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Venues Update: Golden Bull, Amnesia, Rite Spot, Cha Cha Cha, Sound Room

Venues Update: Golden Bull, Amnesia, Rite Spot, Cha Cha Cha, Sound Room

Jose Segue January 26, 2020 2

Music venues continue to change as live music fades as a entertainment option in the age of the Internet.  The Golden Bull and Sound Room, both in Oakland, are on the rise.  In San

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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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