Are you kidding me?  These cats have a Wiki:  MercyMe is an American Christian rock band founded in Greenville, Texas. The band consists of vocalist Bart Millard, keyboardist James Bryson, percussionist Robby Shaffer, bassist Nathan Cochran and guitarists Michael Scheuchzer and Barry Graul.  How cool is that?  Heck..  To us they’re just Sacramento’s Best Party Band.

Tonight… Jason Bodlovich

Jason Bodlovich Group delivers a high energy show featuring their brand of instrumental funkrock, blues, swing, jazz and more.  This trio features guitar upfront with bass and drums supplying a rock solid groove-based backdrop.  Material consists of original compositions as well as covers of eclectic artists including Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, Pink Floyd, Ennio Morricone, Charlie Parker and Hank Williams Sr.  JBG will be performing tunes from new Cd, “Live At Lagunitas”, which was recorded last March and set for release in July.
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tonight: The Golden Cadillacs

Ahh..  My Boys.  Roll on in tonight for the Golden Cadillacs, a bunch of hard hitting mostly local kids up to no good with no more intention than to show us all a great time.  Gotta love that.

Tonight! ConBrio

Powered by the strikingly soulful vocals of Xandra Corpora, San Francisco’s Con Brio (“with vigor” or “spirit”) blends old-school grit with new-school sophistication to keep heads nodding and the dance floor moving.
“An explosion of vocal bliss” -SFgate

tonight… TRACORUM

Tracorum is an original Rock n Soul/Rhythm n Blues band out of San Francisco. Great songwriting and epic live shows are at the heart of this soul quenching, eclectic bay area talent. Steeped in traditional roots music the band has continued to create a unique sound that is the vast umbrella known as Tracorum. Piano based Cosmic Gospel Thunder Funk and the food you eat with your closest friends. Tracorum bleeds rock n roll and continues to win over audiences across the country with their amazing, hard hitting, feel good performances.

Tonight– Wasteland Hop with Special Guest the Echo Chamber

The lowdown on these guys:  Wasteland Hop is an indie hip-hop band from Fort Collins, Colorado. Their unique sound has one foot in the groovin’ live hip hop of The Roots and another in the brash, bluesy rock of The Black Keys. The centerpiece of each Wasteland Hop song is the interplay between Mickey Kenny (an MC with the heart of a slam poet) and Steph Jay (a songstress with a soulful wail).

With Special Guest, The Echo Chamber, based in Fort Collins, Colorado, The Echo Chamber blends rock with experimental electronic layers and progressive stylings. The live show consists of emotionally driven dynamic leg kicks and back rolls, laser beams and sometimes beach balls for crowd participation. The Echo Chamber has played many stages from their hometown Fort Collins to Denver to Los Angeles. The band just released their first ep “Vikings From The Future” available on iTunes now.


The Torch Club stays true to it’s name on a hotter than heck Wednesday bringing in a double featuring Forever Goldrush with Horsebones.

Forever Goldrush is a Country/Pop/Rock band, a bunch of locals whose past recordings include “Unknown Territory” (self released, 1997) and “Halo In My Backpack” (Cargo Records, 1998). Their third album, “The Amador Frequency,” was recorded in 2002, released August of last year on Test Pattern Records.

Horsebones, a bunch of guys out of Salt Lake are in the house too, bringing in some indie/folk sounds with influences of James Vincent McMorrow, The Shins, and Bon Iver among others.  So grab a barstool and a cold one..  Temperature not gonna drop round here till morning.


Tonight… Lew Fratis

Tonight our friend Lew Fratis comes in to soothe the pain of a hotter than @#&! Tuesday evening…  Get up, switch OFF your overworked A/C and flee for the smooth air conditioned sounds of the Torch Club.


The music of Marius can best be described as singer/songwriter venturing into different parts of the rock genre. Acoustic and intimate, the concept of experimenting with different combinations of acoustic instruments, gives Marius an exciting platform where songwriting truly flourishes.


Merle Jagger plays a muso antioxidant of progressive expressionism featuring guitar and drum hero performances stylistically influenced by Honky Tonk, Classic Country and Rock, Boogie Blues and a mix of amped up Bluegrass. Bright tempos and upbeat melodies fuel Merle Jagger’s clever instrumental compositions as well as their vocal driven Country and Swing drinkin’ tunes.
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