Into the Music

Getting to know the music There are those that like music, those that love music, and then there are those who live through every note, transforming page scores into resonating works of art. University of the Pacific Graduate Assistant Scott Downs revels in the task, […]

Sounds of Summer

Summer seems to be an integral part of Californians’ DNA, so much so that everything moves outdoors for the season. Lunch transforms into a picnic, exercise is taken outside, and the sky is the limit for summer concerts. From hometown hits to record winning bands, […]

Music to Your Ears

Come one, come all, to the family-friendly Stockton Summer Jazz Series. Hosted at McLeod Park, this event—produced by SMA Entertainment LLC—is heating up. Started in 2015 as a whole-family show, the jazz series brings live music to Stockton and works with local community non-profits and […]

Kindling the Flames of Community Radio

By Copper Williams With the press of a button we have access to a host of news broadcasts, music, and information during our early morning commute. It’s a time when we can listen in on the world around us. But what about locally? Sure, we […]

Parents Magazine

Fairs & Fests

When the seasons change in the Central Valley so does the venue, but with San Joaquin Magazine’s assistance you’ll never be left out of the loop! Keep our handy go-to guide close throughout the year and never miss out on a single annual event! SUMMER […]

Theaters & Venues

There are many musical avenues to venture down in our Central Valley. Stop in at any of the below for high-quality shows and entertainers. Stockton Arena The crown jewel of the waterfront, the Stockton Arena provides its residents and those visiting the area with a […]