My Bicycle Marriage!

Where do I even begin to describe my bicycle wedding day? It really was just a ridiculously fun day –all the fun, but none of the jitters of a real wedding! Continue reading

New Meetup Group: Pedal with A Purpose

Biketoberfest 2013We are off and rolling! I just created a new Meetup group in San Francisco, Pedal with A Purpose (, and cycling enthusiasts are joining!  Hot diggity!  If you are not familiar with Meetup, Continue reading

Opening Night of The Original Scratch-n-Sniff Variety Show in San Francisco

The Original Scratch-n-Sniff Variety Show Cast in San Francisco

The original Scratch-n-Sniff Variety Show’s debut performance was a bit of a dream come true for me!  Almost 15 years ago, I saw a variety show in San Francisco that spurred my interest in creating one myself.  While I had produced one back in my hometown in Ohio, the experience of creating one in San Francisco was a whole other level.  Oh My Continue reading

New Year’s Eve at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco!

New Year's Eve 2012 - 2013 Live Music Party at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco The Zestiest New Year’s Eve Party will be at Cafe Du Nord in SF! 7×7 Magazine listed the Howlin Rain & Vetiver Show at Café Du Nord as one of “The 15 Best Places to Pop Champagne This New Year’s Eve” in San Francisco. The San Francisco Live Indie Music Meetup Continue reading

5 Very Cool, Very Different Live Music Jams in San Francisco (Part I)

Music Jam at Ocean Beach

Whether you are visiting SF, new to town, or home grown, the following music jams are all worthy experiences for musicians and singers:

1)  Ocean Beach Jam
Catch a sunset! Play some music! Meet nice people!  What’s not to like about this live music jam?  All sorts of music was played (based on whatever musicians/singers attend) and the group plays, sings and dances as the sun sets over Ocean Beach. This beach jam was comprised of musicians (all ages and all levels playing acoustic instruments), singers, and other music loving sorts that gather monthly (normally the last Sunday of the month) at Ocean Beach. It is organized as part of Continue reading

The Audium Offers A Very Unique Sound Experience in San Francisco

Another worthy, wacky experience to have in San Francisco awaits you at the Audium-Theatre of Sound-Sculptured Space. “Audium is the only theatre of its kind in the world, pioneering the exploration of space in music. The theatre’s 176 speakers bathe listeners in sounds that move past, over, and under them. ‘Sound sculptures’ are performed in darkness in the 49-seat theatre.”  Even after 40 years, the creator and composer, Stan Shaff, still Continue reading

Excellent Live Music at The Bicycle Music Festival in San Francisco

Ah…my first time checking out the live music at the free Bicycle (powered) Music Festival on Saturday, June 23, 2012 did not disappoint! Actually, the experience far exceeded my expectations, but then again I really didn’t know what to expect.
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Live Music Performed on Invented Instruments at SF House Party by Lisa Nelson

Gotta love the live music house party scene in San Francisco! Sometimes you get lucky and happen upon something really, really cool. This was it –an evening of inspired tea and music emanating from intriguing invented instruments. Continue reading