On Friday, July 12, local 916 DJ Yuka Yu and the Elkhorn Country Saloon host Reeferpalooza. Tickets are $10 and the event is from 2–11 p.m. This perfect summertime event will feature the raddest in local music and inspirational art. The lineup features Yo the Electric, Rruhb, Chonnie Gold, Black Crosses, Skypig and more. Whether you’re a fan of dreamy indie rock, classic punk, groovy electronic or dub reggae, this festival has almost every genre imaginable. Dove Brynhild Clothing will be on display to the public with the most fashionable in recycled and up-cycled vintage wear, original screen printing and embroidered work. But if custom wire wrapping with beautiful stones is what you’re looking for, Carmen Sault will be selling her intricate work as well. Come say hi to the Flood Water Roller Derby, a skater-owned roller derby league grown in Sacramento with a “mission to provide women with a place to be strong, confident and kick some ass!” Live comedy and burlesque performances will also be on the schedule. Parents and families can rest easy knowing that this unique music festival at the Elkhorn Country Saloon (18398 Old River Road, West Sacramento) will be kid-friendly, while a restaurant and bar will be on-site for any hungry tummies and thirsty mouths. Just in case anyone has a reason to step out of the festivities and grab some air, in and out privileges are available with special wristbands provided at the event. This event is sponsored by Cannabiscur.es and Grown by Vet Farms. For more information and to purchase tickets visit Reefer Rangers on Instagram (@reeferrangers, ticket link is in their bio).

**This write-up first appeared in print on page 8 of issue #295 (July 3 – 17, 2019)**