Bands In Portrait: Brendan Getzell

The first time I went to the Hotel Utah open mic night was to see a friend perform. In the bar area, the Warriors were taking on the Thunder in game seven of the 2016 Western Conference finals. In the performance area, friends were casually enjoying beers, huddled around someone clutching a guitar. Others I took for regulars. Then, the call for the next musician and the warning for whoever was "on deck" and "double deck" came. The charismatic man delivering this news was Brendan Getzell, the host of one of the most popular open mic nights in San Francisco. [...]

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