Tag Archives: Around the 209

Concerts and nightlife around the 209, June 17

This morning I spent a few hours digging through various Web sites to update my interactive events calendar and compile some information for The Record’s quarterly Hot Dates feature. What I found was impressive: There are at least 50 parties, comedy shows or concerts set to be held in the 209 over the next 100 […]

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Calendar: Upcoming shows and parties, June 14

One of the biggest weeks for music and entertainment in the 209 kicks off Friday, when The Fabulous Thunderbirds and The Grouch play back-to-back shows at Fat Cat in Modesto. Aventura performs at Stockton Arena on Saturday. A few days later, on June 23, Authorities perform at the Plea for Peace Center in Stockton. The […]

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Concerts and nightlife around the 209, June 12-13

Saturday Promoter Middagh Goodwin is kicking off an impressive run of shows at the Plea for Peace Center in Stockton this weekend. The venue will host 23 shows over the next 30 days, including a show every day between today and June 23. Saturday’s eclectic all-Stockton bill includes old-time duo The Secret Hitchers, the bass-heavy […]

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Concerts and nightlife around the 209, June 10-11

Today I’m introducing a new format for concerts and nightlife around the 209 that will hopefully help me do a better job of getting you the latest local event news. Instead of writing one long post weekly, I’m planning to give you shorter posts every day from Wednesday through Friday. Each post will highlight parties and concerts happening in the 209 the following day.

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Concerts and nightlife around the 209, May 27-June 1, abbrev.

I’ve had to neglect this blog recently so I could focus on my day job, which unfortunately meant skipping last week’s Around the 209 post. It was one of the biggest weekends for entertainment and music in the area so far this year; events included the huge Groovefest party at Tiki Lounge, Benjamin Bratt’s appearance […]

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Concerts and nightlife around the 209, May 13-18

It’s been a great week for music and entertainment in the 209 so far. On Sunday, Pavement’s June 24 concert at the Bob Hope Theatre was announced; on Monday, Canibus rocked 856 in Stockton; on Tuesday, Iration brought a summer reggae-rock vibe to Fat Cat in Modesto; and on Wednesday Mike Vanek of 209Productions, one […]

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Colby O’Donis in Stockton and concerts and nightlife around the 209, May 6-12

Before we talk about this weekend’s concerts and events, I wanted to share a concert announcement the came yesterday from the Bob Hope Theatre’s Facebook page. On May 28 the theater will kick off the summer with a concert Colby O’Donis. The pop and R&B singer, now 21, is a former child star who was […]

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Cinco de Mayo parties around the 209

It’s understandable if you’re tempted to stay home tonight. Sure, it’s Cinco de Mayo, but it’s also Wednesday, and you may be not want to be at work tomorrow after spending a night drinking margaritas (or tequila, or Corona…) and partying at the club. Still, some bars and clubs in the area are doing their […]

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Video: Concerts and nightlife around the 209, April 29-May 2

I’ve seem some nifty videos hyping upcoming concerts or parties floating around the Internets lately. For this week’s edition of concerts and nightlife around the 209, I thought I’d bring some of those videos through this magical series of tubes and share them with you. Tonight: Lots of musicians – rappers, mostly – have made […]

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Concerts and nightlife around the 209, April 22-29

There are some good reasons to brave the crowds and check it out this year’s Asparagus Festival – see Saturday’s wrap-up below. But if festivals aren’t your thing, you don’t have to stay home this weekend. You can always have fun just hanging out in the bars downtown and watching the festival goers, or you […]

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