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CONCERTS (See below for Upcoming Events)
THE RIVER AREA (Modesto, Stockton, Turlock)
Gallo Centre for the Arts (Modesto): Wanda Sykes 3/28; Buddy Guy 4/9; Bonnie Raitt 5/20; Peter Frampton 6/3. GalloArts.org
MoBand's Summer Concerts In the Park (Modesto): Grace-Ada Park, Needham & Sycamore; Thursdays at 8pm; FREE! 2015 schedule: 6/4 Bandstand!; 6/11 Cruise Control, A Salute to Graffiti; 6/18 Satin Latin; 6/25 Net Flicks; 7/2 Let's Be Patriotic; 7/9 Sweet Dreams. MoBand.org
Turlock Community Theatre: TurlockTheatre.org
The State Theatre (Modesto): Robben Ford 5/29; American Graffiti (film) 6/6. TheState.org
Bob Hope Theatre (Stockton): Comedian Gabriel Iglesias 3/26-3/27. StocktonLive.com
Stockton Arena: Cirque de Soliel: Varekai 4/15-4/19. StocktonLive.com
IN THE FOOTHILLS (Copperopolis, Sonora, Angels Camp, Murphys):
Copperopolis Town Square: CopperopolisTownSquare.com
Railtown 1997 (Jamestown): Railtown1897.org
Ironstone Vineyards (Murphys): Summer Concert Series coming soon! IronstoneVineyards.com
Sleep Train Arena: Barry Manilow: One Last Time 4/17; Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood 3/27-4/1; Iggy Azalea 4/16; Barry Manilow: One Last Time 4/17; Andrea Bocelli 6/10; Hello Kitty's Supercute Friendship Festival 6/26-6/28; Kevin Hart 7/17. SleepTrainArena.com
Thunder Valley Casino (Lincoln): Moonwalker: A Tribute to Michael Jackson 3/28; comedian DL Hughley 4/24; Peter Frampton & Cheap Trick 6/6; Boys II Men & Babyface 8/22. ThunderValleyResort.com
Sacramento Community Center: John Mellencamp 7/26.
IN THE BAY AREA
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: 2015 Friday Night Bands On the Beach 6/19-9/4. BeachBoardwalk.com
SAP Center (San Jose): Maroon 5 3/31; Ariana Grande 4/12; Barry Manilow f/Dave Koz 4/18; New Kids f/TLC and Nelly 5/3 & 5/8; Neil Diamond 5/12; U2 5/18; Bette Midler 5/26; Kevin Hart 7/16; Shania Twain & Gavin DeGraw 8/17; Madonna 10/19. SAPCenterAtSanJose.com
San Jose Performing Arts Centre: SanJoseTheaters.org
AT&T Park (SF): Billy Joel 9/5; AC/DC 9/25. AT&TPark
City National Civic Center (San Jose): The Moody Blues 4/28; The Piano Guys 5/16. SanJoseTheaters.org
Greek Theatre (Berkeley): Ed Sheeran 6/26; Mark Knopfler 9/18. TheGreekTheatreBerkeley.com
Paramount Theatre (Oakland): John Mellencamp 7/25. ParamountTheatre.com
The Fillmore (SF): Jessie J 5/19; TheFillmore.com
Yoshi's (Oakland): Jazz Funk Soul f/Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb & Everette Harp 4/8; Dave Mason's Traffic Jam 4/19; The Stylistics 5/12 & 5/13; Freda Payne 5/22; Robben Ford 5/30 & 5/31; . Yoshis.com
Uptown Theatre (Napa): Dave Mason's Traffic Jam 4/18; Los Lonely Boys 5/3. UptownTheatreNapa.com
Sleep Train Pavilion (Concord): Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga 5/28; Chicago 7/15; Idina Menzel 8/7. TicketMaster.com
Fox Theatre (Oakland): Bill Maher 3/28; The Moody Blues 4/26; Diana Krall 8/16. TheFoxOakland.com
Wente Vineyards (Livermore): Summer Concert Series coming soon! WenteVineyards.com
The Regency Ballroom (SF): TheRegencyBallroom.com
Levi's Stadium (Santa Clara): Monster Truck Jam 4/11; Kenny Chesney & Jason Aldean 5/3; One Direction 7/11; Taylor Swift 8/14 & 8/15; Luke Bryan 8/29. LevisStadium.com
Mountain Winery (Saratoga): MountainWinery.com
Oracle Arena (Oakland): Fleetwood Mac 4/7; Iggy Azalea 4/17; Kevin Hart 7/18; Ricky Martin 9/17; The Who w/Joan Jett 9/23 (tickets on sale in 2015). Coliseum.com
Nob Hill Masonic Centre (SF): MasonicAuditorium.com
Shoreline Amphitheatre (Mountainview): Train/Matt Nathanson/The Fray 5/22; Toby Keith 5/29; Brad Paisley 6/13; Lady Antebellum & Hunter Hayes 6/26; Steely Dan & Elvis Costello 7/11; Kelly Clarkson 8/23; Foreigner & Kid Rock 8/30; Dave Matthews Band 9/11; Foo Fighters 9/16; Tim McGraw 9/18; Def Lepard & Styx 9/19; Rascal Flatts & Scott McCreery 10/4. GoTickets.com
Save Mart Center (Fresno): Iggy Azalea 4/14; Kenny Chesney 7/23. SaveMartCenter.com
IN RENO / LAKE TAHOE:
Reno Events Center: RenoEventsCenter.org
Grand Sierra Resort (Reno): GrandSierraResort.com
Silver Legacy (Reno): SilverLegacy.com
Harrah's (Lake Tahoe): HarrahsLakeTahoe.com
Also in the Reno Area: Reno.com
UPCOMING EVENTS (Fairs & Festivals)
Modesto Marathon: 3/29; 7am, downtown Modesto. ModestoMarathon.com
Bark For Life (Modesto): PetSmart on McHenry Avenue, April 11, at 9am. A Relay For Life event where dogs and their people walk together for a great cause. Funds raised support the American Cancer Society. To register, call 800-227-2345.
24th Annual Earth Day In the Park (Modesto): April 18; Grace-Ada Park; 10a-4p; free admission. A family-friendly festival with music, arts & crafts, food and bereages, and lots of ways to show your love for the planet. For more, call 577-5495.
March For Babies (Modesto): April 25th, 8am, Grace-Ada Park. In association with the March of Dimes, March For Babies raises funds for healthier babies in our community. Walk in teams of friends, family, and co-workers. For registration info, visit MarchForBabies.org.
RiverFest 2015 (Riverbank): Saturday, April 25th, 10-3pm, Myers Park. An Earth Day-themed event for the whole family. Free admission. The River 105.5 will be there - look for us in the Pavilion area!
American Graffiti Classic Car Parade & Cruise (Modesto): Friday, 6/13, 7pm, Downtown Modesto and McHenry Avenue. (See below for complete American Graffiti details).
American Graffiti Car Show & Festival (Modesto): NEW LOCATION!! Modesto Muni-Golf on Tuolmne Blvd; 6/13 & 6/14. AmericanGraffitiFestival.com
Movies In the Park (Riverbank): Jacob Myers Park, in the Pavilion area. Films begin at sundown (8:45pm). June 27: Dolphin Tale 2; July 25: Earth To Echo; August 8: Guardians of the Galaxy. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. All ages event. No Alcohol.
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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