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Hippie Sabotage at Ace of Spades

Electronic duo Hippie Sabotage too over Ace of Spades in Sacramento! The two brothers Kevin and Jeff Saurer performed in front of a sold out crowd. The crowd was getting hyped and anxious for Hippie Sabotage. The stage was set up with a DJ set including one giant screen in ...

Arik Ruiz

September 10th, 2018

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The Red Rocks Amphitheater Experience

It was a magical night at the Red Rocks Amphitheater. Jason Mraz represented good vibes and being positive every day. A huge colorful banner with the words “Good Vibes” was hanging behind the instruments as Mraz and his band greeted the sold-out Red Rocks crowd. The 10-piece

Arik Ruiz

September 10th, 2018

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Withdrawals from This Years Northern Nights Music Festival

Withdrawals from This Years Northern Nights Music Festival

Still buzzing off the vibes from Northern Nights Music Fest this year. What an experience! Between those that I connected with over the weekend, to the jam session on the river, and getting loose at the Grove Stage, it is all very much missed! This festival was more than ...

Aika

August 21st, 2018

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Tropicália 2018!!!!!

Tropicália 2018!!!!!

Yes rumors are true.. the Tropicália Festival is BACK AT IT AGAIN FOR 2018!!! Last year at Tropicália, the staff offered all you can eat tacos at its November 11 debut! Who does that? TROPICALIA FEST. Knowing that they have the Tropicália line up ready has everyone in awe ...

Aika

August 16th, 2018

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Last Year They Ain’t Even Like the Bay — G Eazy x P Lo bring Endless Summer to Northern Cali

Last Year They Ain’t Even Like the Bay — G Eazy x P Lo bring Endless Summer to Northern Cali

Gerald, aka G Eazy is one of the artists responsible for bringing the new sound of Bay hyphy to mainstream radio (whether you agree with it or not), with his latest album The Beautiful and The Damned officially hitting gold status earlier this year. Taking that success on ...

Olivia Monahan

July 24th, 2018

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It’s a new dawn, new day and NEW LOVE with Cash Campain’s latest release.

It’s a new dawn, new day and NEW LOVE with Cash Campain’s latest release.

Please bear with me a moment, I am about to once again reveal my age by sounding like the cranky old grandma telling kids to get off the lawn. With that said, trendy shit irks my nerves. Trendy shit usually starts with a fairly original idea, but when that idea takes flight ...

Olivia Monahan

July 19th, 2018

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25 Years Later: Wu Tang Clan STILL Ain’t Nothin to Fk With

25 Years Later: Wu Tang Clan STILL Ain’t Nothin to Fk With

Enter the 36 Chambers. Let’s just start this article by saying, if you don’t fuck with this album or really, if you don’t fuck with the Wu… then I am afraid I am going to have to ask you to close the article and back away slowly. It’s ...

Olivia Monahan

July 17th, 2018

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Northern Nights Music Festival Announces Experiential Cannabis Activation

Northern Nights Music Festival Announces Experiential Cannabis Activation

It’s getting real this weekend at Northern Nights Music Festival! A 3-day one-of-a-kind experience with a blend of yoga, art, cannabis, and music among the serene Redwood grounds. As the cannabis prohibition in California comes to an end, NNMF merges cannabis history, ...

Aika

July 17th, 2018

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Glassjaw — Screamo pioneers and fan favorites are back in Sac July 18th

Glassjaw — Screamo pioneers and fan favorites are back in Sac July 18th

When recently asked if I would cover the Glassjaw show that was coming to Ace of Spades on the 18th, my immediate response was to say no. Not because I am an asshole — ok well I am whatever — but because the music is a bit outside of my wheelhouse. Then I paused.

Olivia Monahan

July 13th, 2018

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The Road to Northern Nights Music Festival 2018

The Road to Northern Nights Music Festival 2018

Smiles emerge as we plant our feet on the grounds of the Northern Nights Music Fest in the heart of Humboldt/Mendocino County, where the California Redwoods sit high and sweet ganja trickles into our noses. Thousands will be joining in celebration of the sixth annual ...

Aika

July 10th, 2018

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The true DOPEness of the Smoked Out BBQ

There is such a nostalgic feel to the Smoked Out BBQ line up. If you didn’t notice the actual date on the flyer, you would almost think that Paid Dues had reappeared from the ether. You would think that Rock the Bells was reincarnated. You would almost think that real ...

Olivia Monahan

July 8th, 2018

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Operating to Free Your Soul — Sacramento’s AndYes

Operating to Free Your Soul — Sacramento’s AndYes

Stories. There are few things in life that help connect humans to each other more than stories. They allow us to understand where we came from, and to connect to another person on a visceral level through shared experiences and candid moments. The more I have been writing ...

Olivia Monahan

July 5th, 2018

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Road to NNMF 2018!

Road to NNMF 2018!

Here we are getting ready for our SIXTH annual Northern Nights Music Festival!!! Located between Humboldt and Mendocino county, deep in the heart of NorCal’s renowned Emerald Triangle lies the crown jewel of the West Coast festival camping circuit, Northern Nights Music ...

Aika

June 19th, 2018

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Serenity Gathering Bridges Worlds & Levels Up to New Heights

Serenity Gathering is an evolving conscious festival that continues to grow over the years. Merging many different elements by creating a harmonious environment to intermingle and play, nudging all your senses in all the right ways. This year was their 5th Year Anniversary ...

Kristina Earle

May 26th, 2018

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BFD 2018

The 25th annual BFD festival had a different feel to it this year. For the first 24 years, Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California hosted the BFD festival. This year, BFD was held in Concord, California. Radio station FM 105.3 has had a significant impact on the ...

Arik Ruiz

May 21st, 2018

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