SacTV.com covers artists who are making an impact on local culture as well as the growing independent
music movement. In 2012 SacTV has reviewed videos of performances and interviews by Sacramento musical
acts such as:
Frank Hannon at Sammy's Rockin' Island Bar and Grill
The Frank Hannon Band did a fun show at Sammy's Rockin' Island Bar and Grill on
Saturday night, October 27, 2012. The show included guest appearances from Tesla singer Jeff Keith and
98 Rock jock Pat Martin, who celebrated his birthday that night. Frank invited him onstage and they
did an impromptu version of the Troggs' classic "Wild Thing." The show offered a mix of recently material
from the 2012 album Six String Soldiers and
Frank Hannon - Love, Life and Beauty
Frank Hannon, guitarist for Tesla, who has established his own solo career, released an album in 2012 called Six String Soldiers featuring
a lot of classic and contemporary blues influences. This video shows Frank recording this heartfelt ballad in the studio. Read more about Frank Hannon here.
Carla Fleming - Rise Again
Carla Fleming's new video sets high standards for professional videos coming from local artists. It is also an excellent
r&b song with an inspirational message. Read more about Carla here.
Rashell - Dry Ur Eyes
Rashell is a rising R&B/hip hop artist from Sacramento who makes impressive recordings of melodic masterpieces. Like many artists these days,
SacTV discovered her from online indie site ReverbNation, where she has developed a following of thousands.
Read more about her here. Uploaded by Rashell on YouTube.
The Kimberly Trip's Jeffry-Wynne Prince
Jeffry-Wynne Prince of The Kimberly Trip explains the band's do it yourself approach to indie music. He talks about the band's
upcoming album Unicorns, Glitter and Heartbreak. Read more about the band here.
Ken Keonig performs an acoustic version of his song "Stay With Me Tonight." He talks about how his next album due in the Summer of 2012 will
have a much more organic approach than previous recordings.
Read more here.
Becca shares her insights that helped her develop as an eclectic artist who mixes jazz, blues and folk. She performs
"You Are" on acoustic guitar.
Read more about her here.
Darwins - No One Listens
"No One Listens" by The Darwins is a song that represents the early sound of internet radio station Sacramento Music Scene, which later became SacLive. Singer John Young played in a series
of local bands throughout the 90s including Mature Innocense, who were featured on KWOD's Overflow compilation. Read more here.
Sacramento Music Scene 1999: Tattooed Love Dogs and Ninety Nine Tales
Tattooed Love Dogs and Ninety Tales were two of the Sacramento's leading bands at the turn of the 21st century. This SacTV.com video presents both bands from an April 3, 1999 show
at Old Ironsides in Sacramento. Ninety Nine Tales, introduced by Michael Blanchard, perform "Diamond' and then Tattoed Love Dogs perform "Play To Run." Both performances capture the
spirit of 1999 when local music was an adventure. Both of these songs are two of the finest classics ever to come from Sacramento. Read more here.
Sacramento Music Scene 1998, Crest Theatre with Jerry Perry
Many Sacramento local bands of the late nineties are mentioned in this SacTV video in which Jerry Perry announces a long lineup of great local talent
for a show at the Crest in November 1998.
Read more here.
Flashing Back to Spiritual Zoo with Harrison Price
Harrison Price's late 80s local radio hit was called "Spiritual Zoo." It is featured in this SacTV.com video.Read more here.
The Features: Sacramento Success Story
Singer Johnny Pride narrates the story of The Features, Sacramento top new wave/punk band of the 80s. Their album Up Up Side Side
was a big seller in Northern California in 1983. Read more about the band and listen here.