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A Love Affair With Music


By Patty Castillo Davis


My Valentine to you is wrapped in the familiar and that is what makes it tasty. Without going backwards and rehashing what we have lost in the way of venues and fresh modes to portray art, I would like to highlight a gem. Small. Precious. The Queen Bean has again discovered a formula for creating a niche in the scene and refreshing the ideals of Singer Songwriters. Since January 6, the Friday Night Unplugged mini concert series has been in full swing. From 6-8 pm, two artists perform entirely acoustic indoors. It is as close to a personal concert in your home as you will get in impression and environment. The design of Tyler and Christina of the Band, Me & You serve as hosts and artist in residence. Please bring your family and enjoy a free evening of great music and good company.

On Thursday, February 16, the Black Oak Casino brings Country Music Legacy Royalty Songwriter Pam Tillis to the area. Daughter of Country Music Legend Mel Tillis, the Nashville born and raised artist is prolific in piano and guitar and known for her penchant for diverse restylings of Country music. “Don’t Tell Me What To Do”, “Queen of Denial”,”Shake The Sugar Tree” and “Maybe It Was Memphis” became giant hits and earned her way onto the charts and into the hearts of music fans across the genres.

LOVERS!!-If you are looking to gift your Sweetheart a beautifully customized musical memory for the Valentine Season look no further than your own Songwriter View Columnist and Chick Singer Songwriter- ME to craft a singing telegram for the object of your affections. All singing telegrams include an original or popular song, artisan card and floral and/or food goodie. These are tailored to your individual needs-beloved, proposals, personal, family, Boss, public, private, workplace, your imagination is your canvas. For information on Valentine Singing Telegrams call 209-409-2115 and visit for music and reference.



2/3 Me & You/Mitchell Dill Friday Night Unplugged Queen Bean 6pm

2/5  Mattea Overstreet  Breakfast at DEVA 10am

2/10  Shane Dwight  Black Oak Casino  9pm

2/10 Savy & Dru/Jordan Waters Friday Night Unplugged Queen Bean 6pm

2/12  Tim Allen & Patty Castillo Davis  Breakfast at DEVA  10am

2/12  Sincerely, Allison Queen Bean  6pm

2/14   Olivia Newton-John/Beth Nielsen Chapman/Amy Sky Crest Theater Sac

2/19  Dale Huff  Breakfast at DEVA  10am

2/16  Pam Tillis  Black Oak Casino 8pm

2/16  Third Thursday Art Walk   Tresetti’s 5pm

2/17  Marcelle/Me & You Friday Night Unplugged Queen Bean 6pm

2/18  Johnny Cash Birthday Bash #6  Prospect Theater 8pm

2/20   Sincerely, Allsion  P.Wexford’s 8pm

2/24  David Molina/Simply Allison Friday Night Unplugged Queen Bean 6pm

2/26  Poorhouse Millionaires  Breakfast at DEVA  10am




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