Lytle, Sea of Bees cross-record for new CD
Former Modestan Jason Lytle, founder of the critically acclaimed rock band Grandaddy, and Sea of Bees have covered each other's songs for a limited 7-inch record by Modesto's Off the Air Records and Davis' Crossbill Records.
Lytle covered Sea of Bees' "Won't Be Long," and Sea of Bees covered Lytle's "Get Up and Go." The record comes out Nov. 23. For more, go online to www.offtheair.net.
Legends of Latin Rock
Central Valley Music Group and Latin Rock Inc. present the Legends of Latin Rock concert Oct. 19 at the Fat Cat Music House & Lounge. The show begins at 8 p.m. Performers are Sapo featuring Richard Bean, Latin Essence and El Marauder, 2010 Fat Cat battle of the bands champion. Tickets are $10. The Fat Cat is at 930 11th St., Modesto. (209) 524-1400 or www.fatcatmodesto.com.
Moon Trent update
Denair artist Moon Trent's fourth CD, "Silver Giraffes," is No. 18 on OutVoice, which bills itself as the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender CD ranking chart. Trent also is nominated for best alt-indie artist in this year's Modesto Area Music Awards. Visit www.facebook.com/moontrent.
Kentucky indie-rock artist Matt Bauer will perform Oct. 18 at Deva Café in Modesto as part of the Thursday Night Ramble series. The show runs from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. and also features performances by Nick Shattell and Muir. Deva is at 1202 J St.; (209) 450-4141.
Walking Dead Sonora
The second annual Walking Dead Sonora zombie walk and food drive is Saturday. The event runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Washington Street and at Courthouse Park. There will be games, music, food, a zombie photo booth and costume contest. A free zombie makeup booth runs from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. (donations accepted). Zombies are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items for the Amador-Tuolumne County Action Agency of Jamestown and the Humane Society of Tuolumne County. Call(209) 536-6316 or visit www.sonorazombiewalk.com.