The Acoustic Rock Society is sponsoring a local music and art showcase three Saturdays in a row beginning Feb. 16 at Center Stage Conservatory's Lower Level Studio in downtown Modesto.
The show is for all ages and runs from 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is $5. The lineup:
Feb. 16 Dr. Blue and Bad Medicine, The World's Fair, Indian Runner, Brandon Sutton, Antonius Nickins and Daniel Stevens.
Feb. 23 The House of Orange, The Poor House Millionaires, LoveCore, Nathan Ignacio and The Ramblers
March 2 Joe Barretta, Jason Winnfree (Red Dog Ash), Keith Davis, Matt Walker, Black Eye Knoll, Dust Bowl Children.
The Lower Level Studio is at948 11th St. Call (209) 846-1079.
J-Boog, a reggae/ska artist, performs Sunday at the Fat Cat Music House & Lounge in Modesto. The show begins at 7 p.m.
Born and raised in Southern California, J-Boog, 27, relocated to Hawaii and hooked up with the Wash House label, which released his hit 2011 reggae ballad, "Let Me Know."
The Fat Cat is at 930 11th St. Tickets are $10; (209) 524-1400 or www.fatcatmodesto.com.