BANDGEEK!: Record Store Day and Another Action Packed Weekend Of Fresno Music

National Record Store Day is Saturday so you know you'll have to hit up Spinners and maybe even Rasputin's this weekend. Also don't forget to hit up some of these shows:

FRIDAY

FULTON 55: New York City's OUTERNATIONAL, whose latest album features collaborations with Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers & Chickenfoot) and nine-time Latin Grammy winning-band, Calle 1. Also playing is Firecat (Fresno) and Chencha Berrinches from Los Angeles.

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KUPPAJOE'S: They feel like a Fresno band because they're here all the time, Pitcture Atlantic. It's cool, visit as often as you like, guys, San Jose sucks anyways, right?! Playing with them tonight is Sahab, Golden Youth (Sac) and The Thomas Confession:

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TOWER THEATRE: Fresno welcomes THE Ozomalti, plus our own 40 Watt Hype. Also there is the After Party at the Tower Lounge with DJs from the Soulflower Group, only $5 with show ticket Рproceeds go to support Arte Am̩ricas. Tickets. [$20-$30, 8pm, All Ages]

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AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: Who cares that it's 420, any day is a good excuse to have Trey Tosh playing Audie's:

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THAI PALMS: Organically homegrown Lezayr, Whatever The Matter and Mercy Fists:

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BABYLON: Irie Sun and more celebrate the "holiday" with ya:

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STARLINE: Fresno's Journey tribute band, Midnight Run, with opening band Who Cares. [$10, 8:30, 21+]

SATURDAY

SPINNERS RECORDS: Like we said, it's national Record Store Day and Spinners is celebrating with deals and live music from folks like Session and Restaurnaut. [Free, 11-2, All Ages]

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AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: We are under the impression that San Francisco Flamenco/Reggae/Ska band LoCura is coming back to town. [$7, 9pm, 21+]

FULTON 55: Three years of podcasting, that's what the Dirty Dowdy Podcast has under its audio belt (podcasting fucking rules, in case you don't know). DD is celebrating with a bunch of local rock and special stuff. Bands featured are HateFX, Spacehooker, Palm Kids, Tommy Marquez, Grooveyard, Six Day Truce:

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O'SULLIVAN'S: Get Dirty Dirties in Sunnyside:

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STARLINE: Heads up, this one is in the afternoon!:

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THE CYC:

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LITTLE LEAF TEA: Local and mellowed out bands I Do Not Exist, Sci-Fi Caper, Strawberry Jam and Control Noodle. [Free, 7-9, All Ages]

SUNDAY

FULTON 55: Nice show to end the weekend, with Restaurnaut, I Do Not Exist, The Active Set (L.A.) and Passion Bucket.

Well that's what we managed to find. If you know of a band playing, a weekend event that's not on here, or you want to talk about what IS on here, please use the comment section of this post to its fullest!

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Future flier/show submissions, email: mike@thefresnan.com