In Brief: Events in the Modesto region

In Brief: Events in the Modesto region

Thackery, known for his explosive blues guitar performances, co-founded blues-rock ensemble the Nighthawks in 1972, then began touring with Jimmy Thackery and the Assassins in the mid-1980s. Now performing as Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers, his latest album, "Feel the Heat," was released in 2011.

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