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Swabbies’ Calendar

June 14, 2024
  • Kalimba: The Spirt of Earth, Wind and Fire.... Advance ticket only event, no at door tickets

    June 14, 2024  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


    About Kalimba:

    The nationally touring show Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth, Wind and Fire provides an Earth Wind & Fire experience so satisfying, it transports audiences back to the excitement of the first time they heard these unforgettable songs. 

    Lead vocalist, Thomas “Chazz” Smith, created Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire in 2011 with the vision of honoring the beloved Earth Wind & Fire hits he and millions of others listened to while growing up. The 10-piece organization includes a full horn and rhythm section to reproduce the infectious grooves created by EWF’s Verdine White and Ralph Johnson. In February the loss of EWF’s founder and musical genius, Maurice White, left the world mourning, but Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire faithfully honors his work by featuring lush treatments of the soaring vocal harmonies that are the hallmark of Earth Wind & Fire’s music and EWF’s late founder, musical genius, Maurice White. Performances authentically replicate the signature high notes of Maurice White’s sidekick, Philip Bailey. 

    Playing across the country at some of the nations most prestigious and historic theaters, music festivals, state fairs, corporate events and functions, casino’s, and larger clubs as well as upscale private parties and weddings, Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire includes all of the hits: September, Shining Star, Boogie Wonderland, After the Love Has Gone, Let's Groove, That's the Way of the World, Devotion, Reasons, Sing a Song, Can't Hide Love, Getaway, Fantasy, and Love's Holiday just to name a few.

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June 15, 2024
  • Southbound

    June 15, 2024  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


    About Southbound:

    Southbound is a live band in Sacramento, California. Their base music is southern rock in the likes of Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Allman Brothers, Marshall Tucker Band and many other southern rock artists.

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  • Unwarranted

    June 15, 2024  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


    About Unwarranted:

    We are UNWARRANTED, the ultimate tribute to ‘80s and ‘90s hair metal! We cover all the popular bands from this era, including Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison, Bon Jovi, Skid Row, and more!

    Since 2018, Unwarranted has exhilarated audiences as Northern California’s premier tribute to hair metal. Don’t let the glam looks fool you! Our special combination of fierce vocals, electrifying guitar solos, and chest-thumping rhythms will remind you why this genre has a place in music history. If you are looking for a high energy show that recreates the arena rock experience of the ‘80s and ‘90s, then come see Unwarranted at a venue near you!

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June 16, 2024
  • Fathers Day

    June 16, 2024

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  • Reggae with Pato Banton & Lake Anthony

    June 16, 2024  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Father’s Day Reggae Special!
    Pato Banton and the Now Generation
    Lake Anthony
    Antoinette Roots Dawtah
    Hosted by Stay Positive Sound


    About Pato Banton:

    Minister Pato Banton aka “BrotherFriend” is an internally renowned Reggae Legend, who’s four-decade career has also earned him a Grammy Nomination and a place in the British Music Hall of Fame.  Pato also received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his tireless community work and his successful efforts to help reduce gun crime across  his hometown of Birmingham England.  his journey has increasingly transcended the music business into arenas of youth outreach, teaching in schools, colleges & prisons, writing new curriculum for children with learning disabilities, Music Outreach Workshops around the world for “at risk” young people in disadvantaged communities and Global Spiritual Ministry.

    In 2018, Pato and his wife Antoinette Rootsdawtah were presented with the “Unity Earth ~ Keepers Of The Flame Award” and later that year they were both appointed as Goodwill Ambassadors of the Golden Rule” by the United Religions Initiative. 

    In 2019 their Spiritual Family won the URI Hermes Award for creative collaboration and communications with other Cooperation Circles around the world and shortly thereafter they were both invited to become official members of the Evolutionary Leaders Circle, a dynamic and visionary project of the Source of Synergy Foundation. 

    Pato and Antoinette’s most recent project is a Movie Documentary entitled The Spirit Of Ubuntu, which is due for release in January 2024. Now based in Southern California, Pato continues to record and tour the world extensively, promoting peace and spirituality, while simultaneously serving as a Teacher, Counselor, Mentor & “Minister of the verb.

    About Lake Anthony:

    Northern California 6-year-old singer-songwriter and producer, Lake Anthony is not only a young music prodigy, but also an internet sensation. He has captivated an ever-growing-audience with his matter-of-fact, Perfect Pitch' and extraordinary gift called 'Synesthesia' (he hears music in color).

    Lake's talent, wisdom and passion for music goes well beyond his age. Recently, Lake sparked the interest of international talent, such as Justin Bieber and his personal vocal coach, Mama Jan (now Lake's as well). Not to mention, Justin Timberland, Larrance Dopson (Beyonce's Music Director), Kaydence (Ariana Grande's Producer/Mentor) and many others have taken interest.

    Lake is a fun-loving, lovable boy, with a brilliant mind and a creative, heart-centered soul. When not exploring music, he can be found creatively using his imagination outside, or building advanced Lego sets.

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June 21, 2024
  • Yacht Rock with Gilligan’s Island: The Band

    June 21, 2024  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


    - The Two Duet will open at 6:30pm
    - Gilligan’s Island: The Band starts at 7:30pm

    About Gilligan’s Island - The Band:

    Gilligan’s Island (The Band) washes ashore with the Yacht Rock and Beachy Hits you love, that’ll have you dancing and rockin’ the boat! Come for the musical nostalgia, along with the familiar antics of your favorite castaways!

    This 7-piece party band is as Yachty as the Howell’s, Goofy as Gilligan, Solid as the Skipper, Sexy as Ginger, Clever as the Professor, and Sweet as Mary Ann. Straight off of the SS Minnow, let Gilligan’s Island take you on a musical tour!

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June 22, 2024
  • Guilty As Charged

    June 22, 2024  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


    About Guilty As Charged:

    Straight out of Lincoln CA is Guilty as Charged. This amazing group of young musicians, ranging from 13 to 16 years old, has taken NorCal by storm. Voted Lincoln CA Best Band of 2022 & 2023 and also voted Roseville CA Best Band of 2023, these boys consistently pack every venue they perform. Originally formed as a group of music students at Lincoln’s favorite music school, The Rockstar Music Aacademy, they bring a cool mix of music from the best of classic rock to original favorites. Their incredible lineup includes Stevie Pagano on guitars & vocals, Cade Christopherson on bass & vocals and Brody Manning on keys & vocals and Halen Morgan on drums & vocals.. Don’t let their youth fool you, these guys can hold their own in any club, festival or stadium, and they have played them all.

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  • The 3 Queens Motown Tribute Show

    June 22, 2024  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


    About Nathan Owens Presents: The 3 Queens Motown Tribute Show:

    The Three Queens are a high-energy show with a nine-piece band that celebrates the queens of R&B, rock, and soul: Diana Ross, Tina Turner and Aretha Franklin.
    Bay Area native Samantha Alexes pays tribute to Aretha Franklin. As a young girl growing up in the big city, she was exposed to many forms of the arts like singing, modeling, painting, and acting, according to the release. At a very young age, she started singing opera in a special program designed for young adults. By the time she was a teenager, she had turned into a serious entertainer with numerous State and National Talent titles under her belt and became a multiple beauty pageant winner as well, the release states. Her love for the theater brought her to star in such musicals like Carmen Jones, The Wiz, Sparkle, and Pippin at Community Theatre.
    GRAMMY nominee and recording artist Lea Sweet, “Black Queen of Country Music” pays tribute to Tina Turner, the release states. At an early age, she was invited to see her first concert which was Ike and Tina Turner. At age six, she became inspired and dreamed of becoming a rock star and entertainer like Tina Turner, according to the release. Lea began writing, singing, and playing songs by age nine and continued to progress, releasing two albums and two singles and going on international tours in China, Europe, Netherlands, Austria, Mexico, Portugal, and Venezuela. Lea is well-versed in singing rock and country music which lead her into becoming one of the world’s best Tina Turner tribute with dancers, according to the release. Native of San Francisco but brought up with southern roots and mentors like the Godfather of Soul James Brown, she excelled to international tours with legendary Jimi Jamison, Loverboy Mike Reno, Bobbi Kimball (Toto), and the James Brown Band, the release states.
    Born in San Mateo, Stacy Carter pays tribute to Diana Ross. Stacy’s singing career began in the Bay Area, during her senior year of high school when she performed regularly at Great America in Santa Clara. After moving to Southern California and singing locally in the Los Angeles club scene, Stacy’s career took on an international flavor when she moved to Japan. During the three years she lived in Tokyo, Stacy opened for popular groups such as Klymaxx and Lakeside, and while she was in Japan, her love for singing jazz standards began to blossom, the release states. She also sang with numerous Japanese and American acts, performed on TV, in clubs, and at the world-famous Budokan. She has recorded an album, performed voice-overs for commercials, and modeled.

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June 23, 2024
  • Maroon Vibes

    June 23, 2024  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


    About Maroon Vibes:

    Experience the ultimate Maroon 5 tribute with Maroon Vibes: a thrilling journey through the hits of Maroon 5 and Adam Levine. Combining infectious melodies with a high-energy band and captivating frontman, Maroon Vibes brings the live Maroon 5 experience to life like never before. Drawing from actual live shows, Maroon Vibes authentically captures every detail, including the distinctive sounds of Adam Levine's trademark falsetto. What sets Maroon Vibes apart is their dedication to infusing each performance with unique and dynamic touches, offering a fresh interpretation of beloved songs. Whether you're a devoted fan or simply seeking a night of unforgettable music, Maroon Vibes guarantees an evening filled with pure "Maroon Vibes"!

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June 28, 2024
  • Hipper Than Hip

    June 28, 2024  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm


    About Hipper than Hip Band:

    Hipper Than Hip plays the music of the iconic artists and horn bands like Tower of Power, Earth Wind and Fire, Stevie Wonder, Chicago and more. If you're ready to get your groove on, Hipper than Hip knows how to bring it!

    Hipper Than Hip is comprised of some of Northern California's finest musicians, a diverse group of seasoned professionals with musical adventures, collaborations and friendships spanning more than four decades. This versatile ensemble delivers the goods, industrial-strength funk with a healthy dose of classic and modern R&B and rock, stellar vocals, a powerful horn line and an infectious groove that makes it impossible to sit still. So get hip, Hipper than Hip!

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June 29, 2024
  • Patton Leatha Band

    June 29, 2024  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    About Duane Patton - Patton Leatha Band:

    In the late 70s, Duane Patton was blessed with signing a contract with CBS records, and joined as the lead singer of “The Together Band. The band was so fortunate to be produced by the late great Henry Cosby, who’s successes included producing Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson. Duane had the exciting pleasure of performing at the CBS artists convention with Barbra Streisand and Earth Wind and Fire.

    Duane Patton’s exciting musical career has included opening acts for The Whispers, James Brown, Phyllis Hyman, Johnnie Taylor and Toni Tony  Tone. Duane used those opportunities to continue learning and growing as a musician.

    In the late 80s, Duane was signed by Holland – Dozier – Holland, who’s Productions helped Define the Motown sound in the 1960s. Duane was signed as an artist, songwriter and producer and proudly received a platinum CD for his performance on “Too Short’s”  American Music nominated song “The Ghetto”. Duane also appeared along side Too Short on the Mia Peeples popular show “Party Machine”.

    In 1996 Duane Patton performed in a circuit that included many popular casinos and showrooms throughout the United States. Duane’s love for songwriting and the ability to speak from the heart, through his music, allowed him to release his first solo CD in 2010 titled “Patton Leatha”. And in the summer of 2013 on a tour of Japan, Duane alongside his band “Patton Leatha”, released the CD, titled “Treasure”.

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  • Journey Revisited vs. Red Rocker Revisited

    June 29, 2024  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    About Journey Revisited:

    Journey Revisited dedicates themselves to replicating the sound of classic Journey through their spectacular live performances. These exceptional musicians cover all of the fan favorites from Don’t Stop Believin’ and Wheel in the Sky to Any Way You Want It, Lights and many more — and they do it without pre-recorded backing tracks or digital vocal enhancements. Journey Revisited delivers the organic live sound of the album-oriented rock era, just the way you remember it.

    With two lead vocalists, Frank House and Kevin Jachetta bring the classic Steve Perry- Gregg Rolie sound with their authentic re-creation of Journey’s distinctive vocals. Journey Revisited is on point in recreating that classic Journey sound.

    About Red Rocker Revisited:

    The newly formed group Red Rocker Revisited features Randy Scoles (Ronnie Montrose, Rogue, Frank Hannon Band, CCSeger), Atomik Tommy McClendon (UFO), and members of Journey tribute Journey Revisited- Val Popovic, Kevin Jachetta, Dave Sousa, and David Hawkes. Formed in 2023, these talented musicians jammed one night for a holiday show and had so much fun that they decided to continue the vibe. Forming their own "Circle", the band jams on hits from Montrose, Van Halen, Sammy Hagar, Led Zeppelin, and UFO. 

    Much like Sammy Hagar and the Circle, this band draws on members' substantial careers independently and collaboratively, creating a supergroup that performs the music the way you remember it.

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June 30, 2024
  • Hip Service

    June 30, 2024  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


    About Hip Service:

    Nationally recognized, award winning, smoking hot dance band! Featuring five professional STAR QUALITY vocalists, a screaming horn section, rock solid FUNKY rhythm section, and four ELECTRIFYING dancers. Covering all of the crowd favorites from Modern Top 40 Dance Hits to Classic Rock, R&B and Motown, Soul and Funk, Disco, Jazz, and Swing — Hip Service is an authentic dynamite entertainment experience.

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July 3, 2024
  • Cougar Adams

    July 3, 2024  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    About Cougar Adams:

    ​Performing for audiences since 2008, "Cougar Adams" is a powerful 6 piece band dedicated to the music of "heartland rocker" John Cougar Mellencamp and Bryan Adams. The song list includes familiar tunes such as "Jack and Diane", "Hurts So Good", "I Need a Lover", "Summer of 69", "Cuts Like a Knife", "Somebody" as well as other hit songs from both Cougar and Adams. You as a listener will be awe-struck as you hear the lead singer, KC aka Casey Corrigan, take on the same powerful, heartaching voice as John Cougar Mellencamp and Bryan Adams.

    The band behind the man presents backup vocals, guitars, bass, keyboard, saxophone, synth, percussion and drums that will leave you wondering if it isn't Mellencamp's or Adam's band in disguise! The songs this band plays will get under your skin and penetrate your soul. So take a step back in time and come rock with the band!

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July 4, 2024
  • Big Crush Dance Band

    July 4, 2024  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    About Big Crush Dance Band:

    Known by industry professionals for their fresh interpretations of chart-topping dance music, creative mashups, exciting choreography, and quality musicianship, Big Crush delivers an exciting five-star performance your guests will be talking about long after your event is over.

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July 5, 2024
  • Skynnyn Lynnyrd - A Tribute to Southern Rock

    July 5, 2024  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    About Skynnyn Lynnyrd:

    Skynnyn Lynnyrd is: Larry Woodruff, Curt Posthuma, Chris Durham, Jason Miller, Robert Moody, Wade Olson, Mike Klepic, Ericka Davis, Allie Griffey and Carly Rhoades. This compilation of outstanding musicians and talented artists have joined forces to play tribute to the Greatest Rock and Roll Band in History, Lynyrd Skynyrd.

    Skynnyn Lynnyrd has committed the past 11+ years building this project, learning, studying, and breaking down the "Classic" Lynyrd Skynyrd songs. Nobody performs them better than "Skynnyn Lynnyrd."  The group is committed to carrying on and performing the original music in the exact same manner it was played and performed by the great "Lynyrd Skynyrd" as a "National" tribute band, they are recognized by many of the top promoters as "The Best Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute" in the country.

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July 6, 2024
  • RIFF/RAFF: A High Voltage Tribute to AC/DC

    July 6, 2024  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    About RIFF/RAFF - A High Voltage Tribute to AC/DC:

    Formed in March 2007, RIFF/RAFF consists of five musicians from the Sacramento area with one goal in mind: High Voltage Rock and Roll! No standing still on stage for these guys… the legacy of AC/DC demands 110% effort and RIFF/RAFF delivers.

    RIFF/RAFF's blistering performances have garnered praise from the fans of Sacramento's classic rock station, ‘96.9, The Eagle’, and endorsements from legendary classic rock radio host Tom Nakashima. Pat Martin, radio host at 98.5 KRXQ (‘98 Rock’), commented that RIFF/RAFF is a "class act and his favorite tribute band."

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July 7, 2024
  • The Spazmatics

    July 7, 2024

    About The Spazmatics:

    If you want to be sent back to the '80s, The Spazmatics are the ultimate experience. The band lends its geeky charm to performing '80s hits complete with “nerdography” and “spaztic” movements. They add a unique dimension to their performance, demonstrating the common ties between '80s new wave and today’s popular music.In addition to a recently filmed national commercial for Comcast, The Spazmatics have been regularly featured at top nightclubs and perform for many of the highest level private events in the United States, including a recent performance at The White House for President George W. Bush, as well as for celebrity Jessica Simpson's recent birthday bash.

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July 12, 2024
  • Steelin' Dan: The Music of Steely Dan

    July 12, 2024

    About Steelin' Dan - The Music of Steely Dan:

    Steelin' Dan is the recipient of Sacramento Magazine's Best of Sacramento Award: "Best Show Stealers."

    Steelin' Dan also won the 2011 Sacramento Area Music Award ("SAMMIE" Award) for "BEST COVER BAND" and 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 SAMMIE for "BEST TRIBUTE BAND", demonstrating once again the band's tremendous popularity.

    Steelin' Dan presents a memorable experience, one that continues to excite fans throughout California and the western states.

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