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Top Choice Live Music in Bakersfield

Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace

For fans of the city’s plucky musical heritage, this is the first stop – hard to miss thanks to the huge neon homage to Buck’s famous red, white and blue guitar. Part music museum (gift shop open from 11am), honky-t…
Live Music in Bakersfield

Trout’s & the Blackboard Stage

The legendary Trout’s, north of town, is the only remaining honky-tonk in these parts, hobbling along after half a century as a testament to hell-raisin’ days past. This ain't no disco – the only thing glistening is…
Performing Arts in Modesto

Gallo Center for the Arts

This huge, state-of-the-art performing arts complex in downtown Modesto brings great musical, dance, and theater acts to town.
Cinema in Visalia

Visalia Fox Theatre

A 1930s ‘talkie’ movie palace, the Fox has a stunning East Indian temple-themed interior and occasionally hosts film screenings, live music concerts, stand-up comedy and special events.
Performing Arts in Fresno

Tower Theatre for the Performing Arts

In the center of Fresno’s hippest neighborhood, it’s hard to miss the neon deco palace that opens its stage to touring rock and jazz acts and seasonal cultural events.
Theater in Modesto

State Theatre

This historic theater has stood here since 1934 and continues to put on films and live music.
Concert Venue in Bakersfield

Fox Theater

This gorgeous Gilded Age theater hosts artists of today – from Merle Haggard to the Pixies.