Jan 102015
Mike McGowan, Mick Martin & other West Sac-related musicians will 'Rock the Box'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Local and native West Sacramento musicians will headline a concert on Sat., Feb. 7, at the “Black Box Theater” inside the city community center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. Performers will include Mick Martin, Lew Fratis, Mike McGowan and Cindy Tuttle, along with other guests. Refreshments and microbrews available for purchase. $10 […]

Dec 292014
West Sac Singers put on Christmas show inside the state capitol building

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 — FROM AL ZAGOFSKY — NEWS-LEDGER CORRESPONDENT — The state capitol building in Sacramento has welcomed festive music for the holidays since opening in December of 1869. Midday on Sunday, Dec. 21, it was the turn of the West Sacramento Community Singers to perform on the capitol rotunda. They sang […]

Dec 122014
West Sac celebrates tree-lighting

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 10, 2014 Among the entertainers at Friday evening’s Holiday Tree Lighting party were members of River City High School’s Advanced Vocal Ensemble, shown here at the railings above the crowd. Hundreds of citizens gathered to meet ceremony and watch the lights go on at the tree outside city hall, 1110 West Capitol […]

Dec 072014
Free concert by West Sac orchestra

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Community Orchestra invites you to a free concert of holiday favorites, 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the West Sacramento City Hall Galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. On the program will be the “Hansel and Gretel Overture” from Humperdinck, “Christmas at the Movies,” “Sleigh Ride ” and […]

Nov 082014
'Light It Up!' is theme of RCHS concert

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 5, 2014 — River City High School band director Anthony Marvelli led the school’s “Big Band” during a performance on Oct. 22. This music group joined the RCHS choir class, advanced vocal ensemble, Syncopating Sea Monkeys jazz band, and River City Regiment marching band in the school’s fall concert. Copyright News-Ledger 2014

Oct 142014
West Sacramento orchestra offers free concert at city hall on Sunday

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The West Sacramento Community Orchestra will present selections from Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly” as well as pieces from Bruch, Rimsky-Korsakov and “The Producers,” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, at city hall (1110 West Capitol Avenue). Free. Alternatively, you can attend a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at […]

Oct 102014

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 — A music festival’s first time on the West Sacramento riverfront appeared to be a success. Organizers say “TBD Fest” from Friday to Sunday in West Sacramento’s Bridge District drew about 21,000 people.  The event was formerly known as “Launch” and held annually in Sacramento. Dozens of musical acts included […]