3 choice music events in Sacramento this weekend

3 choice music events in Sacramento this weekend
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By Hoodline - Published on March 07, 2019.

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Sacramento. From a reggae concert to an ode to legendary jazz artist Duke Ellington, here are the local shows worth checking out this weekend.

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E.N Young at Holy Diver

First, catch a concert from reggae artist E.N Young on Friday at the Holy Diver. Young, who is also a producer, drummer and pianist, has toured across the country playing hits off his newest album.

In addition to the reggae artist, there will also be performances by Eazy Dub, Brave Coyote, Small Axe and Squarefield Massive.

When: Friday, March 8, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Holy Diver, 1517 21st St.
Admission: $13 (general admission)
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Big Wild – "Superdream" Tour at Ace of Spades

Next, electronic dance music DJ Big Wild (Jackson Stell), brings his artistry to Ace of Spades this Sunday. His debut album, "Superdream," incorporates California-inspired dance beats with "lush soundscapes and sweeping melodies."

Of Stell's music, Rolling Stone's John Ochoa wrote, "Each song is diverse in sound and scope and represents the full spectrum of emotions and experiences that are central to the essence of being: in one moment, you're dancing out of your seat, only to find yourself in joyful tears seconds later."

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When: Sunday, March 10, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Ace of Spades, 1417 R St.
Admission: $20
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Capital Jazz Project: Duke Ellington's Extended Works

Lastly, fans of jazz icon Duke Ellington are in for a treat as the Capital Jazz Project plays the musician's work this Sunday at The Auditorium at CLARA.

The performance includes adaptations of Ellington's complex extended compositions to accommodate the instrumentation and style of Sunday night's performers. 

When: Sunday, March 10, 6:30-9 p.m.

Where: The Auditorium at CLARA, 1425 24th St.
Admission: $10 (Student); $20 (General Admission). More ticket options available.
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