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Music: Singer Katie Knipp headlines a fun show for a serious cause

Music: Singer Katie Knipp headlines a fun show for a serious cause


Katie Knipp headlines a benefit for cystic fibrosis research.

Sacramento singer-songwriter Katie Knipp is throwing a benefit concert for cystic fibrosis research for deeply personal reasons. But she’s not dour about it.

“I want to be positive on stage – I don’t want to put a damper...

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Rockabilly revivalist J.D. McPherson time warps to Winters

Rockabilly revivalist J.D. McPherson time warps to Winters


J.D. McPherson, who’s working on a new album, performs Monday night at The Palms in Winters.

“Suddenly,” J.D. McPherson tweeted on March 27, “there’s that famous Grant Wood painting you’ve seen your whole life.”

You know the one. “American Gothic.” The stern father, pitchfork in hand,...

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Music: From Dixon to Nashville, Jon Pardi’s country career was born

Music: From Dixon to Nashville, Jon Pardi’s country career was born


Jon Pardi released his first album, “Write You a Song,” in mid-January and it peaked at No. 3.

Dixon-born singer-songwriter Jon Pardi, 28, started his career in the time-honored country music way.

Pardi grew up loving and singing country music around Northern California in clubs from Elk...

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“Chopstick 2014″

Apr 16, 2014
“Chopstick 2014″

“Chopstick 2014” Go on a space odyssey with Chopstick (Andrew Wayne) as he takes the controls and creates a unique musical atmosphere. Chopstick is known ...

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Three to see: World rock, shoegaze and psychedelic rock

Three to see: World rock, shoegaze and psychedelic rock


The shoegaze pop band WL – from left, Michael Yun, Misty Mary and Stevie Sparks – will perform Tuesday night at LowBrau.

Tinariwen

World rock/funk/soul

8 p.m. Friday

The Center for the Arts

There are...

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Popular singer-songwriter Jewel performing in Grass Valley on July 17

Popular singer-songwriter Jewel performing in Grass Valley on July 17

Jewel, the singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer and actress, is going to perform at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Grass Valley on July 17, the Center for the Arts announced on Tuesday. Jewel has has received four Grammy Award nominations and has sold over 27 million albums worldwide. Here’s the rundown from the Center’s website: From the remote ranch...

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Nirvana, Kiss lead new class in Rock Hall of Fame

Nirvana, Kiss lead new class in Rock Hall of Fame


Hall of Fame Inductees Kiss original band members Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, and Gene Simmons appear in the press room at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April, 10, 2014, in New York.

Nirvana, who set music and fashion trends with their...

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Crest Theatre swings back into musical action with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Crest Theatre swings back into musical action with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band


The Preservation Hall Jazz Band plays at the Crest Wednesday.

Listen closely and you’ll hear the steady hum of Sacramento’s jazz and improvisational music scene.

Vivian Lee’s long-running Sunday-night series at JB’s Lounge has steadily mixed local, regional and national acts in a strongly programmed, broad-based series...

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New Orleans music alive and kicking with Preservation Hall Jazz Band

New Orleans music alive and kicking with Preservation Hall Jazz Band


The Preservation Hall Jazz Band plays at the Crest Wednesday.

Listen closely and you’ll hear the steady hum of Sacramento’s jazz and improvisational music scene.

Vivian Lee’s long-running Sunday-night series at JB’s Lounge has steadily mixed local, regional and national acts in a strongly programmed, broad-based series...

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Mogwai’s changing sonic moods swing into Ace of Spades

Mogwai’s changing sonic moods swing into Ace of Spades


The Scottish post-rock band Mogwai takes the stage Sunday night at Ace of Spades.

Mogwai is loud. How loud? “Mogwai was so loud your whole body vibrated.” So said Yahoo! Philippines in a headline for a review of a festival appearance in Manila earlier this year. “Pastoral guitars” earned mention....



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