Articles by Lindsay Oxford

SAMMIES winner Katie Knipp hits the Billboard charts

Blues performer and two-time SAMMIES winner Katie Knipp has just been given another honor to tuck under her belt. Early yesterday morning, Knipp learned she hit the Billboard Blues top ten for the second time in a row. While 2018’s Take It With You landed in the number ten spot, her newest, The Well, shot to number four straight out of the gate.

Destroy Boys keep it loud

Destroy Boys on their new single, signing to Hopeless Records, and this weekend’s livestream “Those shows were so sick, especially the Sacramento show,” says Alexia…

Doggy Dash, at a Distance

On June 5, celebrate the Dash by walking—safely, distanced and masked—in your own neighborhood, sharing on social media by using the hashtag #SSPCADASH2021 on Facebook and Instagram.

Checking in: SAMMIES 2020 winners and nominees

If there’s any time we need the comfort of music, it’s now. For the next few weeks, we’ll be checking in on some 2020 SAMMIES nominees and winners and nominees to see how they’ve stayed creative over the last year.

By people of color, for everyone

Each Thursday, B Street Theatre at the Sofia hosts the virtual event Re-Imagine, with the tagline “By Us. For Everyone.” The event—currently virtual but with intent to be on the stage post-pandemic—highlights performers and artists of color.

Sunday Farmers’ Market on the move

Visitors to Sacramento’s X Street Farmers’ Market face a longer commute beginning in March as the Sunday staple temporarily moves to the parking lot of Arden Faire mall as construction on Route 50 uproots the weekly event for up to ten months.

Planet V: Mardi Gras at Revolution Wines

Whatever mental associations Mardi Gras conjures—religious observances or rowdy partying in the streets—it’s called “Fat Tuesday” for a reason. The day’s Christian roots call for…