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Save KUSF Benefit at The Eagle Starring Ty Segall, The Sandwitches, Carletta Sue Kay and Thee Oh Sees

Posted by Miss Ess, April 21, 2011 10:03am | Post a Comment

This will be one of The Eagle's last hurrahs and is guaranteed to be a killer show! Just look at that lineup! Come out, help KUSF and simultaneously celebrate one of the last nights at a piece of real SF history.

Read John Lennon's Angry Letter to the McCartneys Circa 1971

Posted by Miss Ess, April 15, 2011 11:43am | Post a Comment

John Lennon wrote this blistering letter to the McCartneys in 1971, when tensions over The Beatles' breakup were still running very high. The letter goes up for auction soon, and thus it has hit the web and our eyes 40 years or so after it was written. The relationship between the two most famous songwriters ever is still fascinating, even after all this time...

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lennon letter

It's a little hard on the eyes; for the full transcript, head here.

SF's Eagle Tavern to Close This Month

Posted by Miss Ess, April 12, 2011 10:58am | Post a Comment

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Pansy Division at The Eagle

In a story that's become increasingly common over the past few years, San Francisco's famous Eagle Tavern is facing closure at the end of this month due to landlord issues. The leather bar has not only been a cultural hot spot for decades, it's also a fantastic music venue, where Thursday night lineups of eagle tavern san franciscobands like Pansy Division, Kelley Stoltz, Carletta Sue Kay and The Fresh & Onlys bring hoardes of gay and straight fans to the bar.

Though last night there was a huge gathering of support inside The Eagle to discuss the issues at hand and find out if anything can save the bar, it heartbreakingly appears there is really nothing to be done; the landlord has decided he wants to open his own bar on the premisis.

The final Thursday night show at The Eagle will be April 28 and will include Oxbow, The Hellenes (ex- Rain Parade) and The Liar Script. No doubt it will also be a huge goodbye party for one of SF and the world's most iconic gay bars.

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Kurt Vile, RTX and Carletta Sue Kay Apr 22 in SF

Posted by Miss Ess, April 8, 2011 02:44pm | Post a Comment

Oy vey, talk about a killer line-up! See more about Kurt Vile and Carletta Sue Kay and pick up tix here!

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Gillian Welch Playing Henry Miller Library, Big Sur

Posted by Miss Ess, March 31, 2011 11:18am | Post a Comment


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Tickets will be on sale April 2 here!

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