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Festivals Music

CRSSD Fest Recap

Goldenvoice and FNGRS CRSSD hosted their third bi-annual intimate CRSSD Festival at San Diego’s Water Front Park last weekend and presented some of the best acts and up-and-coming talent in electronic music. The spring addition to the fall festival that debuted in Spring 2015 has booked...

Festivals Music

Air + Style: Where Music meets Sports

Air + Style Los Angeles took place in LA late last month and, as we recently covered, brought a special type of event to Southern California fusing music and sports into a large-scale weekend event. This week we take a closer look at the music that turns what could be just a sporting event into a...

Air + Style Makes it Snow in LA
Festivals Music

Air + Style Makes it Snow in LA

It was an exciting weekend for Downtown Los Angeles’ Expo Park as 44,000 guests showed up to witness Air + Style’s massive big air competition take place on a 16-story high ramp. Also a music festival that uniquely combines a world-class sporting event with live music in stadiums around...

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‘Block is Hot’ Block Party Talent Search Looks for Local Talent

In an effort to find local talent for their Block Party events to be held this spring and summer, the Crocker Art Museum through its Block by Block initiative has invited the community to a 3-week series of talent auditions. Hosting their first audition on Sunday, Jan. 24, the Block is Hot Talent...

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Music Review

Na’an Stop with the Spirit Of Reggae

On a cool Friday evening at the Clubhouse Bar & Grill, band members of Na’an Stop link arms to form a five-man circle while the audience is left wondering what is on the verge of happening. An unrivaled howl comes from inside the circle as one of the guys shouts, “Li Hing!” while the others...

Arts Music

Touring Artist Spotlight: CHERUB

If you listen to the radio, chances are you’ve heard Cherub‘s hit single “Doses and Mimosas” and jammed out to it in your car. The Nashville based indie-electronic duo, consisting of Jason Huber and Jordan Kelley, formed in 2010. The duo met while going to school for music...

Music People Spotlights

Touring Artist Spotlight: RAC is “Going Our Own Way”

At the end of October, Andre Anjos is hitting the road with the band for RAC’s “Going Our Own Way” tour. The band, who played at Sacramento’s TBD Fest in 2014, hasn’t played any new material since debuting their single “Back of the Car” at this year’s Coachella Music and Arts Festival. After...

cal expo amphitheater
Arts Music

Cal Expo Amphitheater Part of Grateful Dead Anniversary Boxed Set

Sacramento’s Bill Graham-operated Cal Expo Amphitheater, which closed in 1998 because of neighbor noise complaints, is soon to be immortalized by the legendary Grateful Dead. Anyone who saw one of the Grateful Dead’s 25 shows at Cal Expo during the venue’s 1983-98 run remembers what a special place...

tbd fest
Arts Music

TBD Fest Showcases Sacramento’s Growing Music Scene (Photo Recap)

Despite the everlasting Sacramento summer heat, the 2nd annual TBD Fest was a great success with an expected 30,000 attendees during the 3-day event over the weekend. The turn out definitely felt that way when making my way through the ocean of people to watch Porter Robinson’s breathtaking...

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