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May 24, 2016
Violin, mandolin, piano, drums and gorgeous vocal harmonies define the sound of SHEL, a band of four sisters raised in a music-minded household. They speak with NPR's Rachel Martin.
May 24, 2016 | Jeff Hudson
The touring extravaganza “Motown the Musical” now at Sacramento’s Community Center Theatre features memorable hits from the 1960’s made for the iconic Motown record label.
May 6, 2016
On A Sailor's Guide to Earth, Simpson focuses on bringing beauty and a sentimental spirit to his buzzed-about country sound. The album is meant to be a musical letter to his wife and son.
April 26, 2016
Sacramento singer-songwriter Sandra Dolores is back with a brand new EP, "Back to the Start." She was on Insight with Beth Ruyak to talk about the album.
April 21, 2016
The Scandinavian duo My bubba started singing together after Bubba Tomasdottír answered an ad to rent a room in My Larsdotter's apartment.
April 8, 2016
Early in Heads, his deep exploration of American psychedelic culture, Jesse Jarnow details how the Berkeley-based visual artist Rick Shubb drew up a peculiar new world map.
April 7, 2016
As Radical Face, Ben Cooper has written song after song about a fictional family. They make up not just one album but a trilogy of them, called The Family Tree. All of the characters on the first two albums, The Roots and The Branches, were made up.
April 6, 2016
Outlaw, "Okie from Muskogee", poet of working class values and a fixture in country music for 50 years, Merle Haggard died Wednesday, April 6, his 79th birthday.