Author Archive: Middagh Goodwin

Middagh Goodwin LIVES Music. He has been booking and promoting Music, Art and Comedy for years in the Central Valley. He ran the award winning Plea for Peace Center in Stockton for 5 Years and has booked bands from A-Z. Middagh is beginning 2016 with a new position at the Gallo Center for the Arts and celebrating Beat Happy! Music's 30th Anniversary. Read the MAMAView every month and a the Needle Drop 52 Records 52 Weeks.

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MAMAView: Halee Smith Rockit Music Gear

MAMAView: Halee Smith Rockit Music Gear

MAMAView: Halee Smith Rockit Music Gearby Middagh Goodwin This month I wanted to introduce a wider audience to Halee Smith and her homegrown business Rockit Music Gear. You may have seen Doug Robinett rocking one of her LED guitar straps at the Modesto Area Music Awards or even picked up a custom strap at last […]

By February 28, 2020 Read More →
Joe Anastasi Explains Stroll Down Penny Lane

Joe Anastasi Explains Stroll Down Penny Lane

Joe Anastasi Explains Stroll Down Penny Lane Interview by Middagh Goodwin Stroll Down Penny Lane line up: Joe Anastasi aka Prof. Stompensplatt (leadvocals and rhythm guitar), Winter (lead guitar and vocals) and MikeSugar (bassist, electric cellist, melodica, synthesizer, and vocals), MarkAbbott (drums and vocals) and Matt Twain(Keys and vocals). Please introduce yourself to our readers. Hi, I am Joe Anastasi, the executive producer of the show Stroll Down Penny Lane […]

By February 18, 2020 Read More →
MAMAView: Rebirth

MAMAView: Rebirth

MAMAView: RebirthBy Middagh Goodwin It is a brand new year and what kind of resolutions as musicians, have you made? Are you going to play out more, record a new album or release a video for a new single? It is important to make plans and follow through to develop not just as an artist […]

By January 31, 2020 Read More →
Crab Feeds Buttery Goodness

Crab Feeds Buttery Goodness

Crab Feed Buttery Goodness By Middagh Goodwin   Is there a better more mouthwatering way to satiate your appetite? Not just for a delicious night out but also for giving to great causes. It is Crab Feed Season and it seems like every Non Profit hungry for donations are boiling water and melting butter. These events […]

By January 30, 2020 Read More →
County Music Festival

County Music Festival

Public Invited to Stanislaus County Music FestivalCommunity members are invited to attend the Stanislaus County Music Festival on Friday, January 24 and Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Modesto Junior College Auditorium. The festival kicks off at 7:00 p.m. on Friday with the high school and junior high school Honor Choir. At 2:00 p.m. on […]

By January 23, 2020 Read More →
Tax Preparation for the Ederly

Tax Preparation for the Ederly

Income tax preparation assistance offered at local libraries Free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs will be offered through the last week in March at libraries in Salida, Riverbank, Oakdale, Empire and Waterford. Volunteers, trained and certified by the IRS, will provide tax preparation assistance: Mondays, 4 p.m. […]

By January 22, 2020 Read More →
Veterans Pathway to Citizenship

Veterans Pathway to Citizenship

Veterans Pathway to Citizenship Workshop offered at Modesto Library Veterans may be eligible for expedited citizenship Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, who are not U.S. citizens, are invited to a citizenship workshop at the Modesto Library, Thursday, Feb. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free, individual legal assistance to veterans seeking citizenship and/or […]

By January 22, 2020 Read More →
Library Lover’s Month

Library Lover’s Month

Stanislaus Libraries celebrate Library Lover’s Month February is Library Lover’s Month and Stanislaus County Libraries will offer several Valentine’s themed crafts and card making to celebrate. Children are invited to make Valentine’s Day cards with provided materials: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 3 p.m. at the Riverbank Library, located at 3442 Santa Fe St. Tuesday, Feb. 11, […]

By January 22, 2020 Read More →
MSO Pixar in Concert

MSO Pixar in Concert

January 2020 – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO), led by Associate Conductor Ryan Murray, will perform Pixar in Concert on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:30pm and Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 2pm at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto.  Experience the magic of your favorite Pixar films while the MSO performs the scores live. This concert […]

By January 8, 2020 Read More →
SUPERGROUP SF

SUPERGROUP SF

David Victor’s SUPERGROUP SF will be hitting the stage at the Gallo Center this Saturday and if you are in the audience you are in for a treat. When you hear “supergroup” what springs to mind.

By January 6, 2020 Read More →
MAMAView: Roaring into a New Decade

MAMAView: Roaring into a New Decade

MAMAView: Roaring into a New DecadeBy Middagh GoodwinIt is quite hard to believe that it is the year 2020.  It seems like just yesterday that many of us were celebrating a new century or were worried about Y2K.

By January 3, 2020 Read More →
2020 is your year to be Free of Pain! Get Better Faster

2020 is your year to be Free of Pain! Get Better Faster

When a physical condition or injury affects mobility or quality of life, there is one goal: A rapid return to every-day activities. MPDTC Inc. introduces a revolutionary, proven, and cost effective laser therapy for arthritic pain, post op recovery, work/sport injuries. From acute to chronic pain, this miracle laser therapy will show results rapidly, and very cost effectively.

By January 2, 2020 Read More →
New Years Eve 2020

New Years Eve 2020

There are many things going on in and around Modesto for New Year’s Eve. We have tried to compile a list for you to help with your planning. Go out with friends so that you can look out for each other. Have fun but by all means stay safe. If you choose to go out have fun but remember to have a designated driver or take a cab, Lyft or Uber. Also, remember AAA offers Safe Rides 1-800-AAA-HELP. 

By December 26, 2019 Read More →
GoModesto: Bowie for the Holiday

GoModesto: Bowie for the Holiday

GoModesto: David Bowie TributeThere will be only seven nights of Rockin Holiday this year starting December 7th, and you won’t want to miss any of them.  Saying that make sure to mark your calendar,  on December 14th, the Men Who Fell to Earth, Northern California premier David Bowie Tribute band

By December 4, 2019 Read More →
GeekView: Star Wars & more

GeekView: Star Wars & more

GEEKView: Star Wars and MoreBy Middagh GoodwinWow not only is the Mandalorian streaming on Disney+ the Rise of Skywalker will be in theatres December 19th. You know Modesto will be representing big time for the premiere of the new Star Wars movie. The 501st will be out at Brenden Thursday night and the Lodge Pole Pickers will be dressed as Jedi’s and rogues for Rockin Holiday

By December 3, 2019 Read More →