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Pull up ‘a place in the sun’ with Pablo Cruise

Check it out Who: Pablo Cruise headlining “Groovin’ in the Grove,” a family-friendly benefit for SADVC and Soroptimist International of Woodland When: Starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, with Beam at noon, Grooveline at 2 p.m. and Pablo Cruise at 4 p.m. Where: Nelson’s Grove, 15285 County Road 99E, Woodland Tickets: $25, available at http://groovininthegrove.brownpapertickets.com This Sunday, find […]

April 18, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Red Jacket Mine to perform twice in Davis

You have two chances this weekend to catch Seattle’s pop rockers, Red Jacket Mine. The band is performing at 10 p.m. Friday at Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E St. in Davis. Local synth-pop band Contra opens the show at 9 p.m. This show is for the 21-and-over crowd and costs $5 at the door. The […]

April 17, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Camper Van Beethoven celebrates 30th anniversary in Davis

Innovative, indie rock originator Camper Van Beethoven is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a new album and tour. For the first time in more than 25 years, the band will perform in Davis at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. The Davis Live Music Collective […]

February 12, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Looking for vinyl? Take a spin by the Music Fair

Audiophiles on the hunt for rare records, CDs and cassette tapes should check out the Armadillo Music and KDVS 90.3 FM Vinyl and Music Fair from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. in Davis. Admission and parking are free. This is the second music fair being held […]

February 05, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Davis musicians come ‘Home for the Holidays’

That’s the ticket What: “Home for the Holidays” concert When: 7 p.m. Thursday Where: Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. Tickets: $20 general, $8 youths under 18; Watermelon Music, 207 E St., and Armadillo Music, 205 F St. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Davis. To celebrate, the ninth annual “Home […]

December 18, 2012 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

San Kazakgascar headlines Davis Music Festival Revisted on Friday

In a local music scene crowded with rock, bluegrass and folk, the mighty San Kazakgascar stands out. Like an oasis in the middle of a barren desert, San Kazakgascar quenches your thirst for Middle Eastern psychedelia. San Kazakgascar will perform at the second Davis Music Festival Revisited, along with Yellow Jacket Motel and Art Lessing […]

December 13, 2012 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Jane’s Addiction rocks at Mondavi on Saturday

That’s the ticket Who: Jane’s Addiction When: 8:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis Tickets: $49.50-$59.50; www.mondaviarts.org or 530-754-2787 In music trends, everything old is new again. Bands of the early 2000s made 1980s synth-pop cool. Now, ‘90s alternative rock is back in fashion. Who better to celebrate this trend than the originators […]

October 17, 2012 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

‘An Evening at the Vets’ returns with solid lineup

What better way to spend a Saturday night than with fantastic free live music? City of Davis Community Services and Woodland Healthcare proudly present the third annual “An Evening at The Vets” fall concert series. This free concert series takes place each Saturday from Oct. 13 through Nov. 10. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. […]

October 05, 2012 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Sic Alps take over Sophia’s on Saturday

Sic Alps is bringing garage rock to the porch of Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E St. in downtown Davis, at 10 p.m. Saturday. Twin Steps and Exray’s will open the show; doors open at 8:30 p.m. Admission to the 21-and-over show is $5. Sic Alps’ damaged, lo-fidelity rock is rooted in the ‘60s psychedelia of […]

September 26, 2012 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Davis Music Festival Revisted highlights three bands

Bummed out because you missed the second annual Davis Music Festival? Here’s your chance to catch three festival highlights: Opus Orange, Who Cares and Judgement Day. Davis Music Festival Revisited starts at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at G Street Wunderbar, 228 G St., in Davis, 530-756-9227. Tickets are $12 at the door, $10 in […]

September 18, 2012 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Silversun Pickups roll into Mondavi Center

Alternative rock band Silversun Pickups is on a nationwide tour in support of its epic third album, “Neck of the Woods.” The band makes a stop in our neck of the woods at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Mondavi Center at UC Davis. From the suburban home on the cover, to songs of childhood games, […]

September 06, 2012 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

Beard contest is a hairy situation

Whaler, walrus, horseshoe, Fu Manchu — they’re just a few of the many facial hairstyles celebrated by The Moustache and Beard Social Club. Welcome to the world of competitive facial hair. The Moustache and Beard Social Club proudly presents the first Davis ‘Stache and Beard Throwdown from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the G […]

August 21, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Live Music Collective capitalizes on fans’ energy with Sollee concert

Just the ticket Who: Ben Sollee, a classically trained pop cellist and folk singer; with opening act Elephant Revival When: 8 p.m. Friday Where: Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St., Davis Tickets: $17 in advance, at Armadillo Music, 205 F St., and www.davislivemusic.com; $20 at the door Davis has become quite a destination for […]

Davis Music Festival 2

“We just surpassed 2011 wristband sales” Danny texted me the night before the festival. An awesome sign, considering last year we hardly sold any pre sale tickets. I’m happy to report, Davis Music Festival 2 was even better than the original. I was stationed at Delta of Venus from 1pm to 8pm selling wristbands at […]

June 25, 2012 | Posted in Blogs | Tagged

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