The Stream Archives

SEE: San Francisco’s Top Magician Ryan Kane Hosts Two Shows in Sacramento • June 5 & 6, 2015

When Ryan Kane was just 6 years old, he became transfixed with magic. Growing up in the Sacramento area, he spent his entire childhood immersing himself into learning the complex craft of magic. In his early teens he started gathering crowds with his sidewalk shows in Old Sacramento and he eventually went on to study […] Read More

HEAR: Grimey’s 5-Year Anniversary Party • June 5, 2015

Daniel Osterhoff’s contemporary bass music night Grimey may have slowed down a bit over the last year (he had a kid, moved to Copenhagen, and recently moved back), but it is returning in a big, big way on Friday, June 5, 2015 at Midtown BarFly. To celebrate Grimey’s fifth anniversary, Osterhoff (best known as DJ […] Read More

TASTE: Fantasy Food Truck Showdown Round 2 at New Glory Craft Brewery • June 4, 2015

Round 1 of Sacramento’s first-ever Fantasy Food Truck Showdown may already be in the books, but lucky for you this bracket points competition between six of the region’s best gourmet food trucks—including Cecil’s Taste, California Love, Brunch Boys, GyroStop Kebab G, The Culinerdy Cruzer and Mama Kim Eats—still has three rounds left: June 4, 2015, […] Read More

Lee Bannon to Drop New Album Pattern of Excel July 10 on Ninja Tune

A native of the Sacramento area but now based in New York, experimental producer Lee Bannon is a bit of a shapeshifter, finding his place in a number of scenes not normally connected. He first came up in the world of hip-hop, independently releasing beat tapes and collaborating with some of the biggest names in […] Read More

Kings Arena Construction Forces River City Brewing Co. to Move

“So sad,” “Un f’ing believable,” and “Nooooo,” were just a few of the many shocked/surprised/saddened comments posted by fans and longtime patrons on River City Brewing Company’s Facebook page ( last week when they broke the news that after 22 years at the Downtown Plaza, they will be moving this summer to Carmichael’s new Milagro […] Read More

TBD Fest’s Phase 1 Lineup Announcement Did Not Suck!

On Thursday, May 14, 2015, organizers of the super popular TBD Fest held a “lineup release party” at their bar, LowBrau. DJ Greg J spun tunes from artists performing at this year’s event (happening Sept. 18 to 20) while an animated screen behind him announced the names. It was really quite the unique spectacle to […] Read More

The fifth annual Davis Music Festival – June 19 to 21, 2015

The fifth annual Davis Music Festival is back for three full days of amazing live music from June 19 to 21, 2015. This SXSW-esque event has been gaining steam every year and sees many diverse bands playing a number of venues around the Davis area throughout the three days. More than 60 total acts will […] Read More

TASTE: Sacramento Kings Rookie Nik Stauskas’ New Hot Sauce, “Sauce Castillo!”

After a closed-captioning TV error hilariously dubbed Sacramento Kings rookie Nik Stauskas as “Sauce Castillo” during a home game against the Philadelphia 76ers back in March, the nickname naturally stuck. “After the game I go on Twitter and everyone was like, ‘Good game Sauce!’” Stauskas told the hosts of ESPN’s SportsNation back in April. “I […] Read More

TOUCH: Tournament of Bar Games at Republic Bar & Grill • May 30, 2015

Fancy yourself an expert at bar games? Are you the type that’s always challenging and/or betting your friends when you’re out and about? Well then, champ, the Tournament of Bar Games at Republic Bar and Grill on Saturday, May 30 is the perfect chance to put your money where your mouth is (sort of, this […] Read More

First Festival kicks off Sacramento’s summer festival season – 2015

The inaugural First Festival kicks off Sacramento’s summer festival season on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at River Walk Park in West Sacramento. This all-day party runs from noon to 10 p.m. and celebrates all things local. It will feature 18 bands from the area performing on three stages. Ten local food trucks will also be […] Read More

Current Issue

Shovels and Rope -M-Submerge-Mag-Cover
On Newsstands Now!

Follow us on Facebook

Popular Articles

Oh My Goth

Shack Bound

Made of Win

I Got Your Back, Sansa

Further Reading

Deftones have officially decided to head back into the studio

Cash of the Titans

The Devil Gets His Due

Wish Fulfillment