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Road to Digital Wonderland Hawaii 2018

“Welcome to Wonderland. Hawaii’s most eccentric experience provider. In the Aloha State, there exists a special place. … Our parties include the seasonal concert series: Summer, Haunted, Winter and Digital Wonderland, and the annual event Beyond ...

Aika

March 26th, 2018

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Tickets are still available for Sabroso Festival 2018

Tickets are still available for Sabroso Festival 2018

By Arik Ruiz The Sabroso Festival is back for its fifth year, with the music, craft beer and taco festival hitting seven cities this springs. The headliners for music will be The Offspring and Pennywise, who are performing at all dates on the Sobroso Tour. Along with iconic ...

Arik Ruiz

March 22nd, 2018

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Caleborate & Cash Campain — Sacramento’s Homecoming Kings

Caleborate & Cash Campain — Sacramento’s Homecoming Kings

Holy Diver has been open since late last year, but I confess I had never stepped foot into the place until last week. Not because I have some sort of vendetta against Holy Diver, quite the contrary. Brett, Eric and Anthony are all amazing folks who have worked in the ...

Olivia Monahan

March 14th, 2018

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Talib Kweli “Gets By” San Diego

Music Box isn’t just a place for music, it’s entertainment. The way the venue is set up is creative. In front of the stage is where general admission is and on the side is VIP. It’s very organized and any view is a good view. This is only the first floor! On the second floor

Arik Ruiz

March 11th, 2018

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Russ Solomon Passes in the most Boss Way

Russ Solomon Passes in the most Boss Way

I used to skip school on the regular to go and spend hours meandering around Tower Records. Back when you could throw headphones on and listen to the next big artist on the rise, or the staff picks of the week (they were always better than the chart toppers) — it was a

Olivia Monahan

March 5th, 2018

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What Supporting Your City Looks Like: Sacramento’s First Festival

What Supporting Your City Looks Like: Sacramento’s First Festival

Before I start in about the heart of this article, aka First Festival, I have to give a little backstory. I reached out to Danielle Vincent, the founder, in early February. We went over some really awesome talking points about the festival, it’s lineup and what we can ...

Olivia Monahan

March 4th, 2018

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Fans can feel the “Energy” at Philharmonik’s album release party.

Fans can feel the “Energy” at Philharmonik’s album release party.

The Philharmonik album release show was full of homegrown talent at the Sol Collective Venue. Sunmonks and Jmsey opened up for The Philharmonik and they were incredible. Sunmonks played for 30 minutes to get the crowd excited and moving. There was much love at Sol Collective

Arik Ruiz

March 4th, 2018

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Digital Wonderland – Hawaii

Digital Wonderland – Hawaii

In Kapolei, adventurer Aika (from California) will be exploring the PLUR culture embedded in DEADBEATS HAWAII and impact with how the island is also filled with an incredibly diverse group of folx. This creates a fun dynamic integrated with musical arts. Jauz,Borgore,and ...

Aika

March 4th, 2018

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Beaches, Beats and Wu-Tang Yoga: SCMF ain’t nothing to…. well, you get it

Beaches, Beats and Wu-Tang Yoga: SCMF ain’t nothing to…. well, you get it

The last couple of weeks have been more than hectic, but it has helped me to realize something. It is a great time in life to get your priorities straight, especially with all of the amazing manifestations that have been coming my way recently. One of my major priorities has

Olivia Monahan

March 4th, 2018

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Oakland’s newest music festival Blurry Vision is bringing heat

Oakland’s newest music festival Blurry Vision is bringing heat

WHAT KIND OF HOLY MAGIC IS THIS LINE UP?! I already had my entire festival season mapped out and then the geniuses over at Goldenvoice decided to collywhomp me with yet another festival that I truthfully don’t know how I will make it happen, but I tell you right ...

Olivia Monahan

February 26th, 2018

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Sacramento Be Like… (Third Edition)

Sacramento Be Like… (Third Edition)

Hey kids! I had to take a break last week to spend a little time honoring the awesomeness that is Noise Pop. Last week I was able to immerse myself in a solid few days of hip hop that blew my mind, music that soothed my soul, and at one point during the week (see the Madlib ...

Olivia Monahan

February 26th, 2018

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Madlib brings Dave Chappelle and Yasiin Bey to Noise Pop appearance — does this mean there’s a tour coming?

Madlib brings Dave Chappelle and Yasiin Bey to Noise Pop appearance — does this mean there’s a tour coming?

In case you missed it: Last Thursday, February 22nd, Madlib aka the Beat Konducta, aka Quasimoto, aka one of the most prolific producers of our generation graced the stage at 1015 SF for a special DJ set. That in and of itself, is highly buzzworthy. As if being able to see a

Olivia Monahan

February 26th, 2018

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Sade has a new song! I repeat, Sade has a new song!

Sade has a new song! I repeat, Sade has a new song!

This is not a drill people. You are not dreaming this. Feel free to pinch yourself if necessary. Don’t worry. I’ll wait … via GIPHY For the first time in 8 years, and implicitly at the request of director Ava DuVernay, the literal Gawdess herself, Sade, has

Olivia Monahan

February 20th, 2018

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Noise Pop be like…

Noise Pop be like…

Okay before you get on my case, yes I know that I took this week off on my Sacramento be like… series. But that’s because it’s my birthday month and I have been high or tipsy about 74% percent of the time. Depending on how this week rounds out it could be a

Olivia Monahan

February 20th, 2018

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Stevie Nader is keeping me Occupied with his new single

Stevie Nader is keeping me Occupied with his new single

On May 5th, 2017 I posted something on my FB page. It was a simple statement, with an important message. Stevie Come back ——- Well, it may have taken a little over 6 months, but the universe, the music gawds, heard me. Sacramento artist Stevie Nader has released ...

Olivia Monahan

February 16th, 2018

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