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Ditty TV’s Americana, Where “Ditty” Rhymes with…

Ditty TV’s Americana, Where “Ditty” Rhymes with…

Jose Segue March 15, 2016 0

Imagine the promise of an Americana video channel that isn’t as basement-level godawful as Country Music Television (a.k.a., pop music with cowboy hats.)  Imagine the interest that was aroused when, three songs into the first viewing

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Venue Reports: Riptide, Club DeLuxe, Amnesia, The Crêpe Place, Hopmonk, Twin Oaks, Ivy Room

Venue Reports: Riptide, Club DeLuxe, Amnesia, The Crêpe Place, Hopmonk, Twin Oaks, Ivy Room

Jose Segue February 28, 2016 0

HWS’s roving reporter Eric Friedman (Lucky Rubes) checked out the Riptide and saw that the drywall is up, meaning the electrical and plumbing are in, meaning that the opening is about 6-8 weeks away.  Yes!

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“Hillbilly Robot” Festival #3 Plays Every Weekend in February

“Hillbilly Robot” Festival #3 Plays Every Weekend in February

Jose Segue February 5, 2016 0

Hillbilly Robot is a festival which has played every weekend in February for the past three years, supplanting San Francisco Bluegrass and Old Time Festival (SFBOT) which ran from 2003 to 2013.  SFBOT, produced by the Northern California Bluegrass Society,

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Hipster Hoedown: New SFBA Calendar for Bluegrass & Old Time

Hipster Hoedown: New SFBA Calendar for Bluegrass & Old Time

Jose Segue January 28, 2016 0

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 of

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