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Interview: John Lydon – Truth and Integrity in Life and Music

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John Lydon is one of those rare figures in public life who isn't afraid to speak his mind. Read More »

Music Review: Lucas Richman and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – ‘In Truth’

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Cellist Inbal Segev, oboist Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, and pianist Jeffrey Biegel help make this collection an appealing album of modern classical music with a good balance of accessibility and sophistication. Read More »

Blu-Ray Review: The Who – ‘Live at Shea Stadium 1982′

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For longtime fans of The Who (of which I consider myself one, seeing them three times live), The Who - 'Live at Shea Stadium 1982' is a rare treat. Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Video Premiere: Inbal Segev – ‘Allemande’ from Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major from ‘Bach: Cello Suites’

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The celebrated cellist unveils another selection from her new recording of Bach's Cello Suites, which she describes as '[m]asterpieces by perhaps the greatest composer who ever lived.' Read More »

Concert Review: Ayla Brown and Madison Rising Bring Country and Rock to Veterans Rally

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Patriotism, country music by former 'American Idol' finalist Ayla Brown and rock and roll by Madison Rising made the Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Defend Freedom Tour a treat for the spirit and the ears. Read More »

Music Review: Rob Reddy – ‘Bechet: Our Contemporary’

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True to its title, the album honors the pioneering soprano saxophonist not by mere regurgitation like some, but by using his music for creative inspiration. Read More »

City of Trees Summer Concert Event 2015: Recap (August 15, 2015)

Cake at City of Trees Summer Concert Event 2015 (Photo credit: Tan the Man)

Of Monsters and Men and local alternative rock band Cake headlined this year's inaugural City of Trees Summer Concert Event on August 15, 2015 in Sacramento, California. Read More »

Bounce, Skate & Rock: An Overview of Janet Jackson

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This brief overview takes one into Jackson’s awesome body of work cultivated over 30 years. Before checking out her soon-to-be released new record, get reacquainted with the albums that laid the groundwork for it. Read More »

Music Review: Buddy Guy – ‘Born to Play Guitar’

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Guy has made scores of albums in his career. This one measures up to any of his best, and that is high praise indeed. Read More »

City of Trees Summer Concert Event 2015: Preview (August 15, 2015)

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Featuring Cake and Of Monsters and Men, the inaugural City of Trees Summer Concert Event takes place at Gibson Ranch in Sacramento on August 15, 2015 (presented by indie radio station Radio 94.7). Read More »