By July 2, 2018 Read More →

StageView – Gathering Place Needed

StageView
By Chris Murphy
We need a community gathering place. This summer, when we were planning the 2018 Music in the Plaza series, we were struggling on how to make this more of an event, where more people can gather and enjoy and see the band better. A stage, or some kind of community platform/ gazebo or something should be in 10th St Plaza all year long.

In the meantime, we built a stage and with the teamwork of ModestoView, Sierra Pacific, the Modesto DID, the City and the County, we built a stage that will stay up through the end of September, and hopefully longer. It has been used by many different groups and it is great to see what a good gathering place will do to bring people together. During the week, please come out and play our Star Wars themed piano and play your music. This is our community, let’s make it even better and friendlier. Places like this bring people together.

Please let me know what you think about this idea at chrism@modestoview.com<mailto:chrism@modestoview.com>

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About the Author:

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.