UPDATE: Three people, including two Sacramento musicians, are recovering from being stabbed Sunday. The Sacramento Police Department said Monday night that the incident is being classified as a hate crime.
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With 15 bands playing shorts sets throughout the night punctuated with awards for the most finely musical acts in our region, the Sacramento Music Awards show was a giant pat on the back and a feather in the cap of a lot of local artists.
As the downtrend of CD sales continues - bands around the region got creative. Looking for ways to fund the music habit without pulling too much out of pocket. Here are some of the ways local bands are making due in the digital world.