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

Caravan Palace Brings Down the House
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Caravan Palace Brings Down the House

Caravan Palace hit the stage Wednesday night at the Fox Theater in Oakland, putting on an absolutely amazing show! Caravan Palace is based in Paris, France. They are an electro-swing band, a combination of flat four to the floor dance music with vintage, hopping swing music on top. Their first album, titled Caravan Palace, was released in October … Continue reading

Ghostplay.
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Ghostplay.

Sacramento indie rock band Ghostplay is Jason Hess (vocal/guitar/keys), Leticia Garcia (guitar) and Mando Gonzales (drums).  They are not new to the scene by any means.  Not only does the band have a ton of shows under their belt, they have been nominated for the SAMMIES (a Sacramento spin on the GRAMMYs) multiple times. It is easy … Continue reading

A Little Tender, A Little Tropical: Valentine’s Day Show At Sol Collective
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A Little Tender, A Little Tropical: Valentine’s Day Show At Sol Collective

Valentine’s Day was just over a week ago and while most folks were busy with a typical romantic night out, a small crowd of friends and lovers gathered at Sol Collective to catch an amazing concert and much better alternative Despite a chilly night, the heat was turned up by stellar performances that transported most … Continue reading

MS MR in the Mists
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MS MR in the Mists

TBD Festival, a three-day music, food, and shopping extravaganza came to Sacramento’s River Walk Park last weekend. On the North end, across the festival from the stalls of the mini bazaar sat the Lowbrau stage, huge and imposing. It was on that stage that MS MR played Saturday evening, drawing in the crowd and whipping … Continue reading

Meet The Moans.
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Meet The Moans.

The Moans’ music is a straightforward, high-energy brand of rock ‘n’ roll, supported by lyrical references to Mary Shelley, George Romero, and cloning.  A recipe certain to attract both geeks and punks.  This is a perfect combination for the Ramones-esque side project of Matt Bennett (West Memphis Trio, The Dumb Fox, Shitty Ramones), Danny Secretion … Continue reading

Carry the Zero
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Carry the Zero

Built to Spill could easily be called a phenomenon. A group of men that gel like something that would make Bill Cosby jealous. With a sound that mixes elements of folk and rock, mix in some blues, and ultimately end up with a sound more ethereal than anything, BTS really is a band for everyone. … Continue reading