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Bring out your inner Irish with The Van Diemen’s band

Local Irish pub rock band The Van Diemen's has been looking forward to St. Patrick's Day for awhile. This holiday, which has everyone seeing green, is their day to shine.

March 16, 2012 | BY MACIE BENNETT Turlock Journal | Music

Red Molly ready to light up local stage

Mix in one part country, one part folk, a bit of bluegrass and a splash of jazz and serve it all up in three part harmonies and you'll have Red Molly.

February 29, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Music

Turlock native releases fourth album

Turlock native Andy Padlo recently released his fourth album, "Buffalo Wedding." He describes his style as a mix of singer/songwriter, folk, and alternative country/rock.

January 24, 2012 | Andrea Goodwin | Music

‘Gossip’ girls promote new album

The PreZcotts, a quartet of sisters from Modesto, are busier than ever with the release of their first album, "Gossip." The group has been performing at gigs all over the Central Valley, including recent visit to Dennis Earl Elementary School in Turlock. The sisters are between the ages of 12 and 17 and they write songs mostly about real teen experiences.

December 27, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Music

Turlock teen shares his passion for piano

Rachel Rojas remembers very clearly when her son Heath's love of music became apparent. He was 4 years old at the time and was fascinated by his older brother's piano lesson.

September 13, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Music

Guitar lessons important part of education, says local father

Sacred Heart second graders Matthew and Nicolette Badal were excited that it was Thursday. On Thursdays the brother and sister get to go to the little purple house on Main Street and do one of their favorite activities - play the guitar.

September 06, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Music

Five nights of star-studded entertainment to rock Merced Fair

The Merced County Fair's entertainment line-up has something for almost everyone this year.

June 07, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Music

Turlock Concert Association hosts New York artists

The Turlock Concert Association is closing out their season with a performance by the Wind Soloists of New York.

April 26, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Music

Pipe band takes first

The Turlock Police and Fire Pipe Band won first place at the recently held Bakersfield Highland Games Band competition.

April 05, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Music

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

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Jazz concert at Carnegie

The Carnegie Arts Center presents the next concert in its Jazz Music Series, an evening of music from Orquesta Dharma featuring Andy Nevla at 7 ...

November 17, 2017 | | Music

Foursome finds harmony in bluegrass

Most teen girls dreaming of music stardom are likely to be inspired by the styles of the latest pop or country sensation and not the ...

November 10, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Music


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