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Jul 25   New review for Winters Tavern.
2.0 out of 5 stars  Dive bar. Kinda fun. Lots of beer on tap. Was a sideman here. Low pay, but almost was no-pay. After the show the bartender suddenly wanted our bandleader to pay…

Jul 25   Winters Tavern was added to Peninsula, Pacifica.

Jul 19   New review for LakeShore Inn.
5.0 out of 5 stars  Nice home like place. Good people. Exelent sound.

Jul 12   LakeShore Inn was added to Hewitt, New Jersey.

Jun 8   Payday Advance Credit was added to Long Beach, San Diego.

May 3   New review for bashir's.
4.0 out of 5 stars  the owner is a musician with a good taste for music and respect,feeds and pays musicians decently . a real nice guy and his food is awesome

May 3   bashir's was added to Charlottesville, charlottesville.

May 2   New review for Peri's.
4.0 out of 5 stars  It's laid back, the PA is fine, and the crowd is very friendly and musically knowledgeable. Just don't expect to make much money. We keep coming back to play here…

May 2   New review for The Huddle.
1.0 out of 5 stars  I'd avoid - the owner/booker is disorganized and double-booked us. We ended up wasting an evening, and hours spent loading and hauling equipment. She refused to compensate us for her…

May 2   The Huddle was added to Oakland/East Bay, Fremont.

May 2   New review for Boom Boom Room.
5.0 out of 5 stars  Our band has played here over 50 times. Best sounding smaller room in SF, with a decent PA and sound guys. As the drummer I especially appreciate the extra-large monitor…

Apr 26   Old Town Pub was added to Olympic Peninsula/Bremerton/Hood Canal , Silverdale.

Apr 25   New review for Paula's Wine Knot.
5.0 out of 5 stars  Super cool venue for private functions. Great stage and sound system. Vast selection of beers and wines, super food. Bands and sound man paid by party booking the place, food…

Apr 5   New review for 88 Keys.
5.0 out of 5 stars  the staff do the best they can to show each and every guest a good time, having amazing piano singers is one thing, but great food and drinks? of course…

Apr 4   New review for Jade Lounge.
2.0 out of 5 stars  This is a charming little venue, perfect for acoustic music. Good food and drinks. Just a couple of things could make this venue even better. First, a little work on…

Apr 4   New review for Flights Pub.
5.0 out of 5 stars  Flights is fantastic. Was there for both shows they had this weekend, as I had friends playing both nights. Place was packed, sound was awesome, and both of my friends…

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