Jul 072012
 
RCHS kid nails the blues

Ammon Burdge with Alison Flory, art education coordinator for YoloArts.  NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 4, 2012 –   Ammon Burdge of River City High School won this year’s ‘Blues in the Schools’ contest, composing a song called “Sky’s Turning Gray  Skies Blue.” The senior is a member of the school’s jazz band, “The Syncopating Sea-Monkeys.”   [...]

Jun 212012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – The Thursday night farmers market in West Sacramento returns at 4:30 p.m. today. Scheduled entertainment will be a live performance of the ‘Fortunate Few,’ described as “honky-tonk blues-a-billy” or “country, rockabilly and a touch of punk.” The free performance begins at 6:30 p.m., courtesy of sponsor Swabbie’s On the River restaurant. The [...]

May 232012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER Bluegrass and country musicians looking to jam are invited to jam sessions held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of each month at the West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue. $2 at the door. Call 617-4620 or visit www.westsacfun.org for information. Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Oct 242011
 
Free concert & instrument 'petting zoo'

 The Camellia Symphony Orchestra will return to West Sacramento for its annual free family concert as well as a “Funshop” and “instrument petting zoo,” meant to introduce kids to orchestral instruments including strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. The interactive music activities begin at 1 p.m. and the one-hour family concert begins at 2 p.m. on [...]