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

A Stop On The Summer Tour: Vasas. Donald Beaman. Mouth Painter.
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A Stop On The Summer Tour: Vasas. Donald Beaman. Mouth Painter.

Vasas, Donald Beaman, and Mouth Painter performed at The Colony, in Sacramento, on July 25th. Mouth Painter has been traveling along side with Donald Beaman on their summer tour. Make sure to check out the rest of their and Vasas’ tour dates and locations (below) if you missed them! Donald Beaman and Mouth Painter Summer … Continue reading

Skating Polly / Starcrawler / Las Pulgas at Cafe Colonial
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Skating Polly / Starcrawler / Las Pulgas at Cafe Colonial

Punch and Pie put on another great show at Cafe Colonial, in Sacramento Ca, on December 6th. the show featured bands Skating Polly, Starcrawler, and Las Pulgas.       “…The energy and the crowd, it was just amazing.” – Brett   “It’s great to see young people and women playing and writing their own … Continue reading

Lets Get Noisy.
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Lets Get Noisy.

The 21st annual Norcal Noisefest took place October 6th-8th in Sacramento CA. Noisefest was at Luna’s Cafe on Friday and Cafe Colonial/The Colony Saturday and Sunday. Since the festivals incarnation in 1995, it has displayed harsh experimental sounds that break traditional musical boundaries. This years festival showcased artists as USTAM, Liver Cancer, Instagon, and headliner Big City Orchestra. … Continue reading

See: Diners, Walter Etc., The Croissants, and The Globs.
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See: Diners, Walter Etc., The Croissants, and The Globs.

Punch and Pie put together another great line up including Diners, Walter Etc., The Croissants, and The Globs.  The show was September 2nd, at Cafe Colonial, in Sacramento California. “I’ve listened to this band back when they were Walter Mitty and His Makeshift Orchestra, and I’ve always loved them since then. They’ve got super awesome … Continue reading

Colonial Music Festival Gamer Edition
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Colonial Music Festival Gamer Edition

Sacramento’s Colonial Music Festival was back at it again this year celebrating their third annual Music Fest thanks to Rise Entertainment.  The two day event, May 26-27th, featured over 25 bands, gaming tournaments, art, and food. Vendors like Reality Check TV were in the house, and the festival expanded throughout Cafe Colonial, The Colony, and … Continue reading

What I’m Listening To: Charles Albright
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What I’m Listening To: Charles Albright

What I’m Listening To is a series where we talk to exciting artists and musicians and get a five song slice of their current playlist.  – “Rock music and bands seemed like such a cathartic artistic experience, I really wanted to do that.” – Charles Albright, multi-band member, founder of Sacramento Records and Charles Albright Records, … Continue reading

The LIST: June 15-21
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The LIST: June 15-21

Dog Party, Destroy Boys, Jakob Danger, and Astro Turf at Midtown Barfly Pleasant Screams presents another amazing show! On Thursday, June 16, starting at 8 PM, Dog Party, Destroy Boys, Jakob Danger, and Astro Turf will be playing at Midtown Barfly (1119 21st Street). From garage youth rock to Burger Records alternative power pop, this … Continue reading

The LIST: May 4-10
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The LIST: May 4-10

Cinco de Mayo with Sacto Storytellers at Pour House Finally, a Cinco de Mayo event that isn’t entirely about tequila! On May 5, starting at 8 PM, Pour House (1910 Q St) is hosting their Cinco de Mayo celebration! The Storytellers will be holding an awesome live performance. There will also be $2 street tacos, … Continue reading

The LIST: April 6 -12
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The LIST: April 6 -12

Jesus and the Dinosaurs, The Big Forgive, and The Boos at Cafe Colonial From harsh punk to head-spinning art rock, this is a night of music all across the spectrum. On Thursday, April 7, starting at 7 PM, Cafe Colonial (3520 Stockton Blvd) is holding a show featuring Jesus and the Dinosaurs, The Big Forgive, … Continue reading

THE LIST: March 23-29
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THE LIST: March 23-29

24th Annual SAMMIES Concert and Awards at Ace of Spades SAMMIES are back with your favorite Sac artists! On Thursday, March 24, starting at 6:30 PM, Ace of Spades (1417 R St) and Sacramento News and Review are hosting the 24th Annual SAMMIES! The event will feature the awards, as well as a concert featuring … Continue reading