music

Porch song

Wallace Baine is a staff writer for New SV Media with extensive experience covering community arts in the region.
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Before television, before radio, before the hundreds of beguiling distractions that have blessed (and cursed) the American family, there was the front porch. This modest architectural feature of the typical [...]

Songs of yesteryear

Cheryl Huguenor is the program director at Live Oak Adult Day Services in Gilroy. For more information visit liveoakadultdaycare.org.
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MUSICAL MEMORIES In pre-television days, families would gather around the radio to hear the latest songs. I once heard a comedian commenting that today’s youngsters will someday be older people [...]

Radio Fry America

Hear Brad Stone’s regular jazz program “The Creative Source” (produced here in Gilroy), featuring new jazz releases, every week on the UK’s Soulandjazz.com. The program streams on demand.
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Mention that you live in Gilroy to an out-of-towner, and invariably one gets the comeback “isn’t that where the Garlic Festival is?” You’ve surely had this experience. But as the [...]

Jazz in Spain

Hear Brad Stone’s regular jazz program “The Creative Source” (produced here in Gilroy), featuring new jazz releases, every week on the UK’s Soulandjazz.com. The program streams on demand.
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By Brad Stone We’re blessed to live in an area of wonderful festivals. Beyond our famous Garlic Festival, music buffs might look no further than the recently held San Jose [...]

Musical Pairing

Bev Stenehjem is a wine columnist for South Valley Magazine and is the author of the Wineries of Santa Clara Valley, Arcadia Publishing. Bev also promotes the Wineries of Santa Clara Valley association on Facebook and Twitter. Reach her at [email protected]
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Wine and music make a beautiful pairing! Here are the free (with wine purchase) concert series throughout the summer: Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30pm: Guglielmo Winery presents its Vines and Vibes concert series [...]