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The Blank Tapes return to Davis

The Southern California trio The Blank Tapes is bringing its ‘60s style psychedelic rock ‘n’ roll with a beach-party vibe all the way to Northern California. Fans of early Beatles, The Kinks and The Velvet Underground will dig the band’s groovy sound. The Blank Tapes, along with pals Mystic Braves and Hindu Pirates, will perform […]

August 06, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Davis Music Festival: 2 days, 65 bands, 13 venues

That’s the ticket What: Davis Music Festival, featuring 65 bands; proceeds benefit the Davis School Arts Foundation When: 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday Where: 13 venues around downtown Davis Tickets: $25 in advance at Armadillo Music, 205 F St.; $30 at the door; for a $15 upgrade, hear JD McPherson at 7 […]

June 18, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

One-woman show to benefit Trek for a Cure

Local resident Annette De Bow has been living with the rare, progressive blood cancer, myeloproliferative neoplasm, since 2008. Her particular disorder, polycythemia vera, causes overproduction of blood cells in the bone marrow. There is no known cure. De Bow decided to confront the deadly disease head-on by raising money to find a cure. In 2010, she […]

June 11, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

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 ,

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