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The Center for the Arts bringing more world-class talent to the foothills this season: Jewel, Cohn, DiFranco and Cray

The Center for the Arts bringing more world-class talent to the foothills this season: Jewel, Cohn, DiFranco and Cray

The Center for the Arts is bringing more world-class talent to Grass Valley this winter and spring. Some examples: Grammy nominated singer-songwriter JEWEL will perform at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Grass Valley on May 14. “It was the time in my life to do this,” the Alaskan-born music icon says bluntly, reflecting on her...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
InConcert Sierra presents “Splendor in the Brass” on February 12

InConcert Sierra presents “Splendor in the Brass” on February 12

Experience “Splendor in the Brass” Feb. 12 during a special House Concert and seminar presented by InConcert Sierra. The performance will feature Bay Area trumpeter, Scott Macomber, and Nevada County pianist Nancy McRay. Macomber and McRay have been collaborating musically for almost 30 years. For the Feb. 12 concert they are programming works from the...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Nugget Fringe Festival is January 21-31 in western Nevada County

Nugget Fringe Festival is January 21-31 in western Nevada County

Quest Theaterworks presents the 2nd Annual Nugget Fringe Festival January 21-31 at locations throughout Grass Valley and Nevada City. The Nugget Fringe Festival is an “uncurated” collection of eclectic theater, dance, music, comedy and spoken word. This year’s festival will include over a hundred performers from Nevada County and as far as San Francisco and...

AccessLocal.TV
Harvesting up some fun, tomorrow on LiveWire!

Nov 17, 2015
Harvesting up some fun, tomorrow on LiveWire!

  We are harvesting up some fun on this LiveWire, November 18th and will be giving a chance to win tickets to the Sacramento Harvest Festival! Sacramento Harvest Festival will be in the studio with Henna tattoo artist, Renu Lal and musical group Sister Swing. Sacramento Harvest Festival will be talking about their event...

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Alison Toon
Eagles of Death Metal, Aftershock and Paris… and the world has gone mad

Nov 13, 2015
Eagles of Death Metal, Aftershock and Paris… and the world has gone mad

Jesse Hughes, guitar and vocals, Eagles of Death MetalYesterday evening, I was happily editing these photos from Aftershock, and remembering, with a smile, how much fun we had, how the Eagles of Death Metal are entertaining, how happy the audience was,...

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Alison Toon
Some Fear None’s new song, Driver, is right inside my ear

Nov 12, 2015
Some Fear None’s new song, Driver, is right inside my ear

Some Fear None, Sacramento, August 2015Sacramento's Some Fear None released a new single this week, Driver. It's different, and it showcases Nathan Giguiere's voice perfectly. It's a bit like coming across Miracles when listening to Jefferson Starship....

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Alison Toon
Stone Temple Pilots, Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, split ups and covers, and Aftershock

Nov 10, 2015
Stone Temple Pilots, Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, split ups and covers, and Aftershock

Chester Bennington, last show with Stone Temple Pilots, Aftershock, 2015Chester Bennington with Stone Temple Pilots, Aftershock, 2015I think I put off posting my SDP (Stone Temple Pilots) photos from Aftershock late last month, because I couldn't think...

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Alison Toon
Catfish and the Bottlemen, Brixton O2 Academy, London

Nov 9, 2015
Catfish and the Bottlemen, Brixton O2 Academy, London

Sold out show: Catfish and the Bottlemen, Brixton O2 AcademyA year ago--23rd October 2014, to be precise--I covered a new, young band from the UK who were on their first USA tour, and who happened to be performing at the Assembly, here in Sacramen...

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Alison Toon
This is, No Reptiles. So don’t you be a stranger.

Nov 9, 2015
This is, No Reptiles. So don’t you be a stranger.

Every time I'm back in England, I listen to the radio--either Radio One, or local radio station, or satellite as popular in the UK--and I come back to the USA with something new. Not long ago, it was Rag'N'Bone Man, who is now part of my must-listen co...

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The State Hornet
Why you should listen to music all day long

If you are looking for way to relieve stress, look no further than Spotify or Pandora.

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