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RockabillyView: Rockabilly Riot

RockabillyView: Rockabilly Riot

RockabillyView: Rockabilly Riot Greasers SC Central California & Tony Trevino’s Barber Shop Present: Rockabilly Riot at Sweet Lu’s on Feb 19th, located at 3014 4th Street Ceres. Headlining is the Legendary Shack Shakers. I remember my first Legendary Shack Shaker show, opening for Reverend Horton Heat in San Francisco. Standing up-front waiting with anticipation for […]

By February 1, 2017 Read More →
RockabillyView: Hey Rockabilly Goers! What would be your ideal place to see a Rockabilly Show in Modesto or surrounding area?

RockabillyView: Hey Rockabilly Goers! What would be your ideal place to see a Rockabilly Show in Modesto or surrounding area?

RockabillyView: Hey Rockabilly Goers! What would be your ideal place to see a Rockabilly Show in Modesto or surrounding area? By Jenn Allsup My ideal place to see a Rockabilly show would be in a parking lot filled with cars, stages, vendors, pin-up girls and more. (Yes, I know this has happened many times before, […]

By January 1, 2017 Read More →
RockabillyView – California 99ers

RockabillyView – California 99ers

Rockabilly View by Jennifer Allsup Ladies and Gentlemen introducing the 2016 Modesto Area Music Award Winners in the Rockabilly Category. Drum Roll Please…… California 99er’s from Oakdale Ca. The Central Valley’s Rockabilly Classic Country,Band. The perfect band for Corporate Events, County Fairs. Country Dance Events and any function that needs some great Country Music! This […]

By November 5, 2016 Read More →
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RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup It’s MAMA time again. Yes, Modesto Area Music Awards happens on Oct 11th at the historic State Theatre in downtown Modesto This is the place where you as a community member can support our local talents and venues, we so enjoy paying tribute to. Since Modesto is the birthplace of Rockabilly, […]

By September 30, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView – Saddle Tramps Say Goodbye

RockabillyView – Saddle Tramps Say Goodbye

The Saddle Tramps Say Goodby By Jennifer Allsup One of the most clever bands in music is going to hang it up as a group. I have been a huge fan of this band for the nearly 20 years and we were able to spend some time together and get a great interview. It is […]

By September 3, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView: The Saddle Tramps Never Forgotten

RockabillyView: The Saddle Tramps Never Forgotten

RockabillyView: The Saddle Tramps Never Forgotten By Jenn Allsup JA: When did the Saddle Tramps first decide to rock the Reno area? Along with making this wise decision, who are the originals members you decided to embark on this journey with? What made you decide to take on these fellas? Was Suzy always a part […]

By September 1, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView – Graffiti Rockin’ Summer

RockabillyView – Graffiti Rockin’ Summer

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Graffiti Rockin’ Summer in Modesto June becomes an even more community-based city for Modesto, with hot rods, rockabilly, rat rods, cruising, milkshakes, spring dresses and high profile sunglasses. As another hot summer approaches the valley. This is where I start dreaming of that beautiful 1960 Lincoln Continental Mark V convertible, cruisin’ […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView – Ferocious Females in Rockabilly

RockabillyView – Ferocious Females in Rockabilly

Ferocious Females in Rockabilly By Jennifer Allsup Early pioneers of Rockabilly didn’t always run completely smooth. Women started making great strides in the early 50’s to be recognized for their talents. These women had the ambition to succeed in this genre of music. Women like Lorrie Collins started young and were very skilled. She started […]

RockabillyView – Ray Vizira

RockabillyView – Ray Vizira

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup I hope everyone is having an amazing start to the New Year? Typically, I like to chat about the upcoming bands or even throw a little Rockabilly history your way. In the past years I have attended many, many shows and thrown numerous shows as well, in this process of being […]

By January 31, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView – Rockabilly Rocks for Foster Kids

RockabillyView – Rockabilly Rocks for Foster Kids

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Rockabilly Rocks for Foster Kids and Downtown Fun Seventy-five years ago Modesto Federal Credit Union started giving to our community. By giving over 100 foster kids clothing for the winter months. M.F.C.U is still giving to the community . There are so many years and so many positive spirits in Modesto. […]

By December 9, 2015 Read More →
RockabillyView – Who puts the Rocking Swing in your Town ?

RockabillyView – Who puts the Rocking Swing in your Town ?

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Who puts the Rocking Swing in your Town ? There are three powerhouse ladies that perform in our Rockabilly scene in Modesto. All lovely ladies with different backgrounds. Let’s start with Amie “Astelle” Alton. A freelance photographer for Lady Luck LLC is her day job. When, Amie is not shooting beautiful […]

By November 4, 2015 Read More →
Women’sMusicView – Northern Californian Women¹s Music Festival 2015

Women’sMusicView – Northern Californian Women¹s Music Festival 2015

Northern Californian Women’s Music Festival 2015 By Jennifer Allsup The director of The Northern California Women’s Music Festival and our fearless leader, Victoria Boyington, has set quite a precedent for women in the Stanislaus County music community. Victoria started out on a small scale last year creating a festival with some local and regional acts […]

RockabillyView – X Fest Stage

RockabillyView – X Fest Stage

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Modesto View and Jennifer Allsup are bringing back Modesto’s roots to XCLAMATION Festival 2015 for the third year. ModestoView has been a champion for celebrating Modesto as the birthplace of Rockabilly music and we all need to spread the word. We are going to bring it to life at Xclamation Fest […]

By August 3, 2015 Read More →
RockabillyView – Old School with a New Twist

RockabillyView – Old School with a New Twist

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup OLD SCHOOL & A NEW TWIST Can you remember back to 1950’s & 60’s ? A man by the name of Kent Whitt decided to start a band called “Kent Whitt & the Downbeats”. Kent is the downbeat man on drums. From what I understand, Kent formed Modesto’s first Rock ‘n […]

By July 1, 2015 Read More →
RockabillyView – Summertime is Coming

RockabillyView – Summertime is Coming

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Summertime is Coming! The sun will beat down on the valley causing us to take out our beautiful swing dresses and Bobby Sox. Whether you go to a summer dance or even take a small vacation, where would your tiptoes take you? My favorite place to journey would be a place […]