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The Sacramento Bee
Three to see: Funk, folk and manic pop

Monophonics

Funk/soul

9 p.m. Saturday

North Columbia Schoolhouse (Ridgestock Expo)

San Francisco’s Monophonics have a smoking cover of “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” on their newest record, preceded by a tune simply called “Sure is Funky.” That...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
“The Sierra 5″ jazz ensemble at North Star House on August 24

“The Sierra 5″ jazz ensemble at North Star House on August 24

Locals looking for quality jazz no longer need to travel to clubs in Sacramento. Instead, they can sip wine and eat a gourmet picnic dinner on the lawn at the North Star House. On Sunday, August 24, the faculty backbone of the celebrated Sierra Jazz Society and Jazz Camp will come together in a...

The Sacramento Bee
Poll: What financial help – if any – should the troubled Sacramento Music Festival receive?

The Sacramento Music Festival, in one form or another a spring entertainment fixture in the capital for 41 years, is facing a critical financial challenge, and festival leaders are looking for help offsetting what they describe as an $80,000 shortfall....

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Strawberry Music Festival at Nevada County Fairgrounds on Sept. 11-14

Strawberry Music Festival at Nevada County Fairgrounds on Sept. 11-14

NEVADA COUNTY HOSTS THE STRAWBERRY MUSIC FESTIVAL in Grass Valley is home to the Nevada County Fair and the Draft Horse Classic. Located under tall pine trees, the fairgrounds are often referred to as “California’s most beautiful fairgrounds.” But it also is gaining stature as a gathering place for music festivals and world-famous musicians. Two...

The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento Music Fest, formerly Jazz Jubilee, issues emergency call for funds

Aug 11, 2014

The Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society has issued an emergency plea for money to members and volunteers because of a budget shortfall in its operation of the Sacramento Music Festival.

The festival, which is the recent incarnation of the former Sacramento Jazz Festival and Jubilee, will need to make up an $80,000...

The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento Music Fest, formerly Jazz Jubilee, issues emergency call for funds

The Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society has issued an emergency call for funds to members and volunteers because of a budget shortfall in its operation of the Sacramento Music Festival.

The festival, which is the recent incarnation of the former Sacramento Jazz Festival and Jubilee, will need to make up an $80,000...

AccessLocal.TV
Using Literary Skills & Creative Expression To Create Youth Leaders

Using Literary Skills & Creative Expression To Create Youth Leaders

On 21st street, in Sacramento, there lives an organization at Sol Collective called Foreign Native. Foreign Native is an organization who uses creative expression and poetic ...

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Alison Toon
Cropredy festival: Fairport Convention’s annual meetup

Aug 10, 2014
Cropredy festival: Fairport Convention’s annual meetup

Cropredy is a village near Banbury in England, UK. It's also an annual, three-day music festival, Fairport Convention's convention, with the reputation of being England's friendliest festival. It lived up to its reputation. The stage arena is perf...

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Brian Chris Rogers on Listen Up! Sacramento

Aug 7, 2014
Brian Chris Rogers on Listen Up! Sacramento

Brian Rogers This week Listen Up! Sacramento is happy to present Brian Rogers. He is a one man band in best way possible. No harmonicas ...

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The Sacramento Bee
Robert Cray performs his new love letter to classic soul and R&B

The album cover is the first clue – a black-and-white photo of a suit-and-tie-clad Robert Cray in profile, hands on his trusty Fender Stratocaster, the 1960s-era stereo logo in the corner with its reassurance that the recording you’re holding “can also be played on mono equipment.” What’s inside tells you the rest.

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