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Jazz & Blues December

Jazz & Blues December

Blues and Jazz View Once again it’s time to hoist a glass of cheer and toast the ending of one year and beginning of a new one. Hopefully you’ll make time to slow down, enjoy familyand friends and be thankful for what ya got. There is always something to be thankful for and this year […]

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Songwriting: How To Nip Writer’s Block In The Bud

Songwriting: How To Nip Writer’s Block In The Bud

MusicianView By: Tara Tinsley Songwriting: How to Nip Writer’s Block in the Bud     Songwriting comes just as natural to some of us as breathing, but to others, it’s more of a challenge. For songwriters and musicians, songs are our products. The more we write, the more we sell and the longer we keep […]

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UrbanView – November

UrbanView – November

UrbanView – By Javier Lopez   TL-“What don’t kill you will only make you stronger” Hard work & backing ”Money” can make significant difference in the careers of many artists & DJs. Many times music politics are not taking in to consideration, leaving many who are not fully prepared, left in the dust! Talent or […]

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RockabillyView – Belladonna Beauties

RockabillyView – Belladonna Beauties

Rockabilly View By: Jennifer Allsup   BELLADONNA BEAUTIES Lights, cameras, pin-ups, hotrods, rockabilly and a true sisterhood. Yes, the Belladonna Beauties a group of six stunning women making their mark as a social club that started in the Central Valley which now has extended to the Bay Area. This sisterhood started out in 2007 by […]

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MAMAView

MAMAView

  Hey all! Jill Ferris here. The MAMAs are an fun time of the year. Many people learn about local musicians and the new songs coming out. So in the spirit of the MAMAs I have decided to go with all MAMA nominees and one former winner for your listening pleasure. Alright everyone, please enjoy the […]

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Poetry and Jazz

Poetry and Jazz

  Poetry and Jazz Jazz&BluesView By Eric Benson Well we all survived the MAMA Awards and a few surprises as usual. Gallo Center for the Arts was voted the best venue to see live music at to many of the audience’s surprise. The Gallo, although a state of the art venue that caters to a […]

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TourView – Do It Yourself Press Release!

TourView – Do It Yourself Press Release!

TourView By Tara Tinsley D.Y.I. P.R. GET MORE PRESS. HOW TO WRITE YOUR OWN PRESS RELEASE FOR YOUR TOUR.   Being a local musician in the big pond of the Entertainment Industry is a hard job. Not only do you have to have talent, good songs, and time to practice but you also have to […]

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Country Music Star Comes To Gallo Center

Country Music Star Comes To Gallo Center

COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME SINGER & SONGWRITER DON WILLIAMS TO PERFORM AT THE GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS NOVEMBER 19   MODESTO, CA – (October 19, 2011) – Don Williams, known for his straightforward yet smooth bass-baritone voice and soft tones, will perform at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Saturday, November 19 […]

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Creedence Clearwater Revisited at Gallo Center

Creedence Clearwater Revisited at Gallo Center

MODESTO, CA – (October 17, 2011) – Creedence Clearwater Revisited, the acclaimed rock group formed by two band members of the original Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Creedence Clearwater Revival, will play at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Thursday, November 17 at 7:00 PM. Started in 1995 by Stu Cook and […]

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The 2011 MAMA Winners

The 2011 MAMA Winners

Congratulations to all of the nominees and the the winners of the 2011 MAMA Awards. It was an exciting night of music, fun and celebrations. It was so very cool to have Kent Witt of the Downbeats, Modesto’s first rock band in the house for the BobDeLeon honor for Lifetime Achievement. Here is a list […]

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Grammy Award Winner At Gallo Center

Grammy Award Winner At Gallo Center

Internationally hailed as one of the greatest songstresses of our time, Grammy Award winning Roberta Flack will perform at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Sunday, November 6, at 7:00 PM. Her songs bring insight into our lives, loves, culture and politics, while effortlessly traversing a broad musical landscape from pop to soul to […]

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Rockabilly View- October 2011

Rockabilly View- October 2011

Rockabilly View By Jennifer Alsup Modesto? Who would of thought that Rockabilly originated in the valley?   Many would argue that it was right here in Modesto, CA in the mid to late thirties.  After being unsuccessful with sharecropping during the early Depression, the Maddux family hitch-hiked from Boaz, Alabama to California to get in […]

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Urban View- October 2011

Urban View- October 2011

UrbanView – By The Fiesta Boyz   Welcome readers,  this month to many is an important month to reflect on this years MAMAS Awards. DJs, Rap Artists,Venues, Promoters & Clubs alike are all gearing up for the winner take all . I am here to reflect on last year’s winners of best Urban & best […]

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What’s New with Jazz and Blues? October

What’s New with Jazz and Blues? October

What’s New with Jazz and Blues? By Eric Benson We have lost three of our great local musicians in the last couple of years, Jazz trumpeter Deck Hogin, master guitarist Carl Robinson and now Ernie Bucio. Ernie Bucio, Jazz and classical musician, bandleader and music educator, passed from a massive stroke in August. The outpouring […]

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Metal View- October 2011

Metal View- October 2011

Happy Rocktober! This month Metal in the MAMA’s & The CVDM By Mike Vanek A few things to talk about this month. First of all I would like to announce that after 11 years of supporting metal in our area me my company 209Productions have been nominated for a MAMA award!! I have been nominated […]

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