live music


Sammies nominations, go!

It’s that time of the year again–no not the holidays. Unless you count celebrating local music achievements as a holiday. Which it is, kind of,…


EIGHT GIGS: Young Aundee

13WED photo by Josh Johnson Young Aundee Press Club, 8 p.m., $5 With elements of dark and new wave, trip-hop, pop and even a little…




Trash Talk returns home, no one riots

By Blake Gillespie Hardcore does not have many homes in Sacramento, but Harlow’s Restaurant & Nightclub is the last venue expected to house a Trash…


REVIEW: Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden

Review and photos by Paul Piazza. Last week, I took the lengthy drive to Wheatland’s Sleep Train Amphitheater to go see Soundgarden and Nine Inch…


Labor Day weekend = music festivals

*Editor’s note: The Aug. 28 print edition of SN&R (“Eight Gigs,” page 55) mistakenly stated the price of the Tejano Conjunto Festival as “no cover.”…



PHOTO ESSAY: March Madness

by Paul Piazza March is a traditionally a time of distractions due to office tourney pools in the workplace and busted brackets everywhere. This year,…