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***March 2014 - This site is woefully under-updated EXCEPT for the GIGS page which is ALWAYS CURRENT!! Thank you Music Lovers!

Howdy friends!

We've been so busy making music lately that we are WAY behind in updating this here website - except for the calendar on the Gigs Page which is ALWAYS current.

So for all the latest band news as it happens, please Like us on Facebook, here's the link - our Facebook page.

You can find our Band Bio and 6 Recent Audio Tracks at ReverbNation.

And some recent videos on our YouTube channel.

Thanks everybody, come on down and see us at a show!

Yer pals,
The GoldDiggers
Ted O'Connell - Bob Spector - Rory Judge

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Updated 01/30/2013:

Welcome to the new year! We've got lots of exciting things in store for the first quarter of 2013, highlighted by our first appearance at San Francisco institution Pier 23 on Saturday, Feb 16 - that's Valentine's Day weekend for all you lovers....

AND...for the second year in a row, The GoldDiggers will be appearing at SXSW in Austin, Texas in mid-March - backing up Austin singer/songwriter Brittany Shane as well playing our own shows - look for details soon!!

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Updated 10/10/2012:

We are really looking forward to a sonic change-of-pace this month as "The GoldDiggers Duo" - that's Bob and Ted - play a couple of acoustic dates to feature new material slated for our upcoming full-length recording project. So please join us Monday evening, October 29 as "KC Turner Presents Acoustic Bistro" at the venerable Osteria restaurant on Presidio & Sacramento in SF. As always, you can check our GIGS page for full details!

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Updated 9/25/2012:

Wow, what a blur of great shows! Our Pacifica debut at The Surf Spot was a smash and the weekend before we had 2 shows with our old pal Rich McCulley (LA-based roots-pop singer/songwriter) - first at the very cool Aubergine After Dark in Sebastopol and then back to our old stomping grounds of Twang Sunday at Thee Parkside. And just a couple weeks prior we had another fun show with Nashville recording/touring artist Erica Sunshine Lee and her band. You know us - work, work, work!

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Updated 8/30/2012:

Hey forget all that about idle hands...The GoldDiggers are back tonight at the excellent Brick & Mortar Music Hall in SF. We've got some cool shows coming up this Fall so keep checking back on our Gigs Page for the latest updates! Thanks, friends.

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Updated 8/20/2012:

What's that they say - the devil finds work for idle hands? In addition to pickin' some new tunes and moving out-and-in-and-out-of rehearsal studios, we've been busy making music around town as Rory (aka Swing Drummer at-large) has been keeping time with his new combo at The Baltic in Historic Point Richmond and there's been multiple sightings of Ted & Bob in North Beach, most recently at The Saloon with The Chris Ford Band. But we hella-miss you guys so see ya' for GoldDiggers-proper real soon!

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Updated 7/31/2012:

We wrapped up this round of shows with a rockin' Twang Sunday at Thee Parkside with Whisky Pills Fiasco and now have a few weeks off from live shows while we work up new material and start making plans for our next recording - see you all soon!

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Updated 6/5/2012:

BIG NEWS DEPT: Sweetwater Music Hall! That's right, friends - on Friday, June 15 we'll be opening the show for our pals Petty Theft at the newly minted Sweetwater in downtown Mill Valley, USA! We're doing a brief showcase from 9:00-9:35pm so don't be late! And buy those tickets early 'cause this show is sure to sell out!

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Updated 5/30/2012:

We had two great shows in April and May at the mighty Amnesia in the Mission District - man, we love playing that joint! We were glad to be along for the ride from the San Francisco Songbird Showcase with The Patsychords to Shelby Ash's Alt-Country bash with Tiny Television and assorted twang all-stars.

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Updated 3/20/2012:

Whew, we're back from Austin and a fantastic SXSW 2012!

Thanks to the Pyotr Belov family, Brittany Shane, Brian Ferguson, Shavon and Ampeg USA for making it happen.

It was truly a pleasure to play for the outstanding owners, management, staff and soundmen of Whip In, The Varsity Bar and Key Bar; all uniquely awesome joints.

And thanks to all the contagiously nice Austinites that impacted the trip in some large or small way, whether they showed up to support the band, sat in with us, gave us advice, offered future bookings, got us into top-notch events, didn't charge us cover, or just plain remembered our faces from last time...particularly Troy Campbell, Jimmy Pettit, Bill Kirchen, Gibson Guitars Austin, the Gibson tour bus crew, staff of The Continental Club and the other bands, audiences and friends old and new. Hope to be back real soon!

Saturday Night at the Red Devil Lounge - Nov. 12

The GoldDiggers are psyched for our third appearance at RDL this year!

Spirit Vibrations Presents a big Saturday Night show at the Red Devil Lounge on November 12, 2011.

We kick off the show with an opening set at 9pm,

Followed by our compadres Misisipi Mike and the Midnight Gamblers,

And from Reno, NV - headliners Hellbound Glory and the release of their new album Damaged Goods.



Get your advance tickets here for only $10 and save 2 bucks off the door price!

Doors at 8pm - don't be late!

Here's your Facebook invite so you can't say you didn't know about it.

1695 Polk Street @ Clay, San Francisco, CA 94109

Food Truck Mania and The GoldDiggers

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Catching up on news - Free Concert in Golden Gate Park!

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Catching up on news - The GoldDiggers go to Austin

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Catching up on news - New Tracks on ReverbNation

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The GoldDiggers at Red Devil Lounge - Wed, July 6

We're stoked to be back at Red Devil Lounge, this time for a full set.

It's a cool venue, with all the things you'd want at a great rock club - (elevated stage, boomin' sound, concert lighting, red velvet, catwalk, bartender that looks like the dude from Stone Temple Pilots) - but on a cozy, SF scale, and the most fun you can have on Polk Street without being embarrassed in the morning.

Wednesday, July 6 - We open the show at 9pm.

Roundmusic Presents this eclectic midweek bill with Felsen in the middle slot and headliner Parlor Tricks.

Only 6 bucks! Get your tickets here - http://www.ticketweb.com/fb/3755145/reddevil


See you there, friends!

1695 Polk Street @ Clay, San Francisco, CA 94109

California Unites for Free Twang Sunday with The GoldDiggers, Careless Hearts, Rich McCulley

Forget what you've heard about California wanting to split into two states...

California Unites for Free Twang Sunday at Thee Parkside!

The Day After The Rapture, or Sunday, May 22, 2011

Absolute Music Presents this free show every week - c'mon down for this NO COVER, ALL-AGES, BACK PATIO classic with excellent-and-hella-cheep PUB GRUB for the whole family! Easy freeway access and tons of free parking.


Featuring:
The GoldDiggers (San Francisco)
http://woundup.net/
6-7pm

Careless Hearts (San Jose)
http://www.carelesshearts.com/
5-6pm

Rich McCulley (Los Angeles)
http://richmcculley.com/
4-5pm


1600-17th Street @ Wisconsin, San Francisco, CA 94107

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