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Usually, the name Mariachi Sol de México would bring to mind visions of warm sunshine and drinking margaritas on a veranda somewhere. However, this Dec. 8 at the Fox Theater, Mariachi Sol de México and José Hernández will evoke a different kind of warm festivity with "A Merry-Achi Christmas"…

Traditionally, the night before Thanksgiving has been one of the busiest nights of the year for the local entertainment and service industry. Not only do we get an influx of folks coming home to visit family and friends, many of them revisit their old haunts as well. These returning pilgrims…

Country artist Walker Hayes' latest release, "Country Stuff the Album," the follow-up to last year's EP "Country Stuff," basically works as a Rorschach test for country music fans and works, for the most part, by enthusiastically embracing its own humor and frailty.

While traveling through Germany for one of the final shows before The Dangerous Summer returned to the United States for its current fall tour, the band's bus broke down, causing a bit of chaos and necessitating a trip by train to Hannover for that evening's gig.

For its fall choral concert, Bakersfield College's Performing Arts Department took inspiration from the words of Bruce Lee, who was as much a philosopher as a legendary martial artist.

From punk to a pandemic project, John Doe's music runs the gamut. Check out his latest endeavor, the John Doe Folk Trio, when it plays Pyrenees Cafe on Tuesday.

When word got out in 2020 that Koe Wetzel had signed a major label deal with Columbia Records, he heard it from some of his fans who were worried that this would spell the end of Koe Wetzel as they knew him.

ModernDayRome's latest EP, "LOVE, MODERN," is a bold, smoldering release that highlights his evolution as a songwriter and musician from his earlier releases. It does what any true artistic statement of purpose should do: Give the listener a glimpse as to what's going on in the artist's hear…

The New York City-based trio doesn't stay on stage much longer than a half-hour, which on the current tour is enough time to play some of "Dog Whistle," the band's current full-length album, last year's three-song EP "Survive," the new single "Loose Talk," plus a couple of older tunes.

When guitarists/singers Miles Doughty and Kyle McDonald started Slightly Stoopid in 1994, they were out front of a second generation of bands that wanted to build on the reggae-rock sound starting to take hold thanks to the success of groups like Sublime, 311 and, to a lesser extent, No Doubt.

Sacramento-based local musician NineFingers, aka David Tetz, recently released "XLove," an EP that was engineered and recorded by Kyle Appleton at his home studio, NashWest Productions, which has been on a good run lately.