Premiere: Brian Belknap is “Bearing Witness”

If you've ever taken public transit in San Francisco, you've almost certainly seen one-man band Brian Belknap doing his "broke-down folk, junk-country blues, and gut-bucket gospel" thing. He's taken the sound into the studio to create a full-length album, In Lieu of Flowers, and today he's sharing a gorgeous rendering of "Bearing Witness." The tremendous musical ability required to pull off a one-mand band is matched by Belknap's excellent songwriting. He's honed it over the years living and playing in New Orleans and San Francisco. It's the latter city that is the centerpiece of the "Bearing Witness" video as Belknap [...]

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The Outta Sight Holiday Spectacular returns to Verdi Club

Rock Band Land and Upstairs Downstairs are teaming up with the Verdi Club to put on one helluva Holiday party next Wednesday night over on Mariposa Street. The annual "Outta Sight Holiday Spectacular" will feature acts including Upstairs Downstairs, Rainbow Beast, Future Twin, Luke Sweeney, Justin Frahm with Noelle Cahill (of Magic Trick and formerly of The Sandwitches), and Brian Belknap performing classic holiday songs and originals, with each playing two or three tracks. Of course, it wouldn't be a holiday party without some smooth booze and yummy grub, so expect some of that at the Verdi Club next Wednesday. [...]

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