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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International Olive Oil Company to Establish Presence in Stanislaus County

International Olive Oil Company to Establish Presence in Stanislaus County

Modesto to Become West Coast Base for International Olive Oil CompanyModesto, CA–Sovena, one of the largest olive oil companies in the world and the USA, just announced its decision to build its second United States plant in Modesto. The family-owned company specializes in olive oils,

By November 18, 2019 Read More →
Music Therapy with David Victor

Music Therapy with David Victor

Patients, visitors and employees at Doctors Medical Center had a special visitor yesterday. David Victor, former guitarist from the band Boston, provided music therapy at the facility.

By November 6, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView: Shop Small Buy Local

MAMAView: Shop Small Buy Local

Shop Small Saturday is November 30th, and I encourage everyone to continue the trend and Buy Local Art and Music for all your Holiday Gifts. Your purchases will help to keep our arts community vibrant and healthy.

By November 1, 2019 Read More →
Valley Hackathon

Valley Hackathon

OCTOBER 26th HACKATHON SOFTWARE SHOWDOWN HIGHLIGHTS AREA’S FAST-GROWING TECH COMMUNITY Competition’s Unique Format Allows Programmers to Showcase Previously Built Software Projects to Compete for the $500 Grand Prize

By October 24, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView: Modesto Area Music Wins

MAMAView: Modesto Area Music Wins

The State Theatre was the sight for the 20th Anniversary of the Modesto Area Music Awards and with a record number of votes coming in we were set for a celebration of a lifetime.

By October 16, 2019 Read More →
Halloween and Harvest Fun

Halloween and Harvest Fun

Halloween and Harvest Fun9/27 10/27(Fri-Sun) Boomers Halloween Horror9/27-10/31 Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze RAM Farms Turlock9/28-10-31 Pumpkin Maze DellOsso Family Farms 9/28/10/31 Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze at Dutch Hollow Farms10/04-10/3(Fri-Sat) Haunted Jail at Amador Courthouse, Jackson10/04-11/02(Fri-Sun) Ranch of Horrors Stanislaus County Fair10/04-11/02(Fri-Sun) Snellings Beyond the Gates at Merced County Fair10/04 Oktoberfest at Centre Plaza Parking […]

By October 6, 2019 Read More →
MAMView: Two Decades with Ears to the Future

MAMView: Two Decades with Ears to the Future

MAMAView: Two Decades with Ears to the FutureBy Middagh Goodwin I have said it before and I will say it again, who would have imagined that when Murphy and Ricci decided to host a local music award show that it would still be going strong twenty years later? The landscape of local music has waxed […]

By October 1, 2019 Read More →
Save Mart opens Flagship Store

Save Mart opens Flagship Store

The Save Mart Companies opens flagship Save Mart store in the heart of its hometown, Modesto Modesto, Calif.—The Save Mart Companies (TSMC) celebrated the opening of its 54,000 square foot, prototype Save Mart store today,

By October 1, 2019 Read More →
Featured Friday: Hope It Holds

Featured Friday: Hope It Holds

Featured Friday is our way of getting to know our neighbors, those who have a story to tell but maybe not a featured spread.  The artists, musicians, teachers, business owners and creators all around us. This week we asked a few questions of Octobers Cover Creatures, the Victorines.

By September 27, 2019 Read More →
Featured Friday: Lisa Ballew

Featured Friday: Lisa Ballew

Featured Friday is our way of letting you get to know members of our community, from Teachers, to business owners, musicians and more. This week we got to know local singer songwriter Lisa Ballew. 

By September 21, 2019 Read More →
Morbid Obsession: Victorian Funeral Customs Tour at McHenry Mansion

Morbid Obsession: Victorian Funeral Customs Tour at McHenry Mansion

The McHenry Mansion Foundation announces a one of a kind tour of Victorian Funeral Customs just in time for Halloween. Open to the public, the event is scheduled at the McHenry Mansion at 906 15th St., Modesto on Mon., Tues., Wed., Oct. 28, 29, 30, 2019. Tickets are $7 on-line, at the Visitors Center or at […]

By September 18, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView: Celebrating 20

MAMAView: Celebrating 20

MAMAViewBy Middagh Goodwin October 15th the Modesto Area Music Awards will be celebrating two decades of music and live entertainment in the 209. Over the years thousands of acts, venues, events have been nominated and you the fans have chosen the winners with your votes. This year on top of a new batch of mamanees […]

By September 2, 2019 Read More →
End of the Trail Celebrates 32 Years

End of the Trail Celebrates 32 Years

Legendary Tattoo Artist Goodtime Charlie Celebrates 32nd Anniversary at The End of the Trail 35 Guest Artists, Walk Ins Only Good Time Charlie’s End of the Trail 520 McHenry Ave, Modesto, CA 95354 August 31, 2019 9am-midnight www.goodtimecharlie.net Tattoo artist, founder of the Fine Line Movement and subject of the documentary “Tattoo Nation,” Goodtime Charlie celebrates […]

By August 28, 2019 Read More →
BluesView

BluesView

BluesViewBy Earl Matthews Hello everyone. I honestly think this is going to be my best month for the whole year. Let me tell you about it. We, FEarlisha Presents have partnered with Peer Recovery Art Project and Ava Grace Music to put on a big show at the State Theater in Modesto with headliner Chris […]

By August 12, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView: Two Decades and Counting

MAMAView: Two Decades and Counting

MAMAView: Two Decades and CountingBy Middagh GoodwinI think that it is reasonable to assume that neither Murphy or Ricci had any idea back in the year 2000 that the Modesto Area Music Awards would be going strong after 20 years. Starting out with only seven categories and being held at Club Maxx and now having […]

By August 12, 2019 Read More →