Halloween in April.
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Halloween in April.

The twenty-something-year-old tradition that is the Sacramento Halloween Show took place at the Verge Center for the Arts in Southside Park, Sacramento. This year’s theme was Colours and featured bands the likes of: The Moody Blues, Silver Jews, Big Black, Red Kross, Black Flag, Green Day, Tangerine Dream, The White Stripes, Concrete Blonde, The Cranberries, … Continue reading

A Very Red Christmas.
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A Very Red Christmas.

The Red Museum’s variety show, A Very Red Christmas closed out a great year of Sacramento shows. The lineup had a little something for everybody. There were musical performances by Tentacult, La Tour, and Drug APTS. In between band sets, Chopstick played the theremin, Jesus H. Christ did stand up, Santa Burg gave a maniacal interpretation … Continue reading

Alter Egos and Eggnog Waffles: The Sacramento Audio Waffle
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Alter Egos and Eggnog Waffles: The Sacramento Audio Waffle

The Sacramento Audio Waffle is no stranger to interruptions. After a five year hiatus, the Sacramento Audio Waffle returned to the Red Museum in 2018. The noontime show has gained a loyal following through showcasing not only noise artists from all over the Sacramento Valley and West Coast but new and exciting waffles every month. … Continue reading

The last Cafe Colonial Fest.
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The last Cafe Colonial Fest.

“I used to think that I could never lose anyone if I photographed them enough. In fact, my pictures showed me how much I’ve lost.”-Nan Goldin First shows, welcome backs, I met you theres, dances, birthdays, tour stops, album releases, root beers, spoken word, circle pits, stickers everywhere, pins, patches, “We got some merch in … Continue reading

Non Grata.
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Non Grata.

Estonian performance art group, Non Grata, was back in Sacramento for their annual showcase of local and international artists. The sold-out event, as usual, brought Sacramento together as participants in their pieces. It’s hard to tell when their grand piece starts and ends, everything sort of just bridges together seamlessly with help from their guests, … Continue reading

Second Saturday at the Bicycle Kitchen
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Second Saturday at the Bicycle Kitchen

Sacramento punk legends The Bananas play an average of three shows a year. One of these rare appearances took place over the weekend at the Sacramento Bicycle Kitchen, a volunteer-run tool and maintenance co-op for bicycle enthusiasts. If you’ve been part of the Sacramento music scene long enough, you will eventually hear about The Bananas … Continue reading

A TechnoTihuacan Experience
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A TechnoTihuacan Experience

Hosted by the Queer Cultural Center on June 1st, Technotihuacan was scheduled to be a one night only event with DJ Rob Fatal and DJ Bianca Oblivion video-mixing curated selections dedicated to exploring the Afro-Latinx experience, trans identity, border politics, queer sexuality, pornography, spirituality, mujeria, and gender fluidity. The audio element of the show started … Continue reading