The Dragonfly Art For Life

1210 J St., Modesto

Showcases start at 7:30
$10 for music only

$15  for music + rock painting

$35  for music + canvas painting

And at assorted listening-room spaces

around downtown Modesto:

“It’s like I never heard music before.”

“I didn’t know music could be like that.”

"Arguably one of the best concerts I've ever seen."

"Sometimes you come out of an event knowing that you will never experience anything even remotely similar."


Modesto Unplugged cultivates an intimate listening concert environment, bringing the freshest voices in acoustic music together with the most attentive and appreciative audiences. Quality original songwriting, unique styles and instrumentation from around the globe, and an up-close and interactive listening experience combine to create musical magic hard to find in the Central Valley.


Currently presenting music at:

Friday December 9


An acoustic indie-folk duo featuring Jordan and Jen Waters of local post-punk band Horizon Point.

Our listening concerts are cash-only at the door unless otherwise noted, but seat reservations can be made at or by calling 209-543-5306. Kids 12 and younger get in free. Doors open thirty minutes prior to showtime.

Sunday December 4

Prospect Theatre, 1214 K St.

2:00 PM

$30 general / $20 student




Our annual revue with OPERA MODESTO returns, with another program featuring student and veteran vocalists performing in a plethora of languages. This concert collaboration is one of our most popular events each year!

Wednesday January 4

The Jewel, 1307 J St.

Doors 7:00, music 7:30

$25 at the door


Nakarat is a San Francisco-based duo featuring Duygu Gun on guitars and vocals and Jonathan Kipp on accordion. Their music is a vibrant, emotional melange of folk songs in Turkish, Ladino, Greek, Griko, and Italian. A Mediterranean breeze with spicy nomadic tunes from the region.

Friday February 3




A folk-roots duo spinning stories into songs and songs into stories. Two Crows For Comfort hail from central Canada and are the 2-time winners of Roots Artist of the Year at the Manitoba Country Music Awards; and have opened shows for Ani DiFranco, Pokey LaFarge, Bruce Cockburn and other greats.