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Broadway’s Phantom, Modesto Native Jeremy Stolle in Concert at Gallo Center

Broadway’s Phantom, Modesto Native Jeremy Stolle in Concert at Gallo Center

Broadway’s Phantom, Modesto Native Jeremy Stolle In Concert At Gallo Center January 23 Jeremy Stolle, Modesto native and  12-year veteran of Broadway’s The Phantom of the Opera, will be performing at the Gallo Center for the Arts at 2:00 pm on Sunday, January 23, 2022.  Tickets, priced from $39 to $54, are available online at www.galloarts.org, […]

By January 10, 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 →
ArtView: New Beginnings

ArtView: New Beginnings

ArtView: New BeginningsBy Jim Christiansen New beginnings and Auld Lang Syne. 2022 is here, but first, wrap up old business from 2021. Iconic venue Barkin Dog Grill has hosted its last art on the walls with the announced closing in December. Hanibal Yadegar has been a stalwart supporter of the arts in downtown Modesto for […]

By January 5, 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 →
UnpluggedView: The Big Year

UnpluggedView: The Big Year

Unplugged View: The Big Yearby Aaron Rowan Happy New Year, dear reader. In the world of birding, there is an annual contest called the “Big Year.” You may have seen the Steve Martin/Jack Black film about this challenge to spot as many species of birds as possible over the course of the calendar year. In […]

By January 3, 2022 Read More →
GoModesto: Giving at the Goat

GoModesto: Giving at the Goat

GoModesto: Giving at the Goat Saturday, January 15th make plans to give at the Benefit for Dakotah at Ralston’s Goat. As many of you may know Mike and Jenn Allsup’s daughter was in a car accident with 3 other girls just before the Holidays. They will have a long recovery and Dakotah will need her […]

By January 1, 2022 Read More →
The State Battle of the Bands

The State Battle of the Bands

A Battle of the Bands will be taking place on March 13 at the State Theatre with a $2500 Grand prize and $1500 Fan Favorite award. The event intends to showcase 8 of the areas brightest playing 2 songs each. To participate you will need to record a video of you performing an original song […]

By December 30, 2021 Read More →
Jazz Blues View: Live Music Support It and It Will Grow!

Jazz Blues View: Live Music Support It and It Will Grow!

Jazz Blues View: Live Music Support It and It Will Grow!By Eric Benson A little bio on one of our fellow Jazz pianists – 81 years young Kent Gripenstraw, who is hanging up his shingle playing out, secondary to feeling like his playing is not as it once was and schlepping around music gear. Kent […]

By December 2, 2021 Read More →
Unplugged View: The World Is Yours

Unplugged View: The World Is Yours

Unplugged View: The World Is Yoursby Aaron Rowan ‘Duende’: a Spanish word with no direct English translation, which refers to the mystical power of a performer to create an emotional response in the audience. ‘Fernweh’: a German word with no direct English translation, describing the opposite of homesickness; an ache to visit distant places – […]

By December 1, 2021 Read More →
MAMAView: Lights, Snow and Holiday Cheer

MAMAView: Lights, Snow and Holiday Cheer

MAMAView: Lights, Snow and Holiday CheerBy Middagh Goodwin Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and if you went out shopping for gifts on Friday or Saturday that you shopped local and shopped small. It is more important this year than ever before to support our locally owned businesses and that includes restaurants, bars and cafes(especially […]

By November 30, 2021 Read More →
Unplugged View: The Song Remembers When

Unplugged View: The Song Remembers When

Unplugged View: The Song Remembers Whenby Aaron Rowan & friends Welcome, dear reader, to the 100th UnpluggedView column. Here’s something special to mark this milestone: stories from a few of the great creative people I’ve worked with over the years, about pieces of music that carry a special meaning and the true-life tales that accompany […]

By November 5, 2021 Read More →
BargainView: Gratitude Season

BargainView: Gratitude Season

BargainView: Gratitude SeasonBy Monica Barber As a prelude to the busiest season of the year, November often helps us remember our gratitude for the wonderful things our community has to offer. Often we forget to drop by our favorite restaurant or stop to view the artwork in local shops. Upon returning home this afternoon from […]

By October 31, 2021 Read More →
Jazz BluesView: Support It and It Will Grow!

Jazz BluesView: Support It and It Will Grow!

Jazz BluesView: Support It and It Will Grow!By Eric Benson The MAMA’s were back live with a big dose of normalcy returning to the State Theatre! Winners and losers but we are back together with live music. It will be challenging as the weather changes, “I’m beginning to feel a Chill” as the song goes, […]

By October 31, 2021 Read More →
MAMAView: Another Year Older

MAMAView: Another Year Older

MAMAView: Another Year OlderBy Middagh Goodwin Another year down, another year older, congratulations to all the winners and good luck to all the #MAMAnees on being winners next year. It is so important to support, nurture and grow our local arts scene. Venues and artists alike please email your gigs to events@modestoview.com so we can add them […]

By October 30, 2021 Read More →
MAMA 2021

MAMA 2021

MAMA2021 By Middagh Goodwin The Modesto Area Music Awards did not take place in 2020 and was sorely missed. Last night we celebrated Live Music in the 209 in style once again and raised our glasses to toast the MAMAs turning 21 and all the great talent, the venues and the fans that support. The […]

By October 20, 2021 Read More →