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We Loved Outsidelands 2015

We Loved Outsidelands 2015

We loved OutsideLands 2015 By Chris Murphy Photos by Michael J Mangano & Chris Murphy, Mike Callizo End of Day Three If you could sum up the musical performances of 2015 SF Outsidelands in two words, it would be Billy Idol. Billy Idol is the school of rock. If you have a band, want to […]

By August 18, 2015 Read More →
New Way to “Light it Up” at 10th Street Plaza: Free WiFi

New Way to “Light it Up” at 10th Street Plaza: Free WiFi

Fire2Wire has teamed up with the Stanislaus County Alliance Worknet, the City of Modesto, and the ModestoView to provide a new way to “Light it Up” downtown. There is now free WiFi at 10th Street Plaza! The WiFi is easy to log into, and will save your family massive amounts of data on your mobile […]

By August 18, 2015 Read More →
Big View X fest – Aug 22

Big View X fest – Aug 22

BigView By Chris Murphy Xclamation Fest Turns Sweet 16 this year! ModestoView was there the day it started in 2000 on J St with Flying Blind, Post Garbo, Blessid Union of Souls in front of a gigantic cruise ship with 5 other stages and 20 other bands and a block long disco and we were […]

Aug 17 Special Show! John Stowell Virtuoso Guitarist w-Johnny Valdez

Aug 17 Special Show! John Stowell Virtuoso Guitarist w-Johnny Valdez

Exciting Music News Eric Benson Presents is bringing in John Stawell virtuoso Jazz guitarist to play with Johnny Valdez Jazz guitarist Monday night Aug 17th at the Boardroom in the Modesto downtown. John has played with a lot of east coast and west coast Jazz alumni and tours constantly to Europe. The event is from […]

Center for Human Services Cuts the Ribbon on New Location

Center for Human Services Cuts the Ribbon on New Location

The Central Valley’s Center for Human Services  cut the ribbon on their new location today. It is fitting for them to have a new location, bigger and better, to commemorate their 45th year serving this community. There is a great need to provide counseling and other mental health treatment, housing, leadership training and all kinds […]

By August 13, 2015 Read More →
Day Two – SF Outsidelands

Day Two – SF Outsidelands

Day Two OutsideLands 2015 By Chris Murphy ModestoViewCrew looks forward to SF OutsideLands all year long. Not only to we cover it for ModestoView, this is a big family weekend celebration. We load up in a hotel downtown, this year the Withcomb, that was only 1 block from the Outsidelands Shuttle at Bill Graham Auditorium. […]

By August 8, 2015 Read More →
The Wild Roots Tour plays The Central Valley

The Wild Roots Tour plays The Central Valley

      The Wild Roots Tour, is a collaborative show featuring two fiercely independent Singer Songwriters, Josephine Johnson, and Pi Jacobs. The two met at a gig, and instantaneously recognized kindred spirits within one another: A love of Roots Music, powerful singing, and Instrumental prowess, drew them to each other. A Wild Roots show, features both artists playing their original […]

By August 7, 2015 Read More →
John Berndt now at Carolyn Huff Gallery

John Berndt now at Carolyn Huff Gallery

John Berndt is the Guest Artist for August in the Carolyn Huff Gallery, located at 1224 K Street (the corner of 13th and K).  We will be holding an artist reception during the Modesto Art Walk on Thursday, August 20, from 5-9 pm. Additionally, John will be doing a live welding demonstration on the night […]

By August 7, 2015 Read More →
August Greetings ModestoFriends

August Greetings ModestoFriends

August Greetings ModestoFriends The End of Summer Ahhh, the sights and sounds of summer. You think you have a few more months, then snap, it is over. But ModestoFriends, we can’t let summer off so easily. We need to make sure we squeeze every drop of summer out and enjoy every taste. We have ModStock […]

Today is OutsideLands – Top 10 #outsidelands

Today is OutsideLands – Top 10 #outsidelands

Happy Day Music Fans! #sfoutsidelands #outsidelands #modestoview Today is San Francisco OutSideLands in Golden Gate Park! Are you ready? Make sure you are prepared and ready to go. Here are some key things you need to know. #1 – Register your wristbands – www.sfoutsidelands Don’t register your friend’s band, just yours. #2 – Get the […]

By August 7, 2015 Read More →
Day One SF OutsideLands

Day One SF OutsideLands

First Day OutsideLands 2015 By Chris Murphy ModestoViewCrew looks forward to SF OutsideLands all year long. Not only to we cover it for ModestoView, this is a big family weekend celebration. We load up in a hotel downtown, this year the Withcomb, that was only 1 block from the Outsidelands Shuttle at Bill Graham Auditorium. […]

By August 6, 2015 Read More →
OutsideLands Official MixTape

OutsideLands Official MixTape

Are you ready to rock Outsidelands 2015 In anticipation of next month’s Outside Lands festival, the folks at Pandora have put together the official Outside Lands mixtape as part of our partnership. Give it a listen and feel free to link to it to your Outsidelands experience. All your favorites are here. Get ready to […]

By August 4, 2015 Read More →
Howard Training Center’s 5th Annual Trap Shoot

Howard Training Center’s 5th Annual Trap Shoot

Howard Training Center would like to announce that we are hosting our 5th Annual “Aim To Fill The Need” Trap Shoot Competition. Come join this fun event at the Escalon Sportsman’s Club Sunday, October 11th. Everyone is welcome. Bring your firearm and ammunition and help raise funds for a great local non-profit! The cost is […]

By August 4, 2015 Read More →
SF OutsideLands Night Shows

SF OutsideLands Night Shows

After Hours Outside Lands Fun By Chris Murphy What are you going to do after the bigs shows end each night? There are night shows happening all over San Francisco this weekend on the 6th, 7th, & 8th and 9th. Some of these are already sold out, like Win Butler of Arcade Fire, and Leon […]

By August 4, 2015 Read More →
UnpluggedView – Calling All Songwriters!

UnpluggedView – Calling All Songwriters!

Unplugged View By Gail Dreifus Calling all songwriters of the Central Valley and beyond! Take a weekend to rest, write, and record at the third annual Yosemite Songwriting Retreat this October. Growing in popularity and now in our third year, the YSR recently announced a heavenly lineup for our 2015 weekend event on October 9-12. […]