Auburn Event Center

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 ...

Reader input: A small town with a big heart

With so much going on in town this past Saturday, the turnout for the Feed the Musical Soul Benefit Concert at the Auburn Event Center was less than stellar. Despite the small crow ...

Reader Input: Small town shows big heart

With so much going on in town this past Saturday, the turnout for the Feed the Musical Soul Benefit Concert at the Auburn Event Center was less than stellar. Despite the small crow ...

For Suzy Bogguss fans, ‘Someday Soon’ is right now

It’s a big weekend for music in the Auburn area. From classical to country, options abound for those looking to take in a live show. You want old-school funk and avant gard ...