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Music in the Mountains co-founder Paul Perry has died

Music in the Mountains co-founder Paul Perry has died

“We at MIM are greatly saddened to hear of the passing of one of our founders, Paul Perry,” Music in the Mountains announced on Saturday night. “Words cannot express how important Paul has been to MIM. He made us what we are, and we are forever grateful for the decades of artistic leadership he...

Alison Toon
More pictures from the Hellyeah Blood For Blood tour: Archer, Like a Storm, Devour The Day

Feb 14, 2015
More pictures from the Hellyeah Blood For Blood tour: Archer, Like a Storm, Devour The Day

Archer, opening the evening, SacramentoApart from Like a Storm, who had a tiny-little-bit more light, the entire evening was rather... dark. From a photographer's point-of-view, that is. As mentioned earlier in the Hellyeah review, better just to watch...

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Alison Toon
Beware of Darkness… a ‘tween-album playlist-mixtape-EP available now

Feb 13, 2015
Beware of Darkness… a ‘tween-album playlist-mixtape-EP available now

Kyle Nicolaides, Beware of Darkness, SacramentoCheck out Beware of Darkness' new mixtape/EP, Sanctuary Season. You can also buy it on iTunes now.A little more electro than Orthodox, but still with the haunting Nicolaides vocals--especially A Stranger S...

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Alison Toon
I can die happy now. Hozier, Ace of Spades Sacramento, 11 Feb 2015

Feb 12, 2015
I can die happy now. Hozier, Ace of Spades Sacramento, 11 Feb 2015

Hozier show, sold outYes, I can die happy now. But not just yet. Want to do that a few times more, yet. See and hear Hozier, live, in concert.This guy is for real. His music is timeless, his voice... soulful. Blending blues, soul, Irish ballad, folk......

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Alison Toon
And this is plain awesome… Hozier and Annie Lennox

Feb 10, 2015

In case you missed the Grammies (if, like me, you were at the Hellyeah show), then I'm sharing this here. This would have been my own Grammies; highlight. While I enjoy Sam Smith's music and song, this young man, Hozier, has something timeless... and w...

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Winter food, wine, art and music festivals in the foothills and Sierra

Winter food, wine, art and music festivals in the foothills and Sierra

Winter festivals include Mardi Gras and Chinese New Year in Nevada City, the Foothills Celebration food-and-wine pairing event in Grass Valley and, for the first time, WinterWonderGrass in Squaw Valley. MARDI GRAS NEVADA CITY, FEB. 14-15 A downtown parade, Masquerade Ball and Carnevale are featured, as this colorful foothills town again celebrates Mardi Gras. Weekend activities open...

Alison Toon
HELLYEAH: Blood for Blood at the Ace of Spades, 8th February

Feb 10, 2015
HELLYEAH: Blood for Blood at the Ace of Spades, 8th February

Chad Gray, HellyeahWe could have stayed home and watched the Grammies, but we preferred to go to the Ace of Spades. fill it with humanity, and see a great night of rock, instead. Because we all know how much rock there is at the Grammies, right? And be...

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Alison Toon
Otep’s tour stop at the Boardwalk, Orangevale: Thira, Downfall 2012, Zeroclient, Cataclysmic Assault

Feb 7, 2015
Otep’s tour stop at the Boardwalk, Orangevale: Thira, Downfall 2012, Zeroclient, Cataclysmic Assault

I preface this review with the fact that, much as I really wanted to see Otep again, by ten PM on Thursday the 'flu, a migraine, and three weeks of non-stop travel caught up with me with a vengeance... and rather than hide out in the bathroom at the Bo...

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Alison Toon
And the Sammie nominees are….

Feb 5, 2015
And the Sammie nominees are….

ZeroclientThe Sammies are SN&R (Sacramento News and Review)'s annual celebration of local music talent, and this year's nominees are all listed here on http://newsreview.comNominees include Zeroclient (on stage tonight at The Boardwalk),  and ...

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Miners Foundry begins Mardi Gras with legendary saxophonist Karl Denson

Miners Foundry begins Mardi Gras with legendary saxophonist Karl Denson

The Miners Foundry Cultural Center kicks off Mardi Gras weekend in Nevada County on Friday, February 13 with the heavy grooves, high-energy, shake-your-tail-feather music of Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe featuring celebrated steel guitarist Roosevelt Collier. For nearly three decades, legendary saxophonist Karl Denson has been getting crowds around the world out on the dance floor. ...

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