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Election Day – The (Music) Video

Rather than talk about the actual election results, how about we just dance to this 1985 Arcadia tune?


Alison Toon
Wayne Static… gone. Evil disco, RIP

Nov 1, 2014
Wayne Static… gone. Evil disco, RIP

Wayne Static, Sacramento, May 2014RIP Wayne Static, who passed away today at far-too-young an age.Twitter is full of messages from those who knew him. He was obviously a much-loved man and one who inspired many others. And he put on one heck of a show...

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Melody Muses
Rare Early Nirvana Footage Screened At The Crest

Oct 30, 2014
Rare Early Nirvana Footage Screened At The Crest


The iconic grunge band, Nirvana, played Sacramento three times before the lead singer’s death in 1994. The first performance took place at a little venue on Folsom Blvd. called The Cattle Club on February 12, 1990.
Concert organizer Jerry Perry had heard the band’s first album, Bleach and knew he wanted them in for...

The Blue Muse
Is tone deafness mind over matter? My Halloween costume is on the line.

Oct 27, 2014
Is tone deafness mind over matter? My Halloween costume is on the line.

Any ideas on how to make a giant slug costume?"I'm watching you WazOWski," I said while piling broccoli onto our plates."No! It's 'I'm watching you Wazowski," Mr. T said, cracking pepper over the greenery and dropping a note on the last syllable."WazOW...

AccessLocal.TV
Michael J. Diaz on Listen Up! Sacramento

Oct 27, 2014
Michael J. Diaz on Listen Up! Sacramento

Listen Up! Sacramento is happy to present Singer and Songwriter, Michael J. Diaz. Influenced by some of the best rock from the 60’s through the early 80’s, Michael’s style is well version of them all.  His raw and beautiful voice comes through on this acoustic performance. This set features several songs including “Mass Exodus...

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InConcert Sierra launches an exciting new season

InConcert Sierra launches an exciting new season

NAYSAYERS SAID MANY THINGS WOULD “kill classical music”: In 1324, it was “popular music.” In 1827, it was Beethoven himself; “The writings of Beethoven on the art must, I fear, be considered injurious,” wrote a London reviewer. In 1906, it was the player piano; in 2013, it was YouTube; and in 2014, it is...

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Alison Toon
Black Label Society, at Aftershock (and this weekend, at Knotfest)… and a wall of Marshall amps

Oct 25, 2014
Black Label Society, at Aftershock (and this weekend, at Knotfest)… and a wall of Marshall amps

Black Label Society, Aftershock 2014Perhaps the band with the biggest stack of Marshalls on the planet, Black Label Society are taking their show to Knotfest this weekend. Lots of heavy metal and headbanging and a real, good, show. Go bezerk!!!John DeS...

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Alison Toon
Catfish and the Bottlemen: sometimes you just have to embrace the red

Oct 24, 2014
Catfish and the Bottlemen: sometimes you just have to embrace the red

Catfish and the Bottlemen, Sacramento, October 2014I was kicking myself, earlier in the week, for almost missing last night's Catfish and the Bottlemen's show at the Assembly, Sacramento: this is their first USA tour, they have sellout dates lined up b...

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Alison Toon
Bring Me The Horizon, Drown… watch all the way through!

Oct 22, 2014
Bring Me The Horizon, Drown… watch all the way through!

Bring Me The Horizon have just released a video for their upcoming single, Drown (to be released December 7th). It's a little more mainstream than their last album Sempiternal: and Oliver Sykes is showing even more that he can sing, not just scream.The...

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Alison Toon
In This Moment: I understand the appeal. But I still don’t get it. I do, but I don’t.

Oct 21, 2014
In This Moment: I understand the appeal. But I still don’t get it. I do, but I don’t.

Maria Brink, In This Moment, Aftershock festival, SacramentoAn In This Moment show is an intensely-visual, over-the-top, Gaga-esque combination of metal mayhem meets S&M meets the stuff of your nightmares... or male dream-fantasy-gone-bad. When I s...

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