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Amanda y Diego: Juntos en Sacramento

*The following article contains excerpts from an interview originally conducted in Spanish, with both versions on display for your enlightenment. Two of Latin America’s greatest songwriters, Amanda Miguel and Diego Verdaguer, will be coming together for a special presentation of their...

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*40 Years of Hotel California

Among the list of best-selling albums of all time, the Eagles soar high with ‘Hotel California’ and ‘Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975)’ selling more than a combined 72 million units across the world. Since their debut in 1971, Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Don Felder...

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City of Trees 2018: A Moment with Odesza

Sacramento will celebrate its fourth annual City of Trees music festival this Saturday, September 22, with Chvrches, Bastille and Odesza at the top of the bill. With big names guaranteed to keep things fresh, local acts such as Arden Park Roots, Zephyr and Robbie & Blue will also be on hand to...

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Shoreline Mafia at Ace of Spades [Photos]

Continuing the success of their “Still OTX” (Off the Xtra) tour, the notorious rap ensemble of Shoreline Mafia rolled through Sacramento’s Ace of Spades on September 9 to show the state capital how hard Los Angeles throws down on their “Only the Xclusives” tour. Determined to make their...

Arts Music

An Open Letter to Café Tacvba [Photos]

Dear Friends, Last Sunday is likely to become one of the most memorable nights of my life thanks to your group’s determined outlook on creating a better world through music. Your ability to fight the status quo through the spiritually healing, sexually appealing and physically invigorating...

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Smashing Pumpkins Shine at Golden 1

Stepping into Golden 1 Center on Tuesday night for the Smashing Pumpkin‘s “Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour,” their first in 20 years, came as a strange delight, considering the complexities that lied ahead. For a band that formed its own brand of alternative rock, defining a time...

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Café Tacvba: Leyendas del Futuro

*The following article contains excerpts from an interview originally conducted in Spanish, with both versions on display for your enlightenment. Mexico’s legendary rock group Café Tacvba is returning to Sacramento on Sunday September 2 for a sure shot night of Latin rock excellence inside...

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The English Beat Support First Album in 36 Years [Photos]

The English Beat, starring Dave Wakeling, seem to love Sacramento. They’ve played here several times in the past few years. And while Friday’s show at Ace of Spades was officially supporting their first new album in 36 years, “Here We Go Love”, there was no shortage of classic Beat hits. Even the...

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