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Kory Gibbs aka "Lightning Boy"

Sacramento -- Kory Gibbs, who recently became a teenager, lives in the mountains and jams Classic Rock and the Blues so well his moniker is "Lightning Boy."   And he plays in a band.

Mike Gibbs, Kory's dad, says watching YouTube videos is how his son learned to play the guitar because he loves blues and rock music.

"Lightening Boy" and his band have a gig later this month at the Drytown Club, Mike comments.

How great is this 13-year-old guitar player?  Listen to him play classic ZZ Topp and enjoy!

 

You Are Invited! Carmichael Park Community Band Festival June 1 & 2, 2013 - FREE!

You Are Invited!  Carmichael Park Community Band Festival June 1 & 2, 2013 - FREE!

Saturday June 1 and Sunday June 2   2013
 

The Sacramento Valley Symphonic Band Association presents the annual Carmichael Park Community Band Festival, Carmichael Park Amphitheater. This is one of the largest community band festivals in California for over 20 years.  There will be a community band, one every hour from 12 pm to 7 pm. Saturday and  Sunday.  Included in this year’s line-up is the Watsonville Community Band at 3 pm Saturday.  Bring the entire family, a picnic, lawn chairs, and enjoy two lovely afternoons of music!

Admission: FREE
Parking: FREE
Location: Carmichael Park: 5750 Grant Ave. Carmichael 95608  (southeast corner of the park; Fair Oaks Blvd. between Grant and North)

http://maps.google.com/?q=carmichael+park+amphitheater+5750+grant

River City Chorale Cabaret Concert Series launching

River City Chorale Cabaret Concert Series launching

River City Chorale Cabaret Concert Series is happening during the first weekend in March.

WHERE: Carmichael Elks Lodge, 5631 Cypress Avenue, Carmichael

WHEN: Saturday March 2, 2013 4:00 pm & 6:30 pm
             Sunday March 3, 2013 4:00 pm (SOLD OUT) & 6:30 pm

News10 is looking for fashion experts for our post Academy Awards show

News10 is looking for fashion experts for our post Academy Awards show

Do you love fashion? Do you have an eye for design? Do you consider yourself a fashion expert?

If so, you could be the person we’re looking for.

Send us a video explaining why you would make a great addition to our Post-Academy Awards Show coverage on Oscars night.

Make it NO LONGER than 30 seconds.

Email it to us at Fashion@News10.net , or tweet it using #News10Oscars.

Entry deadline is February 15, but the sooner you send it, the better.

If you love fashion and believe you can be our expert, don't wait.  Act NOW!

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Follow along with all the Academy Award action on twitter by using #News10Oscars.

Sacramento Museum Day This Saturday, 2/2!

Sacramento Museum Day This Saturday, 2/2!

A record 30 Sacramento area museums will offer free or half-priced admission all day on Saturday, February 2, 2013, during the 15th Annual Sacramento Museum Day.  Twenty-eight of the 30 museums will offer free admission whereas two destinations located in residential areas – the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town – will offer half-priced admission to offset parking control and security costs.  With assistance provided by the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau, this hugely popular community event is presented by the Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) and proudly supported by Umpqua Bank and Chipotle Mexican Grill.  Sacramento Museum Day event hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

"Musician's Choice!"

"Musician's Choice!"

Bring the entire family to this spring concert entitled "Musician’s Choice!" at the Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast. The Sacramento Symphonic Winds, conducted by Dr. Les Lehr, features flute soloist Maquette Kuper performing Carmen Fantasy by Georges Bizet.  Other selections will include Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein, Symphony #1, “The Lord of the Rings,” I. Gandalf by Johan De Meij, Abbey Road:  A Symphonic Portrait by Ira Hearshen and more! Visit our web site at <http://www.sacwinds.org>

More info:

Concert : Sacramento Symphonic Winds, a 60-piece symphonic band

Concert Title:  “Musician’s Choice!”

Date/Time:  Sunday, March 17, 2013, 2:30 pm

Location:  Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast, 5321 Date Ave., Sacramento, 95841 (On Date just north of Madison east of I-80 interchange) 

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers in 2013!

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers in 2013!

Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? The California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering in early 2013 to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the California Gold Rush.  The volunteer orientation will begin on Monday, February 11, but interested volunteers must apply and be interviewed in advance. Volunteer applications are being accepted now through Monday, February 4.  Community members are encouraged to get involved in this worthwhile program that offers an opportunity to support the local community while learning more about California’s rich history, meeting new people and developing friendships with those who share similar interests.