Johnny Z & the Camaros
8:30PM to CLOSE
Drop a couple bucks in Johnny Z and the Camaros' tip jar, and the trio will gladly ditch "Margaritaville" and "Friends in Low Places" for smooth renditions of Haight-Ashbury acid rock and West Coast stoner-country. However, the cherry on top for this California rock fanatic is the collection of Golden State nuggets tucked inside the Camaros' massive songbook: Buffalo Springfield's "Rock 'n' Roll Woman," a Moby Grape chestnut or two, "Sugar Magnolia," a healthy dose of Creedence, someJefferson Airplane, Brewer and Shipley, Neil Young, the Stone Canyon Band, and even Love's "My Little Red Book," which the group played the day after Arthur Lee's death.
Of course, the Camaros' versions are far more laid back, but after a few beers, the wild, uniquely San Francisco scene at Lefty O'Doul's gives new meaning to the phrase "psychedelic lounge.