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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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EPs Make Sense for Local Bands

EPs Make Sense for Local Bands

Jose Segue July 21, 2015 0

Local bands struggle to produce a CD when an EP will do just as well.  To understand this, it’s helpful to remember that bands like the Ramones and the Misfits sold more t-shirts than

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