AT Audie's Olympic, Fresno's own Sunburns will be playing stuff off thier forthcoming double LP (to be released Fall 2012). Very good and underratted, excited to hear their new stuff. Also playing is Fools Gold. They hail from Los Angeles and are one of those 12-15 members bands; makes for a lot going on live. Fools Gold have just finished touring with Red Hot Chili Peppers in Europe and are darlings of NPR Music. Watch them here.
AT The CYC, Religious Appeal presents: Gaza (Salt Lake City, progressive), Eagle Twin (SLC, progressive/sludge), Swamp Wolf (Flagstaff, AZ) and Fresno's Cabin Fire. [$7, 7pm, All Ages]
FULTON 55: A welcome return for Lukas Nelson & the Promise of The Real. Yes, Lukas is Willie's son. No he doesn't play his dad's stuff. Yes he's good. Don't pull a Fresno "2-Show". Get some tickets. Poor Man's Poison opens up.
THE CYC: Ohio rumbles into Chinatown with Vice and Ages. Plus Flex (Yorba Linda), Hang Your Head (Tehachapi), Failed Creation (Fresno) and more good stuff:
FRESNO BREWING COMPANY: Enjoy the intensely entertaining soloness of Fatty Cakes. Plus the uke Arkansas In Fresnoness of Restaurnaut. And also Cubic Ton – a banjo and some singing is involved. [Free, 8:30, All Ages]
>>At FULTON 55: Presented by Love The Captive, Portland punk pop band Adventure Galley with Portland rock band She Said. Plus strong local support from the Christine Graham led project, Amoret.
>>At THE CYC: Tour stop for Philadelphia indie punk band Glocca Morra and Phily alt-rock band Kite Perry. Local support from Fast Car, Mane Horse and My Hat Is Awesome! Details:
>>At STARLINE: Ray Moore's "Rhythm & Rhyme" this week, is featuring Eva Scow's soul and funk band The Experience – with Ray Moore (Drums & Vocals), Mike Taylor (Guitar) and Pat Olvera (Bass). Plus, a DJ led after-party! [$10, 9pm, 21+]
>>At OROSI: If you feel like venturing outside the city limits, do yourself some good by checking out Werebear, Mariachi Sol de Oro and Kooleidoscope. Plus a lot more Spanspek inspired things:
Venture down to Chinatown tonight and you'll find a badass International group of bands playing. Single Mothers (post punk from London, ON), Potato Pirates (punk from Denver), Iwanaga (Fresno ska/punk), Striking Justice (hardcore from Holland – yes, THAT Holland) and For The Record (Visalia ska-punk). [$4, 5:00, All Ages]
Really interesting bands. We've been blasting Single Mother's EPs all day:
Tonight at The CYC, Religious Appeal presents: Seahaven (Run For Cover Records), Lo There Do I See My Brother (from Washington). Plus local flavor from Sci-Fi Caper, Fast Car and Dependence. [$7, 7:30, 21+]
Tonight, Fresno's Cabin Fire is having a CD Release Party at The CYC for their new EP "Humid City". Maybe it's not the most accessible music there is but that's all relative. We think it's as accessible as hell. In fact, we can access the fuck out of it:
Also playing at The CYC tonight (besides Fresno's Grow), are a couple out-of-town bands making stops: Mahria (Edmonton, AB) and Leer (SJ):
Check you out some Mahria: