More than 26 million blissfully ignorant Americans tuned in to the 52nd Annual Charade of "Music" - or as you may know it, the Grammy Awards, on Sunday night.
The California State University, Stanislaus auditorium will be filled with the sounds of trumpets, saxophones, and clarinets when the fifth annual Jazz Festival gets underway Feb. 5.
It was billed as the final Kiss-off, but it turned out to be the ultimate big tease.
When Clark Davenport moved from Turlock to Boston to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he took his love of music with him. Davenport was in jazz and symphonic bands at THS, and he said he spends about 20 hours a week at his drum set now.
Being in the right place at the right time is pivotal for a young musician seeking to grow creatively. So is leaving.
Turlock High orchestra students were searching for a challenge outside of the classroom and they found one in the California Orchestra Directors Association and their annual Honor Orchestra.
High school musicians from around Stanislaus County are tuning up their violins and violas in preparation for the ninth annual Orchestra Day at Modesto Junior College.
Few multimillion-selling rock bands can match Switchfoot when it comes to having no public image to speak of and maintaining a low profile. But that is exactly the way this veteran San Diego band - whose seventh album, "Hello Hurricane," is released Tuesday - likes it.
CSU Stanislaus student Rachel Grider has not allowed her lack of sight to slow her down.
When Carlos Jesus Garcia died at the age of 19, his family faced an expensive funeral and high burial costs. Matty Comer, a friend of Garcia's father, decided to get some local bands together and perform a benefit show for the Garcia family. Comer said the show raised over $3,000. They called their musical collaboration the Turlock Acoustic Rock Society and, several gigs later, they are still playing together to raise money for causes in their community.
A modest crowd gathered at Dale's Guitars in downtown Turlock Saturday afternoon hoping to get their picture taken with two men in make-up, black leather and spandex.
Come Thursday, Turlock is set to get a little bit, well, naked.
For more than 20 years country music singer Mark Chesnutt has been taking the stage and crooning out tunes in his distinctively classic country style. Over the decades he has amassed 14 No. 1 hits, 23 top ten singles, four platinum albums, and five gold records. His newest CD is titled "Rollin' with the Flow."
Mix in equal parts of fun-loving music, heart-string pulling ballads and throw in a few songs about beer, and you get one of Nashville's newest bands and upcoming Stanislaus County Fair performers, Trailer Choir.
This week middle school students from across northern California participated in the 2009 Summer Music at Stanislaus summer camp. The program runs for two weeks and includes a junior and senior camp. Junior camp is for students grade 6-8, and senior camp is for high school students grade 9-12.