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Unplugged View: Greatest Hits

Unplugged View: Greatest Hits

Unplugged View: Greatest Hitsby Aaron Rowan     Well, this isn’t exactly what I meant when I said I wanted a sabbatical. For the first time in 8 years of curating and supporting live music year-round, my culture calendar is disturbingly barren. In my book, COVID stands for “Cause Of Vanishing Independent Delights.” But if we somehow […]

By April 2, 2020 Read More →
MAMAView: Reinvention

MAMAView: Reinvention

MAMAView: ReinventionBy Middagh Goodwin Springtime is always a good time for rebirth, spring cleaning, and growth. With all that is going on in the world right now, with everyone “Sheltered in Place” what does this mean for you? Don’t be a sloth, be a caterpillar. Take this time to reaccess, revamp and hell reinvent what […]

By April 2, 2020 Read More →
Keep Occupied Online

Keep Occupied Online

Keep Occupied Online By Middagh Goodwin While you are at home why not take the time to explore all the fun, fascinating and educational things to do on the internet? You can download audiobooks or read a magazine on the Stanislaus County Library website. How about taking a virtual tour of a museum or aquarium? There […]

By March 23, 2020 Read More →
UnpluggedView – Balkans to Bayou

UnpluggedView – Balkans to Bayou

From: Chris Murphy <chrism@spwg.com<mailto:chrism@spwg.com>> Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10:02 AM To: Pete Grimaldi <pete@pgrimaldicreative.com<mailto:pete@pgrimaldicreative.com>> Subject: UnpluggedView – Balkans to Bayou Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Balkans To Bayou You’re sitting there mesmerized by the Eastern European folk melodies that Briget, Juliana & Leslie combine their glorious voices to convey, when suddenly out of […]

MSO performs Mozart & Mendelss

MSO performs Mozart & Mendelss

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS MOZART & MENDELSSOHN ON APRIL 3 & 4 Annelle Gregory to replace violinist Adé Williams due to injury All Stanislaus County Honor Band, Orchestra, and Choir students to attend free of charge MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) led by Music Director David Lockington, will perform Mozart’s Overture to the Magic Flute and Sinfonia […]

By March 6, 2020 Read More →
Turlock Concert Association 80th Year

Turlock Concert Association 80th Year

Orquesta Dharma to Continue Turlock Concert Association’s 80th Year In Turlock, CA on March 19, 2020   Turlock Concert Association, Inc. Announces Latin Jazz group, Orquesta Dharma will continue the 2019-2020 Concert Season   TURLOCK, Ca. – (March 4, 2020) – Jamie Dubberly’s Orquesta Dharma is an award-winning Latin jazz orchestra comprised of some of […]

By March 5, 2020 Read More →
BluesView: Farewell

BluesView: Farewell

BluesView: Bye Bye Team I will be Rooting for youBy Earl MatthewsHello everyone. Thank you all so much for the love you have shown to me over my years at the Modesto View. As you should know by now, my love for the ViewCrew runs deep and wide but, it is time for me to move […]

By March 2, 2020 Read More →
Expose Yourself to Art

Expose Yourself to Art

What: Expose Yourself to Art: Artists Talk About Their Life and ArtFeaturing Dr. David Chapman discussing the story, art, and beauty of strummed and plucked instruments.Where: Mistlin Gallery, 1015 J Street, Modesto, 209 529-3369When: March 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:00)Admission is freeContact Persons: David Schroeder: schroederdavie64@gmail.com 209 402-6092Linda Knoll: llknoll@gmail.com 209 […]

By February 28, 2020 Read More →
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 →
Epic Modesto All-Star Music Event on Saturday night!

Epic Modesto All-Star Music Event on Saturday night!

Featuring the 2017 winner of Best Male Vocalist at the Gallo Center’s Valley Talent Project, this performance will showcase Joe Barretta’s exceptional artistry as a singer, songwriter and guitarist, and as a HUGE bonus Joe will be joined by a line-up of Modesto music all-stars: pianist/vocalist Tim Allen, bassist Steve Ashman, guitarist/vocalist Patty Castillo Davis, […]

By February 5, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Gladys Knight is coming in March!

Gladys Knight is coming in March!

The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight has long been one of the greatest. From the years when she recorded hit after hit as part of the legendary Gladys Knight & Pips—“Every Beat of My Heart,” “Letter Full of Tears,” “I Heard it Through the Grapevine,” “If I Were Your Woman,” “Neither One of Us […]

By January 27, 2020 0 Comments 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 →
Gallo Center – Boz Scaggs show added!

Gallo Center – Boz Scaggs show added!

Born in Texas and raised with an abiding respect for a wide spectrum of American roots music, Boz Scaggs has combined rock, jazz, R&B and blues to create a trademark sound. His extensive and distinctive career spans five decades and many accolades, with such memorable songs as “Lido Shuffle,” “Lowdown,” and numerous others that will […]

By January 21, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Blues is a Woman

Blues is a Woman

Blues is a Woman
By Patty Castillo Davis

Pamela Rose said something very provocative to me that got me thinking.
When you think of the Blues, what does your mind conjure?
A man and a guitar. 

By January 16, 2020 Read More →