CONCERTS (See below for Upcoming Events)
THE RIVER AREA (Modesto, Stockton, Turlock)
Gallo Centre for the Arts (Modesto): Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 4/24; Chef robert Irvine (Restaurant: Impossible) 4/26; Oak Ridge Boys 5/12; The Piano guys 6/28. GalloArts.org
Turlock Community Theatre: Don Rickles May 17. TurlockTheatre.org
The State Theatre (Modesto): TheState.org
Bob Hope Theatre (Stockton): Rain-A Tribute to The Bealtes 4/24; Steve Winwood 6/18. StocktonLive.com
Stockton Arena: StocktonLive.com
IN THE FOOTHILLS (Copperopolis, Sonora, Angels Camp, Murphys):
Copperopolis Town Square: Spring Fest 2014, 4/12, chalk art, hula hoop competition, climbing wall. CopperopolisTownSquare.com
Railtown 1997 (Jamestown): Railtown1897.org
Ironstone Vineyards (Murphys): Lady Antebellum 6/13; ZZ Top & Jeff Beck 8/15. IronstoneVineyards.com
Sleep Train Arena: Goo Goo Dolls 5/17; Theresa Caputo "The Long Island Medium" 6/7; Fleetwood Mac 11/24. SleepTrainArena.com
Thunder Valley Casino (Lincoln): Tracy Morgan 4/26; Eddie Money/Rick Springfielf/Loverboy 6/7; Goerge Lopez 6/13; Alabama 7/12; Larry The Cable Guy 7/18; New Edition 8/1; CCR-Revisited w/38 Special 8/9; Yes 8/23. ThunderValleyResort.com
IN THE BAY AREA
SANTA CRUZ BEACH BOARDWALK (2014): LISTEN TO WIN ALL-DAY RIDE TICKETS ON THE RIVER 1055. Battle of the Bands 4/17; Bowl For Kids Sake 5/3-5/4; Free Movies On the Beach (Wednesdays) 6/25-8/13; Free Friday Night Bands On the Beach (concert list coming soon); Annual Chili Cook-Off 10/25. BeachBoardwalk.com
SAP Center (San Jose): Lady Gaga 6/3; Cher 7/2; Justin Timberlake 8/11; Katie Perry 9/22 & 9/23. SAPCenterAtSanJose.com
The Fillmore (SF): Boy George 4/28; James Blunt 5/14. TheFillmore.com
Yoshi's (SF & Oakland): SF: Peter White 4/18 & 4/19; Alan Parsons Project 5/1; Acoustic Alchemy 6/5; 10,000 Maniacs 6/19; Bobby Caldwell 6/20 & 6/21; Paul Brown & Friends 7/4 & 7/5; . OAK: Keiko Matsui 4/12-4/13; Alan Parsons Project 5/2; Hiroshima 5/2-5/3; 10,000 Maniacs 6/20; Sax & The City w/Marion Meadows and Paul Taylor 6/21. Yoshis.com
Uptown Theatre (Napa): Los Lonely Boys 4/23; Gavin DeGraw 4/26; Jim Brickman 5/10; Gregg Allman 5/22 & 5/22; Lou Gramm 7/11; Dave Mason's Traffic Jam 9/27. UptownTheatreNapa.com
Concord Pavilion: Barry Gibb 5/31; Lionel Richie w/CeeLo Green 6/1; James Taylor 6/3; Chicago & REO Speedwagon 7/3. TicketMaster.com
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (SF): BillGrahamCivicAuditorium.com
Wente Vineyards (Livermore): WenteVineyards.com
Americas Cup Pavilion (SF): AmericasCup.com
The Regency Ballroom (SF):
Mountain Winery (Saratoga): MountainWinery.com
Oracle Arena (Oakland): Bruno Mars 5/28. Coliseum.com
Nob Hill Masonic Centre (SF): MasonicAuditorium.com
Shoreline Amphitheatre (Mountainview): Tim McGraw 5/10; Toby Keith 5/31; One Republic w/The Script 6/6 & 6/7; Lady Antebellum 66/15; Steve Miller, Journey & Tower of Power 7/26 & 7/29; Sheryl Crow, Rascal Flatts 8/23; Blake Shelton, The Band Perry 9/13. GoTickets.com
IN RENO / LAKE TAHOE:
Reno Events Center: RenoEventsCenter.org
Grand Sierra Resort (Reno): James Blunt 5/17. GrandSierraResort.com
Silver Legacy (Reno): Bare Naked Ladies 4/25. SilverLegacy.com
Also in the Reno Area: Reno.com
UPCOMING EVENTS (Fairs, Special Events)
25th Annual Earth Day In the Park (Modesto): Grace-Ada Park, 4/19; 10a-4p.
RiverFest 2014 (Riverbank): Join The River at RiverFest! 10-3 at Jacob Myers Park, near Stanislaus River. Free event; 5k run/walk; River music, climbing wall, mini train rides, kids' zone, info booths on preservation. The River's Cheryl is broadcasting from 11-3; Saturday April 26.
Stockton Asparagus Festival: 4/25-4/27; Downtown Stockton waterfront area; 10-7 each day; loads of family events, and live music concerts include War, Berlin and Soul Asylum. TIX range from $8-$13, kids under 12 free. AsparagusFest.com
AMERICAN GRAFFITI 2014 (Modesto): June 6, 7 & 8; MJC-West Campus/Blue Gum & Carpenter; annual classic car and hot rod parade Friday night in downtown Modesto. AmericanGraffitiFestival.com
MUD RUN ON THE FARM: Dell'Osso Family Farm in Lathrop; May 31; 8a-5p. Challenge yourself to a fun and difficult 5k run and obstacle course complete with tons of MUD! Online registration only at MudOnTheFarm.com.
ZIN-FEST (Lodi): 10th Annual Lodi Zin-Fest; May 16-18; Lodi Lake Park. Sip, swirl and savor more than 250 wines from 50 Lodi-area wineries. Arts & crafts, live music. 21 and over only. Festival is Saturday only. Complete details and ticket purchases at ZinFest.com.
Alameda County Fair (Pleasanton): June 18-July 6. Presented by North Modesto Kiwanis; carnvial rides, food, arts & crafts, live music including Eddie Money, CCR, Night Ranger, Blues Festival, and more. AlamedaCountyFair.com
Sonoma-Marin County Fair (San Rafael): July 2-6; carnival rides, food, arts & crafts, live concerts including Huey Lewis & The News, The Wailers, Night Ranger, Joan Jett, Elvin Bishop. MarinFair.org
Stanislaus County Fair (Turlock): July 11-20; Carnivals rides and games, gardens, motor sports, rodeo; live music: Wynonna Judd & the Big Noise, Kansas, Loverboy, Joan Jett. Tix and more at StanCoFair.com.
San Joaquin County Fair (Stockton): Sept 20-29; carnival rides and games, circus, family zone; live music and more. Tix and more at SanJoaquinFair.com.
California State Faire (Sacramento): July 11-27, Cal Expo; live music including Night Ranger, Weird Al Yankovic; The Four Tops, Hoobastank, Lonestar, Grand Funk Railroad, EnVogue, LeAnn Rimes, Air Supply, and Kool & The Gang. Fireworks every night at 10pm. BigFun.org
Dodge Ride: DodgeRidge.com; Bear Valley: BearValley.com; Heavenly: SkiHeavenly.com; Kirkwood: Kirkwood.com; Alpine Meadows: SkiAlpine.com; Mt. Rose: SkiRose.com; Northstar: NorthstarCalifornia.com; Sierra At Tahoe: SierraAtTahoe.com;
Squaw Valley: Squaw.com
Ceres: River Oaks RiverOaksGolfCourseCeres.com
Ripon: Spring Creek SpringCreekCC.com
Escalon: Escalon Golf Course 209/838-1277
Oakdale: Oakdale Golf & Country Club OakdaleGCC.org
Also visit GolfNow.com for locations of other Northern California golf courses.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TEAMS:
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