5 days on tour with S.F.’s Brittany Shane: Aidin Vaziri | Last month, San Francisco singer-songwriter Brittany Shane set out on a six-month tour across America. We asked her to keep a diary of the first few days of the journey as she and her band began their travels in the Pacific Northwest. We were just hoping to hear about her secret crush on Robert Pattinson and pilfer some unicorn stickers. Typically, Shane had something else in mind. “This summer my dad called me from his house in Wisconsin and said, ‘Sweetie, I like that you are playing music, but please just don’t go on tour – it’s just too darn hard,’ ” Shane said. “Like any rock ‘n’ roll bitten, Midwestern-raised girl, I love my dad, but when the opportunity came I was going to jump high and fast.” Read more.