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THS grad heats up Boston music scene

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.

November 24, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Music

Timing fortuitous for Dirty Projectors’ Coffman

Being in the right place at the right time is pivotal for a young musician seeking to grow creatively. So is leaving.

November 17, 2009 | GEORGE VARGA Creators Syndicate | Music

Turlock High students selected for honor orchestra

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.

November 17, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Music

Melody will fill the halls at annual MJC Orchestra Day

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.

November 10, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Music

Hurricane Katrina inspiration for Switchfoot's new CD

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.

November 10, 2009 | BY GEORGE VARGA Creators Syndicate | Music

Passionate blind singer wins another scholarship to keep pushing forward

CSU Stanislaus student Rachel Grider has not allowed her lack of sight to slow her down.

September 22, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Music

Acoustic group rocks for causes

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.

September 01, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Music

The Original KISS Army glams for fans

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.

August 18, 2009 | Kristina Hacker | Music

Naked Brothers to streak through Turlock

Come Thursday, Turlock is set to get a little bit, well, naked.

July 31, 2009 | | Music

Keeping it country

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."

July 28, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Music

From the trailer to the big time

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.

July 28, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Music

Sweet summer sounds

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.

June 27, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Music

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Fair to celebrate good times with Kool & The Gang

The Stanislaus County Fair is preparing itself to witness true legends.

March 13, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Music

Red Pony ready to take audience on a musical journey

Dusk is starting to fade on Saturday night and the members of Red Pony - Joni Valponi, Phil Rojas, Dave Takvorian, Ram Givargis, Ron Rocha and ...

March 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Music


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