music

Foxtrot Mary’s got soul to spare

There’s a special place in the heart for soul. “You play that music and it crosses all generations,” said Tim Brisson. “Babies in strollers and people in their 90s, they h ...

Upcoming concerts sing America’s praises

Looking for a Yankee Doodle Dandy of a good time? Homeland is a trio of free concerts to be held July 1-3 at the Auburn Library Garden Theater. “We want a place for people to ...

Student needs surpass basics

Anyone who saw the Auburn Union School District band concert this week would never have voted down Measure L! Band director Jim Kepfer started with novice fifth and sixth graders i ...

Diehard music fans alive and well in Auburn

Do you remember the Beatles’ final 1966 concert in Candlestick Park in San Francisco? Larry Gosch does because he was there. Gosch, who owns Encore Music on High Street in Downt ...

Surprise guest attends concert

The audience at Placer’s Spring Music Concert enjoyed a surprise appearance by Ola Murchison, Placer alumnus of 1955 and member of Placer’s Hall of Fame. Besides his achieveme ...

Placer High musicians present free show

The community is welcome to attend Placer High School’s spring concert. The music starts at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16 in the Placer High School auditorium. Placer High’s w ...

Enjoy sounds of the holiday season

The holidays just aren’t the holidays unless you’ve got “Jingle Bells” stuck in your head and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” blasting from your car stereo. There are ...

Morris likes a bit of Hendrix in the mix

Mentor, musician, sound engineer, performer, teacher, band and tone historian, and for a time, music store owner, John Morris has worn many hats in his 40-some years in the music b ...

Having a brazen good time

By Loryll Nicolaisen Journal staff writer Call Rhonda Rogers a “brazen hussy” and she’ll take it as a compliment. “We’re strong people, and it’s a catchy name,” R ...

Lend live, local music your ear this month

The holidays are over, and for the first time in weeks, you might find yourself with some free time. It’s a beautiful thing, isn’t it? Make it one of your resolutions for 20 ...