Tonight Live at 6:30 – 2017 MAMA Awards

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Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this Well all righty then, 24,000 like for the Modesto View and counting! This is a good thing and means a whole lotta folks out there are involved in making things better for the music and arts community here in the valley. My hat […]

By January 31, 2017 Read More →
Songwriter View: December Departure

Songwriter View: December Departure

Songwriter View: December Departure By Patty Castillo Davis It is a highly exciting period of anticipation for the warmth of the holiday season and it is also the hour of reflection. The Modesto Music Scene has had a triumphant year full of new ventures and profound loss. Venues came and went, we saw the emergence […]

By December 1, 2016 Read More →
BluesView December 2016 Shows

BluesView December 2016 Shows

BluesView by Earl Matthews Well folks this is it; the last month of 2016. Alongside mourning all the great musicians we have lost this year, let’s spend this month celebrating those who are still with us. Kicking things off on the 3rd at P. Wexford’s is Rob Hill Band. Rob’s signature Jazzy Blue sound is […]

By December 1, 2016 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this And the seasons change, for better or worse, the rain has blessed us with a deluge; let’s hope more is in store. The MAMA’s were amazing and a lot of musicians won their fair due but let’s keep the live music scene happening […]

By November 5, 2016 Read More →
CountryView – Randy Mandy Band

CountryView – Randy Mandy Band

CountryView By DJ Walker, KAT Country 103 When you read the headlines and hear the latest reports of Modesto it can sometimes draw a divergent sketch of what is truly a remarkable landscape of the Central Valley. Travel just a few miles outside Modesto, and you’re surrounded by Country. Farms, Ranches, communities and people who […]

By November 5, 2016 Read More →
Unplugged View – Metro Grade Amnesia

Unplugged View – Metro Grade Amnesia

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Metro-Grade Amnesia When Christine Capsuto starts to sing, you’re liable to forget about anything else happening around you. I first heard this stunning soprano when I first attended the superior local concert series, Sunday Afternoons At CBS, and I walked away understanding just how Odysseus must have felt while tied […]

By November 5, 2016 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 →
BluesView November 2016

BluesView November 2016

by Big Earl Hello everyone! It’s turkey tine and as always I am ready. Just had my knives sharpened and if anybody tries to get my wings they better be ready for a fight. Kicking things off this month is the Rob Hill Band on the 4th up in Knight’s Ferry at the 50’s Roadhouse. […]

By November 1, 2016 Read More →
MAMAVIEW: THE MAMAS LIVE 6:30PM TONIGHT

MAMAVIEW: THE MAMAS LIVE 6:30PM TONIGHT

MAMAVIEW: THE MAMAS ARE LIVE : 6:30PM TONIGHT – View It HERE by Middagh Goodwin Every October the MAMAs celebrate our local bands, venues and more with a “Black Tie” awards show at the historic State Theatre. Plans for the nominees to be announced and voting to go live is August 15th. That being said, there is still […]

By October 11, 2016 Read More →
SongwriterView FALLing into Music

SongwriterView FALLing into Music

FALLing into Music By Patty Castillo Davis Autumn is the crowning glory of the year and the prelude to all things ghoulish and sacred at the same time. With mostly cooperative weather and limitless choices, you can partake in every type of event where music is the focus. I would be remiss if I did […]

By October 1, 2016 Read More →
GalloView – Richard Thompson

GalloView – Richard Thompson

Prepare to Be Amazed By David Boring “THE FINEST ROCK SONGWRITER AFTER DYLAN AND THE BEST ELECTRIC GUITARIST SINCE HENDRIX.” -Los Angeles Times These kind of accolades that British singer-songwriter Richard Thompson has amassed over the years are astounding. He was included in both Rolling Stone Magazine’s Top 100 Guitarists of All Time lists, once […]

By September 30, 2016 Read More →
Unplugged View – Rock, Block and One Smoking Carroll

Unplugged View – Rock, Block and One Smoking Carroll

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Rock, Block, And One Smoking Carroll I saw an incredible documentary not long ago called ‘The Music Of Strangers.’ It chronicles the formation and evolution of the Silk Road Ensemble, a collective of virtuoso musicians from across the planet who banded together to promote cross-cultural creative collaboration. The project was […]

By September 30, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView

RockabillyView

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 →
The Foals Exclusive Interview

The Foals Exclusive Interview

The Foals by Efren Martinez     Their newest LP “What went Down” was released in August 2015. Shortly after the album’s debut, the band won “Best Act In The World” at the Q Awards and received a BBC Music Award Nomination for “British Artist of the Year”. Foals was also nominated for four awards at the 2016 […]

By September 23, 2016 Read More →
Ohana Music Festival on the Beach

Ohana Music Festival on the Beach

Ohana Music Festival on the Beach by Russ Allsup and Dan Westcott Upon arriving at the very first Ohana Fest, the vibe was friendly and laid back. The first sight as one exited the freeway was the blue water and splashing waves of the Pacific Ocean, which added to the anticipation. After securing a parking spot, […]

By September 17, 2016 Read More →