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Made in Modesto a Year in Photos

Made in Modesto a Year in Photos

Made In Modesto: 2019 a year in photosBy Michael ManganoHello, I am a photographer for Modesto view magazine. I have the privilege to record moments in time I think to represent the best in our city. You can say I am a voyeur of our community spirit. Here at the View we always like to look forward, but I do believe we should take a moment and see where we were as to how far we have come together. So another year is in the books! And what a year it was.

By December 20, 2019 Read More →
Michael McDonald and America at the Fruityard Amphitheater

Michael McDonald and America at the Fruityard Amphitheater

Friday night was the final show of the season at BASA Nationwide Fruit yard Amphitheater and there was something for every music fan. It was a beautiful night and a packed house as America took the stage. It’s easy to forget how many hits they have accumulated since 1970. Nearly every one of those hits […]

Billy Currington at the FruitYard September 20

Billy Currington at the FruitYard September 20

By MJ Mangano Billy Currington hit the stage full of energy, and he never once lost that enthusiasm at the sold out show at The BasiNationwide Amphitheater at the Fruit Yard on September 20. Currington didn’t want seats, but a pit, so the audience was on their feet for the 90 min show. It was […]

By September 26, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Blake Shelton & Friends – Live at the SAP Center

Blake Shelton & Friends – Live at the SAP Center

Blake Shelton “Friends and Hero’s” tour Photos & Story By Michael J Mangano There is a neon light at the end of the tunnel where some good ole boys were waiting to entertain the crowd at the SAP Center 25-year celebration. The three-day festival was outside and there were rides, vendors, classic cars, and live […]

By September 15, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Justin Moore Show the Redneck Side of Him at the Fruityard

Justin Moore Show the Redneck Side of Him at the Fruityard

Justin Moore Shows the Redneck Side of Him at the Fruityardby Michael Mangano The weather was hot and the beer cold at the Fruityard Friday night as a cowboy hats and boots packed the amphitheater for Justin Moore.  First, the Nashville singer-songwriter Eric Pasley who has written songs for Jake Owen; “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” […]

By July 13, 2019 Read More →
Grease is the Word – Frankie Valli at the Fruityard

Grease is the Word – Frankie Valli at the Fruityard

Grease is the word Photos and review by: Michael J Mangano / ModestoView The soundtrack to the classic film Grease and classic hits from the doo-wop years created the backdrop for a perfect show for Modesto’s Graffiti Summer celebration with Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. The legendary New Jersey singer is 85, yet pulls […]

Underwood Cry Pretty Tour

Underwood Cry Pretty Tour

Carrie Underwood Cry Pretty Tour By Michael Mangano Carrie Underwood “Cry Pretty” tour should have been called we are women and watch us kick ass! Make no mistake this was a statement tour about the lack of representation by women in country music, on the country charts, and at festivals. You can tell she wanted […]

By May 18, 2019 Read More →
Eli Young Band at the Gallo

Eli Young Band at the Gallo

The Eli Young BandWords & Photos by Michael Mangano The ELI YOUNG BAND has always been unique in modern Country music – a true band of brothers who play their own instruments, write their own songs and cling fast to their Texas roots. Eli founded the band with guitarist James Young, bassist Jon Jones and […]

By April 24, 2019 Read More →