Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day 3
Oct07

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day 3

Read about our third day at Hardly Strictly Blues festival 2013 Sunday in San Francisco. The third and final day of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013.  I was determined to make the most of it. Our usual walk up the hill and a coffee stop at our new favourite spot, Stanza.  Then a bus trip down Lincoln Street.  The buses here are regular and good value – $2 for two hours or so.  A relatively short walk from 19th avenue led us...

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day # 2
Oct07

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day # 2

Read about our second day at Hardly Strictly Blues festival 2013   First up, i have to say that we may have found just about the best coffee on the trip which has now extended for almost a month. Stanza Coffee 1673 Haight St. One thing led to another. We certainly weren’t going to walk it today so Richard and I strolled a few blocks to Fulton St and caught the number 5 bus to just near a side entrance to the Rooster Stage....

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If You Go To San Francisco
Oct04

If You Go To San Francisco

Read about our music travels from Austin TX to San Francisco   The alarm was true. 5.15. Jenny, Trish, Sandra and I are in the car by a little after 6 heading north on the I-35.  It was dark, no hint that there would be a dawn.  We had ahead of us a 3 hour plus journey to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The traffic was surprisingly busy at that hour, particularly the south-bound to Austin.  Trucks everywhere.  A...

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