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A Hallelujah Christmas :: Listen and be Blessed

I’ve been having a difficult time getting in to the Christmas spirit this holiday season. There are many reasons, I suppose… I’m drowning in deadlines; we are buying a new house, so money is extremely tight; we’re spending the holidays away from family for the first time ever; and, due to the cold weather,...

Alison Toon
The Birthday Massacre, Superstition, and a date in Sacramento

Dec 5, 2014
The Birthday Massacre, Superstition, and a date in Sacramento

The Birthday Massacre, SacramentoThe Birthday Massacre are headlining a major tour of the USA, and recently released a new album, Superstition, playing many of the new songs at the Ace of Spades on Wednesday evening, along with older favourites. Big li...

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Alison Toon
The Red Paintings: a review

Dec 4, 2014
The Red Paintings: a review

Trash McSweeney, The Red Paintings, SacramentoLast night, I was at the Ace of Spades to photograph and to review The Birthday Massacre... not expecting to be hijacked by one of the support acts. Right in the middle of the show, The Red Paintings. Quirk...

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Alison Toon
Dead Sara, women in rock, and you are entitled to say “it’s about time, too!”

Dec 2, 2014
Dead Sara, women in rock, and you are entitled to say “it’s about time, too!”

Emily Armstrong, vocals, Dead Sara, Aftershock 2013Can't believe I still hadn't posted the photos from Dead Sara's set at Aftershock 2014. Sorry. My-very-bad.Emily Armstrong, vocals, Dead Sara, Aftershock 2013That girl certainly can scream... but she (...

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Alison Toon
Boy Bands gone bad… The Monster Energy Outbreak tour, a review

Nov 29, 2014
Boy Bands gone bad… The Monster Energy Outbreak tour, a review

Chris Fronzak, vocals, Attila, Ace of Spades, SacramentoAn early start on a Friday evening, and the line of mostly late-teen fans stretches around three sides of the block, sidewalk wide in the early dark, waiting to get inside and experience the Monst...

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Alison Toon
Music, music, music this weekend and more to come

Nov 28, 2014
Music, music, music this weekend and more to come

I know. I wasn't here much lately. My excuse? I was here, and here, and here, and especially here. Anyway... some interesting shows are lined up, starting with tonight: Atilla, at the Ace of Spades. There have been several bands named Atilla: this isn'...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Strawberry Music Festival returns to Nevada County Fairgrounds May 21-25, 2015

Strawberry Music Festival returns to Nevada County Fairgrounds May 21-25, 2015

“Great news folks!  We could not be happier to announce that the Spring 2015 Festival is taking place at the Nevada County Fairgrounds on Memorial Day weekend- Thursday, May 21st through Sunday, May 24th.   We’ve already got some great music in the works and look forward to more exciting announcements regarding lineup and ticket sales beginning before...

The Girl With Moxie
Musical Interlude: Common

Today wasn’t so great. I took to the bed and slept a lot. The holidays, thoughts of Momcat, and everything that the Ferguson situation stirred up in me were all rattling around in my head and mixing in with professional … Continue reading

Alison Toon
What does half of a Megadeth equal?

Nov 26, 2014
What does half of a Megadeth equal?

Chris Broderick, Megadeth, Aftershock 2013So it seems that there's trouble afoot within (and now, without) metal band Megadeth. This week, both guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover announced a split with the band... which leaves only...

The Girl With Moxie
Earworms for the Sleepless: Maroon 5

Adam Levine, the lead singer of Maroon 5, is a master at coining catchy little ditties like this tune, “Animals.”


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