Riding the Aftershock.
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Riding the Aftershock.

The Aftershock festival was held October 22nd and 23rd in Sacramento, California. Roughly 46,000 people attended the sold-out weekend. It was moved from Gibson Ranch County Park back to its original location at Discovery Park. There were three stages during the festival, including acts such as Tool, Primus, Korn, Slayer, Anthrax, Avenged Sevenfold, and Disturbed. … Continue reading

A City In The Trees.
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A City In The Trees.

  A large, enthusiastic crowd of music-lovers of all ages gathered at Bonney Field at Cal Expo for the second City of Trees festival, hosted by Radio 94.7. The daylong music festival on Sept. 10 featured a Sacramento tent where people could hear local bands like The Color Wild, Arden Park Roots and Pacific Skyway, … Continue reading

In The Park With A Little Help From My Friends
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In The Park With A Little Help From My Friends

This week’s Concerts in the Park had a variety of genres mashed into one epic night. Soft Science was a fun, indie rock band from Sacramento. PointDexter had awesome instrumentals with an intense rhythm section, strong guitar solos and a charismatic lead singer. A highlight from their set was singer/saxophonist, Kevin Kinsella jumping off stage … Continue reading

Break Dancing and Line Dancing In The Park
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Break Dancing and Line Dancing In The Park

People put on their cowboy boots for country night this week at Concerts in the Park. The acts this week were Taylor Green, Colleen Heauser, Hannah Jane Kile, Tyler Rich, and DJ Yee Haw played in between sets on the Sacramento Republic FC Electronic Stage.There was line dancing and break dancing, and people blowing bubbles in the summer … Continue reading

A Magical Evening In The Park
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A Magical Evening In The Park

ZFG, J*Ras of Soulifted with IrieFuse, and Arden Park Roots kicked off this week’s Concerts in the Park with those fun reggae rhythms. Cesar Chavez Park was packed with hundreds of people dancing or milling about the food trucks or other vendors enjoying themselves and good conversations. One of the highlights was seeing a large … Continue reading

An Exciting Concert In The Park
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An Exciting Concert In The Park

Last night’s Concerts in the Park was a blast. There was a diversity of genres but a consistently high-energy sound to get the blood pumping: Hail the Sun, Kill the Precedent, Peace Killers, and NMBRSTTN. The bands worked the crowd up into a small but whirling mosh pit. Some of the other sights were skateboarders, … Continue reading

A Windy Day Concert in the Park
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A Windy Day Concert in the Park

  Round two of Concerts in the Park sure didn’t disappoint—Andrew Castro, They Went Ghost, Element Brass Band, and New Kingston brought a variety of funk/rock/reggae music floating through the air along with bubbles. People grooved on the dance floor to stay warm on a windy evening. Next week, be sure to grab your family … Continue reading