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Coverage of music in in the Stockton, California area.

Congressman McNerney introduces resolution honoring Brubeck

Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) introduced a resolution honoring the life of David “Dave” Warren Brubeck for his musical contributions to America. Brubeck attended College of the Pacific in Stockton, now University of the Pacific.  After college he served in the U.S. Army, where he started a band and continued his musical career composing iconic [...]

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Tickets for Dev’s SF show on sale Friday

Devin Tailes, the dance-pop singer from Manteca, brings her Electronic Vault tour to San Francisco on June 30. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Tailes, 22, is touring to support “The Night the Sun Came Up,” her debut CD that was released on March 27. The Sierra High school graduate — her stage [...]

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Stockton Arena announces two more shows

Two more concerts have been scheduled for Stockton Arena: Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Doobie Brothers, a pair of classic-rock bands who’ve been playing since the 1960s, share a show on Oct. 5. Joan Sebastian and Pepe Aguilar, platinum-selling Latin pop singers, team up for “Una Historia Musical Dejandro Huella” on June 30. Carmen Jara joins [...]

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UOP to stage ballet folklorico concert

Pacific’s first ballet folklorico concert will feature the university’s folklorico dance group Los Danzantes de Pacific and the Stockton-based Ballet Folklórico de Frank Zapata. The groups will perform traditional dances from several states in Mexico. The concert, “Las Voces de Nuestros Antepasados (The Voices of Our Ancestors) is at 7 p.m. Saturday in Faye Spanos Concert [...]

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Jay-Z/Kanye tour dates modified

Additional shows are being added to Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Watch the Throne Tour. As a result, the tour schedule has been modified. The closes show to our area will be at HP Pavilion in San Jose on Dec. 10. The public on sale date remains Aug. 8, with tickets available at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.

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“Glee! Live” sets Arco Arena date

“Glee Live! In Concert!,” starring 13 members of the television show’s cast, will return to North American concert stages this spring. A performance is set for 7:30 p.m. May 22 at the ARCO Arena in Sacramento. Tickets go on sale to general public at noon Saturday. Tickets are $92.50 and $52.50, plus applicable charges. Tickets [...]

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Prince sets Oakland tour dates

Prince has announced upcoming tour dates that include two shows in Oakland. The Welcome 2 America tour will be at the Oracle Arena on Feb. 21 and 23. Show time for both events is 8 p.m. Tickets for the Oakland shows go on sale this Friday at noon PST at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. Tickets are [...]

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Los Tigres del Norte coming to Stockton

Los Tigres del Norte, one of the country’s most successful Norteño bands, are scheduled to perform Sunday at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. The five-man group, based in San Jose, will be introducing its latest album, “El Rugido.” The 4 p.m. show includes performances by Los Caminantes, originally from Guanajuato, Mexico; Houston’s Fito Olivares, born [...]

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Downtown sound

Head downtown to check out great local talent this weekend. On Friday night, the annual Apollo Night talent show hits the Hope at 6 p.m. Then on Saturday, go back for more when Sugar Water Purple, Abbey James, Braata and Fat City Jokers get together at the Empire Theatre at 6:30 p.m. And Sunday, the [...]

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Haywired at O’Ryleighs

I’m not a big midweek partier, but I’m definitely OK with a listening session of Americana music (folk, bluegrass) after a long day at work. Haywired, a Stockton band, will play O’Ryleigh’s Tavern in Stockton at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Unwind to something other than the television.

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