there were too few residential dwellings near Jack

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