Pinback at Harlow’s on Dec 30

This Thursday you'll have a chance to end 2010 on a good note by catching indie-rock fave Pinback at Harlow's. The heart of the San Diego band has always been Zach Smith and Rob Crow, and with an upcoming album on the horizon and to stay fresh creatively, the duo is taking a different approach to performing on their current outing. As Smith explains: "We've decided to have some fun and present our songs in a new light. Instead of playing our songs the traditional way by having a backup band play all of our extra parts we thought it would be entertaining and fresh for just the two of us to play live. The idea is to present our music at times in a more broken down manner very similar sounding to how it might be for Rob and I when we're coming up with a song for the very first time. Hopefully, this way we can create a new atmosphere for a familiar song." Sounds like the makings of an interesting show for old and new fans alike. Pinback performs at Harlow's on Thursday, Dec. 30, with support from Los Angeles' JP Inc. The show starts at 8pm and tickets are $15. To purchase tickets click here. Photo:  www.pinback.com

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Downtown bar to host local music Thursday nights

A new downtown bar and grill is catering to a lunch and dinner crowd while still providing a venue to showcase local music and sports talent. Shenanigans  – located at 705 J St. in the building that used to house Image – opened Oct. 28, and local band Tesla was there for the grand opening, according to co-owner Max Archuleta. Shenanigans is the first joint venture by Sacramento natives Archuleta and Eric Schaefer. “Our concept is a sports bar and live music venue, but we kind of want to celebrate what Sacramento has to offer those areas of entertainment,” Archuleta said. The name is intended to make the concept somewhat vague. “We sat down and thought, hey, you know, we want to do something fun and have something that has some ambiguity to it,” Archuleta said. That “something fun” is to provide a comfortable venue for local musicians. Archuleta said they plan to work with new talent and provide a performance venue for live music with the bar’s stage. To do that, Archuleta said he is working with radio station 98 Rock to host local talent on Thursday nights, including Breva, Green Audio and A Single Second. For a list of upcoming performers, see the bottom of this article. Both Schaefer and Archuleta have backgrounds in the bar and night club business, with Archuleta managing bar/night […]

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Pinback at Harlow’s on Dec 30

This Thursday you'll have a chance to end 2010 on a good note by catching indie-rock fave Pinback at Harlow's. The heart of the San Diego band has always been Zach Smith and Rob Crow, and with an upcoming album on the horizon and to stay fresh creatively, the duo is taking a different approach to performing on their current outing. As Smith explains: "We've decided to have some fun and present our songs in a new light. Instead of playing our songs the traditional way by having a backup band play all of our extra parts we thought it would be entertaining and fresh for just the two of us to play live. The idea is to present our music at times in a more broken down manner very similar sounding to how it might be for Rob and I when we're coming up with a song for the very first time. Hopefully, this way we can create a new atmosphere for a familiar song." Sounds like the makings of an interesting show for old and new fans alike. Pinback performs at Harlow's on Thursday, Dec. 30, with support from Los Angeles' JP Inc. The show starts at 8pm and tickets are $15. To purchase tickets click here. Photo:  www.pinback.com

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Downtown bar to host local music Thursday nights

A new downtown bar and grill is catering to a lunch and dinner crowd while still providing a venue to showcase local music and sports talent. Shenanigans  – located at 705 J St. in the building that used to house Image – opened Oct. 28, and local band Tesla was there for the grand opening, according to co-owner Max Archuleta. Shenanigans is the first joint venture by Sacramento natives Archuleta and Eric Schaefer. “Our concept is a sports bar and live music venue, but we kind of want to celebrate what Sacramento has to offer those areas of entertainment,” Archuleta said. The name is intended to make the concept somewhat vague. “We sat down and thought, hey, you know, we want to do something fun and have something that has some ambiguity to it,” Archuleta said. That “something fun” is to provide a comfortable venue for local musicians. Archuleta said they plan to work with new talent and provide a performance venue for live music with the bar’s stage. To do that, Archuleta said he is working with radio station 98 Rock to host local talent on Thursday nights, including Breva, Green Audio and A Single Second. For a list of upcoming performers, see the bottom of this article. Both Schaefer and Archuleta have backgrounds in the bar and night club business, with Archuleta managing bar/night […]

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