Auburn Event Center

The Rock Collection: Diamonds in the rough

Rockhounds be warned. If you’re looking for sedimentary specimens and metamorphic marvels, the “Rock Collection” on display at the Auburn Event Center this Thursd ...

Hot Buttered Rum knows how to throw a party

Lewis and Clark rank pretty high on the list of great adventures. Not surprising then that two students from the Oregon college of the same name set out to create an adventure of t ...

Todd Snider’s hard working and happy

Todd Snider once said he wanted every song he wrote “to be sad and funny … vulnerable and entertaining … personal and universal at the same time.” Looking ...

Jelly bread plays swamp rock with soul

Somehow, these four guys from the Reno-Tahoe region have cooked up a sound that would feel right at home on the bayou. Sure, there are touches of funk and alt-rock, but the “ ...

Poor Man's Whiskey caught in a jam

Raymond Chandler once said, “There is no bad whiskey. There are only some whiskeys that aren’t as good as others.” Like the distilled beverage that bears their ...

No tricks, but a treat for the ears

Local promoter Scott Holbrook is always looking to bring that “hippie-redneck” vibe to the Auburn Event Center, most evident through the musical acts he books. Tonigh ...

An oasis for music lovers

Anyone out there that is 39 years old won’t remember when Maria Muldaur’s hit song first graced the airwaves but there’s a good chance their baby boomer parents d ...

Wishbone Ash still mining that trademark sound

In 1969 in Devon, England, a trio known as Tanglewood had just lost their guitar player. After a round of auditions, the choice was narrowed down to two. Unable to decide between t ...

Somewhere between Bakersfield and Aledo

It all started with an ugly green car. But thank goodness for the eight-track tapes that came with it. “After I got my driver’s license, I got my dad’s car, inc ...

‘Getting to the Point’ with Savoy Brown founder

Kim Simmonds formed Savoy Brown in South London in 1965, a six-piece outfit that was part of the burgeoning British blues scene. Sixty-two band members later, Simmonds, 66, bring ...