Three to see: A concert that lasts 12 hours; Chalk It Up!; and a reggae fest


Ross Hammond’s 12-Hour Concert


9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1

Luna’s Cafe

Venerable (and perhaps insane?) Sacramento musician Ross Hammond has “a couple tricks I’m going to do to sustain some notes” for those moments when he needs a quick break during his 12-hour marathon of a concert at Luna’s, which he is undertaking as a fundraiser for Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services. It’s free to pop in, and donations for the bank are being accepted on-site. www.facebook.com/events/111582912816868

Chalk It Up! Festival

Various genres

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, to Monday, Sept. 4

Fremont Park

Bordered by a sea of local chalk art, Sacramento’s top-tier musicians always seem to come out at the annual Chalk It Up! Festival. The music schedule boasts skyrocketing alt-rock act Humble Wolf; a veteran collaboration between Allyson Seconds, Anton Barbeau, Kepi Ghoulie and Kevin Seconds; and affable pop rock party boys the Brodys on Sunday afternoon, with the burgeoning Jessica Malone, Peter Petty and Drunken Kung Fu on Monday. www.chalkitup.org/performers

One Heart One Love Reggae Festival


Saturday, Sept. 2, and Sunday, Sept. 3

Yolo County Fairgrounds (Woodland)

The enigmatic Steel Pulse, a roots reggae act by way of the U.K. that’s been at it since the mid-’70s, is your featured act on Saturday evening for the eighth installment of this endearing local reggae fest. Sizzla headlines on Sunday, with Anthony B, Fiji, Sister Carol, International Dub Ambassadors and several more slated to perform. $90. www.oneloveoneheartreggae.com

Looking ahead: River City Porch Fest. Sept. 17 in East Sacramento

The porches of various homes scattered throughout Colonial Heights and Tahoe Park will be teeming with free afternoon sets from local talent which thus far includes Be Brave Bold Robot, Banjo Bones, Lauren Wakefield and tons more. www.rivercityporchfest.com