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RANDOM RULES FOR BAND NAMES, COVER ART AND CD TITLES

RANDOM RULES FOR BAND NAMES, COVER ART AND CD TITLES

Jose Segue May 9, 2009 0

These imaginary CD’s were submitted by HWS News readers who followed the guidelines published in the last issue about randomly accessing Wikipedia for the name of their invisible band, Flickr for cover art and

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YOSHI’S STINGS SF’S TAXPAYERS FOR $7.2 MILLION

YOSHI’S STINGS SF’S TAXPAYERS FOR $7.2 MILLION

Jose Segue April 28, 2009 0

The name Yoshi’s is synonymous with jazz in the Bay Area, so it was a surprise to find Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks with mando-man David Grisman, Rhett Miller from the country-influenced, alt-rock

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SF’S MUSICIANS CATCH A BREAK ON HEALTH CARE

SF’S MUSICIANS CATCH A BREAK ON HEALTH CARE

Jose Segue April 27, 2009 0

San Francisco, like any complex organization, is going to get some things wrong and some things right.  Providing health care on a musician’s budget is something The City does right. 

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TICKETMASTER-LIVE NATION MERGER

TICKETMASTER-LIVE NATION MERGER

Jose Segue April 10, 2009 0

Ticketmaster and Live Nation have merged, thus completing the stinkiest music deal of the new century.  Senator Herb Kohl (D-Wis), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition and Consumer Rights, doesn’t like it

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