Category archives for: Music

Local Concerts are Music to a Midtowner’s Ears

By Becky Larson, SacMidtown.com Mercy Me, The Q-Balls, Mumbo Gumbo and The Brody’s. If none of these names sound familiar I suggest you become more acquainted with the music scene Sacramento has to offer. In Midtown we’re fortunate to have Friday Night Concerts in the Park from May – August during the warm (well, typically […]

The Return of Yellowcard

By Hardeep Sahota, SacMidtown.com Is there a certain band, CD or song you hear that brings you back to a special time in your life? For me, the band Yellowcard always takes me to some wonderful places – a peaceful stroll through the past. Music took a backseat for me when Yellowcard decided to take […]

My Week in Midtown – Oct. 27

By Nick Leonti, SacMidtown.com My midtown wanderings took me to the following places this week. Phono Select For those of us who still enjoy the simple pleasure of dropping a needle onto vinyl, Phono Select is an exciting addition to midtown. While its collection of vinyl doesn’t compete with the expansive stacks of Records or […]

Trash, Salmon and Cake – a ‘Secret’ Show At Blue Lamp

By Greg Hyatt and Jan Katerkamp, SacMidtown.com   Greg: I received an e-mail from a good friend and fellow SacMidtown contributor Jan Katerkamp on Tuesday around noon. The e-mail included a link to a blog indicating that a semi-secret Cake show was set for that night, Oct. 19th at the Blue Lamp (corner of N […]

Deftones Return To Sacramento With Memorable Hometown Show

By Greg Hyatt, Contributor Disclaimer: Deftones is one of my all-time favorite bands, so you know what you’re getting with this review of their Sunday, Aug. 8 show at Memorial Auditorium: It’s basically all roses. Not going to be much bashing here. Everytime Deftones play Sacramento, it is a special event. It is, after all, the “hometown” show […]

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