The music scene of Sacramento mirrors the cultural diversity of areas as far as Canada, like a parent and child relationship. Sporting international musical giants regularly while providing a dedicated platform for the fresh local talents creates a fertile music atmosphere with lots to explore.
From headbanging to the hardcore sound of heavy metal to grooving to the smooth sound of sax and freestyle jazz and every other genre in between, concert and event lovers will have no difficulty in finding their preferred sound in this city.
Here are a few venues rated highly by locals and tourists alike and a description of some of the major events hosted at these venues.
Situated in DownTown Sacramento on the historic R Street, it's one of the most popular venues in this area. While being open for all ages, this venue comes fully equipped with four bars and a family-friendly dining area suitable for the young ones.
In terms of events, "The Heavy Fest" is the most affluent one occurring every spring and boasting huge names such as George Ezra, Machine Head, Escape the Fate. Additionally, they feature local talents who're the cream of the crop.
This venue stays true to its name as it's subtly lit by blue light. The club manages to deliver a fantastic ambiance coupled with a wide variety of music featuring local wonders and famous bands. Rest assured, the experience is worth having multiple times.
Travelers visiting Sacramento to cherish a specific genre are sure to be greeted with a host of fusion genres that'll seduce the mind. And for the music enthusiasts who want to soak in the local music culture, there is no better place as you will be gifted with genres birthed in this part of the world! That too with the most passionate and expressive musicians - be it for hip-hop, reggae, heavy metal, or hard rock.
This venue claims the title of the oldest venue in Sacramento, and rightfully so, it's bustling with Sacramento locals. Since 1934, this establishment has maintained its early 20th-century aesthetics and expertly melds it with antique decorations to give it an old but gold vibe.
In its rich history of hosting, numerous artists with well-known names such as Death Cab for Cutie, Pavement, and Cake have graced the stages along with a bunch of talented local musicians.
Sacramento concerts and events eagerly await your presence! For a lifetime experience, plan a trip to this fascinating city in California in advance.
From classy, expensive venues to modest pubs loved by the locals and tourists alike - Sacramento has more than one can fathom!