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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BusinessView: A Bird’s Nest

BusinessView: A Bird’s Nest

The Bird’s Nest A natural hand and foot spa & artisan boutique 422 15th st 209-604-7754 Tammy Bird GRAND OPENING June 16, 2018 Noon to 4 pm LIVE MUSIC BY Mattea Overstreet Andrew Durr Makashakti Vendors An epic silent auction Appetizers And refreshments “The Bird’s Nest is a nest to rest your feet. Tammy Bird […]

By May 30, 2018 Read More →
GEEKView: Cars and Comics

GEEKView: Cars and Comics

GEEKView: Cars and Comics By Middagh Goodwin      I am sure by now everyone has watched Avengers Infinity Wars, Deadpool 2 and Solo a Star Wars Story(no spoilers to those who are taking their sweet time to watch these.) The Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom are both out later this month and […]

By May 17, 2018 Read More →
Wash Me Away the music of Lisa Ballew

Wash Me Away the music of Lisa Ballew

Local singer-songwriter Lisa Ballew sophomore ep Wash Me Away, the follow up to Ready for the Ride has recently dropped. One can appreciate how Ballew has matured as a songwriter. The production on this release stands up with anything that has come out over the last few years. The songs are tight with great arrangements. It is filled with ballads and danceable pop […]

MAMAView: Spotlight

MAMAView: Spotlight

MAMAView: Flashlight By Middagh Goodwin Recently Modesto has been in the National spotlight and for good reason. Effie Passero aka Francesca Bavaro had been tearing it up on the newest season of American Idol. Effie did not make the final cut before America got a chance to Vote but an average of 8 million viewers […]

Memorial Day Events

Memorial Day Events

Memorial Day is celebrated the last Monday in May will be observed this year on the 28th. It is a day to remember and honor all those who died serving in the American armed forces. Here is where you can join others in remembering family and friends who have died in the line of duty. […]

GeekView: Star Wars and Comics

GeekView: Star Wars and Comics

GeekView: Star Wars and Comics By Middagh Goodwin This month marks the 41st Anniversary of the release of Star Wars. On May the Fourth at 5 pm we will celebrate our connection to this Galaxy Far, Far Away with Star Wars Day in the 10th Street Plaza. Bring the entire family out and be amazed […]

By April 30, 2018 Read More →
Puppies

Puppies

National Puppy Day was March 23rd a month ago today. Publisher Chris Murphy posted a picture of the ModestoView Pup Lucy the Lab and declared it the “Cutest Day of the Year.” Many of our readers posted pictures of their own canines and I have to say I am glad I didn’t have to narrow […]

By April 23, 2018 Read More →
View from the Pit: Shinedown

View from the Pit: Shinedown

View from the Pit: Shinedown By Middagh Goodwin and MJ Mangano Pictures by MJ Mangano Shinedown the Florida based band that formed in 2001 played the Modesto Centre Plaza Monday night supporting their 6th album Attention Attention and the new single “Devil” which is released appropriately enough on May 4th. Playing their unique brand of Hard Rock/Alt Metal to […]

By April 12, 2018 Read More →
Non Profit View:Before I Die Wall

Non Profit View:Before I Die Wall

Non-Profit View: Community Hospice Presents Before I Die Wall Stanislaus and San Joaquin County will be celebrating National Healthcare Decisions Day, April 16. 2018, by helping to promote positive conversation about death and dying in our community. Community Hospice will be hosting a “Before I Die Wall” to help friends and neighbors think about the […]

By April 5, 2018 Read More →
GEEKView: May the Fourth Be With You

GEEKView: May the Fourth Be With You

GEEKView: May the Fourth Be With You By Middagh Goodwin   Since 1977, “May the Force be With You” has been part of the global lexicon. This phrase, created by Modesto native George Lucas symbolizes the magic and influence of his epic film Star Wars, the follow-up film to his breakthrough American Graffiti. Just say […]

By April 4, 2018 Read More →
MAMAView: Preparing for the Road

MAMAView: Preparing for the Road

MAMAView: Preparing for the Road By Middagh Goodwin We have entered the first days of Spring, and as musicians, we are looking towards the Summer. The weather is warming up, and plans for touring is at least in the back of your mind. Unfortunately quite often like the rabbit we are not entirely prepared when […]

By April 3, 2018 Read More →
GoModesto: Project Prom

GoModesto: Project Prom

Go Modesto: Project Prom Modesto City Councilmember Tony Madrigal, 3B Auto Center and Manos Unidas have teamed up to bring back Project Prom. They want to make sure that everyone who wants to go to Prom and be dressed to the 9’s can. Over the last few months, Tuxedos and Prom Dresses have been collected at various locations around Modesto(it is […]

By April 2, 2018 Read More →
The Oakdale Rodeo

The Oakdale Rodeo

The Oakdale Rodeo is happening once again the second weekend in April the 14th and 15th at the Oakdale Rodeo Grounds.  Oakdale Saddle Club has been celebrating the cities western heritage and creating a family-themed event that has been shared with the community and beyond since 1946. Things get started early with local team roping […]

By March 30, 2018 Read More →
Roger Daltrey in Review

Roger Daltrey in Review

Some people really don’t know how lucky we are to have not just world-class entertainment come to the Central Valley but Icons and Legends. Who would have thought that Roger Daltrey would perform at the Bob Hope Theatre? What an amazing night of music from Roger Daltrey a true musical legend. Kicking things off with “Overture” and […]

By March 16, 2018 Read More →
The Ranger-Return of the Punk Rock Soundtrack

The Ranger-Return of the Punk Rock Soundtrack

The Ranger: Return of the Punk Rock Soundtrack By Middagh Goodwin The Ranger, Jenn Wexler’s directorial debut for Glass Eye Pix will be premiering on Monday, March 12th as part of the SXSW Midnighter series.  Follow along as a group of young punks have to flee the city after getting into trouble with the law. […]

By March 12, 2018 Read More →