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Weekend Needle Drop-The Costello Show

Weekend Needle Drop-The Costello Show

The Weekend Needle Drop 2016 52 Weeks 52 Albums Week Seven-The Costello Show(featuring Elvis Costello) King of America Middagh Goodwin Interesting side note, Elvis Costello first album, My Aim is True, had a sticker that read “The King is Dead Long Live the King.” This was especially controversial with Elvis Presley death earlier the same […]

By February 17, 2016 Read More →
Needle Drop Week Five-REM

Needle Drop Week Five-REM

The Weekend Needle Drop 2016 52 Weeks 52 Albums By Middagh Goodwin Week Five-REM Fables of the Reconstruction R.E.M.’s 3rd Album released on June 10th 1985 on I.R.S Records Interesting note Fables of the Reconstruction was the first and only album recorded outside the United States but is a concept album of Southern Themes and […]

By January 30, 2016 Read More →
Meet the Amazing Mic Gillette

Meet the Amazing Mic Gillette

Mic Gillette By Chris Murphy (Originally Published Oct 2014) We mourn the passing of Mic Gillette. Here is a wonderful look back at the amazingly talented man. One of the legends of power horns will be performing in Modesto on October 18. This will be a special benefit show for the Center for Human Services […]

By January 16, 2016 Read More →
PortalView “I Seen ‘Em!”

PortalView “I Seen ‘Em!”

PortalView By Chris Murphy Have you been abducted by an alien? Really, I “seen” ‘em too! There is something really cool happening here in Modesto over by MJC. There is an unusual time space warp that has created a hole in our solar system and a Portal has been created. Yes, this amazing place that […]

By November 4, 2015 Read More →
Day One SF OutsideLands

Day One SF OutsideLands

First Day OutsideLands 2015 By Chris Murphy ModestoViewCrew looks forward to SF OutsideLands all year long. Not only to we cover it for ModestoView, this is a big family weekend celebration. We load up in a hotel downtown, this year the Withcomb, that was only 1 block from the Outsidelands Shuttle at Bill Graham Auditorium. […]

By August 6, 2015 Read More →
Maroon 5 & U2 Coming To Northern California In 2015

Maroon 5 & U2 Coming To Northern California In 2015

Maroon 5 and U2 couldn’t be more different. One’s an American pop group and the other is an Irish rock band. Maroon 5 is sexy, trendy, and danceable. U2 is serious, political, and inspiring. Maroon 5 is led by a judge of a highly rated karaoke contest. U2 is led by a man who was […]

By January 2, 2015 Read More →
MAMAView – 1 Year 100 Shows

MAMAView – 1 Year 100 Shows

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin Is it July already? It’s been a year since I moved back to Modesto and wow what a ride it has been. I have reconnected with a lot of old friends and made many new ones. I have booked over a 100 shows with national, international and tons of locals. […]

By July 8, 2014 Read More →
MAMAView May Madness

MAMAView May Madness

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin Very excited for all the great events coming up in May and beyond. Check out the back of the Modesto View each month and one look at the Calendar and know that there is always something to do in the Modesto Area. With art, comedy, music and more you can’t […]

AllAgesView – Happy 2014

AllAgesView – Happy 2014

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Happy 2014! This year will be filled with new and exciting things for you to do in the Modesto area. What’s your new year’s resolution? If yours is doing more for (and spending more time in) your community, then you have opened the right magazine. My new year’s resolution is to […]

By January 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Interview – Cage The Elephant

Interview – Cage The Elephant

InterView – Cage the Elephant Melophobia By Efren Martinez It was the Eve of Thanksgiving when I received a call from Matt Shultz, the lead singer from Cage The Elephant. I was looking to get some information on his up coming concert in Sacramento, Electric Christmas; it happens on December 4th at The Sleep Train […]

MamaReView 2103

MamaReView 2103

MAMA reView By Chris Murphy The 14th Annual 2013 MAMAs were amazing. Modesto made global music history on October 23. The Modesto area music industry gathered at the historic State Theatre to celebrate 19 MAMA Award winners and present an award to the legendary K.C. “Don Juan” Maddox. Don and his family, the Maddox Brothers […]

By November 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
RockabillyView – Cash Profits

RockabillyView – Cash Profits

RockabillyView Chris Murphy’s Publisher Note: Modesto is the birthplace of Rockabilly and is the ‘Root’ that put the “Rock” in Rock and Roll. We are continuing our music history series and this month we bring Rockabilly to life at the Modesto Boogie Woogie Rock’n Roll’n Music & Art Dance Party, June 22, 4 -10 pm […]

By June 3, 2013 Read More →
MAMAView – April Hit Music

MAMAView – April Hit Music

MAMA View By Jill Ferris and Nic Padilla Nic and Jill’s Infinite (Local) Playlist Hello everyone!! So spring is pretty much on us and with that tour season is in full swing. This is the best time of the year to catch some awesome out of area talent right here in l’il ol’ Modesto. Also […]

BluesView

BluesView

BluesView by Earl Matthews Happy New Year everyone, I hope you all had a great time. I am really excited about all the new things going on in local music this year and one of the things that has me the most fired up is, drum roll please… The State Theatre is going to be […]

By January 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Rockabilly Wedding!

Rockabilly Wedding!

RockabillyView By: Jennifer Allsup June Modesto’s Graffiti Month is under way ! But, first a brief memory of a fabulous and exquisite wedding. Mike and I attended Lauren and Tony Trevino’s wedding at the Fat Cat Music House and Lounge in May. They are the hardest working Rockabilly couple in Modesto. You may also know […]