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Billy Joel Goes Track by Track with Beatles Albums on SiriusXM

NEW YORK SiriusXM announced today that Billy Joel will host various guest DJ sessions on SiriusXM's The Beatles Channel that will feature Joel commenting on songs from every one of The Beatles' original U.S. studio albums.

While sitting at the piano playing snippets of classic Beatles songs, Joel will reflect on every American Beatles LP. The guest DJ sessions will be scheduled in chronological order, starting with 1964's Meet The Beatles. On the first installment, Billy will share his memories of first discovering The Beatles and play cuts from their first two U.S. Capitol released albums.


Fresno Food Expo Features 28 Innovative New Products as Part of Awards Program

FRESNO - The 2017 Fresno Food Expo is excited to debut 28 innovative new products, varietals and packaging concepts that were entered into the New Product Awards from 26 different Central California businesses. Now in its fifth year, the New Product Awards, presented by Baker Peterson Franklin CPA, LLP, have become a strategic opportunity for participating businesses to launch new products in front of buyers, securing product placement in stores, restaurants and foodservice distribution channels, plus get immediate test consumer marketplace feedback.

To date more than 160 new products have been entered into the Fresno Food Expo New Product Awards. This year’s products range from cold brew coffee milk and handcrafted vodka to sour strawberry-flavored golden raisins and almond butter.

Hana Gin & Kenny G Partner on Great Sax and Smooth Gin

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Hana Gin, the award-winning artisan spirit handcrafted by a master distiller on San Francisco’s Treasure Island, and Kenny G, the legendary, world-renowned saxophonist have joined forced and announced a partnership which will make Kenny G a co-owner of the Hana Gin brand.

“We are so pleased to collaborate with Kenny G for Hana Gin – the partnership and concept was such a natural fit,” said Nicholas Chen, VP Marketing & Sales and Chief of Staff of Hana Gin. “We look forward to building on our partnership by introducing our special Kenny G cocktail series to the legendary national and international jazz venues on Kenny’s current tour.”

Madera Fair Free Concert Line Up

MADERA - Madera Fair is “Your Fair since 1937!”  For 80 years now, Madera Fair remains to be a county hub for agricultural display and education in addition to providing fun, family entertainment to cap the summer.  This year, the fun family entertainment will not be in short supply as Madera Fair announces for the first time, an ALL FREE festival concert venue!  With paid gate admission guests can enjoy the entertainment at Madera Fair’s Table Mountain Concert Series presented by Tecate Light all four nights of the Fair.

Thursday, September 7th, the concert series kicks-off with Gary Allan delivering his signature blend of smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics and a raucous live performance at 7:30 pm.  The concert “Celebration” continues Friday, September 8th at 8:00 pm with the bulletproof funk and jazzy arrangements of Kool and the Gang, who’ve performed continuously for the past 43 years.  

KC and the Sunshine Band Coming to Madera County

MIAMI, Fla. – For over 40 years, KC and the Sunshine Band have been bringing people together on the dance floor. Today is no different, with the release of their latest single “Movin’ Your Body.” Written by founder Harry Wayne Casey (KC), the track has already impacted the Billboard Dance Chart at No. 46 and is his fourth consecutive Billboard Dance charting single.

The infectious song is exactly what the doctor ordered from KC and the Sunshine Band. The deluxe remix collection available everywhere June 9th features hot versions served up by a who's-who of dancefloor deliverers, including the legendary Tony Moran and Brian Cua, Ralphi Rosario, Eric Kupper, Bob Rosa, LA Rush, Vauxhill, Joe Gillan, Serbiscan and Mark Hagan.

2017 Madera District Fair Exhibitor’s Handbook is Now Available!

MADERA - Madera District Fair has been “Your Fair since 1937!” This year the fair celebrates its deep history in the community and the time honored tradition of exhibiting at the Madera District Fair.

Once again, all ages and skills are invited to make their mark on Fair history by entering one or more of the unique competitions! Everything from crafts and cows, to flowers and food; there is something for everyone. 

New Recording Studio and Plain White T’s Concert at Madera South High

MADERA - High School Nation, the country’s largest secondary school touring music festival, will be coming this year with two goals in mind: donating funds to the school’s music and arts program and providing an entertaining and engaging festival for local students.

Madera South High School will be hosting High School Nation on Thursday, May 11th with a question and answer forum with a few hundred MSHS students and hold a concert from 1pm-3pm at the MSHS practice track.


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