About Us

About Submerge

Founded in 2008, Submerge is an independently owned entertainment and lifestyle publication available for free biweekly on newsstands throughout the greater Sacramento area. Focused on music, art, food, and other regional happenings, Submerge is a go-to source for locals – and visitors – in California’s vibrant Capital City. With over 200 issues published, Submerge continues to have its thumb on the pulse of what’s going on in the Sacramento region and beyond.

Please send press releases and editorial inquires to info@submergemag.com and/or melissa@submergemag.com

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What Locals Are Saying About Us

“I have been consistently impressed with the intelligence, depth, wit and due diligence all of your writers seem to consistently exhibit. Thank you for taking our local Sacramento scene seriously… But not too seriously.” – Hans Eberbach, Jan. 4, 2016 on Facebook.

“Submerge continues to be the #1 source for the arts and entertainment in Sacramento.” – American Gypsy Apparel, April, 2016 on Instagram.

“We should all be grateful to have the good people at Submerge that work tirelessly to give local musicians press that perhaps they may have never otherwise gotten.” – Cory Phillips, March 27, 2016 on Facebook.

“Proud to see my gown featured in Submerge for the Top 10 looks for Sacramento Fashion Week” – Daniel Laukat, March 16, 2016 on Facebook.

“Woot Woot! Our cultured friends @SubmergeMag joined the #sponsor train for #CIP2016, thx 4 pouring into #DowntownSac’s music scene!” – Downtown Sacramento Partnership on Twitter, March 16, 2016

Advertise With Us!

For advertising inquiries contact jonathan@submergemag.com or call (916) 441-3803

We offer advertising rates for ANY budget! Contact us today to learn about our print/digital ad packages!

Just some of the companies that have advertised in Submerge are Ace of Spades, Crocker Art Museum, Harlow’s, Torch Club, Live Nation, Cricket Wireless, Goldenvoice/AEG Live, Red Bull, Punchline Comedy Club, Audio Express, DirecTV, California State Fair, Midtown Cocktail Week, Sacramento Beer Week, Noise Pop, Northern California Center for the Arts, The City of Rocklin, Red Rabbit Restaurant + Bar, Hot Italian, International Academy of Design & Technology, Crest Theatre and many more.


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Send all news tips, MP3s, videos, press releases, bombs, CDs, DVDs, press kits, money, meth, letters and rants to: info@submergemag.com or

1009 22nd Street, Suite 3
Sacramento CA, 95816

Staff Contacts

Publisher / Editor-In-Chief / Art Director
Melissa Welliver

Advertising Director / Co-founder
Jonathan Carabba

Senior Editor
James Barone

Assistant Editor
Ryan Prado