BANDGEEK!: Burn Your Life Down, Western, Mongrel City, King Sugar, Palm Kids, Abbey Road and Furious

Saturday feels thin again. Not sure what that's about. There's still enough for us to get all Bandgeeeeek-y with though:

FRIDAY

THE CYC: A Pink Teeth DIY mini Fest with Young Turks (Portland), Sloths (Portland), Colony (New York), Burn Your Life Down (Seattle), Stress Relief (Redding), plus locals Grow, Gorilla Stomp, and Cabin Fire:

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AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: Fresno's Westerns and The Red Coats plus some surprises:

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KUPPAJOE'S: Seattle pop-rock from Dylan Jakobsen, plus Midnight Mirage, My Beautiful Surrender, & Mongrel City:

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ENGLEMANN CELLARS: Wine, vineyards and King Sugar:

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THAI PALMS: Nice lineup for Homegrown Fridays this week with Tommy Marquez, Palm Kids and Iwanaga:

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In Town Tonight: Fools Gold, Gaza, Eagle Twin, Swamp Wolf

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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]

 

BANDGEEK!: Rock Expos, Cabin Fires, Blue Crowns and Mud Mouths

All the live music info that's fit to post. Let's BANDGEEK!:

FRIDAY

KUPPAJOE'S: Los Angeles grindcore from Silent Planet, plus Visalia death metal from Catharsus, Madera metalcore from Variance, Fresno metalcore from Failed Creation and San Diego/Fresno indie rock from Hotel Books:

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AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: Rockabilly, Psychobilly, Punk, Rock and Ska will be represented with Gamblers Mark, Blue Crown and Roger Perry:

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FULTON 55: In memorium of Dan Tucker and a fundraiser to help the Tucker family with final expenses. Music provided by Levi Tucker, That Guy Kevin, Tyler James, and Blind Bison (John Tucker). [$10, 9pm, 21+]

THAI PALMS: Don't worry about a cover and enjoy JJ Brown, Your Hero Is A Villain (acoustic version) and Slow Motion Heartbreak:

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STARLINE: Big EP release party for local rock band Session. Joined by Running The Risk and Mercy Fist. [$8, 9pm, 21+]

THE NEXT BAR: Fresno rock from Palm Kids, 30 Ways Insane and Less Than Human. [$5, 9pm, 21+]

SATURDAY

BLACKBEARD'S: You get a chance to drink beer at Blackbeard's you take it man! The golf "courses" will never be the same we thinks after this. Lot's of stuff happening, most important is the music. Provided by the likes of locals Bully The Kid, Checkered Past, Homebrew, Dislodic, Rise Before The Fall and more. Big-un out of town acts like Katastro, Michale Graves (ex Misfits) and Pacific Dub:

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In Town Tonight: Lukas Nelson and his promises of The Real – whatever the hell that is

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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:

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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]

In Town Tonight: Adventure Galley, She Said, Glocca Morra, Kite Perry

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>>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:

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>>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:

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