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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 […]

Rockabilly History Lesson

Rockabilly History Lesson

Rockabilly View By Jennifer Allsup Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of Rock~n~Roll,dating back to the early 1950’s. The term ‚ÄúRockabilly” stems from “rock~n~roll” and “hillbilly” to the latter reference of country ! Rockabilly included “boogie woogie” a piano based blues which was popular in the late 1930’s to the early 1940’s, even with […]

Rockabillly View-Hooten Hallers

Rockabillly View-Hooten Hallers

RockabillyView By: Jennifer Allsup The Hooten Hallers ~ Columbia, MI to Modesto, Ca. First and foremost, I and many others owe a tremendous THANK YOU to Michael Miller of DCMM Productions, for having introduced Modesto to the mind-blowing Hooten Hallers out of Columbia MI. When I first met John Randall and Andy Rehm, I came […]

Rockabilly Unity

Rockabilly Unity

Rockabilly View By Jennifer Allsup Unity Music Skate Jams, Skateboard competitions an Underground California Amateur Skateboarding team out of the Bay Area, Livermore Ca. to be exact!!! In 2003 Unity was a little old skate shop which consisted of doing skate competition, poetry slams and live music. Many well known skaters, record labels and musicians […]

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 […]

By November 1, 2011 11 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By October 14, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Rockabilly and Modesto Roots

Rockabilly and Modesto Roots

By Jennifer Allsup Modesto has a culture and reputation for American Graffiti. But, I do believe that we are missing a crucial part of that history. The music genres such as blues, androots rock-n-roll that make Rockabilly great are a big part of our history dating back to the 30s and 40s. I recently met […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →