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The Wailin’ Jennys bring bewitching, three-part harmonies to the Crest tonight

The Wailin’ Jennys bring bewitching, three-part harmonies to the Crest tonight


The Wailin’ Jennys, who will perform tonight at the Crest, are composed of, from left, Heather Masse, Ruth Moody and Nicky Mehta.

It’s not much of a stretch to envision The Wailin’ Jennys as the bewitching, lullaby-oozing sirens in the Coen brothers’ “Odyssey”-inspired 2000...

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Sweet dream: Eurythmics uniting at Beatles tribute

Sweet dream: Eurythmics uniting at Beatles tribute


File- This June 10, 2000, file photo shows Annie Lennox, left, and Dave Stewart as the Eurythmics performing on stage at the Rock at the Ring three-day music festival at the Nuerburgring race circuit in Nuerburg, Germany. The Eurythmics are reuniting to pay tribute to the Beatles. The...

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It’s the music that moves ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

It’s the music that moves ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’


Oscar Isaac in Joel and Ethan Coen's INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

One of the most beguiling folk records of the year has the bonus of ferrying along a Joel and Ethan Coen plot line. The songs within the brothers' new "Inside Llewyn Davis" move from balladry to blues to ancient British...

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“Trojan Women and An Evening with the Wolf”

Jan 6, 2014
“Trojan Women and An Evening with the Wolf”

“Trojan Women and An Evening with the Wolf” Two wonderful events are taking place in Sacramento at the R25 Complex in midtown Sacramento this month. ...

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Plucking fame from the internet

Plucking fame from the internet


Andy McKee’s “Drifting” video has logged more than 48 million online hits.

Anyone who disregards viral cat videos and other YouTube phenomena should check out Andy McKee.

The 34-year-old musician legitimized Internet fame seven years ago with his video “ Drifting.” A bearded McKee...

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Electronic Mix

Jan 2, 2014
Electronic Mix

“Electronic Mix”           This episode of Listen Up! Sacramento features several past performances by some very creative people with an electronic ...

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Three to see: Punk, blues-rock or blues harmonica

Three to see: Punk, blues-rock or blues harmonica


The Reel Big Fish, a punk/ska band that’s sustained a healthy fan base for 15 years, plays at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ace of Spades.

Reel Big Fish

Punk/ska

6:30 p.m. Wednesday

Ace of Spades

Bands like Reel...

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Three to See: Local flavor to the music

Three to See: Local flavor to the music


Jackie Greene waves to the crowd after performing the national anthem at Mayor Kevin Johnson’s State of the City speech 10 months ago in Sacramento.

Jackie Greene

Rock/blues/folk

Saturday, Sunday & Tuesday

at Crystal Bay Casino

Just...

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Riders In The Sky bring signature comedy and western music to special holiday performance

Riders In The Sky bring signature comedy and western music to special holiday performance


Riders in the Sky is, from left, Ranger Doug (guitar), Woody Paul (fiddle), Too Slim (bass) and Joey the Cowpolka King (accordion).

Sub out the Douglas fir for a cactus and it’s Christmas the cowboy way.

Expect sequined cowboy hats, rope tricks and original and...

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Three to See: Andrew W.K. parties hard for the holidays at Assembly

“Rock For Tots 8” with Fate Under Fire

Rock

7 p.m. Friday at Assembly

A band perpetually poised for a big breakout, Fate Under Fire has spent the past five years as a mainstay of the local-music scene. Led by vocalist David James, the band...

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