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BluesView Blues in Full Swing

BluesView Blues in Full Swing

BluesView by Earl Matthews Hello everybody Fall is in full swing and we are gearing up for the holidays. This month I am trying something new and I hope you will come down and check it out. Starting on November 1st and again on the 15th, I’m putting on a show that we are calling […]

By November 12, 2017 Read More →
MetalView All in the Family

MetalView All in the Family

Little recaps of last month’s Metal events: Our beautiful, amazing 209 Metal family raised $1,135 for Keith Peters at his Parkinson’s benefit August 5th. The benefit was a huge success thanks to all of our friends and family. We had over a hundred people in attendance and the promoters, bands, hosts, and acts put on quite the show. […]

By September 11, 2017 Read More →
Top 5 Reasons for Music in the Plaza

Top 5 Reasons for Music in the Plaza

“Top 5” Music in The Plaza By Tasha Williams I love Modesto! We have beautiful weather, we respect and celebrate the diverse cultures who reside here, and no matter where you go in our city, laughter is heard and you can always find a smiling face! Modesto carries a true sense of happiness! We know our neighbors, we […]

By July 18, 2017 Read More →
MAMA OVERVIEW-ROCK

MAMA OVERVIEW-ROCK

Good ol’ Rock N Roll! By Guest Writer-Eve Oberlander Yes, I love it. I’m very excited to give you the rundown on this year’s Rock MAMAnees. These bands work hard to do what they love, with writing, recording, and performing. They bring us joy and entertainment. Giving us something to look forward to in our […]

By September 9, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop The Monkees

Weekend Needle Drop The Monkees

THE WEEKEND NEEDLE DROP 52 WEEKS 52 ALBUMS THE MONKEES S/T Released October 10 1966 It has been 50 years since the Monkees first hit the TV and Radio airwaves. They have a new album out and will be coming to the fabulous Gallo Theatre for the Arts on September 20th. I know I am […]

By June 5, 2016 Read More →
BIgView – X Fest

BIgView – X Fest

BigView By Chris Murphy X Fest Turns 15 and ModestoView was there the day it started in 2000 on J St with Flying Blind, Post Garbo, Blessid Union of Souls in front of a gigantic cruise ship with 5 other stages and 20 other bands and a block long disco and we were there with […]

By August 6, 2014 Read More →
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 […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
X-Fest Metal Mania

X-Fest Metal Mania

Ok…first of all this month I must touch on the biggest topic going around town these days. Metal bands at X-Fest!! For years metal bands were a no no when it came to X-Fest. Due to a certain incident at the State Theater that I’m not really allowed to speak of, metal bands have been […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
MetalView: Rob Zombie

MetalView: Rob Zombie

This month I had a few things to talk about. But first I must talk about a good thing coming up a lot in conversation. There are a lot of great promoters here in Modesto doing great shows at venues like Seasons, Spinnakers, King Kabob, & of course the Fat Cat Music House in Lounge!! […]

MusicView – Matty Comer

MusicView – Matty Comer

This is an exciting time of the year when the local bars and restaurants are booking a lot of bands for the summer, everyone is getting ready for X-fest things are just on fire. Some of our bands and families work so hard to support the local scene as they not only perform, but book […]

By July 5, 2011 Read More →
MusicView: The Refuzniks Bring a Love for Rock and Roll to Graffiti

MusicView: The Refuzniks Bring a Love for Rock and Roll to Graffiti

“Now brothers and sisters!” Devon Boyd howls on the opening of The Refuznik’s track “Testify.” “Now you may not believe it…”“Say I’m straight out of my mind / years of pumping gasoline/ and drinking turpentine…”. What follows is a gritty rockabilly anthem driven by a rollicking guitar that could be the soundtrack to a late, […]

By June 4, 2011 Read More →
MetalView: Metal News Making an Impact

MetalView: Metal News Making an Impact

This month I would like to talk about a few subjects that have popped up in Modesto’s metal scene. First of all as I write this I prepare to be a stage hand at the biggest metal show in Modesto History. Rob Zombie at the Fat Cat!! Probably the most anticipated moment in Fat Cat […]

By June 4, 2011 Read More →
MetalView: Warpath Assassins

MetalView: Warpath Assassins

As trends come and go in this town there is one thing that has remained here in the city of Modesto, Good Heavy Metal Bands. One such band has risen through the ashes of 3 bands to form one of the best new bands Modesto has ever seen! The band I speak of is called […]

By May 3, 2011 Read More →
209’s Best Local Hard/Rock & Metal

209’s Best Local Hard/Rock & Metal

A lot of bands today, either due to lack of venues, or just sheer need to get their music out, seem to be pumping out CD’s these days to get their sound heard. I’ve recently come across a few that I think deserve some recognition. I’ll be covering more local projects in the future, for […]

By March 4, 2011 Read More →