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Ozomatli at The Fillmore

Ozomatli at The Fillmore

Fantastic show at the historic Fillmore. Let’s recap the night shall we. Before we talk about Ozomatli, let’s give a big shout out to San Francisco band Bang Data. These guys put on a great show and lead singer Deuce Eclipse was very humble to be part of the Ozomatli show. ...

Arik Ruiz

January 21st, 2019

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Electric Christmas 2018

Electric Christmas 2018

Well, it’s another Christmas and another Electric festival in Sacramento, CA. It was an interesting lineup this year with Matt & Kim, Elle King, Sublime with Rome, and 30 Seconds to Mars. This is the second year where Electric Christmas takes places at the Golden ...

Arik Ruiz

December 9th, 2018

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Silverstein at Ace of Spades

Silverstein at Ace of Spades

Amazing performance by Silverstein at Ace of Spades. Before we get to headliner Silverstein, let’s start with the band before them, Hawthorn Heights. They were terrific and started off with fan favorite “This is who we are.” Many of the punk rock fans were ...

Arik Ruiz

December 9th, 2018

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Thunderpussy in Sacramento

Thunderpussy in Sacramento

Thunderpussy is opening up for The Struts at Ace of Spades on November 11, 2018. I wanted to know more about Thunderpussy and their unique name. I spoke with the band and here is what we came up with. How did Thunderpussy become a band? -Put an add in Playgirl looking for a ...

Arik Ruiz

November 9th, 2018

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The Gems of Treasure Island

“San Francisco, you are beautiful!” I heard this so much at the Treasure Island Music Festival this year, and each time, the crowd would collectively cringe. Why? For the first time in it’s eleven year existence, TIMF did not take place on Treasure Island. ...

Olivia Monahan

October 29th, 2018

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Rhye: 476 Shows Later, the music survives the label.

Rhye: 476 Shows Later, the music survives the label.

Coming to Sacramento tomorrow is the engimatically ambiguous singer/songwriter Rhye, and I think I am going to go and partake for a few different reasons: 1. Despite the nearly 500 shows Rhye has done in the last five years, I somehow have not managed to catch them live 2. ...

Olivia Monahan

October 19th, 2018

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The Turtle Who Carried the World — The Art of Treasure Island Music Festival

The Turtle Who Carried the World — The Art of Treasure Island Music Festival

So I know it sounds crazy, but one of the things I am the most excited about for Treasure Island Music Festival this year, is the art installation being created by Chromaform. Here is an example of their past works: Chromaform is an artist collective that brings together art

Olivia Monahan

October 3rd, 2018

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If You Miss These Artists, You’re Trippin: Treasure Island MF, Saturday

If You Miss These Artists, You’re Trippin: Treasure Island MF, Saturday

I know what you’re thinking. “Liv, where the FUCK have you been? You haven’t written in a minute!” Don’t worry guys. I’m back. I just needed to take a break. My brain was fried, my body was (and is) old and weathered, and my kids were ...

Olivia Monahan

October 1st, 2018

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Another blast at City of Trees 2018

Another blast at City of Trees 2018

City of Trees 2018 was another hit for Sacramento, California. Alternative 94.7 Sacramento hosted the 5th annual City of Trees at Papa Murphy’s Park on September 22, 2018. Headliner Odesza, and bands Bastille and Chvches were fantastic Lets recap the show, shall we. ...

Arik Ruiz

September 24th, 2018

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Bob Moses at Ace of Spades

Bob Moses at Ace of Spades

It was the first time Bob Moses performed in Sacramento, CA and I have a feeling they will be back! Glistening gold accents frame the stage at Ace of Spades — with the intricate interior resembling a temple, the statues encourage the audience to give their offerings to the ...

Arik Ruiz

September 24th, 2018

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Hippie Sabotage at Ace of Spades

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

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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