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RockabillyView – Greasehounds

RockabillyView – Greasehounds

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Rockin’ the End of 2014 & Welcoming 2015 with a BANG!! In closing out Modesto’s Rockabilly Scene of 2014, I met up with three fine gentlemen. A newly formed Rockabilly/Psychobillly band just three months fresh to the scene. Let me introduce you to “Grease Hound” ! Frontman Rikki Romero has this […]

By January 1, 2015 Read More →
RockabillyView – Roddy Jackson

RockabillyView – Roddy Jackson

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Let’s stand-up and give a huge applause to Mr. Roddy Jackson, 2014 Rockabilly M.A.M.A. winner!! If, you weren’t lucky enough to witness a magical night of reuniting musicians on Oct 14th. You missed one heck of a party. Mr.Jackson reunited with some old friends Kent Witt and the Downbeats, taking the […]

By November 6, 2014 Read More →
Rockabilly MAMA

Rockabilly MAMA

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Rockabilly MAMA Even though the Rockabilly category is still fairly new to the annual Modesto Area Music Awards. The past three years have been fabulous to the genre. Let’s chat about this years’ 2014 nominees. First up ” Little Johnny & the Sleepwalkers” a Merced based trio that mixes sounds of […]

By October 2, 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 →
RockabillyView – Fair Music & History

RockabillyView – Fair Music & History

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup July, our half way point of summer fun, let the fireworks begin!! Whether you are sitting lakeside in a vintage bikini or taking your fancy convertible out for a nice summer drive, carnivals, festivals and fairs are a place we venture to watch the children win the games that the carnies […]

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 […]

MAMAView – I Want April!

MAMAView – I Want April!

MAMAView By Middagh Goodwin Wow is it April already? Spring has sprung and the weather has been so nice. It is time we all get away from the hustle and grind of everyday life and enjoy some great live music. Here in Modesto we are actually quite lucky because just about every touring act drives […]

MAMAView – March Madness

MAMAView – March Madness

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin It’s March Madness in Modesto, at least as far as entertainment is concerned. Things finally cooled down in February as far as the weather was concerned but things are still hot on the Music Front. Kicking the month off straight away on March 1 at the Brewhouse at Hero’s is […]

RockabillyView

RockabillyView

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Dee-Jay Savage Salvador Spinning tunes that have you “Jumpin, Jivin Away!!! Here is a little history behind those musical tunes of a Dee-Jay. Leon Scott invented and was the first to record sound in 1857with the phonographic. Shortly, thereafter the phonographic cylinder was introduced for play back of sounds recorded by […]

RockabillyView – Oh My Darlin’!

RockabillyView – Oh My Darlin’!

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Three bands you should check out in 2014, Lets’ start with our local Rockabilly band “Darlin Clementine”. Tess Body had a moment in her crazy music world to chat with me about their exciting news for 2014. Darlin’ Clementine started out as Tess and Devon Boyd doing an open mic at […]

RockabillyView – Rockin’ Wranglers

RockabillyView – Rockin’ Wranglers

RockabillyView Chris Murphy’s note: We have had a very exciting year here in Modesto now that we have taken our place as the birthplace of Rockabilly and celebrated the legendary Don Maddox of the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Now we move ahead to actually become a global home base for Rockabilly music. Rockin’ Rick Tores […]

RockabillyView

RockabillyView

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup TOP 20 ROCKABILLY SONGS I love Rockabilly and all the old school styles of the Shak’n, Rattl’n and Roll’n. If there is old vinyl you are searching for, Third Man Records (Jack White of the White Stripes’ label) has recently joined with Sun Records and is reproducing the oldies on vinyl […]

RockabillyView

RockabillyView

RockabillyView By Chris Murphy Welcome to one of my favorite sections of ModestoView. Not only are we the “Home of American Graffiti” we are the birthplace of Rockabilly Music and one of the foundations of Rock and Roll. You see, Memphis + Nashville + Modesto = Rock and Roll This is the most straightforward math […]

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 →
RockabillyView – New Generation Music

RockabillyView – New Generation Music

Rockabilly View By: Jennifer Allsup Holy Jumpin and Jivin’! Now that we have another year of Rockabilly , Psychobilly, classic cars, pin-ups and burlesque behind us, I am looking forward to what’s in store in 2013. Let’s start with a young man making his way out to the Modesto music scene. Born in Modesto, Ca. […]