Where it’s going, where it’s at, and where it’s been.
Hicks with Sticks presents Bay Area Americana May 5th on KALX and May 7th KALW. New releases from Jinx Jones, The Vivants, The Earl Brothers, Buck Nichols, The Easy Leaves, Flash Crash & Thunder, JonEmory,Read More »
Hipster Hoedown, the Bay Area’s latest Americana calendar to list bluegrass and old time festivals, gigs, dances and jams, joins the Northern California Bluegrass Association and California Bluegrass Association as Internet hot spots for bands and players on the acoustic side ofRead More »
Venue Reports: Riptide, Amnesia, Elbo Room, Outland, Empress Theater, Doc’s Lab, Smoking Pig, Club DeLuxe
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 toRead More »
Twice a year, Peter Thompson, the host of Bluegrass Signal (KALW 91.7, Saturdays 6:30-8pm) gives bluegrass the day off and Hicks with Sticks takes to the airwaves to present Bay Area bands on the amplified side of Americana. Here’s the playlistRead More »