Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Goose yourself fitter in October!

Saturday, October 1st
The Silent Game and Alex Walker
Local post-alternative rock band The Silent Game will be playing their Radiohead, Deftones, and Depeche Mode influenced music. Alex is from Portland and his songs are reminiscent of a certain Pacific North Westerner with melancholy melodies and heartfelt lyrics. I'm not gonna say who it is, so you have to figure it out. He'll be accompanied by a really fun and sensual upright bass player that plays here a lot.

Friday, October 7th
An Intimate Evening with Kevin & Allyson Seconds and Jonah Matranga with special guest Natalie Cortez
Kevin's back for his regular Goose-session. Kevin Seconds has been the lead singer and principal songwriter of seminal American hardcore punk band 7Seconds for over 3 decades now. He's been called a pop troubadour with a protest singer's heart and his new songs are startlingly catchy and impeccably well-crafted. Allyson's second solo album Little World will be available on Friday, October 21st, 2016 maybe she'll play something from that. Jonah Matranga is another wonderful Sacramento musical guy who writes interesting songs and is the frontman for seminal indie rock band, FAR. Natalie Cortez is back playing her Americana and indie pop.

Saturday, October 8th
Axes & Alloys and Spangler (E.P. Release)
Axes & Alloys are a pop/country and alternative rock band. Spangler are folk, rock, and Americana singer songwriters who sound like the Eagles meet Bruce Hornsby meet Joan Osborne and this is their E.P. release party. Check it out!

Friday, October 14th
The Uncovered and Que Bossa
The Uncovered are a very groovy band that reinvents songs you may know or have forgotten about. Que Bossa is like a lovely walk through a meadow in the spring. Bossanova is a genre of Brazilian music made popular in the 50's and 60's. Astrud Gilberto is the queen of bossa music and Que Bossa brings this sweet and romantic sound to life.

Saturday, October 15th
Dylan Crawford of Massive Delicious
Dylan is the singer and guitarist for Massive Delicisious and they are an act that blends reggae, soul, funk and jazz into big, tasty dubtastic grooves for large crowds of cute and costumed dancers—creating a mass of delicious energy, rhythm, and movement. Check him out solo or in some form here at Gooseapolis. Please.

Friday, October 21st
Death Party at the Beach, The Depths, and Lauren Wakefield
Death Party is currently in the process of producing their first full length record with influences cited as "reverb, synthesizers and catchy melodies" you can expect a colorful display of musicianship and creativity. They play post-punk, new wave, and indie rock. The Depths do alternative progressive rock. Lauren Wakefield plays acoustic, alternative rock, blues, and punk. She's amazing!

Saturday, October 22nd
Fem Dom Con

This will be spectacular. Jaime Fernandez has put together this cool night of female comedians for you at the pub. Don't worry, they won't kill you. They are dominating this show, but I don't think they want to harm us.

Friday, October 28th
Colleen Heauser Band and Blue Moon Boys
Colleen finds many artist inspirational because they are allowing us to see them in a vulnerable yet powerful state, where we connect together through the power of music. She plays country-pop with feeling. Blue Moon Boys are retro-billy. Meowzers.

Saturday, October 29th
Halloween Costume Party with The Ultraviolets and The Toadmortons
Natalie Cortez's Ultraviolets are a multiple SAMMIE's winner and they're back from a hiatus playing her music that's influenced by 10,000 Maniacs and Chrissy Hynde. The Toadmortons play indie rock from Davis. Join us for a special Halloween costume party.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Super September Goose-Music!

Goose-music would like to thank you for supporting local live music at Fox & Goose! 

"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." Bob Marley

Friday, September 2nd
Adam Block, Natalie Cortez, and Jackson Griffith
Adam Block has been a local guitarist for 20+ years and is influenced by Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Van and it shows. He's wicked! Natalie Cortez led her Davis based band The Ultraviolets through the 90's with many great Sacto music peeps. She's back to sing for you and we're chuffed that she wants to play at the old Goose. Jackson Griffith is a songwriter that finds inspiration in simple things like flowers, housing developments, and old Lodi amongst other things. He's a sweet man. Goose-people unite!

Saturday, September 3rd
Infinite Vastness and Fully Covered
Taylor Clark is the main sound man for Goose-city. He leads Infinite Vastness through the mires of psychedelic blues-based rock & roll. He's a strat guy and he shreds. Fully Covered is a new local cover band playing 90's alternative like Weezer and Smashing Pumpkins. Remember the good old days of music? Let's relive it!

"Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness." Maya Angelou

Friday, September 9th
According to Bazooka, Banjo Bones, and James Israel
According to Bazooka play catchy Americana Pop songs that blend elements of rock and roll, country, zydeco and ska into a delightfully stuck in your head sing along album. Banjo Bones plays dark Tom Waitsy Americana and he's from Puerto Rico. His new violinist is from the Eastern European country of Georgia. They make such a great mysterious sound. James Israel plays uptempo rock & blues and whimsical country. Spend the evening with us and hear some unique roots music with a bunch of bricks and beer.

"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me - like food or water." Ray Charles

Saturday, September 10th
Grub-dog's Birthday Celebration with Loose Engines, Alex Walker, and Jimbo, Johnnie, & Junior
Grub-dog's back from Austin and we as a community are better for it. Welcome back, and happy birthday old boy, you are an inspiration and a great friend. Hear and see one of the first performances of his new band, Loose Engines, playing rockabilly blues with a bit of country sprinkled in there. Alex Walker is now a member of the Sacramento music scene and his northwest roots bring sweet melancholy melodies and lonesome lyrics. Jimbo, Johnnie, & Junior play traditional hillbilly string music and infuse it with their wild sense of humor and creativity. Celebrate great local music with us and have a cold one!

"Music... it's the greatest healing force of the world" -Rosanne Cash

Friday, September 16th
Mr. P Chill, Peso 131, Mr. Hooper, Ms. Vybe, J.Smo, and Mike Colossal
Local hip hop artist/producer/label chief, Mr. P Chill is a positive force for our musical community. He's put together this incredible showcase of crucial rappers for us. Peso131 of the legendary old school NYC hip-hop group, Fearless Four, is headlining the show. His group's biggest hit was 1982's "Rockin' It" which was featured on cult classic graffiti movie "Style Wars" as well as some of his visual art. Peso is one of the original NYC subway graffiti artists. Beats by DJ Mike Colosal too!

Saturday, September 17th
High Low Jack and The Cheeseburger Boys

Do you like the Dead? These guys will fulfill all your Grateful Dead needs. Brian LeVene leads High-Low Jack and comes back to Sac to share his peace and love every now and then. The Cheeseburger Boys have a girl and do the jam band feel too. A Miracle - a free ticket to a Dead show that a fellow Head gives you just out of peace, love and concern.

"Music is my religion." -Jimi Hendrix

Friday, September 23rd
Elijah Jenkins (Eli & the Sound Cult/Waste Money), Brian Croom (Jem & Scout), David Adams (Garble)
These guys are nice guys. Musical guys. Important guys. I cant get enough of these guys! Eli is a genuine sweetheart and blends guitars with electronic beats and synthy sounds. Brian is the bass guy from Jem & Scout and I don't think he's gonna be playing bass solos, but whatever he does I'm gonna like it. David plays bass and sings in Garble and he does it with feeling. He'll bring the feeling, but I don't anticipate bass solos here also. Sweet guys, lovely music, bricks, beer, limited seating, emotions, attraction, ears, feet... with shoes, upholstery, wood, water closets, and friends.

Saturday, September 24th
The Speak Low, The Triple 7's, and Emma Simpson
Indie rock at Goose-city! The Speak Low are electronic and acoustic experimental songwriters. We love that! The Triple 7's are influenced by early Pixies but they don't have a bass player. But they don't need one, they're great! Emma Simpson is a co-founder of Girls Rock Sacramento, a non profit that helps empower girls through music. We love this too! I can't stop yelling!!!!!

"There, in the chords and melodies, is everything I want to say. The words just jolly it along. It's always been my way of expressing what, for me, is inexpressible by any other means." -David Bowie

Friday, September 30th
Hans & the Hot Mess and Beyond Uranium

Hans is like a baby honey badger on a hot Sacramento day. His music can kill cobras easily and he doesn't care if a cobra is deadly. He just slays like that. Beyond Uranium features great local jazz musicians especially UC Davis Professor of Music, Delbert Bump. There's gonna be a lot of bumping going on here, folks...

"I do know the effect that music still has on me - I'm completely vulnerable to it. I'm seduced by it." -Debbie Harry

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

August is Fox and Gooselicious!

Yeah, that's right.

Friday, August 5th
Kevin (CD Release) & Allyson Seconds, Matt Woodcheke, and Alex Walker

Kevin & Allyson are the king and queen of Sacramento Americana-pop. Kevin is releasing his new solo album, "Band-Aide on a Bullet Wound." He is a brilliant song-writer. This Matt is from bands Radio Cure and The Banner Days. Alex Walker is very mysterious. He just moved here from Portland.

Saturday, August 6th
Fem Dom Com: Jesse Fernandez, Krista Fatka, Kim Martel, Becky Lynn

This will be spectacular. Jaime Fernandez has put together this cool night of female comedians for you at the pub. Don't worry, they won't kill you. They are dominating this show, but I don't think they want to harm us.

Friday, August 12th
Animals in the Attic and Que Bossa

Animals is a chill wave rock band from Sacramento. Psychedelic beach-pop. You know? Que Bossa does traditional bossa. Give me some pigs in a blanket (banger-rolls), please.

Saturday, August 13th
Pandoval, Vinnie Guidera and the Dead Birds, and Daniel Laskowski & the Liars Choir

Guys. Guys. Listen to these guys. Pandoval went from bedroom rock to garage rock. Ewww (with valley-girl accent). Vinnie does indie acoustic rock. And it's good. Lucky is Danny as Danny is Lucky. Now get out of here, kid! 

Friday, August 19
Tara Velarde (Tara Novellas)

Formerly billing as The Tara Novellas, this Songstress Indie Folk band from PDX unveils a new and exciting chapter as Tara Velarde. You'll find the same thought-provoking lyrics, sweet ringing keys, strong thumping percussion, and powerhouse vocals that you know and love - but under a new title.

Saturday, August 20th
Banjo Bones and The Pine Street Ramblers
Banjo Bones is an Americana songwriter named Pepe.  He's a "Whiskey infused philosopher, frustrated poet and wannabe cowboy, Banjo Bones sings themes of the present in a voice of the past." The Pine Streets say this, "Good time acoustic roots & grass from the Sierra Foothills with an edge...shades of Townes van Zandt & Gram Parsons." I like all that and you should also. Lots of bricks too!

Friday, August 26th
The Mindful and Massive Delicious

The Mindful play funky jazz Americana jams. Massive D sounds quite nice; Funky jazz reggae with sweet melodies. Yeah.

Saturday, August 27th
The New Past, Ken Koenig, and Brian Watson

The New Past is a rockin' bar band playing electric blues, classic cover tunes, and drinking songs. Ken is a rock & pop singer-songwriter and Brian is Buji who does solo acoustic country music. Whiskey!