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Rockabilly View – Rockin’ Rick Goes Wild

Rockabilly View – Rockin’ Rick Goes Wild

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Exciting news for Sonora based Rockabilly band Rockin Rick and the Rhythm Wranglers. After spending a few years on the Hi-Hi Silver Record label. The boys have decided to travel new horizons and sign with Wild Records out of LA. “Yes, we recently received an offer from Reb Kennedy to sign […]

By September 3, 2017 Read More →
RockabillyView – California 99ers

RockabillyView – California 99ers

Rockabilly View by Jennifer Allsup Ladies and Gentlemen introducing the 2016 Modesto Area Music Award Winners in the Rockabilly Category. Drum Roll Please…… California 99er’s from Oakdale Ca. The Central Valley’s Rockabilly Classic Country,Band. The perfect band for Corporate Events, County Fairs. Country Dance Events and any function that needs some great Country Music! This […]

By November 5, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView

RockabillyView

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup It’s MAMA time again. Yes, Modesto Area Music Awards happens on Oct 11th at the historic State Theatre in downtown Modesto This is the place where you as a community member can support our local talents and venues, we so enjoy paying tribute to. Since Modesto is the birthplace of Rockabilly, […]

By September 30, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView – Saddle Tramps Say Goodbye

RockabillyView – Saddle Tramps Say Goodbye

The Saddle Tramps Say Goodby By Jennifer Allsup One of the most clever bands in music is going to hang it up as a group. I have been a huge fan of this band for the nearly 20 years and we were able to spend some time together and get a great interview. It is […]

By September 3, 2016 Read More →
Brian Setzer Orchestra Coming to Gallo Center!

Brian Setzer Orchestra Coming to Gallo Center!

It is Christmas time already and this is your first gift!  Modesto USA, we are going to have one awesome Rockabilly Christmas.  This is our music, this is our place and Modesto is going to rock and swing like crazy on December 22. How fantastic is this? The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three time […]

By July 20, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop-The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY!

Weekend Needle Drop-The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY!

WEEKEND NEEDLE DROP-52 WEEKS 52 RECORDS The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY! Imperial House Records WU3590 Released 1982 It is Graffiti Summer in Modesto and so I thought I would listen to a music that owes a debt to it’s origins right here in Modesto. Rockabilly and the sounds of the Maddox Brothers and […]

By June 12, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView – Graffiti Rockin’ Summer

RockabillyView – Graffiti Rockin’ Summer

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Graffiti Rockin’ Summer in Modesto June becomes an even more community-based city for Modesto, with hot rods, rockabilly, rat rods, cruising, milkshakes, spring dresses and high profile sunglasses. As another hot summer approaches the valley. This is where I start dreaming of that beautiful 1960 Lincoln Continental Mark V convertible, cruisin’ […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView – Ferocious Females in Rockabilly

RockabillyView – Ferocious Females in Rockabilly

Ferocious Females in Rockabilly By Jennifer Allsup Early pioneers of Rockabilly didn’t always run completely smooth. Women started making great strides in the early 50’s to be recognized for their talents. These women had the ambition to succeed in this genre of music. Women like Lorrie Collins started young and were very skilled. She started […]

The Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Albums The Koffin Kats

The Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Albums The Koffin Kats

The Weekend Needle Drop 52 Weeks 52 Album The Koffin Kats Drunk in the Daylight Middagh Goodwin Drunk in the Daylight is the Koffin Kats(from Detroit, MI.) fourth album and first one with Eric “E Ball” Wall on drums. Along with Vic Victor(Vocals and Upright Bass) and Tommy Koffin(Guitar). Released in 2008 the album showcases what the […]

By February 28, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView – Rockabilly Rocks for Foster Kids

RockabillyView – Rockabilly Rocks for Foster Kids

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Rockabilly Rocks for Foster Kids and Downtown Fun Seventy-five years ago Modesto Federal Credit Union started giving to our community. By giving over 100 foster kids clothing for the winter months. M.F.C.U is still giving to the community . There are so many years and so many positive spirits in Modesto. […]

By December 9, 2015 Read More →
RockabillyView – Who puts the Rocking Swing in your Town ?

RockabillyView – Who puts the Rocking Swing in your Town ?

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Who puts the Rocking Swing in your Town ? There are three powerhouse ladies that perform in our Rockabilly scene in Modesto. All lovely ladies with different backgrounds. Let’s start with Amie “Astelle” Alton. A freelance photographer for Lady Luck LLC is her day job. When, Amie is not shooting beautiful […]

By November 4, 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 […]

RockabillyView – Amie Alton

RockabillyView – Amie Alton

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup SLAPPIN’ The UPRIGHT BASS Let us introduce you to Amie Alton born Feb. 27th, 1987 in Modesto Ca . Amie’s first passion is photography and of course slappin’ that upright bass. I have known Amie for some time now and have always been impressed by her talents. Including her humorous side. […]

By April 2, 2015 Read More →
Romantic RockabillyView

Romantic RockabillyView

Romantic Rockabilly Top 10 Love Songs & Serenading Your Partner By Jennifer Allsup Music to the ears is always a great start to serenading your partner. Let’s begin with some Buddy Holly “Love Me” & “I’m Going to Love You”, Elvis Presley “All Shook Up”, Wanda Jackson “Rockabilly Fever”, Gene Vincent “Ain’t She Sweet”, Johnny […]

By February 10, 2015 Read More →
MamaView – January 2015

MamaView – January 2015

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin Happy New Year, Modesto! Looking toward the year ahead, let’s all make a resolution to go out and see more bands, support more venues, and buy local whenever we can. Together we can create something greater then ourselves. Together we can make Modesto and the greater 209 a better place […]

By January 1, 2015 Read More →