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Sound Advice: Live Music For Labor Day Weekend


For this week's Sound Advice, Insight producer Cody Drabble previews three events for music lovers to celebrate the holiday weekend.

Sacramento blues rock duo Blue Oaks are gearing up to release their debut album, due out on Friday, October 13. They're playing at the 27th Annual Chalk It Up! festival in Fremont Park. Blue Oaks has released the title track to their forthcoming album "To Be Kind Is Sin."

Hip hop producer The Philharmonik will perform at #OnTheBlock 2017 on R Street this Saturday, September 2. The free block party will feature other local acts like DLRN, Soosh*E, Inland, Cameron Calloway, and The Lique.

The Crest Theatre is playing "Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk" on Friday, September 1 starting at 7:00 p.m. with Destroy Boys performing a set, followed by the film at 7:30, and a Q&A with the filmmakers after the show.

Sacramento resident Anthony Lew, who plays with RAD, shared some of his Jawbreaker memorabilia below, including fliers for punk rock shows from the East Bay in the early 1990s. RAD is playing at Not Your Dad's Fest 2017 in Chico on Sunday, September 3.

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Cody Drabble

Insight Producer and On-Air Director

Cody Drabble learned to love public radio growing up in San Francisco with KQED on every morning during breakfast. In addition to producing and directing the live broadcast of Insight each morning, he also fills in as guest host for Beth Ruyak.   Read Full Bio 

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