Author Archive: Middagh Goodwin

Middagh Goodwin LIVES Music. He has been booking and promoting Music, Art and Comedy for years in the Central Valley. He ran the award winning Plea for Peace Center in Stockton for 5 Years and has booked bands from A-Z. Middagh is beginning 2016 with a new position at the Gallo Center for the Arts and celebrating Beat Happy! Music's 30th Anniversary. Read the MAMAView every month and a the Needle Drop 52 Records 52 Weeks.

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GoModesto: Bowie for the Holiday

GoModesto: Bowie for the Holiday

GoModesto: David Bowie TributeThere will be only seven nights of Rockin Holiday this year starting December 7th, and you won’t want to miss any of them.  Saying that make sure to mark your calendar,  on December 14th, the Men Who Fell to Earth, Northern California premier David Bowie Tribute band

By December 4, 2019 Read More →
GeekView: Star Wars & more

GeekView: Star Wars & more

GEEKView: Star Wars and MoreBy Middagh GoodwinWow not only is the Mandalorian streaming on Disney+ the Rise of Skywalker will be in theatres December 19th. You know Modesto will be representing big time for the premiere of the new Star Wars movie. The 501st will be out at Brenden Thursday night and the Lodge Pole Pickers will be dressed as Jedi’s and rogues for Rockin Holiday

By December 3, 2019 Read More →
MAMView: Radio is a Soul Salvation

MAMView: Radio is a Soul Salvation

MAMAView: Radio is a Sound SalvationBy Middagh Goodwin”When I got the music I got a place to go.”It used to be driving around listening to the radio was a right of passages for teenager all over America. It was how the rest of us passed the time while stuck in traffic or as we just cruised around on a Saturday night.

By December 3, 2019 Read More →
Big Band Christmas

Big Band Christmas

Big Band Christmas!Modesto Junior College Foundation in collaboration with the Modesto Junior College Arts Division presents Ernie Bucio’s Little Big Band for a Very Merry Big Band Christmas on Sunday, December 8 at 2 p.m.

By December 1, 2019 Read More →
Mobile Laundry Shuttle

Mobile Laundry Shuttle

Modesto, California: Building on the success of our two mobile Shower Shuttles “Grace” and “Mercy”, Modesto City Leaders, supporters and the local community will perform the ribbon cutting to launch “Faith” – the area’s only mobile Laundry Shuttle – on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 11am to 1pm

By November 26, 2019 Read More →
International Olive Oil Company to Establish Presence in Stanislaus County

International Olive Oil Company to Establish Presence in Stanislaus County

Modesto to Become West Coast Base for International Olive Oil CompanyModesto, CA–Sovena, one of the largest olive oil companies in the world and the USA, just announced its decision to build its second United States plant in Modesto. The family-owned company specializes in olive oils,

By November 18, 2019 Read More →
Music Therapy with David Victor

Music Therapy with David Victor

Patients, visitors and employees at Doctors Medical Center had a special visitor yesterday. David Victor, former guitarist from the band Boston, provided music therapy at the facility.

By November 6, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView: Shop Small Buy Local

MAMAView: Shop Small Buy Local

Shop Small Saturday is November 30th, and I encourage everyone to continue the trend and Buy Local Art and Music for all your Holiday Gifts. Your purchases will help to keep our arts community vibrant and healthy.

By November 1, 2019 Read More →
Valley Hackathon

Valley Hackathon

OCTOBER 26th HACKATHON SOFTWARE SHOWDOWN HIGHLIGHTS AREA’S FAST-GROWING TECH COMMUNITY Competition’s Unique Format Allows Programmers to Showcase Previously Built Software Projects to Compete for the $500 Grand Prize

By October 24, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView: Modesto Area Music Wins

MAMAView: Modesto Area Music Wins

The State Theatre was the sight for the 20th Anniversary of the Modesto Area Music Awards and with a record number of votes coming in we were set for a celebration of a lifetime.

By October 16, 2019 Read More →
Halloween and Harvest Fun

Halloween and Harvest Fun

By October 6, 2019 Read More →
MAMView: Two Decades with Ears to the Future

MAMView: Two Decades with Ears to the Future

By October 1, 2019 Read More →
Save Mart opens Flagship Store

Save Mart opens Flagship Store

The Save Mart Companies opens flagship Save Mart store in the heart of its hometown, Modesto Modesto, Calif.—The Save Mart Companies (TSMC) celebrated the opening of its 54,000 square foot, prototype Save Mart store today,

By October 1, 2019 Read More →
Featured Friday: Hope It Holds

Featured Friday: Hope It Holds

Featured Friday is our way of getting to know our neighbors, those who have a story to tell but maybe not a featured spread.  The artists, musicians, teachers, business owners and creators all around us. This week we asked a few questions of Octobers Cover Creatures, the Victorines.

By September 27, 2019 Read More →
Featured Friday: Lisa Ballew

Featured Friday: Lisa Ballew

Featured Friday is our way of letting you get to know members of our community, from Teachers, to business owners, musicians and more. This week we got to know local singer songwriter Lisa Ballew. 

By September 21, 2019 Read More →