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See: Shriek-enducing Shorts at Love Horror Short Film Festival • June 27, 2014

Zombies, vampires and all things frightening are definitely a year-long affair for the organizers of the annual Sacramento Horror Film Fest. Although October is months away, these ghoulish guys and gals aim to provide its cult followers with a taste of horror-inspired dance, blood-soaked burlesque, sideshow performances and more with the Love Horror Short Film [...] Read More

Local MCs Poor and N.O.M.E. NOMADD Join Forces to Create SET

Two local MCs have joined forces to create a new group called SET. Poor (best known for his work with local hip-hop trio Tribe of Levi) and N.O.M.E Nomadd wanted to get together to create “that classic boom-bap, head-nod sound along with crazy lyrical wordplay in various styles,” according to an email from the group. [...] Read More

Touch: National Skateboarding Day • June 21, 2014

Grab a skateboard and gather the crew in honor of National Skateboarding Day on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Shred cement bowls or grind metal rails throughout a variety of Sacramento skate parks like the 28th and B streets warehouse near the river access point, or join the daytime skate session at Granite Park on Ramona [...] Read More

Hear: 50-plus Bands at Davis Music Fest • June 20–22, 2014

Hear over 54 bands performing between 11 venues packed into one weekend at the Davis Music Festival. The chaos begins on Friday, June 20, and runs until Sunday, June 22 with tickets priced at $22 for presale or $25 at the door. Kill the Precedent, Horseneck, The Lurk, Charles Albright and Darlingchemicalia name a fraction [...] Read More

7Seconds and Red Tape to Headline Punch and Pie Fest 3

Local punk rock aficionado Sean Hills is at it again. His DIY festival, Punch and Pie Fest, is coming back to melt your faces off from Aug. 15 to 17 at various Sacramento venues. Now in its third year, Punch and Pie Fest is quickly becoming one of Sacramento’s most important recurring musical events, offering [...] Read More

2014 Hot Lunch Concert Series Heats Up Fremont Park on Thursdays

If you work or live in Midtown Sacramento and can get away for an hour or two on Thursday afternoons, you really owe it to yourself to head down to Fremont Park (16th and Q Streets) for the Hot Lunch Concert Series, presented by Hot Italian and local promoter Jerry Perry. Every Thursday starting at [...] Read More

Jonny Craig’s New Band Slaves to Release Debut Full-Length, Through Art We Are All Equals

Slaves, a new Sacramento-based band formed by vocalist Jonny Craig (ex-Dance Gavin Dance and Emarosa) and Alex Lyman of Hearts and Hands, is releasing their debut album, Through Art We Are All Equals, via Artery Recordings on June 24, 2014. The album, produced by Kris Crummett, is 11 tracks total and features guest vocals from [...] Read More

Touch: Grab an Old White Shirt and Prepare for the Festival of Colors • June 14, 2014

Originally known as Holi, the Festival of Colors began in 7th Century India to celebrate the coming of spring and the passing of winter. Festival-goers are supplied with dry-color-solution balloons to spray onto their companions, resulting in a fun-spirited event that honors the beauty of unity, community, culture, music, friendship and, most obviously, color. The [...] Read More

THIS Midtown Second Saturday Block Parties Return June 14, 2014!

Summer is nearly upon us, and with it comes one of our favorite recurring events: THIS, a totally free and totally rad Second Saturday block party celebrating the independent spirit of Midtown Sacramento. You’ve got live music from national and local artists, a beer garden, live art, sweet local vendors and overall just great Summer [...] Read More

Hear: Junior Reid, Tribal Seeds, Collie Buddz and More at Reggae in the Hills • June 13-15, 2014

Reggae in the Hills is a three-day music festival going down from June 13 to 15, 2014, at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds in Angels Camp, California. No need to worry about lodging, the event features free parking and free camping to festival-goers! The accessible ticket price of $110 grants access to all three days of [...] Read More

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