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Swiss Echoes perform traditional folk music

The songs and sounds of the Alps will be ringing out loud and clear when the San Joaquin Valley Swiss Club stages their annual spring concert Saturday.

March 29, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Music


The many facets of Dubberly

Local musician James Dubberly is a very busy man. He can be found playing with the Modesto Symphony Orchestra at the Gallo Center for the Arts one night, teaching low brass at California State University, Stanislaus the next day and in his spare time working with his newly formed Latin jazz band Orquesta Dharma on their upcoming CD.

February 15, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Music


Area schools tune up for Orchestra Day

Pitman and Turlock high schools' orchestras will be joining four other Stanislaus County schools for Modesto Junior College's annual High School Orchestra Day.

November 16, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Music


Turlock Christian rocks out with new music program

Practicing at home is the key to playing an instrument well and is often included in a student's homework, but most students can fib about how often or how much they play.

October 26, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Music


Turlock concert, market to help women in Kenya

Monte Vista Chapel is bringing a little bit of Kenyan culture to Turlock with their "Tuseme: Let Us Speak Out" event.

October 05, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Music


Jimi Hendrix: Paying tribute

In his short yet meteoric career, the late Jimi Hendrix almost single-handedly redefined the role of the electric guitar in rock 'n' roll and rock 'n' roll itself. An aural innovator, cosmic bluesman, young soul rebel and musical and sexual shaman all rolled into one, this Seattle-born virtuoso created a hugely influential artistic legacy. Hendrix, who died in London on Sept. 18, 1970, achieved such an enduring impact that he is now embraced by several generations of musicians and fans around the world.

September 21, 2010 | BY GEORGE VARGA Creators Syndicate | Music


Local musicians Matty Comer and the Experience to play X-FEST

Local musicians Matty Comer and the Experience have played various shows over the years to help raise money for the community. Their philanthropic ways have not only made a difference in people's lives, it has also garnered the attention of the Valley's highest profile concert promoter Chris Ricci, the man behind X-FEST 2010. On Aug. 7, all of the band's culminated efforts will be recognized as they play with 50 other performers in downtown Modesto. According to Comer and Dr. Blue, the band is a tasteful mix of acoustic and electric instruments, making their sound unique and ...

July 27, 2010 | BY MADISON MEDEIROS Special to the Journal | Music


Local singer hopes to entertain while giving back

Turlock musician Colt Taylor hopes to give back to a worthy cause with a benefit concert this Saturday.

July 06, 2010 | Andrea Goodwin | Music


‘Epic’ Christian concert comes to Turlock

An event of 'epic' proportions is coming to Turlock at the end of this month, bringing 17 Christian bands and two speakers to an estimated 12,000 to 15,000 people.

July 06, 2010 | BY MADISON MEDEIROS Special to the Journal | Music


Local musicians hit the road to promote new EP

Things are heating up for Evaline this summer as the local band tours across the United States promoting their new EP "Patterned."

June 29, 2010 | BY MADISON MEDEIROS Special to the Journal | Music


Golden Gala commemorates anniversary with musical debuts

In celebration of California State University, Stanislaus' 50th anniversary, the university's music department is joining with the Turlock Concert Association for a Golden Gala Concert that will feature the premiere performance of two new musical compositions.

April 14, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Music


Local jazz musicians join together for unforgettable performance

For the first time ever the jazz bands at Turlock and Pitman high schools and Turlock Junior High School will join the jazz contingency from California State University, Stanislaus for a night of music and revelry at Turlock Community Theatre on Friday.

March 16, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Music


Turlock teen organizes concert for Haiti relief

Local high school musicians are reaching out to help Haitian earthquake victims by holding a Young Musicians for Haiti concert on March 18. All proceeds from the benefit concert will go to the American Red Cross for disaster relief in Haiti.

March 03, 2010 | Andrea Goodwin | Music


Music society rocks out for local boy battling leukemia

The music promises to be lively, the food delicious and the atmosphere an all out party at a benefit concert Saturday for a Turlock boy battling leukemia.

March 03, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Music


Bag pipers and drummer march into town

Three first-rate musicians in the world of bag piping and drums are headed to Turlock for a special clinic and concert.

February 24, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Music


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