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MISNER & SMITH’S FOLK WITHOUT BAGGAGE

MISNER & SMITH’S FOLK WITHOUT BAGGAGE

Jose Segue March 29, 2009 0

Misner & Smith make a strong case for folk Americana without baggage and for music with intricate simplicity and lyrical dignity.  This duo is a Bay Area treasure that needs to be shared. The

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CITY OF SF’S NARROW VIEW OF MUSIC AS ART

CITY OF SF’S NARROW VIEW OF MUSIC AS ART

Jose Segue March 28, 2009 0

The City of San Francisco’s arts budget is funded by millions from a special hotel tax, but those who run San Francisco Grants for the Arts (SFGFTA) are making sure that not one dime

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MOOD SWINGS AND MUSIC

MOOD SWINGS AND MUSIC

Jose Segue March 15, 2009 0

The last HWS issue’s story about pointless divisiveness in the Bay Area’s zydeco and roots music communities drew some interesting responses.  The better news is that zydeco’s battling bookers have decided against going head-to-head

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THE FANCY DAN BAND LIVES UP TO ITS CLOTHES

THE FANCY DAN BAND LIVES UP TO ITS CLOTHES

Jose Segue March 9, 2009 0

Bands with concepts risk that their idea will not stand up to time.  It was fame that freed the Beatles from their pudding bowl haircuts, and even Kiss ditched their makeup for awhile. Fancy

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