RIP — Kenny Rogers Wasn’t Black, But He Was A Darned Good Guy Just The Same

Kenny Rogers died March 20 of natural causes. In 2015, this writer got to experience him first hand and tell him what his music had meant to him.

EXCLUSIVE! Ray Charles Tribute Show — A Chat With Emmy Winner Clint Holmes

A new Ray Charles tribute showing is playing to sold-out venues across the country. One of its stars, Emmy winner Clint Holmes, took time out to talk about the tour and Charles’ influence on him.

Hit Master David Foster Hits The Road, Preps To Launch 2020 Tour In Modesto

The multi-talented David Foster has been the force behind scores of hit records dating back to the late 1970s. The songwriter / arranger / producer has presided over the recording of some of history’s most phenomenal vocal performances, including Jennifer Holiday’s “And I Am Telling You.” Barbra Streisand’s “Somewhere,” Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love […]

John Tesh’s Acoustic Christmas – A Review

John Tesh’s Acoustic Christmas show, which played the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto last night, is far greater than the sum its disparate parts. The production is a bit confounding — much like the artist himself. On paper, the show should never have worked. Tesh performed only a handful of holiday songs during […]