Folsom Live – Music on the Street


Folsom live
alt=”Folsom live

Folsom Live is non-stop music at 10 venues in historic Folsom 5pm Saturday September 29th, 2007.

This year’s lineup includes

  • Billy Richards’ Coasters
  • KISS Army (KISS tribute)
  • Spazmatics
  • Dave Russell Band
  • On Call
  • Nuthin’ Fancy (Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute)
  • The Fun, Fun, Fun Show – featuring tributes to The Beach Boys, The Monkees and The Beatles all in one show.
  • Rusty Evans (Johnny Cash Tribute)
  • Glass House
  • Shameus
  • Loose Change
  • Twanna Turner & Blutopia
  • Devious Gruve
  • The Detours and MORE !

    The Coaster’s Top Ten Hits

    1957 Young Blood – #8

    1957 Searching – #3

    1957 Poison Ivy – #7

    1958 Yakety Yak – #1

    1959 Charlie Brown – #2

    1959 Along Came Jones – #9

    “Those Hoodlum Friends” – “The Clown Princes of Rock ‘N’ Roll,” The Coasters were the first vocal group to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on January 21, 1987. They have appeared in 6 major movies and have amassed over 100 million record sales in their career.

    Folsom live
    alt=”Folsom live

    Earlier this month, there was a “So You Think You Can Play Guitar” Competition, an invitation-only competition to give guitarists a chance to show what they can do. Each had five minutes to show their stuff. Amplifiers were provided and they used their their own guitar.

    In bothe the Electric Guitar and Accoustic Competition, there were 1st place and runner-up prizes. All 4 winners will perform live on stage at Folsom Live.

    Tickets for Folsom Live! are available at Dimple Records and Powerhouse Pub. They are $25 in advance and online or $30 on the Day of the event, at the gate. You can also get a $99 Party Pack discount – four tickets with four beverages – $5 value each beverage.

    If you come in by train, note that the last train back to Sacramento leaves Folsom at 11:30pm.

    See you there! – 5pm

Alan Gray is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of NewsBlaze Daily News and other online newspapers. He prefers to edit, rather than write, but sometimes an issue rears it’s head and makes him start pounding the keyboard. Alan has a fascination with making video and video editing, so watch out if he points his Canon 7d in your direction.