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Sep 19   New review for Pink Feather.
3.0 out of 5 stars  Restaurant has a family dining area, best (huge!) broasted chicken. I only go to the Sunday 4pm Jam that is out on the deck/smoking area (no pot smoking). Jam hosted…

Sep 19   Pink Feather was added to SE Portland, Portland.

Sep 19   New review for Rock Hard Venue PDX.
3.0 out of 5 stars  This is an upscale-type cocktail lounge and restaurant. They are currently closed Mon & Sun. Have decent Karaoke on Tues. I only go on Thursday evenings for the jam session.…

Sep 19   Rock Hard Venue PDX was added to SE Portland, Portland.

Sep 13   Capps Club was added to Kirkland/Juanita, Kenmore.

Aug 11   Black Zia Cantina was added to Federal Way/Kent/Auburn/Renton, Burien.

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.

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 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   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 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…

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