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Ruhstaller’s Tripel Dipper Release Party: 7/12

******* We are excited to host the release party for Ruhstaller Beer‘s new brew, Tripel Dipper, with label art by local designer Melissa Arendt! Bows owner Trisha Rhomberg came up with the idea to put local art on local beer bottles, and Ruhstaller was the perfect candidate. “Since Bows’ Evolution into an art gallery and […]

Peter Case, Deep Ellum and Gasoline Silver: 6/20

****** Acclaimed singer-songwriter and indie-rock pioneer PETER CASE brings his deeply rooted take on rock’n’roll to California clubs in June, accompanied by DEEP ELLUM, and GASOLINE SILVER. All three bands feature singer-songwriter-guitarists with sensibilities that register on the scale of Case’s own visionary but fundamental rock’n’roll. Ron Franklin of Gasoline Silver has been a friend and collaborator since […]

The LURK, Drive Thru Mystics and Crazy Eyes: 4/30

********** The LURK Location: Sacramento Genre: One man band Band members: Nick Carvajal Carvajal described his performances as The LURK as “somewhat of a spectacle”. “I play a suitcase as a kick drum, and kick a snare drum on its side – so that my feet are the drummer,” he said. “I play guitar, sing, […]

The Dave Lynch Group and Adrian Bellue: 4/27

********** The Dave Lynch Group Location: Sacramento Genre: High Energy Fusion Jazz Lineup: Dave Lynch (guitar), Eric Crownover (drums), Jay Leek (bass), Dan Pool (keys) Influences: Pat Metheny, Allan Holdsworth, Frank Zappa, Mahavishnu Orchestra, John McLaughlin, Wayne Krantz, Bill Bruford, Jaco Pastorius, Jeff Berlin, Jeff Beck, Sting ********* Adrian Bellue Location: Sacramento Genre: Fingerstyle Guitarist […]

Garrett Pierce, Luke Sweeney and Tepid Joy: 4/26

******* Garrett Pierce Location: San Francisco/Sonoma Genre: Acoustic/Lyrical/Folk Influences: Richard Brautigan, Henry Miller, Ernest Hemmingway, John Steinbeck, Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Joanna Newsom, Why? Discography: Two full length albums, Like a Moth and All Masks, on Crossbill Records. New album, City of Sand, coming out later this year on Narnack Records. ******** Luke Sweeney Location: […]

Stab City, Egg, Isaac Bear and Overthruster: 4/16

************ Stab City Location: Los Angeles Genre: Grime/Thrash/Trance/”Vomit Core” Band Members: Dan, Bobby, Kyle Influences: “Loud, Soft, Weird” Discography: One self titled album released 2o10 ******Isaac BearLocation: SacramentoGenre: Rock/Progressive/Folk Funk/”Interesting, jump up and down, fun music” Sounds Like: Primus, Tera Melos, Consider the Source, Maps & Atlases, Red Hot Chili PeppersBand Members: Keith Filson, Scotty Urquhart, […]

Stand Out State, Finish Ticket and Nights on First: 4/12

********* The Stand Out State Location: Sacramento Genre: Alternative/Indie Pop Band Members: Grayson Gerstenkorn- Vocals/Guitar, Jared Kaser- Guitar, Adam Dillon- Bass, Daniel Paulin- Drums Influenced by: “West coast lifestyle and learning to live.” Discography: Scheduled to release two EP’s this year. ******* Finish Ticket Location: Alameda, CA Genre: Alternative/Rock/Indie Band members: Brendan Hoye – Vocals, […]

Natural Child, Golden Ghosts, Cool Ghouls and Fletcher C. Johnson: 3/28

********** Natural Child is a “party band” from Nashville. They formed their current lineup in 2009, apparently after eating weed brownies and deciding to form the “greatest rock n’ roll band in the world”. Music feature site Daytrotter‘s founder Sean Moeller had this to say about their latest LP, “Hard in Heaven”: “They ooze with […]

Ghost to Falco, Christine Shields and Dead Western: 3/27

********* Portland-based Ghost to Falco has been around for about ten years. It began as the brainchild of Eric Crespo, and now includes a rotating group of musicians. Over the years, the band has  “explored whisper quiet slow-core, minimalist string and analog synth composition, free jazz tinged post punk, death obsessed outsider folk, Morricone-esque expansiveness, […]