The Renegade Rip

Garth Brooks hosts a virtual concert for fans at home

Adeli Arvizu, Reporter

March 26, 2020

Country singer Garth Brooks held a virtual concert for fans via Facebook live on March 23.  The music star is one of the many celebrities who has joined the new trend of providing fans live music through multiple social media platforms.  Due to the coronavirus that has forced people to not gather in large groups, in order to contain further contamination, has resulted...

A crowd gathers around Sugar Candy Mountain as they perform during the Art After Dark Summer Concert.

Art After Dark brings guests of all ages together

August 31, 2018

The Bakersfield Museum of Art (BMoA) hosted its monthly Art After Dark event Thursday, Aug. 30 in the Sculpture Garden. Museum members were granted early...

“A Peace Concert” inspires community and promotes nonviolence

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

March 23, 2018

Community members convened at a concert to celebrate a season for nonviolence on March 16. A Peace Concert was held at the Center for Spiritual Living in Downtown Bakersfield. This annual event celebrates the advantageous activism of various civil and social activists who have impacted the landscape of social justice on an international level. The event also sought to honor...

Chamber Singer takes the stage as she performs her solo during the song “This is Me.”

Sydney Bound Benefit Concert packs the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame

March 11, 2018

The Sydney Bound Benefit Concert for the Bakersfield College Chamber of Signers packed the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame on March 10. The first concert...

Afroman rehashes his classic jams

Graham C Wheat, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2013

Not since 2002 has Joseph Edgar Foreman, better known as Afroman, been in the limelight with his song “Because I Got High.” His signature West Coast hip-hop sound briefly strangled the airwaves during the early 2000s. Teenagers and adults were singing the anthem of forgetting your daily chores because you indulged in some mind-altering substances on a daily basis. You...

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