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Alison Toon
RIP, Giger. We’ll miss you.

May 13, 2014
RIP, Giger. We’ll miss you.

H. R. Giger passed away, aged 74, after falling.Not only did he create amazing, surreal, sci-fi, beautiful, bio-technical, highly-technical and futuristic art, monsters like Alien, album covers and so much more, he also designed  Jonathan Davis' m...

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The Sacramento Bee
Britney Spears adds shows to Las Vegas residency

Britney Spears is going to hit you one more time, Las Vegas. A bunch more times actually. Caesars Entertainment said Sunday that the singer is adding more than 30 dates to her Las Vegas residency. "Britney: Piece of Me" will now play shows in Octob...

Alison Toon
More from Saturday night… and Saturday night rocked!

May 11, 2014
More from Saturday night… and Saturday night rocked!

The other bands that I saw last night as part of Wayne Static's tour:St Cello's Fall, I really enjoyed, and am going to track down more of their music: more photos at http://alisontoon.com/stcellosfallSt Cello's FallThira, interesting stage look: more ...

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Alison Toon
Otep returns; fans want more! Sacramento, Ace of Spades, 10th May

May 11, 2014
Otep returns; fans want more! Sacramento, Ace of Spades, 10th May

Almost double-billed with Wayne Static, leading support act Otep really rocked the Ace of Spades last night. She has an adoring crowd of fans in Sacramento, and she is a performer who knows how to hold a crowd.Spooky-eyed, strong, inked and blond; whet...

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Alison Toon
Disco is evil. And evil disco it is. Wayne Static, Civil Unrest Tour stops over in Sacramento

May 11, 2014
Disco is evil. And evil disco it is. Wayne Static, Civil Unrest Tour stops over in Sacramento

Headlining a night when eight (yes, eight) rock bands played at the Ace of Spades, Wayne Static, his hairdo, and Evil Disco took over.Wayne StaticGrungy, industrial, rocking: cool and fun and danceable, and the large crowd loved it. Wayne's hair is a c...

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The Sacramento Bee
John Lennon’s music was just right, eventually, for Bill Frisell

John Lennon’s music was just right, eventually, for Bill Frisell


Bill Frisell remembers seeing the Beatles on TV when he was 13.

Happenstance has played an integral part in guitarist Bill Frisell’s 50-year trajectory through jazz, Americana, rock, folk, country, classical, experimental soundscapes, soundtracks and beyond.

Take, for example, his performance of “All We Are Saying: The...

The Sacramento Bee
Three to See: The Horde and the Harem

Three to See: The Horde and the Harem


The Horde and the Harem, whose new album is “Fairweather Friend,” performs Friday night at Luigi’s.

The Horde and the Harem

Rock/pop/indie

8 p.m. Friday

Luigi’s Fungarden

A buzz is building around...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Truckee Thursdays announces its music lineup for June-August

May 7, 2014
Truckee Thursdays announces its music lineup for June-August

From mid-June through August, Thursday night in Downtown Truckee is a special experience for people of all ages – residents, tourists and participants alike. The Truckee Downtown Merchants Association is proud of the growth and popularity of “TT”, one of the most successful promotions in Downtown Truckee. The event features a Certified Farmers Market, food vendors,...

AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Sacramento Teenagers Find Fulfillment through Music

May 4, 2014

Music programs in schools have suffered since the 2008 recession. California schools were hit particularly hard, with over $109 million deviated from the state’s education ...

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Alison Toon
Saturday night at the Boardwalk. The one in Orangevale, no beach involved.

May 4, 2014
Saturday night at the Boardwalk. The one in Orangevale, no beach involved.

Despite having lived in this area, apart from a three-year dalliance on Long Island, since the summer of 2000, somehow I'd missed going to a show at the Boardwalk in Orangevale. I really don't know why. I have no good excuse: there have, several times,...

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