By May 2, 2017 Read More →


By Eve Oberlander

Metal heads and music lovers alike, check out the first ever MUSICMANIA an event for music lovers in Central California. This record fair event will take place at The Portal (1324 Coldwell Ave.) in Modesto on Sunday May 7th from 10am to 6pm. Attendees will be able to browse and purchase many music related items such as records, concert t-shirts, instruments, tour books, posters, autographs, cd’s, oddities, buttons and more. You will find a treasure trove of affordable and hard to find items from all genres of music with prices starting at $1. A portion of the proceeds will go to Hope Haven West, who supplies wheelchairs to that in need. Entry is $3 and there will be an early bird entry at 8am (2hours before the doors open to the general public) for $10. Food and refreshments will be available. This will be a fun, positive event for any local music lover and MUSICMANIA is supporting any local bands that want to come out, set up a table with their CD and merchandise. For more info, including vendor inquiries send an email to<>.

StoneWolf Productions Presents: Ladies of Metal night. A show featuring female fronted metal bands. This show is at Modesto’s Shadow Lounge on Friday May 19th at 8pm. $10 admission, must be 21 and over. Please check out the leading ladies in our area. Show your support for Graveshadow (Sacramento), The Royal Order, BAVMORDA, Hellheart and Perfect Nightmare. StoneWolf Productions is new and is made up of a couple of local musicians. They are working hard at bringing Modesto new entertainment and are open to all acts and genres of music. Currently they have secured three national acts with dates coming up real soon.

Your My Boy Blue Entertainment and Asylum Productions presents: Autism Speaks charity Metal show, on Saturday May 20th at 7pm. All proceeds from this show are donated to Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks is dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaborations. Your My Boy Blue does charity work for Autism Speaks every year in Modesto for the last four years. There will be a raffle with awesome prizes including $100 tattoo gift card to Adams Ink, various metal CD’s, autographed band posters and more. Bands playing are Lost Horizons, AGE, Nowhere Fast, NBL, Stigmurder and BAVMORDA.
Pammy with Pamsterdam Promotionz and friends is holding a potluck in the park. A Metal Barbecue at Graceada Park on Saturday May 13th at 3pm. Come one come all. Bring your family, bring your kids, and hang out in the park with us. Each person should bring a potluck dish to share and if you like bring your guitar and chair. We had a Metal family BBQ last summer and about 80 of us showed up throughout the day. I hope to see you all out there. This event is way of us getting together outside of the metal shows. Location, 401 Needham in Modesto, look for the large group of us wearing black in the sunshine.



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