By MICHAEL CHATFIELD | PUBLISHED: March, 2019
Among Monterey Peninsula musicians, there is an elite group of players for whom only first names are necessary. For instance, when musicians are discussing guitarists, they need only say "Mike," and everyone knows they're talking about Mike Lent. A Pacific Grove native, Lent has been a professional musician since the age of 15.
By BETH PEERLESS | PUBLISHED: March 28, 2016
It takes a village. Sound familiar? It’s become a catch phrase for a community coming together to support an individual. For longtime local musician Linda Arceo, the concept applies to her reemergence as a solo artist. She had taken a public hiatus from music after her band, Trusting Lucy, reached its end and everyone went their own way.
By Alexandra Videmsky | PUBLISHED: Jul 2, 2015
More than 20 years since she taught herself how to play the guitar without sheet music, Monterey-based singer-songwriter Linda Arceo is giving back to charities close to her heart, like women’s shelters and Girls Inc. June 25, she played a benefit concert for Arms of Angels grief counseling center.