Sacramento’s premier hard rock festival is back on the move. After a stint at Gibson Ranch in Elverta, the Monster Energy Aftershock Festival is heading back to its original home at Discovery Park. The festival will be held Oct. 22-23.
The summer festival season unofficially boots up this weekend, with the long-running Sacramento Music Festival (formerly the Jazz Jubilee), the recently relocated Strawberry Music Festival in Grass Valley and the Red Hot Chili Peppers leading the charge in year four of BottleRock in Napa.
After crashes, engine problems and eight races without a win, Lewis Hamilton's jubilation was evident as he threw himself into the arms of his Mercedes team after winning Sunday's rainy, incident-packed Monaco Grand Prix.
Cy Cushenberry is more of an art historian than a musician, though he has a lot of music friends. On occasion, he ran into Charlie Phillips, chatting him up while not knowing his almost-a-country-star background.
Patton Avenue traffic whizzes by its intersection with North French Broad, escaping the stop-and-go of the rest of downtown and making its way toward the interstate. Just around the corner, in a red-brick building with vaulted roofs and stained-glass windows, lies one of Asheville's most prominent musical draws.
Coby Greer hasn't done much fishing since he was a kid, but the up and coming county music artist was more than happy to discuss his career Tuesday while floating in a fishing boat on the Tennessee River.
Therapist Nicole Johnson and Eskaton in Sacramento are part of a pilot study in California nursing homes, using iPod music to de-stress and calm patients with dementia/Alzheimer's. With help from family members, they develop a personalized music playlist of a patient's favorite songs, which are loaded onto iPods and listened to via headsets.
Jose Luis VillegasThe Sacramento Bee
Music used to de-stress and calm dementia patients
Paul McCartney to open Golden 1 Center
Scott Syphax remembers 1984 "Purple Rain" dance party
Prince shares how he got past being teased as a child