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My Christmas Playlist

Every year for the past seven years or so, I have created a Christmas playlist because for me, one of the better parts about the season is the music. This year my playlist is all over the place in terms ...

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Music Monday: Ryan Beatty

At just 21 years old, Los Angeles-based pop artist Ryan Beatty continues to showcase his growth as an individual and a musician with every step he takes in his career. Hailing from Clovis, Beatty started his career in 2009 when ...

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Music, faith and charity brings Fresno together at Winter Jam

The Save Mart Center was filled with families from across the Central Valley Saturday night for the annual Winter Jam Tour as it made its stop in Fresno. Winter Jam, which has been around for decades, is a cross-country tour ...

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Music Monday: The Summer Set is still going strong

The Summer Set, a pop-rock band from Phoenix, Az., has been recording for almost a decade and with every release continues to prove why it has lasted so long. Formed in 2007, The Summer Set is made up of singer ...

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Music Monday: Hippo Campus locks into memories

Indie rock band Hippo Campus is one of music’s best-kept secrets, and it’s time to finally share that secret with the world. Hippo Campus formed in 2013 and consists of guitarist and vocalist Jake Luppen, guitarist Nathan Stocker, bassist Zach ...

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Music Monday: Beach Weather

Alternative-pop band Beach Weather came onto the music scene late last year with its debut EP, “What A Drag” and has been making waves ever since. EP stands for extended play, which is a sample of music that features a ...

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Blink-182 rocks the Save Mart Center

Blink-182, All American Rejects and A Day To Remember? The 2000s called, and it wants its music back. But, too bad, because Fresno took it for the night and isn’t giving it back. The three bands made a stop in ...

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Jazz Composer’s Orchestra brings staff and students together

More than 100 people attended the Jazz Composer’s Orchestra on Monday night in the Wahlberg Recital Hall at Fresno State. The Fresno State and Fresno City College departments have hosted the Jazz Composer’s Orchestra for more than ten years. The ...

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August Burns Red rock Strummer’s

Metalcore band August Burns Red’s most recent album “Found in Far Away Places” came out in 2015 and on Sept. 28, 2016, the band played at Strummer’s for the sold-out “Legends of the Fall Tour” stop in Fresno. The show’s ...

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Maná and their Latino Power Tour brings more than just music

The mexican rock band, Maná, besides beginning the night with one of their most popular songs Manda Una Señal from their album Amar es Combatir, contributed surprising and informational content. Their presentation demonstrated the geographical area of Mexico and The ...

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One-on-One with Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood

JW: Born in Tulsa. Tulsa is coming to play Fresno State football tomorrow. Any thoughts or feelings on that game? GB: Oh no, really? No man, we love the Hurricane ball at home. Those guys are good guys. Good organization. ...

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Blame it all on his roots

Fans who attended the opening show of the Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood at the Save Mart Center on Friday night were not disappointed. Brooks said it was the best opening show he had ever been a part ...

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Open mic night unites Fresno artists

On Monday Inside the small ballroom at the back of Mia Cuppa Caffe’ located in the Tower District, local talent enlisted in the Open Mic Nite for the opportunity to perform in a lineup with other artists. Community members were ...

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Gwen Stefani shook up the Save Mart Center Saturday night

Gwen Stefani blew away the audience at the Save Mart Center Saturday night on her “This Is What The Truth Feels Like” tour. When she came on the stage, followed by four dancers and the full band, the crowd went ...

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Local artist spotlight: Days Under Authority

At one point, we were all in high school. We went to the prom. We went to football games. We even went to the school library once in a while. But, did you record an album in high school? Odds ...

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Frank Ocean’s yearlong awaited album finally drops

Rapper Frank Ocean’s long-awaited album “Blond” was released this weekend alongside a surprise visual album “Endless”, exclusively to Apple Music. His latest album, “Channel Orange,” came out in 2012, making this a four-year break for Ocean. “Blond’s” release was a ...

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Former Beatle Paul McCartney rocks Save Mart Center

Sir Paul McCartney has still got it, and he brought ‘it’ and more with him when he played at Fresno’s Save Mart Center on Wednesday as the first stop on his “One on One” tour. The 73-year-old musician kept the ...

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Student voices of the Valley

More than 60 choirs from the Central Valley came together to participate and perform in this year’s three-day Fresno State Invitational Choral Festival held at the music hall. “This festival had been going on for years when I came in ...

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