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December 6, 2013 12:00 AM

Music: The California Honeydrops want you to freak out

Attendees of July’s High Sierra Music Festival have referred to it as the “freakout,” the precise moment when roots-and-blues standouts the California Honeydrops hit their sonic sweet spot and the sardine-packed crowd in the Vaudeville tent – teenage neo hippies, doo-rag-wrapped gray hairs, bikini-clad shoulder sitters – exploded into a frenzied, hand-waving mass of pure musical elation.

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