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Alison Toon
Robin Trower, 70, Sacramento, Leicester, England, USA… a Strange Vine, California… and growing up, all over again

Jun 27, 2015
Robin Trower, 70, Sacramento, Leicester, England, USA… a Strange Vine, California… and growing up, all over again

Robin Trower, Sacramento's Ace of Spades, 2015I first saw Robin Trower many, many years ago, on the stage at Leicester University, This was the time of Bridge Of Sighs...people were stoned, people were dreamy, people were playing air-guitar and making ...

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Alison Toon
Upcoming shows… where will you be?

Jun 20, 2015
Upcoming shows… where will you be?

Catfish and the Bottlemen: returning to San Francisco in SeptemberChecking out local music calendars, there are a few shows on my radar, as well, of course, as Aftershock Festival 2015 in October, and TBD Fest in September, and Five Finger Death Punch ...

Alison Toon
Love, Another trainride, another dream… Alone again, or… (another playlist)

Jun 20, 2015
Love, Another trainride, another dream… Alone again, or… (another playlist)

A couple of days ago, a Facebook friend posted something about Love's song, Alone Again Or... And I realised I hadn't heard it for a long time. And I remembered how much I loved that song, from the band's iconic album, Forever Changes (or rat...

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Alison Toon
Tulsa, Alberquerque, Broken Arrow… and Gene Pitney? American places, names, songs, movies… and bands.

Jun 17, 2015
Tulsa, Alberquerque, Broken Arrow… and Gene Pitney? American places, names, songs, movies… and bands.

Somewhere over the USATravelling a lot, I love a window seat on a clear day; or even a cloudy day, when the sky above the clouds is open. Flying over the USA, I'm always stunned by the natural beauty of the vast, huge areas which are still free of huma...

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Alison Toon
Breaking Benjamin–new music, after how-many years? See them at Aftershock!

Jun 17, 2015
Breaking Benjamin–new music, after how-many years? See them at Aftershock!

If you are looking forwards to seeing the latest lineup of  Breaking Benjamin at Aftershock 2015, you'll want to check out their latest release. The album is called "Dark Before Dawn", and it's available for pre-order on iTunes... with three track...

Alison Toon
We live in a beautiful place… every one of us. Just find the beauty.

Jun 15, 2015

While packing boxes, and sorting through far-too-much stuff, I came across my electrical photo frame... which I had loaded with a set of photos, and music, when living in a small community on Long Island: Mastic Beach (officially, per New York, now a "...

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Alison Toon
New song from Five Finger Death Punch: “Jekyll and Hyde”

Jun 15, 2015
New song from Five Finger Death Punch: “Jekyll and Hyde”

Five Finger Death Punch, Aftershock 2014Can't wait for the next Five Finger Death Punch album? Here's a taster: it's called Jekyll and Hyde, and you can listen to it here, on the Monster Energy FFDP page. Three minutes, 26 seconds of pure energy.Lookin...

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Alison Toon
(Music to move house to: If you’ve been wondering why this week was so quiet…

Jun 6, 2015

... Toon's Tunes has been moving house). Just getting all the technology set up again, in the new abode, downtown Sacramento.Been listening to the Gordon Lightfoot channel on Pandora while driving back-and-forth to the old house every evening and all t...

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Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Music in the Mountains: A sensational SummerFest

Music in the Mountains: A sensational SummerFest

“ONE FESTIVAL, A WORLD OF MUSIC,” is the motto for Music in the Mountains’ SummerFest, from June 16 to July 5. For its 34th season, MIM brings contemporary and classical together in a two-week long celebration of community, art and music. It is an inspiring and exciting lineup, ranging from “dazzling and grand to intimate,”...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Music in the Mountains announces director search

Music in the Mountains announces director search

Music in the Mountains is excited to announce its search for the next music director. Since 2014, when Pete Nowlen was hired as Artistic Advisor at the end of Artistic Director Gregory Vadja’s tenure in 2013, the orchestra has been playing with an array of guest conductors. Many of these conductors have also worked with...

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