The Sactown Weekend Update for June 13-15

Photo courtesy of the Isleton Cajun & Blues Festival

SacSings!—The Sacramento Choral Festival (Friday through Sunday) 
Dedicated to celebrating the talent and diversity of the region’s choral ensembles and organized by the newly minted Sacramento Valley Choral Coalition, this inaugural three-day music festival spotlights nearly 1,000 singers who make up 20 of the region’s top vocal groups, including Capella Antiqua, the artists in residence at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament; the female vocal ensemble Vox Musica; the Sacramento Gay Men’s Chorus; the Sacramento Valley Chorus’ all-female Blue Divas sextet; and the Amador Choraliers, one of the region’s oldest singing groups. $25 & $35 per concert. Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. Harris Center for the Arts. 10 College Pkwy. Folsom. 608-6888.

Isleton Cajun & Blues Festival (Saturday & Sunday)
The Delta town of Isleton is on a blues streak with this annual music and food festival, where revelers clamor each year for a Cajun-tinged feast of crawdads, deep-fried frog legs and alligator on a stick. A host of blues and soul musicians like singer Marcia Ball, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, and JD McPherson will keep the party going all weekend long, and youngsters can check out a kids’ zone with attractions like a massive slide and rock-climbing wall.  $25 per day ($20 per day or $35 for two-day pass in advance; free for ages 12 and under). Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Delta Boat Storage at B&W Resort Marina. 950 Brannan Island Rd. Isleton. 777-4800.

Sacramento Pride (Saturday)
A cavalcade of classic cars, a stagecoach, motorcycles, colorful floats and community groups will take to downtown’s streets for this annual parade, which benefits and raises awareness for the Sacramento LGBT Community Center. After watching the spectacle, head over to Capitol Mall, four blocks of which will host a street festival with DJs, live music, dance performances and kids’ activities like face painting and arts and crafts. Free for parade; $10 for festival. Saturday starting at 11 a.m. Capitol Mall. 443-3855.

Marc Cohn (Sunday)
The singer-songwriter—who earned a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1992 and whose voice Rolling Stone has praised as one of “rock’s most soulful croons”—will perform his signature song “Walking in Memphis” as well as selections from his newest album, Listening Booth: 1970, which includes covers of Cohn’s favorite tunes from that year by artists like John Lennon and Simon & Garfunkel. $50. Sunday at 8 p.m. The Center for the Arts. 314 West Main St. Grass Valley. 530-274-8384.