Music and…: Five Ways to Think About the Crackdown on SF Venues

In the midst of enjoying a series of sold-out, locally-headlined shows during last week's Noise Pop festivities, there was just enough of a gap between bands, drinks and good [...]

All Ages Venues Update: Charges Against Great American Dropped

All Shook Down and NBC Bay Area brought some welcome news yesterday in the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control's (ABC) outrageous crackdown on all ages SF venues, a conflict [...]

By |September 30, 2009|Comments Off on All Ages Venues Update: Charges Against Great American Dropped

The Famous unleash Come Home to Me

Local indie/alt-country band The Famous release their second album Come Home to Me this Thursday at Cafe Du Nord. The band describes the new album as a "blast [...]

By |August 24, 2009|Comments Off on The Famous unleash Come Home to Me

The latest on the ABC and local venues: why promises of change aren’t enough

A Bay Bridged reader tipped us off to this post over at the Chronicle's City Insider blog, the latest in the paper's coverage of the ongoing conflict between the [...]

By |April 29, 2009|Comments Off on The latest on the ABC and local venues: why promises of change aren’t enough

Progress in the ABC/venue conflict?

Is a sigh of relief in order? The Chronicle's Marisa Lagos wrote a follow-up today to her eye-opening piece in Saturday's paper that examined the state Department of [...]

By |April 16, 2009|Comments Off on Progress in the ABC/venue conflict?

Must-read Chronicle story on the ABC and SF live music

Via The OCMD, the San Francisco Chronicle wrote an absolutely astonishing story this weekend about action by the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control targeted at some of the [...]

By |April 13, 2009|2 Comments