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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GeekView StocktonCon

GeekView StocktonCon

GEEKView: StocktonCon By Middagh Goodwin I have said it before, and I will say it again, for a “geek” it is a great time to be alive. When I was younger we were lucky to have one or at most two movies released in a year, we watched re-runs of Star Trek and Batman on […]

By August 12, 2018 Read More →
Edible Extravaganza Celebrates 32 Years

Edible Extravaganza Celebrates 32 Years

Center for Human Services Celebrates 32nd Annual Edible Extravaganza! Center for Human Services’ Edible Extravaganza is back! This year, Edible Extravaganza celebrates 32 years as the Central Valley’s most-anticipated food and beverage show. Last year, more than 1,200 people attended this signature event, with this year’s event projected to be just as popular. The 32nd Edible Extravaganza […]

By August 8, 2018 Read More →
Back to School Safety Tips

Back to School Safety Tips

Getting ready to go Back to School. We have some suggestions for both Adults and Children to keep safe. Drivers should remember that as the new school year begins kids will be walking, crossing streets and maybe not be paying attention on their way to school. Parents should talk to their kids about getting to […]

By August 6, 2018 Read More →
Back to School Back Packs

Back to School Back Packs

Back to School BackPacks by Middagh Goodwin Here are a few options to help with “Back to School” supplies. Over the years the cost of supplies has risen to almost a months rent. Schools are providing less each year and Teachers just can not keep up with their student’s needs. Here are a few great resources to help those […]

By August 6, 2018 Read More →
The Choice is Yours

The Choice is Yours

MAMAView: The Choice is Yours By Middagh Goodwin Modesto is fortunate to have so many talented performers in the area. Over the last few months, the Modesto Area Music Association has sifted through hundreds of nominees to narrow down the up and comers, the grinders and the acts that keep on rockin’. We have reached […]

By July 30, 2018 Read More →
Looking Out for You

Looking Out for You

MAMAView: MAMA looking out for you By Middagh Goodwin Wow, time flies when you are having fun. So far this year the Modesto Area Music Association has helped to put close to $10,000 into performers pockets with paying gigs. Over the last few years, the MAMAs have been working hard at curating events and networking […]

By July 20, 2018 Read More →
Monday at the StanCoFair

Monday at the StanCoFair

TOMORROW AT THE FAIR, JULY 16th   Holiday Inn Express & Suites Night at the Fair! First 1,000 guests receive a free gift from Holiday Inn Express & Suites.   FOODMAXX ARENA: Destruction and Motorhome Derby I at 6:30 PM   BUD LIGHT VARIETY FREE STAGE: Trace Adkins at 8:30 PM   COORS LIGHT CENTER STAGE: Adam Bishop 5 PM – 5:45 […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
Call for Entries

Call for Entries

Hot Off the Press! Call for Entries Deadline: September 16, 2018 Entries are now being accepted for a new exhibition in the Carnegie’s Lobby Galleries, taking place this Fall/Winter. The juried exhibition is a celebration of contemporary printmaking and will feature as many as 45-50 works. Entries of works in all printmaking media are being accepted now […]

By July 15, 2018 Read More →
GoModesto: Picnic on the Go

GoModesto: Picnic on the Go

If you are in need of a quick picnic, or even everything for a family BBQ, stop by the Chopping Block at 2625 Coffee Rd between the hours of 9-6 pm Daily and Denise and her staff will take care of you. It had been too long since we had a picnic, so we headed […]

By July 8, 2018 Read More →
GeekView: Geek is Chic

GeekView: Geek is Chic

GEEKView: Geek is Chic By Middagh Goodwin First off Graffiti-Con kicks the month off on July 1st at Modesto Centre Plaza, looking forward to a fun day for the entire family and looking forward to doing it all over again next year. Look for photos from the event on the ModestoView Facebook page. Have you been […]

By July 7, 2018 Read More →
Music in the Plaza July

Music in the Plaza July

July Music in the Plaza is Rockin! By Middagh Goodwin Wow, we have been getting some amazing crowds for Music in the Plaza, thank you all for coming out and bringing your friends. It is so great to see people dancing and enjoying some of the areas talented musicians. July 6th we kick things off […]

XO Music Festival

XO Music Festival

  XO Music Festival in Northern California announces Superstar lineup for their premier music, art, food and fun festival. Ludacris, T.I., Fabolous, MAGIC!, Rev Run of RUN DMC and the Diplomats are among the artists set to perform at the inaugural XO Music Festival, which will take place July 13-15, 2018, at the Contra  Costa County Fairgrounds in Antioch, California. Hip-Hop is […]

By June 11, 2018 Read More →
Amy Grant comes to the Fruit Yard

Amy Grant comes to the Fruit Yard

The new Fruit Yard Amphitheater and Richter Entertainment Group are proud to announce their first concert featuring Grammy award-winning artist Amy Grant.  Amy Grant will be joined by contemporary Christian artist Tim Timmons for a night of inspiration, stories, songs and more in the comfort of our new amphitheater among our famous fruit orchards. Amy […]

By June 11, 2018 Read More →
MAMAView: Graffiti Summer

MAMAView: Graffiti Summer

MAMAView: Graffiti Summer By Middagh Goodwin  We are in the midst of Graffiti Summer, and that means that MAMA season is just around the corner.  You might not know that the Modesto Area Music Association is a 501c-3 non-profit, that over the last few years we have been actively booking or helping others to book […]

By June 3, 2018 Read More →
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 →