• Concerts & Events

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    CONCERTS (See below for Events)

    THE RIVER AREA (Modesto, Stockton, Turlock)

    MoBand's Concerts In the Park 2016: Grace-Ada Park; 6-week free series Thursdays at 8pm; bring food and wine, lawn chairs and blankets, pets must be on leashes. 2016 Schedule: June 9: Rev it Up (Graffiti celebration); June 16 Big Ticket; June 23: Island Style; June 30: Pop Goes the 4th; July 7: Prom Night; July 14: Encores & More (Season Finale). MoBand.org

    Gallo Centre for the Arts (Modesto): Kingsmen/Safaris/Tokens 6/11; Kansas 8/2; Gladys Knight 8/4; Comdeian Ron White 9/16; Engelbert Humperdinck 9/20; Sheila E 9/9; The Monkees 9/21; The Guess Who 9/24; Comedian Gabriel Iglesias 10/9; Whose Line Anyway 11/6; Foreigner 10/29; Paul Revere's Raiders 9/30; Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Tour 12/21; George Winston (Sunday Sunrise) 1/13/17; Manhatten Transfer Meets Take 6 2/7/17; Sandi Patty 2/24/17. GalloArts.org

    Turlock Community Theatre:  TurlockTheatre.org

    Bob Hope Theatre (Stockton): StocktonLive.com

    The State Theatre (Modesto): TheState.org

    Stockton Arena: StocktonLive.com


    IN THE FOOTHILLS (Copperopolis, Sonora, Angels Camp, Murphys):

    Railtown 1897 (Jamestown): Memorial Day Weekend train 5/28-4/30; Rods To Rails (classic cars and trains) 7/23; Apple Harvest Train 10/8; Haunted Harvest Train Ride Oct 15,16, 22,23,29,30; Veterans Day Train 11/11; Polar Express Train Dec 2-4, 9-11, 16-18. Railtown1897.org

    Ironstone Vineyards (Murphys): Darius Rucker 7/14; GooGoo Dolls, Collective Soul & Tribe Society 7/15; Sublime 7/27; Train 8/6; Lynyrd Skynyrd w/Peter Frampton 8/21; Bad Company w/Lou Gramm 9/4; ZZ Top w/Gregg Allman 9/30. IronstoneVineyards.com

    Jackson Casino (Jackson): I Love the 90s Tour: Vanilla Ice, Tone Loc, Coolio, Color Me Badd, Kid N Play, and Rob Base 7/23; Harvest Brew-Fest 10/15. JacksonCasino.com

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    Sleep Train Arena: Selena Gomez 5/10. SleepTrainArena.com

    Thunder Valley Casino (Lincoln): Telsa w/Y&T 6/4; Michael Bolton & Christopher Cross 6/10; Kenny Rogers & Chrystal Gayle 6/24; The Beach Boys w/Chubby Checker 6/28; Diana Ross 7/9; Rick Springfield, Romantics, 38 Special 7/15; Boston 7/17; Happy Together Tour w/The Turtles, Gary Puckett and The Spencer Davis Group 7/22; Bare Naked Ladies/OMD/Howard Jones 7/23; SoulFest 2016 f/The Whispers, Howard Hewett, The O'Jays & Evelyvn Champagne King 8/6; Steve Martin & Martin Short 8/12; Joan Jett & The Blackhearts with Cheap Trick 8/13. ThunderValleyResort.com

    Golden 1 Center (Sacramento): Paul McCartney 10/4-10/5; Maroon 5 10/15; Pentatonix 10/19; Jimmy Buffett 10/20. Golden1Center.com

    Crest Theatre (Sacramento): Justin Hayward (Moody Blues) 6/14; Lyle Lovett 6/29. CrestSacramento.com

    Sac Community Center: Brian Wilson 10/15. Sacramento-Theater.com


    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: Listen to win FREE all-day ride passes on The River 105.5. Beach Soccer Championships 6/4-6/5; Friday Night Bands On The Beach: Lou Gramm 6/17; Blue Oyster Cult 6/24; The Tubes 7/1; Family Stone 7/8; Greg Rolie (Santana, Journey) 7/15; Toad the Wet Sprocket 7/22; Taylor Dayne 7/29; Y&T 8/5; Foghat 8/12; Smash Mouth 8/19; Los Lobos 8/26; Papa Doo Run Run 9/2. Wednesday Night Movies On the Beach: The Lost Boys 6/22; The Sandlot 6/29; Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure 7/6; Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom 7/13; Labyrinth 7/20; My Big Fat Greek Wedding 7/27; The Wizard of Oz 8/3; Men In Black 8/10; The Goonies 8/17; Annual Chili Cook-Off 10/22. BeachBoardwalk.com

    AT&T Park (SF): Guns N Roses 8/9; San Francisco Fest 2016, Sept 4th. Doobie Brothers, Steve Miller Band, Journey, Santana and special guests. TicketMaster.com

    Palace of Fine Arts (SF): Joe Jackson 6/21. PalaceOfFineArts.org

    SAP Center (San Jose): Andrea Bocelli 6/4; Adele 7/30 & 7/31; Sting & Peter Gabriel 7/16; Demi Lovatto & Nick Jonas 8/18. SAPCenterAtSanJose.com

    The Warfield (SF): TheWarfieldTheatre.com

    City National Civic Center (San Jose): SanJoseTheaters.org

    Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (SF): Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 5/28. ApeConcerts.com

    Greek Theatre (Berkeley): Paul Simon 6/3-6/4; Bob Dylan & Mavis Staples 6/9; Alabama Shakes 8/12-13; Dave Matthews Band 8/29-30; Bonnie Raitt 9/24. TheGreekTheatreBerkeley.com

    Paramount Theatre (Oakland): ParamountTheatre.com

    The Fillmore (SF): Mudcrutch f/Tom Petty 6/19 & 6/20; Toad the Wet Sprocket 7/23. TheFillmore.com

    Yoshi's (Oakland): Strunz & Farah 6/8; Najee 6/10-6/11; Justin Hayward (Moody Blues) 6/16; Pablo Cruise 6/17; Acoustic Alchemy 6/29-6/30; Freddie Jackson 7/14-7/15. Yoshis.com

    Uptown Theatre (Napa): Justin Hayward (Moody Blues) 6/17; Judy Collins 7/1; Lyle Lovette 7/6; Art Garfunkel 9/16.  UptownTheatreNapa.com

    Napa Valley Expo (Napa): BottleRock Festival f/Stevie Wonder, Lenny Kravitz, Florence & The Machine, Ziggy Marley, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more 5/27-5/29. BottleRockNapaValley.com

    Sleep Train Pavilion (Concord): Bryan Adams 7/9; Hall & Oates 9/18. TicketMaster.com

    Fox Theatre (Oakland): TheFoxOakland.com

    Wente Vineyards (Livermore): Chicago 6/28; Diana Ross 7/7; Phillip Phillips & Matt Nathanson 7/19; Boz Scaggs & The Robert Cray Band 7/28; Huey Lewis & The News 8/10; Lynyrd Skynyrd 8/16; Chris Isaak 9/13.   WenteVineyards.com

    The Regency Ballroom (SF): Donovan 10/12. TheRegencyBallroom.com

    Levi's Stadium (Santa Clara): Beyonce 5/16; Kenny Chesney 8/6; Coldplay 9/3. LevisStadium.com

    Mountain Winery (Saratoga): War w/Los Lonely Boys 5/29; Jeff Dunham 6/3; The Cult 6/5; George Lopez 6/18; Maxwell 6/21; Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 6/22; Chicago 6/23-6/24; The Roots 6/26; Kenny Rogers 6/29; Foreigner 7/3; Lyle Lovett 7/5; Boston 7/8-7/9; Diana Ross 7/10; Goo Goo Dolls 7/12-7/13; Gabriel Iglesias 7/17; Bare Naked Ladies-OMD-Howard Jones 7/19; Phillip Phillips & Matt Nathanson 7/20; Happy Together Tour: Turtles, Three Dog Night, Spencer Davis Group, Gary Puckett 7/21; Jill Scott 7/22; Creedence Clearwater Revisited w/Charlie Musselwhite 7/23; Hollywood Vampires f/Alice Cooper, Joe Perry (Aerosmith) & Johnny Depp 7/24; UB40 7/26; The Piano Guys 7/27; Boz Scaggs & Michael McDonald 7/29; Chris Botti 7/30; Earth, Wind & Fire 8/2-8/3; Huey Lewis & The News 8/7; Indigo Girls 8/9; Grace Potter 8/13; Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy 8/14; Culture Club 8/15; Ben Harper 8/16; The Go-Gos 8/22; The Gypsy Kings 8/23; Pat Benatar w/Melissa Etheridge 8/24; Peter Frampton 8/26; 98 Degrees 8/28; Yes 8/31; Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons 9/1; Isley Brothers 9/2; Lost 80's Tour: Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Cutting Crew, Berlin, Nu Shooz, Tommy Tutone 9/3; Alabama 9/8; Chris Isaak 9/10; Beach Bys 9/11; Gavin DeGraw & Andy Grammer 9/13; Cyndi Lauper 9/30; ZZ Top & Gregg Allman 10/1-10/2; I Love the 90's: Vanilla Ice, Rob Base, Coolio, Kid N Play, Tone Loc and All-4-One. MountainWinery.com

    Montalvo Arts Center (Saratoga): Wanda Sykes 6/23; Rick Springfield & The Romantics 7/12; Brian McKnight 7/29; Gladys Knight 7/31; Dave Koz & David Sanborn 8/12; Kathy Griffin 8/26. MontalvoArts.org

    Oracle Arena (Oakland): The Who 5/19; Adele 8/2; Black Sabbath 9/15; Maroon 5 10/16. Coliseum.com

    Nob Hill Masonic Centre (SF): Brian Wilson 10/12. MasonicAuditorium.com

    Shoreline Amphitheatre (Mountainview): The Cure 5/26; Steely Dan 6/16; Rascal Flatts 7/7; Dixie Chicks 7/12; Darius Rucker 7/15; Three For All feat. Heart, Joan Jett, Cheap trick 8/24; Five Seconds of Summer 9/2; Dierks Bentley 9/9; Luke Bryan 9/16. GoTickets.com

    Wells Fargo Center (San Jose): Lily Thomlin 6/4; Chicago 6/26; Emmylou Harris 9/30. WellsFargoCenterArts.org



    Save Mart Center (Fresno): SaveMartCenter.com

    Fox Theatre (Visalia): FoxVisalia.com



    Reno Events Center: RenoEventsCenter.org

    Grand Sierra Resort (Reno): The Cult 6/4; Michael McDonald 6/11; Chicago 6/25; Phillip Phillips & Matt Nathanson 7/15; Counting Crows & Rob Thomas 9/11; Alice Cooper 9/25; Il Divo 11/12. GrandSierraResort.com

    Silver Legacy (Reno): Josh Turner 5/27; 3 Doors Down 6/25; Foreigner 7/2; Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons 7/22; George Lopez 7/23; Engelbert Humperdinck 9/17; Florida-Georgia Line 9/29; Celtic Thunder 11/11. SilverLegacy.com

    Harrah's (Lake Tahoe): James Taylor 7/13; Sting & Peter Gabriel 7/15; Tim McGraw 7/23; Don Henley 7/24; Keith Urban 7/27 & 7/29; Steve Miller Band 8/18. HarrahsLakeTahoe.com

    Also in the Reno Area: Reno.com


    UPCOMING EVENTS (Fairs & Festivals)


    46th Annual Patterson Apricot Fiesta: June 4-5. Fri 5p-11p with kids zone, Miss Apricot Pageant. Sat 9-8 f/arm wrsetling, parade, and fireworks. Sun 9-5 with Breakfast In the Park, games and rides, pie eating contest. Downtown Patterson. ApricotFiesta.com

    35th Annual Scottosh Highlands & Gathering of the Clans (Modesto): Tuolumne River Park, June 4th, 9a-5p. 415 for adults, 10 and under get in free. A celebration of Irish, Scottish, Cornish, Welsh and Norwegian cultures, with food and drink, music and dance, pro games and games for kids. Free parking. StAndrewsModesto.org. Listen to win free tickets on the River 105.5. 



    "American Graffiti": The Movie: June 4th, State Theatre, 3pm. Sing-a-long!

    11th Annual Graffiti Car Show: Modesto Area Street Rod Association, McHenry Village, Modesto. Free, June 5, 9am3pm. ModestoASRA.com

    Mid-Valley Chevy Club's Park & Shines: FREE! June 6 @ American Chevy 5pm; June 7 @ Vintage Faire 5pm; June 8 @ Downtown Modesto 5pm; June 9 @ Cool Hand Lukes in Riverbank 5pm. MidValleyChevy.com

    American Graffiti Car Show & Festival (Modesto): MAIN EVENT!! Presented by North Modesto Kiwanis; June 10-12. Classic car parade is Friday, June 10th at 7pm in downtown Modesto. The two-day festival will be held at Modesto's Muni Golf Course, June 11-12. $10 for adults, under 12 are free. Tickets sold only at the gate! AmericanGraffitiFestival.com.

    23rd Annual Back To Graffiti Car Show: The Fruityard in Modesto, June 17-18, BBQ and live music, free to spectators. 605-9157

    Graffiti Summer Bop & Greaser's Ball: 10th Street Plaza, downtown Modesto. June 18; block party and hotrod dance affair! Live bands, dancing, classic cars and arts & crafts. Presented by the Peer Recovery Arts Project. 209-985-0467.

    9th Annual Rod and Custom Car Show: June 26, Elks Lodge 645 Charity Way, Modesto. Free. 529-0366

    Merced County Fair: June 18-12. 125th Anniversary; Live music includes Lonestar and Tower of Power. MercedCountyFair.com

    San Joaquin County Fair (Stockton): June 15-19; County Fairgrounds in Stockton. SanJoaquinFairgrounds.com

    Alameda County Fair: June 15-July 4. AlamedaCountyFair.com

    Woodies On the Wharf (Santa Cruz): June 23-26; Santa Cruz Wharf. SantaCruzWoddies.com

    Mother Lode Fair (Angels Camp): July 8-10; MotherLodeFair.org

    California State Fair (Sacramento): July 8-24; Cal Expo; Live Music: Salt-N-Pepa, Plain White T's, Chaka Khan, Tower of Power, Parmalee, Dwight Yokum, Styx, Pointer Sisters, Loverboy. CaStateFair.org

    * Stanislaus County Fair (Turlock): July 8-17; Music: Chaka Khan, Dwight Yokum, Parmalee. StanCoFair.com

    Twain Harte Summer Arts & Wine Festival: 7/23-7/24; a live street faire with live music, arts & crafts, graphic artists, jewelry makers, food & drink, in downtown Twin Harte. 10-5 both days; free admission! FireOnTheMountain.com

    Gilroy Garlic Festival: July 29-31; Everything GARLIC; live music, arts & crafts, rides and games. GilroyGarlicFestival.com

    Smoke On the River (Ceres): Bands, Brews & BBQ's, Saturay, August 27; 11-5:30p; River Oak Golf Course, presented by the Ceres Chamber of Commerce. $10 adults, $7 seniors, $5 kids 5-12. Music: The California Outlaws, Patti Castillo-Davis Band, and Big Earl & The Cryin' Shame. BBQ tasting; professional judges, craft beers and much more! CeresSmokeOnTheRiver.com

    Lodi Grape Festival: Sept 15-18. GrapeFestival.com

    Brews By the Bay (SF): Sept 19-21; all 8 SF-area breweries will be pouring more than 60 beers, live music, food trucks, vendors and more. SFBrewersGuild.org

    Monterey County Fair: Aug 31-Sept 5. MontereyCountyFair.com

    * 42nd Annual Sonora Christmas Craft Fair & Music Festival: Nov 25-27; Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora, a holiday crafts fair like no other Thanksgiving weekend. Over 150 arts & crafts vendors, cooking demos, food, fun and SANTA! $7 adults; $3 for seniors and students; $2 for kids 6 and under. Parking fee $5, save $1 on Sunday with a canned food donation. FireOnTheMountain.com



    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



    Stockton/Lodi: StocktonGolfCourses.com

    Modesto: Dryden Golf Course 209/577-5359; Creekside CreeksideGolfClub.com; Del Rio DelRioCountryClub.com; Modesto Municipal ModestoMuni.com; St. Stan Golf Course 209/538-2828

    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.



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