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Bad Seed An Album Come Alive

Bad Seed An Album Come Alive

“BAD SEED: An Album Come Alive” Music by Mattea Overstreet Written by Summer Krafft Directed by Traci Sprague A passion project for all involved, this ONE WEEKEND ONLY event started with Mattea’s debut EP, BAD SEED, released in June of 2017, which sparked a narrative for her long-time friend and collaborator, Summer Krafft. She wrote […]

By January 29, 2018 Read More →
Psychedlic Furs perform at the Gallo

Psychedlic Furs perform at the Gallo

If you were to dissect today’s alternative rock music, you’ll find that much of it pays homage to The Psychedelic Furs, who is coming to the Gallo Center for the first time in March! Led by vocalist and songwriter Richard Butler, and his bass-wielding brother Tim, the Furs scored major hits with “Love My Way,” “Pretty […]

By January 15, 2018 Read More →
California Audio Roots Project (CARP) Reveals Storytelling is Still Popular

California Audio Roots Project (CARP) Reveals Storytelling is Still Popular

California Audio Roots Project (CARP) Reveals Storytelling is Still Popular   Modesto Sound is excited to announce a successful start to its latest local community audio outreach program called the California Audio Roots Project. The goal of the California Audio Roots Project, or CARP for short, is to create local media content to distribute to […]

By January 11, 2018 Read More →
BottleRock Line Up and Tickets Announced

BottleRock Line Up and Tickets Announced

BottleRock 2018 By Chris Murphy The annual music festival in Napa is shaping up to be one of the best festival show in the nation. Every year, the JAM Cellars BottleRock taps into the brightest and best and up and comers and this 3-day festival returns May 25-27This year’s line up is amazing featuring ModestoView […]

By January 8, 2018 Read More →
MetalView Happy New Year

MetalView Happy New Year

MetalView By Eve Oberlander Happy New Year! My New Year resolution is to go out and occupy a venue, support a musician. Music is good for the soul, my soul. Modesto area metal was on fire this past year, with local bands making music videos, writing and producing albums and touring up and down California […]

By January 4, 2018 Read More →
Cold Weather Hot Music

Cold Weather Hot Music

Songwriter View Cold Weather, Hot Music. By Patty Castillo Davis The Latin word for January means door since January is the door to the new year and opening to new beginnings. Begin 2018 like this-resolve to actively support your favorite local venues. Last year saw the dissolution of places to create art. Put your money […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
InterView – The Rebirth of the Shire

InterView – The Rebirth of the Shire

A new art age dawns in downtown Modesto. By Chris Murphy There is no fun in the world without reinvention. Some chapters have to close so that new ones begin. Many of our stories are the same. When I was in high school my culture came from the Bay Area, Berkeley in particular. I moved […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
JazzView – Music Dreams for 2018

JazzView – Music Dreams for 2018

JazzView by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? If you luv music you’re gonna love this Okay, I awoke at 3 o’clock in the morning with one of those crazy dreams that make you get out the clip board and take notes. I was thinking about the Beatles playing on tour […]

By January 3, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
BluesView Happy New Year

BluesView Happy New Year

BluesView By Earl Matthews Happy new year folks. I don’t know about you but I plan on having some fun and trying some new things this year. One thing I won’t change is my love of live music, so on that not let’s see whats going on in the blues. In the first week of […]

By January 1, 2018 Read More →
MAMAView Resolutions

MAMAView Resolutions

MAMAView: Resolutions By Middagh Goodwin It is a new year, and with it, we all seem to make Resolutions. Maybe work out more, go on a diet, reconnect with old friends or family, go back to school. Unfortunately, most never follow through on these. I would like to challenge everyone who reads the ModestoView to […]

By January 1, 2018 Read More →
Unplugged View – Everybody Loves Amelia

Unplugged View – Everybody Loves Amelia

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Everybody Loves Amelia I read recently that the Oxford Dictionary declared “youthquake” the word of 2017. I have no idea what this word means, but I do have a very good idea of two predictions I’d like to make about this New Year: 1. The word of the year on […]

By January 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Go Modesto – Grammy John McCutcheon January 9

Go Modesto – Grammy John McCutcheon January 9

Go Modesto Grammy Winner John McCutcheon – January 9 Renowned Folk Virtuoso John McCutcheon Returns for Modesto Peace/Life Center’s 15th Annual Benefit Concert with a special opening performance by MAMA Winner Patty Castillo Davis. Named the “most impressive instrumentalist I’ve ever heard” by none other than Johnny Cash, folk virtuoso John McCutcheon will perform again […]

By January 1, 2018 Read More →
RockibillyView

RockibillyView

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Rockin Holidays Rockin the Plaza! Once again we are bringing back a month of Rockabilly-Blues, Psychobilly music to the 10th street plaza. Yes friends, we celebrate the music that is native to Modesto. So many genres, including rock and roll, all point back to the music of Maddox Brothers and Rose […]

By December 21, 2017 Read More →
NewYearsView – 10+ Great Ideas

NewYearsView – 10+ Great Ideas

  Ring in the New Year! It seems like it was just New Years a few seconds ago, but it is time to ring in 2018 and there are some great ways to celebrate here in our area. Before you know it, it will be the 31st and you will need to get dressed for […]

By December 21, 2017 Read More →
SongwriterView – Finale

SongwriterView – Finale

Songwriter View By Patty Castillo Davis December signals the end. Celebrates the history made. Mourns the absence. It has been a year of tremendous accomplishment and loss in our community. On the other side, we can look ahead to the new venues finding the formulas that work for them, freshman artists getting polished, veteran entertainers […]

By December 21, 2017 Read More →