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Remembering Kurt Cobain and his music for the margins

Remembering Kurt Cobain and his music for the margins


Nirvana was, from left, Krist Novoselic, David Grohl and Kurt Cobain. The band will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 10.

Twenty years ago, in the wake of Kurt Cobain’s death by suicide in early April 1994, I wrote an essay about what Cobain...

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Somewhere up there the great mosh pit awaits

Editor’s note: This story was originally published on April 17, 1994 in The Sacramento Bee. Here is a republished version.

To say that Kurt Cobain changed my life would be an understatement. Hearing Nirvana play live left me with permanent hearing damage.

At one concert,...

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Fleetwood Mac to launch tour with both McVies

Fleetwood Mac to launch tour with both McVies


FILE - This April 8, 2013 file photo shows bassist John McVie performing during a Fleetwood Mac concert at Madison Square Garden in New York. The band announced a 33-city U.S. tour Thursday, March 27, 2014, and it’s the first set of shows since they cancelled performances last...

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Three to See: G. Love & Special Sauce at Thunder Valley

Three to See: G. Love & Special Sauce at Thunder Valley


Electronic/worldbeat band Beats Antique will perform at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ace of Spades.

G. Love & Special Sauce

Hip hop/blues

8:30 p.m. Saturday

Thunder Valley Casino

After two decades in the game, Garrett “G....

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Collective Soul joins headliner list for Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee

Collective Soul joins headliner list for Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee


American alternative rock band Collective Soul is set as the Sunday night headline act for the 2014 Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee, which runs May 23-26.

The Atlanta-based group, fronted by singer/guitarist Ed Roland and named after a phrase from Ayn Rand’s...

Placer County Online
Sierra College Music Department presents a Jazz Recital this Friday

ROCKLIN – The Sierra College Music Department is proud to present a Jazz Recital on Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 7:30pm in Room D-12 in Walker Hall (Music Building) on the Sierra College Rocklin Campus. Professors Tim Stephenson and Greg McLaughlin and the Sierra College Jazz Combos and Jazz Ensemble will present an intimate evening of...

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“The Western Tates”

Mar 25, 2014
“The Western Tates”

“The Western Tates”   It’s time to grab a beer, sit on your porch, and enjoy the country sounds of “The Western Tates”. Andy Tate ...

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InConcert Sierra presents Boston Brass on April 20

InConcert Sierra presents Boston Brass on April 20

What: InConcert Sierra presents Boston Brass When: Sunday, April 20, 2014 2p.m. concert 1:15 p.m. pre-concert forum Tickets: $30 general youth 5-17 free with adult Available at: BriarPatch Co-op Community Market Online at www.inconcertsierra.org Or call 530-273-3990 There is nothing like brass to celebrate springtime. On Sunday, April 20 at 2 p.m., InConcert Sierra presents the celebratory sounds of spring with the renowned Boston Brass quintet. ...

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Music: Brubeck Festival brings jazz luminaries to Stockton

Music: Brubeck Festival brings jazz luminaries to Stockton


Dave Brubeck, shown here in 1981, founded the Brubeck Institute with his wife, Iola.

When the Dave Brubeck Quartet released “Jazz Goes to College” in 1954, no one knew how prophetic or pleasantly ironic the title was. The album, recorded live on a tour of college campuses, would put the...

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Arts: Dueling ‘Carmina’ presentations on Sacramento’s spring schedule

Arts: Dueling ‘Carmina’ presentations on Sacramento’s spring schedule


The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra, conducted by Donald Kendrick, will perform “Carmina Burana” on May 17..

As fate would have it, Sacramento has a wealth of “Carmina Burana” this spring.

Both the Sacramento Ballet and the Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra will present major productions of...



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