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Apr 23   New review for Brick and Mortar.
1.0 out of 5 stars  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…

Apr 22   New review for Corinthian Yacht Club.
1.0 out of 5 stars  One of the worst load-ins in the whole Bay Area. Seriously! Try to get extra $ for working this venue!

Apr 22   Corinthian Yacht Club was added to Marin/North Bay, Tiburon.

Apr 22   New review for St. Francis Yacht Club.
4.0 out of 5 stars  A nice place, and easy to load in.

Apr 22   St. Francis Yacht Club was added to Marin/North Bay, Tiburon.

Apr 22   New review for The Riptide.
4.0 out of 5 stars  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…

Apr 22   New review for The Rite Spot.
3.0 out of 5 stars  Pay is low, but it makes sense given the size and format. Staff is friendly and considerate.

Apr 16   Pono Ranch was added to Seattle, Seattle.

Apr 1   New review for Revolution Cafe.
1.0 out of 5 stars  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..…

Mar 31   New review for Plough and Stars.
2.0 out of 5 stars  Traditional Irish music jam sessions. Variable paying practices.

Mar 31   New review for Sheba Piano Lounge.
1.0 out of 5 stars  Low paying gig.

Mar 31   New review for Yoshi's San Francisco.
3.0 out of 5 stars  Local acts play in restaurant.

Mar 31   New review for Les Joulins Jazz Bistro.
1.0 out of 5 stars  One of the lowest paying gigs in SF.

Mar 26   Meridian Gallery was added to San Francisco, San Francisco.

Mar 26   Center for New Music was added to San Francisco, San Francisco.

Mar 26   Le Colonial was added to San Francisco, San Francisco.

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