Throwin’ Bo’s presents punk, rock, folk favorites at Eli’s

Those Throwin’ Bo’s folks are at it again, plunking down some of our favorite musicians and getting them all in the same room. And what better place to see a solid local show than Oakland’s Eli’s Mile High Club? A fellow to keep your eye on is one Andy Bender, whose online presence is a bit of a mystery outside of Spotify and the still shot video of this amazing dog with a banana on its head. Song “The Dark” is one for the slide guitar nerds out there and his full catalogue has a bit of a Daniel Johnston [...]

The Return of Eli’s Mile High Club

Eli's Mile High Club should be the greatest music venue in the bay area, but Eli's has always been cursed. It's original owner Eli Thornton was shot dead by his mistress Frankie (a blues singer) while he tended bar there in 1979. Since then the place has opened and closed a dozen times. There hasn't been live music in about 3 years, but this past Saturday, January 8th, live music rang out once again. The ad on my long trusted Terminal Boredom forum stated that the music would start promptly at 9 and be done by 12. I got there [...]

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