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Rockit Music Gear Showcase

Rockit Music Gear Showcase

GoDowntown: Rockit Music Gear Showcase Halee Smith owner and operator of Rockit Music Gear is hosting a showcase at Harvest Moon on March 25th at 6 pm. Join Girls Smash Guitars, Indie Daze and Not All Right all on the side patio for a night of music. These talented young ladies show that gender has […]

By February 28, 2022 Read More →
GoModesto: Celtic Diaspora

GoModesto: Celtic Diaspora

GoModesto: Celtic Diaspora Sunday Afternoon at CBS is back and kicking things off with Opera Modesto. Opera Modesto will sing the music of the Celtic Diaspora, including the Northern Celtic Fringe (Brittany, Cornwall, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Isle of Man), and the sounds of the Iberian Peninsula (Portugal & Spain). Don’t miss these magical performances at […]

By February 26, 2022 Read More →
GoDowntown: Rockabilly Cruise Night

GoDowntown: Rockabilly Cruise Night

GoDowntown: Rockabilly Cruise NightIt has been over 6 years since America’s premier psychobilly band, the Koffin Kats have played the 209(the Gypsy Shack in Sonora) and longer since they last graced a stage in Modesto. They have not played the West Coast for over 2 years due to the pandemic and are ready to get […]

By February 23, 2022 Read More →
GoDowntown: JCBB10

GoDowntown: JCBB10

The 10th Annual Wrong Doers Johnny Cash Birthday Bash returns to the Prospect Theater Project on February 26th. Always a big event for our local musicians to be a part of. This year hear interpretations of Johnny Cash songs as done by the Wrong Doers, Big Earl, Chris Doud, Rachel Leonard, Nathan Ignacio, Jamie Byous […]

By February 8, 2022 Read More →
GoDowntown: BluesBox Bayou at the Gallo

GoDowntown: BluesBox Bayou at the Gallo

It is always great to see locals on the stage at the Gallo but we are extra excited that our very own Pete Grimaldi and the BluesBox Bayou Band will be celebrating their 25th Anniversary at the Gallo Center for the Arts, just in time for Mardi Gras! Saturday, February 19th, 8 PM. Come out […]

By February 6, 2022 Read More →
Go Modesto: Trax on Wax Turns Six

Go Modesto: Trax on Wax Turns Six

Felipe Garcia’s Trax on Wax Celebrates 6 Years on February 11th 8 pm at the Speakeasy Lounge on 12th Street. For the last 6 years, Trax on Wax has allowed anyone to come out and be a DJ for a half-hour set at a time. Felipe brings out and sets up his turntables and PA […]

By February 5, 2022 Read More →
BargainView: Love Is All Around

BargainView: Love Is All Around

BargainView: Love Is All AroundBy Monica Barber There are oodles of reasons to love the fierce month of February, especially with all the love in the air. Ms M has been getting out more than staying in and just finished enjoying the return of Art Walk every third Thursday of the month. February is a […]

By February 4, 2022 Read More →
Unplugged View: A Loveable Feast

Unplugged View: A Loveable Feast

Unplugged View: A Loveable Feastby Aaron Rowan “If music be the food of love, play on.” – Shakespeare, ‘Twelfth Night.’ The first MU showcase of 2022 welcomes back one of our youngest headliners, the multitalented Zoey Rae, to lead another Valentine-themed program at The Dragonfly Art For Life. Zoey performs with multiple groups including cover […]

By February 4, 2022 Read More →
MAMAView: For the Love of Music

MAMAView: For the Love of Music

MAMAView: For the Love of MusicBy Middagh Goodwin Most people like music but there are some who love it, it is a lifelong passion maybe even an obsession. The soundtracks for movies are as much a co-star as any actor. We read books about music and watch documentaries, We buy music in a physical format, […]

By February 2, 2022 Read More →
Build It and They Will Rock

Build It and They Will Rock

Celestial Sounds Build It and They Will RockBy Tasha Wilson This year, Celestial Sound Studio is celebrating 25 years of service to our Modesto community. It is only a stone’s throw away from the home of studio owners, Roger, and Jo Hanner. In fact, together, Mr and Mrs Hanner built the studio on their own. […]

By February 1, 2022 Read More →
Jazz-BluesView: Put your mask on and come on down!

Jazz-BluesView: Put your mask on and come on down!

Jazz-BluesView: Put your mask on and come on down!By Eric Benson Well, there is light at the end of the tunnel but in the meantime get your vaccination, wear a mask and keep on doing the right thing folks which is to go on living life! Things will improve over time but until then stay […]

By January 31, 2022 Read More →
Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands

The State Theatre Battle of the Bands first round to determine which 8 of the 57 bands that submitted videos will perform live on March 13th. 8 bands will perform 2 songs for a chance to win a share of the $4000 combined prize money. In this first round, fans are encouraged to vote for […]

By January 31, 2022 Read More →
GoDowntown: Killer Dueling Pianos

GoDowntown: Killer Dueling Pianos

The Killer Dueling Pianos are gracing the central valley again performing live at Rancho Fresco Cantina on February 8th at 7 pm. This is a high energy, interactive, and exhilarating show that is guaranteed to impress. Appealing to all ages, The Killer Dueling Pianos will have you clapping, singing, and laughing along all night with […]

By January 29, 2022 Read More →
MAMAView: New Year Resolutions

MAMAView: New Year Resolutions

MAMAView: New Year ResolutionsBy Middagh Goodwin A recent post on social media stated the importance of a professional headshot when booking comedy gigs, of course, this is true for any performer aspiring to do more than open mic nights. Now no one is saying to go out and spend thousands or even hundreds of dollars […]

By January 6, 2022 Read More →
Jazz-BluesView: Out with the Old in with the Blues

Jazz-BluesView: Out with the Old in with the Blues

Jazz-BluesView: Out with the Old in with the BluesBy Eric Benson And so it goes another year laid to rest full of Christmas cheer and resolutions on that list checking it twice and seeing who’s been naughty or nice. A lot of change in our lives, business, and music. Shout out to Hanibal Yategar of […]

By January 4, 2022 Read More →