The Nickel Slots
Saturday, 10 p.m., free (ages +21)
G Street WunderBar, 228 G Street
The Nickel Slots is a Sacramento-based band that features two UC Davis alumni. The band has recently released an album entitled Five Miles Gone which explores darker themes laced in powerful lyrics. The band is one of five nominees this year for Best Local Band in
Best of Sacramento Magazine. On Saturday, the band will bring their unique alternative country sound to Davis’ new “G street Pub”.
Today, 6 p.m., free
Berryessa Gap Winery, 27260 State Highway 128, Winters, CA
Winters is one of those charming small towns that often gets neglected. Today is your chance to do some exploring. At the Berryessa Gap Winery, the local band Yolo Mambo will be playing their upbeat music to the backdrop of the scenic landscape.
UC Davis Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, 7 p.m., $8
Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center
Christian Baldini, the conductor of the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra, will lead the ensemble in a night of classical music. Here’s your chance to catch the celebrated symphony orchestra before they head to Spain this spring for an extensive tour.
The Basement Gallery: Christopher Robert Jones and James Walter Bovard
Today, 6:30 p.m., free
The Basement Gallery, Art Building
It’s a treasure that’s hidden within a building that not many people go through. The show features Christopher Robert Jones and James Walter Bovard’s series of sculptural, sound, and video installation work. Today, come join the artists for their opening reception to introduce their work in the gallery space.
Skype lecture with Ryder Ripps
Today, 4:30 p.m., free
TCS Building, Art Annex
This is the first Skype lecture by prominent new-media artist named Ryder Ripps. This will be an interactive event where Ripps shares his ventures as an artist in the art world. In conjunction with The Basement Gallery reception, audience members are welcome to join and celebrate.
UYEN CAO can be reached at theaggie.org.