The 44th annual Fiddlin’ Down the Tracks Old Time Fiddle Contest is coming Friday and Saturday to Tehachapi's Country Oaks Baptist Church.

For more than 80 years, the Count Basie Orchestra has brought jazz lovers quality music that draws them in even in an age of digital downloads. The extremely talented ensemble returns to the Fox Theater for a performance on Nov. 18.

One year in business is an accomplishment in itself, but during a pandemic year that's something else entirely. So it's understandable that Rock & Wings in northeast Bakersfield wants to celebrate, which it will do Saturday with an anniversary bash with live music, DJs, specials and more.

The Yee Yee Nation has another reason to celebrate: If fans missed last month's Concerts for the Causes or they just want to see Granger Smith again, they'll have another chance this fall when the country musician plays the Fox Theater.

Omnivore Recordings has had a fruitful relationship with Buck Owens Enterprises, with numerous releases over the last 12 years. The latest comes as a request from fans, who want the albums from the late 1960s and early 1970s.

All good things must come to an end and such is the case with the Fox Theater's "Live Stream Vaccine: The Second Dose" series, which wraps up its latest run on Friday with a show featuring Mento Buru and Dub Seeds. Friday with the final concert in the Fox Theater's "Live Stream Vaccine: The …