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October is Upon Us

October is Upon Us

METALView by Eve Oberlander October is upon us, my favorite month of the year because of the Modesto Area Music Awards and our city’s downtown live music Halloween celebration, The Summoning. First off I’d like to congratulate each metal MAMAnee for best metal 2017. Each band deserves to be nominated because of several important reasons. […]

By October 8, 2017 Read More →
MAMAView MAMA Turning 18

MAMAView MAMA Turning 18

The Modesto Area Music Awards celebrates performers from around the greater Modesto Area. Over the last 18 Years, we have seen some Winners go on to National and International Fame; Flying Blind, Grandaddy, Moonshine Bandits, DEV, UVR, and Megan Slankard have all found success beyond the 209. This year the MAMAs celebrate 18 years and […]

By October 7, 2017 Read More →
MAMA PromotersView

MAMA PromotersView

PromoterView by Middagh Goodwin There is a lot of work that goes into promoting a show well. Most local promoters secure the date and venue, book the bands (touring and locals), make the flyer, arrange for sound, often work the door and for the most part for little or no pay or glory. There are […]

By September 8, 2017 Read More →
Three Degrees of Separation

Three Degrees of Separation

Broken Toys-Three Degrees of Separation By Willie Hines The upcoming Broken Toys concert at the Gallo Center on Saturday, July 18 promises to be a multimedia extravaganza with the musical participants all connected by the proverbial six degrees of separation. Actually,..better make that three. The band’s members and their special guests have all crossed musical […]

By July 13, 2015 Read More →
RockabillyView – Summertime is Coming

RockabillyView – Summertime is Coming

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Summertime is Coming! The sun will beat down on the valley causing us to take out our beautiful swing dresses and Bobby Sox. Whether you go to a summer dance or even take a small vacation, where would your tiptoes take you? My favorite place to journey would be a place […]

Billy Idol: King of the Underground

Billy Idol: King of the Underground

Generation X King of The Underground: Billy Idol By: Efren Martinez There is no better way to say, “I love you” than with a “rebel yell.” On Valentine’s weekend I took my wife to Billy Idol’s Kings and Queens of The Underground concert in Oakland. In October of 2014 Billy brought forth another Rockin’ masterpiece […]

By February 27, 2015 Read More →
RockabillyView

RockabillyView

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup ROCKIN HOLIDAYS IN THE PLAZA The holidays always seem to approach faster then we expect. This year ModestoView Rockabilly scene teams up with the City of Modesto to bring you and yours holiday tidings starting December 6th, after the downtown Rock’n Holiday Parade. We will be rocking the holidays on 10th […]

By December 9, 2014 Read More →
RockabillyView

RockabillyView

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup In the words of Willie Nelson “On the road again” ! Yes, two Modesto View Crew, Michael J Mangano and me, along with Wayne Campbell (Threelle Internet Radio), Christine McGrew and Nicky Richardson (local artist) will be travelling to Cookeville,TN in late August for a 17 day road trip. We will […]

By August 6, 2014 Read More →
Jazz&Blues View

Jazz&Blues View

Jazz & BluesView By Eric Benson And summer roles on with work, kids on vacation, road trips and a whole lotta heat. But after you’ve settled into the routine of rolling through the farmer’s markets and eateries and got your caffeine intake up to therapeutic levels, take some time out to hear some live music […]

By July 8, 2014 Read More →