Drinking Gourd, San Francisco
The Drinking Gourd was a folk club based at 1898 Union Street in San Francisco. Uncertain of the dates the club existed. It was there in the early sixties and still operating in the early seventies. Jefferson Airplane got together after Marty Balin, who used to perform at the Drinking Gourd with the Town Criers, met Paul Kantner at the club in 1965. Signe Anderson also performed at the Drinking Gourd before joining Jefferson Airplane.
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