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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 →
Jazz&BluesView – Fall is in the Air

Jazz&BluesView – Fall is in the Air

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this Fall is in the air and yes we are ready for the changing of the season. Cooler weather in store and no longer sweating in places I did not know I had places. Take a cool walk to our farmer’s market Thursdays and […]

By September 28, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Foreigner: Then and Now

Foreigner: Then and Now

FOREIGNER IN CONCERT!DOUBLE VISION: THEN AND NOWA CELEBRATION CONCERT SERIESWITH CURRENT AND ORIGINAL BAND MEMBERSFEATURING TWO GREAT BANDS. AN UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT!By Efren Martinez

By September 25, 2019 Read More →
BluesView: Hello Blues Fans

BluesView: Hello Blues Fans

BluesView By Earl Matthews   Hello Blues fans, here are some fun things to do in the month of September. On the first up in Mokelumne Hill, you can hang out with Jeramy Norris and the Dangerous Mood at the Hotel Ledger for their Blues BBQ Party. Poorhouse Millionaires will be back at Louie’s in […]

By August 31, 2019 Read More →
The Big View  – Once Upon A Time in Modesto

The Big View – Once Upon A Time in Modesto

The BigView Once Upon a Time in Modesto By Chris Murphy 1969 was a time of great music, expanded awareness and horizons. Nothing showed this to the world like Woodstock Festival, held in August 1969. Along with Elvis and the Beatles on Ed Sullivan, this was one of history’s greatest music happenings. 1969 was also […]

Lee Rocker Rocks the Gallo Center

Lee Rocker Rocks the Gallo Center

By Chris Murphy Photos by Michael J Mangano Lee Rocker brought the Rockabilly to Modesto USA for Graffiti Summer. It was a special night to have Lee and his band play the hits of the music that was born here in Modesto in 1938. From our Maddox Brothers and Rose, to Elvis and the Blue […]

PatioFest

PatioFest

PatioFest By Middagh Goodwin Join us for the second annual PatioFest not to be confused with Porchfest. On June 15th 6-9 pm the streets of Downtown Modesto will be filled with music coming from the patios from 19 participating restaurants, cafes and bars. You are invited to stroll around Downtown and check out not just the music but […]

By June 10, 2019 Read More →
Schenkerfest at the Whisky A Go Go

Schenkerfest at the Whisky A Go Go

Schenkerfest takes over the Whisky A Go Go on April 15th, 2019 By Russ Allsup I’m a huge Michael Schenker fan and have seen him plenty of times over the years, going back to around ’87. I’d say my favorite three guitar players are Eddie Van Halen, Michael Schenker, and Randy Rhoads. Those three have […]

Porchfest 2019

Porchfest 2019

Sunday, May 19, Modesto Porchfest returns. Porchfest started in Modesto just two years ago in July 2017 with 30 locations and 45 acts if you do not count the gaggle of VMI bands playing the same day at the Gallo Center for the Arts. Now in its third year, it has grown to 45 porches […]

By May 16, 2019 Read More →
BluesView: Happy Spring

BluesView: Happy Spring

BluesView: Happy Spring By Earl Matthews Happy Spring to you all. I normally do a calendar run down but there is so much going on this month that I am going to try something different and talk about why this month is such a great month for music in Modesto.   Let’s start with Music […]

By April 29, 2019 Read More →
Rock Against MS

Rock Against MS

Rock Against MS Foundation Benefit Concert on Mar. 30th Rock Hall of Fame and Grammy Award-winning artist Marky Ramone is back in LA for the first time in 5 years as Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg headlines the 7th Annual Rock Against MS Benefit Concert. The concert will also feature star-studded tributes to the artists that we […]

By March 22, 2019 Read More →
BluesView: Cool March Gigs

BluesView: Cool March Gigs

BluesView: Cool March Gigs By Earl Matthews Hello everyone. March is here and there are lots of options so let hit some highlights. On the 2nd you have 4 cool shows to check out Voodoo Killer at the Brave Bull if you like Blues Rock. Tony and the Tuff TImes at Barkin’ Dog if you […]

By February 27, 2019 Read More →
The Aces in San Francisco

The Aces in San Francisco

The Aces in San Francisco By Efren Martinez Some of the best shows I’ve ever attended have always been in a dive bar in a Western Town or City for that matter. San Francisco is home to many amazing venues/dive bars and the Rickshaw Stop happens to be just one of them. Just recently I […]

By February 25, 2019 Read More →
BluesView Blues Beginnings

BluesView Blues Beginnings

BluesView: Blues Beginnings By Earl Matthews Hello everyone and happy new year to you. 2018 was a great year for music and I am really excited about what is in store for us this year. I honestly believe that the music scene in Modesto is growing and getting better in a lot of ways. I […]

By January 4, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView: Become a patron of the Arts for the Holidays

MAMAView: Become a patron of the Arts for the Holidays

MAMAView: Become a patron of the Arts for the Holidays by Middagh Goodwin   Buy Local Saturday was November 24th but I encourage everyone to continue the trend and Buy Local Art and Music for all your Holiday Gifts. Your purchases will help to keep our arts community vibrant and healthy. So many of our […]

By December 3, 2018 Read More →