party in the park

Media Life: Auburn’s Party in the Park fires up the Cajun musical spice

AUBURN CA - Auburn’s Party in the Park is still hopefully a few more rainstorms away but the fun fest has already locked in its headliner. Mr. Party in the Park Scott Holbrook h ...

Media Life: Legendary Colfax roadhouse reborn as Auburn eatery

A legend in Interstate 80 corridor dining and a business with an oh-so-catchy name, Dingus McGee’s eatery is back and Auburn has it. Located for almost 30 years in Colfax, Dingu ...

Taxi, Gumbo help draw record Party in Park crowd

Two great bands. One big party. The billing said it all and Friday’s 10th annual Party in the Park lived up to expectations – and then some. The late-spring Party in the Park ...

Media Life: Fangoria features Auburn horror film musician-composer

Fright make-up guru Tom Savini made the cover but for Auburn’s Christopher Crites an appearance in the pages of horror magazine Fangoria is a huge triumph. Crites is the subject ...

Media Life: It’s been a wonderful Media Life in 2010

In the spirit of the Christmas holidays, here’s a look back at some of Media Life's highlights over the past 12 months: Reese reaches millions Pro angler Skeet Reese featured o ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Party in the Park attracts two powerhouse acts

The headliner for Party in the Park is Colorado-based jam band Great American Taxi. And Mumbo Gumbo. It really is a happy dilemma for the annual North Auburn music fest’s bigge ...

Two new outdoor music festivals in Auburn build on Party in the Park buzz

Building on today's Party in the Park excitement, plans are set for two more outdoor music festivals this summer in Auburn. The newly christened Gold Country Blues Fest will welco ...

Auburn Party in the Park headliner Billy Joe Shaver performs free of legal clouds

No storm clouds are on the horizon for headliner Billy Joe Shaver or the weather Friday for Auburn’s Party in the Park. And that suits Shaver and Party in the Park organizer Sco ...

Media Life: Outlaw country’s Billy Joe Shaver poised to tell a story or three at Auburn gig

Pushing the music aside, which is Billy Joe Shaver’s main meal-ticket – and the reason audiences continue to soak up the 70-year-old Texan’s outlaw country sounds. Maybe Sha ...

Media Life: Outlaw country’s Billy Joe Shaver OK’d to Party in the Park

Party in the Park has dodged a bullet. Outlaw country music legend Billy Joe Shaver’s appearance at the June 18 music fest in North Auburn had been in question last week because ...

Media Life: Shooting puts country legend Billy Joe Shaver’s Auburn show in jeopardy

Billy Joe Shaver is a country music legend, an original outlaw songwriter from Central Texas whose music has been recorded by the greats – from Elvis to Waylon to Willie to Dylan ...

Media Life: Auburn’s 49 Fire comeback sparks Party in the Park special edition

The forces of good are at work to give Auburn a break from the craziness of the 49 Fire and its aftermath. Plans are being made to put on a show similar to this past June’s Part ...

Media Life: Waybacks ready to take Auburn audience to musical extremes

Click on a YouTube video of The Waybacks performing all of Led Zeppelin’s classic second album and try to find the Gibson Les Paul crunchily meandering through some of Jimmy Page ...

Media Life: Roster for Auburn’s premier outdoor show complete

The Party in the Park table has now been set.Scott Holbrook, the party’s musically astute founder and self-described pied piper, said he’s thrilled to announce that Sac ...

Media Life: Actor Perry King savors Cool ranch lifestyle

Owner of a 500-acre cattle ranch just beyond Cool, actor Perry King divides his time between Hollywood and the El Dorado County foothills but not his allegiances. King, probably b ...