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MUMFest Is Coming – March 31 – April

Modesto’s premiere acoustic fest returns this spring! Enjoy another run of intimate listening concerts all over downtown through the month of April, showcasing a flavorful spread of Americana, bluegrass, Celtic and more.

Showcase schedule:

Friday 3/31, 7:30 PM
2016 NPR Tiny Desk Contest winner Gaelynn Lea Music
Gottschalk Music Center recital hall, 1502 E St. – $15

Saturday 4/1, 7 PM
AJ Lee Music, 6-time Best Female Vocalist of the Year winner from the Northern California Bluegrass Society
Band of Lovers – catchy acoustic chamber-pop trio
Amanda Lopez
Deva Cafe, 1202 J St. – $10

Wednesday 4/5, 7:30 PM
Michael G. Ronstadt, Cellist/Songwriter (celebrated cello composer and nephew of Linda Ronstadt) w/ Serenity Fisher (piano & vocals)
Marirose & The Gypsies – multiple L.A. Music Award winners (Americana Artist, Americana Single, Female Vocalist)
Gottschalk Music Center recital hall, 1502 E St. – $10

Saturday 4/8, 7:30 PM
Peter Daldry, acclaimed Scottish tenor & singer-songwriter
Gottschalk Music Center recital hall, 1502 E St. – $15

Sunday 4/9, time TBA
Cooking With Turf – the premiere Celtic ensemble of the Modesto area
Old Soles – a multi-instrumental traditional music duo with over 75 years of combined experience, and staples of the Strawberry Music Festival and more
Jessica Malone
Venue TBA

Saturday 4/15, 7 PM
Brother Spellbinder – cabaret-indie-folk ensemble and award winners of the West Coast Songwriters and American Songwriter contests
Lisette and the Loudmouths – 2016 ‘Valley Talent Project’ winners for Best Band
The Poor Valley Band
Jason Winfree & Keith Davis
Boscoe’s Brood Music
Deva Cafe, 1202 J St. – $10

Sunday 4/16, time TBA
Juni Fisher – three-time Western Music Association female performer of the year and 2011 WMA Entertainer Of The Year
Venue TBA

Saturday 4/22, time TBA
Hannah Jane Kile
Liz Ryder Music
Venue TBA

Sunday 4/30, 7 PM
Rita Hosking & Sean Feder
The Dustbowl Children
Cole Hinkle
Center Stage Conservatory, 948 11th St. – $15

Stay tuned for updated time/date and venue info!



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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.