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Music: Suzanne Vega’s new disc shows her adventurous side

Music: Suzanne Vega’s new disc shows her adventurous side


Suzanne Vega’s latest release,“Tales From the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles,” is her first album of new material in seven years.

The title of Suzanne Vega’s new disc, “Tales From the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles,” sounds like an unreleased Yes album from around 1977.

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Music: Foster the People chases the muse, not the hits

Music: Foster the People chases the muse, not the hits


Members of Foster The People pose at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. They are, from left, Cubbie Fink, Mark Foster and Mark Pontius.

Mark Foster’s favorite hit songs are the ones written without thought given to eventual chart potential. So when it came time for him to pen the...

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Former Bows & Arrows space transforms into Witch Room

Former Bows & Arrows space transforms into Witch Room


Liz Liles, left, Olivia Coelho, center, and Liz Mahoney have collaborated to open the Witch Room.

No brooms, no cauldrons, no black cats. But hopefully plenty of spellbinding shows.

Witch Room, a new music and private-events venue in the midtown building that previously housed do-it-all space...

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Music: Hits and rarities on replay with Pink Floyd Experience

Music: Hits and rarities on replay with Pink Floyd Experience


The Pink Floyd Experience returns to the Harris Center on Sunday with a set list that should please serious fans.

The 12-foot pig flies again Sunday at Folsom’s Harris Center when the Pink Floyd Experience returns after three years of touring, offering a retooled artistic embrace of one of the...

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Three to See: Fun with Mustache Harbor

Three to See: Fun with Mustache Harbor


The Bay Area’s Mustache Harbor will perform yacht rock at Harlow’s on Saturday.

Mustache Harbor

Soft rock/cover band

10 p.m. Saturday

Harlow’s

Admittedly, we don’t focus much on cover bands here at Three to...

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Sacramento’s Alt+ Program and California Stage play “The Vanishing Point” on LiveWire this Week

Mar 17, 2014
Sacramento’s Alt+ Program and California Stage play “The Vanishing Point” on LiveWire this Week

Sacramento’s Alt+ Program and California Stage play “The Vanishing Point” on LiveWire this Week LiveWire is happy to welcome guests from The Sacramento Public Library. ...

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One thing I love about being a Gen-Xer: MTV Generation

Mar 16, 2014
One thing I love about being a Gen-Xer: MTV Generation

One of the best things about my generation is MTV. Remember when MTV played videos?  I think I started watching MTV in 1983…could have been 1982, but it’s a little fuzzy now.  I was probably 8 or 9 years old … Continue reading 

The post One thing I love about being a Gen-Xer:...

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William Control, new album “The Neuromancer” out April 4th. And it’s good. Very good.

Mar 15, 2014
William Control, new album “The Neuromancer” out April 4th. And it’s good. Very good.

The WBTBWB show left me feeling a little overdosed on screamo-hard-metal-death-post-whatever-whatever-WHATEVER-the-heck-too-much-screaming-too-little-singing-applecore, and so for the past two weeks I've been listening to more melodic and tuneful vocals: Zucchero's "La Sesión Cubana", the Gipsy King's "Savor Flamenco", I'Octane's beautiful new reggae album "My Journey", and to...

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Three to See: Galactic at Harlow’s

Three to See: Galactic at Harlow’s


Ann Savoy & the Magnolia Sisters, with their Cajun and Creole stylings, take the stage at 3 p.m. Sunday at Beatnik Studios.

Galactic

Funk/soul/blues

9 p.m. Tuesday

Harlow’s

It’s hard to imagine a part of...

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Music: Wailers honor Bob Marley with ‘Legend’ performance

Music: Wailers honor Bob Marley with ‘Legend’ performance


The Wailers play Sacramento’s Ace of Spades on March 20.

“Best of” albums released in 1984 included collections by Gil Scott-Heron, Herman’s Hermits, the Moody Blues, Parliament, Art Garfunkel, Dottie West, the Sugarhill Gang and a posthumous release of Bob Marley singles called “Legend.”

With songs recorded...

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