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

In the Park With First Fest
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In the Park With First Fest

Last weekend, bands like PRVLGS, The Moans, Dog Party, Sunmonks, Blackalicious, and Butterscotch rocked Tanzanite Park during First Fest. Headliner A Lot Like Birds played their final set together as a band, much to the dismay of the crowd. Although turnout could have been better, the people that did come out got the chance to enjoy hanging out … Continue reading

Dropping Anchor at the (First) First Festival
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Dropping Anchor at the (First) First Festival

Over Memorial Day weekend, TUBE. had the opportunity to drop anchor at the inaugural First Festival in West Sacramento’s River Walk Park. The festival featured 18 local bands on three stages. The Main Stage was lined up with bands like Whiskey & Stitches, D.U.S.T., A Mile Till Dawn, and Humble Wolf. The Yelp Stage featured … Continue reading

Sacramento to be overthrown by the punks this May 16th, 17th, and 18th
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Sacramento to be overthrown by the punks this May 16th, 17th, and 18th

Punk music will be taking over the city during the all ages Sacramento Colonial Music Festival on May 16th, 17th and 18th! Rise Entertainment and Wherehouse? Inc. will be hosting the event in the Colonial Theater, Cafe Colonial and the Colony, located at 3522 Stockton Blvd. in Sacramento. The festivities are scheduled to start on … Continue reading

Exit, Pursued By Minus the Bear
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Exit, Pursued By Minus the Bear

The music of Minus the Bear is a swirling eddy of brightly colored sound that subsumes and disguises the deeper darker currents of their sparse but poignant lyrics. Understanding their songs necessitates more than just casual attention; one must devote time, careful listening, concentration, and an almost literary mindset to their music. A Cinderella story … Continue reading

Here, There Be Dragons
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Here, There Be Dragons

Listening to Imagine Dragons is like being inundated with a tide of ragged glory and post apocalyptic glee. The Las Vegas based band puts their finger on your pulse then gets impatient; grabs your wrist, then runs off with you into the sunset. Though just recently making it big on the music charts, Imagine Dragons … Continue reading

Rock Abstraction: A Quick Sketch of Geographer
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Rock Abstraction: A Quick Sketch of Geographer

Geographer creates their own space. Their music, when listened to carefully, wraps itself around you and cocoons your mind. Which is exactly the intention of the self-proclaimed creators of “soulful music from outer space”. “We think that [our music] creates a space you can get lost in, where you’re floating in the music your listening … Continue reading