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New review for Brick and Mortar.
I've played here five times in the last two years as a band leader and as a sideman. Total pay for all five gigs: $225 (TOTAL, not per member). 1…
New review for Corinthian Yacht Club.
One of the worst load-ins in the whole Bay Area. Seriously! Try to get extra $ for working this venue!
New review for St. Francis Yacht Club.
A nice place, and easy to load in.
New review for The Riptide.
Very fun place. One of the owners is a musician (Les James, drummer for the country band Red Meat). Money's not great, as there's no cover. I've been paid a…
New review for The Rite Spot.
Pay is low, but it makes sense given the size and format. Staff is friendly and considerate.
New review for Revolution Cafe.
Cool place in the Mission, always busy. Audiences always looking at their smart phones and laptops. But, This place sells lots of beer and food because there is live music..…
New review for Plough and Stars.
Traditional Irish music jam sessions. Variable paying practices.
New review for Sheba Piano Lounge.
Low paying gig.
New review for Yoshi's San Francisco.
Local acts play in restaurant.
New review for Les Joulins Jazz Bistro.
One of the lowest paying gigs in SF.
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