In Brief: Events in the Modesto region

April 29, 2013 

Malo headlines festival

The Hot Latin Nights Music Festival returns on May 4 to help kick off Cinco de Mayo, headlined by Latin music powerhouse group Malo.

Central Valley Music Group brings the concert and car show to the Promenade shopping center, 934 Perimeter Drive, Manteca.

Malo, best known for the hit "Suavecito," will be joined by MC Mellow Man Ace and local groups Latin Essence, Valley Rhythm Section, Element Band, the Cartel Band and a variety of DJs.

The cross-cultural event is expected to attract as many as 5,000 people from across the Central Valley. Gates open at 4 p.m., with music from 4:30 p.m. to midnight. General admission is $20, $35 for a VIP package that includes a meet and greet, afterparty and two drink tickets. For more, call (877) 237-8013.

House of Floyd concert

The Pink Floyd Concert Experience with House of Floyd returns to the State Theatre on Saturday. The Pink Floyd tribute show features a live musical performance, along with a laser light show.

House of Floyd re-creates a Pink Floyd concert, highlighting the classic rock band's biggest hits, including "Dark Side of the Moon," "The Wall" and "Wish You Were Here."

Doors open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. show. Tickets are $38 adults, $36 seniors and $20 for children.

The State Theatre is at 1307 J St., Modesto. Call(209) 527-4697 or see

Comedy benefit show

A comedy benefit featuring Alfred Robles, Nick Guerra, Monique Flores, Big Al Gonzales and Dane Madden will be held Saturday at the St. Clair Theatre in Modesto.

The two-show event is a benefit for Christina "Tita" Robinson, who is battling bone cancer. Tickets are $15. Shows are at 7 and 9:30 p.m. The St. Clair Theatre is at417 Seventh St., Modesto. For more information, see

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