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Opera Modesto 35th Anniversary Concert Gala

Opera Modesto 35th Anniversary Concert Gala

Opera Modesto’s 35th Anniversary Concert on October 28th includes 21 teens from the Summer Opera Institute, a summer program of the new Townsend Opera Program (TOP) for Young Artists. They spent an intensive two weeks this past summer in voice lessons, performing techniques, language lessons and more. The culmination of their efforts was a concert […]

By October 19, 2018 Read More →
MetalView: Hauntings in October

MetalView: Hauntings in October

Greetings Metal Heads and aspiring Metal Heads! My name is Brent Terry, and I will be your gracious tour guide through the ever-changing world of the Modesto Metal Scene. I have been a proud member of the community for a number of years, and even though some of you may not know my name, face, […]

By October 6, 2018 Read More →
Interview  MAMA Lifetime

Interview MAMA Lifetime

InterView By Chris Murphy Steve Ashman MAMA Award winner and Community Advocate It is so great when people that excel in one field and then use their talents, fame and skills to do great works in their community. One local organization is so very fortunate to have one such person, Steve Ashman. Steve is the […]

By October 4, 2018 Read More →
Jazz & WorldView

Jazz & WorldView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this Blue Monday Party returns as a Fun-raiser for Blue Monday Alumni, Raul Slaps – Trombonist. Raul after having a great night playing in the band backing up Slim Man in one of John Griswold’s shows awoke to find out his Trombone and Sub […]

By October 4, 2018 Read More →
BluesView: October Nights

BluesView: October Nights

BluesView: October Nights By Earl Matthews Kicking things off this month is the downtown Sampler, there will be bands all over downtown and samples on offering for one ticket price Oct 2nd. On the 3rd my Big Earl’s Blues Jam at Fired Up Grill in Ceres, Bring your axe and sit in with the band […]

By October 2, 2018 Read More →
MAMAView: MAMA has a Brand New Bag

MAMAView: MAMA has a Brand New Bag

MAMAView: MAMA has a brand new bag By Middagh Goodwin Voting for the Modesto Area Music Awards will end at Midnight on October 14th with the Awards Show taking place at the State Theatre on Tuesday, October 16th. Over the last month, I am sure you have been hit up by more than a few […]

By October 1, 2018 Read More →
MAMAPreVIEW – Vote Now!

MAMAPreVIEW – Vote Now!

MAMA Preview By Chris Murphy In 2000, Chris Ricci and I wanted to showcase the amazing musical talent we have here in our area. 19 years later, we are still celebrating musical talent, and the talent keeps getting better. Music, and in particular live music, is so very important to a community. Cities and towns […]

By September 28, 2018 Read More →
The Sampler is Back

The Sampler is Back

The Downtown Sampler returned last year and was a big hit. A couple of thousand people came to downtown and walked stroll and rode their bikes to over 25 restaurant, cafes and bars to sample what they had to offer. 10 bands several of them are Modesto Area Award Winners,  were placed strategically throughout the Sampler footprint with two wandering minstrels […]

By September 24, 2018 Read More →
SongWriterView – Patriots, Pride and Performances

SongWriterView – Patriots, Pride and Performances

SongwriterView Patriots, Pride and Performances By Patty A. Davis We are in for a month full of celebrations reminding us of the sacrifice and service of others in the pursuit and assurance of equality, liberty and safety. Many of these events will include live entertainment. Show your appreciation for those who have selflessly served our […]

By September 14, 2018 Read More →
BluesView: End of Summer

BluesView: End of Summer

BluesView: End of Summer By Earl Matthews Hello everyone and welcome to the end of summer! Let’s get into this months Blues shows. Finishing out this seasons run of Sunday Blues and BBQ’s at the Hotel Ledger is Jeramy Norris and the Dangerous Mood. This is a really nice spot and I highly recommend you […]

By September 5, 2018 Read More →
Red Tie Arts presents Foreverland

Red Tie Arts presents Foreverland

Foreverland, a 14 piece Michael Jackson tribute band to perform inat Lakewood Memorial Park on Saturday, September 29, as part of the fundraising efforts for Red Tie Arts.  Modesto, CA.  Red Tie Arts, after a tremendously successful 3rd Summer Concert series held at the Lucca Winery in Ripon, is thrilled to announce the return of […]

By September 5, 2018 Read More →
Patriots, Pride and Performance

Patriots, Pride and Performance

SONGWRITERVIEW: Patriots, Pride and Performances By Patty A Davis   We are in for a month full of celebrations reminding us of the sacrifice and service of others in the pursuit and assurance of equality, liberty and safety. Many of these events will include live entertainment. Show your appreciation for those who have selflessly served […]

By September 1, 2018 Read More →
MAMA Season

MAMA Season

MAMAView: Season is Upon Us By Middagh Goodwin      It is once again that time of year; it is MAMA season. This year there were over 500 nominees in 20 plus categories to be considered for nominations. At the beginning of July, emails were sent out to previous years winners and other, area promoters, music writers and […]

By August 30, 2018 Read More →
BluesView Summertime Blues

BluesView Summertime Blues

BluesView: Summertime Blues By Earl Matthews Hello everyone, the dog days of summer are here again, and for some crazy reason, that means there is a ton of fun stuff going on. In fact, there is so much to do that I hope you look at the calendar because I don’t have room to talk […]

By August 13, 2018 Read More →
Unplugged View – The Little Sparrow

Unplugged View – The Little Sparrow

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan The Little Sparrow I remember thinking that if Neil Young were here to witness this, he would have offered her a slot at his Bridge School Benefit concert then and there. Of all the musical moments I’ve curated, this is the one I recall most vividly and fondly – Effie […]

By August 12, 2018 Read More →