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Media Roundup for "Drinking/Songs: A Night of Beer & The Music That Goes With It"

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Its time to do a media roundup of the inaugural VoiceBox Live Event -- Drinking/Songs: A Night of Beer & The Music That Goes With It.

1. Homegrown media:

Here is a link to a five-minute video of the event. Videographer: Matthew Washburn. 

The hour-long radio/podcast version of the event can be found on the homepage of the VoiceBox website in the podcast feed on the right hand side of the page. Scroll down the list of show titles to find "Drinking/Songs." (Original airdate: May 25, 2012.)

Here and here are links to photo galleries featuring images taken at the event. Photographer: David Toerge.

Here is a link to a blogpost I wrote about the event for ArtsJournal.com.

2. External media (what other media organizations said about the event):

San Francisco Chronicle; column by Tamara Straus; May 10, 2012.

KUSC Arts Alive with Brian Lauritzen; feature story by Gil Gross; May 19, 2012.

San Francisco Chronicle; column by Leah Garchik; April 27, 2012.

The Bold Italic; blurb; May 13, 2012.

The San Francisco Examiner; feature story by Janos Gereben; May 13, 2012.

SF Weekly Night & Day Section; blurb; May 9, 2012:

Beer has a bad reputation. Night after tasteless night of soused revelry, the drink has become nothing more than a fun vice we traded in for better glassware and unstained rugs. Tonight connoisseurs strike an ideal balance between artisanal ales, music, and lively exchange in
Drinking/Songs: A Night of Beer & the Music That Goes with It. Taste the latest craft selections from Dogfish Head Brewery, while hooch historians discuss the rich, longstanding relationship between drinking and song. Members of the men’s a cappella group The Fill A Steins perform libation-themed songs from around the world, including those penned by local composers. Special glass mementos and light complimentary snacks are provided. In this swilling world of corporate beer-sponsored hootenannies, Drinking/Songs pours out an intimate, refined, and thoroughly grown-up must-sip. — By Jessica Hilo

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