Musician and festival organizer, Cristobal, from animal-punk band Werebear and Spanspek Music & Arts Festival, visits Dorktown and helps the gang talk about stuff like:
- Dove season in Fresno.
- Is it okay for Dorktown to drink something other than Tioga Sequoia beer?
- The whats and whys of Spanspek.
- Growing up Orosi.
- What is wrong with Clovis?
- Mikey gets Dorktown involved with some podcast beef with Podawful and Ear Candy and it's awesome!
- MUSIC BREAK: Collecto.
- Werebear is also playing FUSE Fest 2012 dontcha know.
- Mikey almost dies for Becky.
- What the hell is a Werebear?
- MUSIC BREAK: Werebear.
- Fonzy Eyyys!
Please go out and have a nice craft beer from our friends at Tioga Sequoia!
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If you're a beer snob then you may have heard of a thing called a 'tap takeover'. It's when one brewing company takes over all the taps at a bar or restaurant for the whole night.
So we're taking that idea and bringing it to the blog world. This week on The Fresnan, all the posts will be Fresno Urban Sound Expierience related. In other nerdy words: FUSE Fest is doing a 'post takeover' here at The Fresnan.
First up, it's maybe the most important of all: the schedule is out for this weekend's FUSE Fest. You can check the site, or check it right now here:
Continue reading “FUSE Fest 2012 – Fresnan ‘Post Takeover’ + FUSE Schedule”
Hope you'll be in town September 6th-8th. It's going to be a fun weekend in Fresno. Fun because that's the weekend for the Fresno Urban Sound Experience. It's the 5th year for FUSE Fest and while it may be a bit bigger, the ideals are the same as year one: Showcase Fresno's diverse and talented music scene while featuring relevant venues in Downtown Fresno.
So. The big stuff. The reason there is a festival at all. Let's take a look at the lineup for Fresno Urban Sound Experience #5! Because FUSE Fest has no headliners, this is in no particular order:
That's a large helping of Fresno music. Lineup is supject to change (such is life). But it's looking damn special so far and we cant wait to see it all in Downtown Fresno, Friday and Saturday September 7th and 8th.
Make sure to start inviting all your friend's faces. Follow FUSE Fest on Twitter and check the website for the latest news.
Okay, so The Artourage is putting on a big rock festival Saturday at Blackbeards. Yes, Blackbeards! (How has someone not thought of this before?!). All kinds of festival-y stuff going on. Most notably to us are all the bands. Like, locals Bully The Kid, The Velusha, Homebrew, Dislodic, Rise Before The Fall and more. Big out of town acts too, such as Michale Graves (ex Misfits) and Pacific Dub.
Point is, it's going to be a crazy-ass time out there. The Artourage has been very generous with the ticket give-aways for Rock Expo. So generous they want a couple Fresnan Readers to go. So, to maybe win a pair of tickets, just email us something, you know whatever, to firstname.lastname@example.org and you'll be entered. We'll pick the winner using our Randomizer and email him or her Thursday night.
If you don't trust your luck, you can always buy some tickets here.
Nothing against the fine shows happening Friday night, but DAMN! foos, Saturday is going to be crazzetz. Enjoy the holiday weekend, Fresnans. Get out there and BANDGEEK!:
FULTON 55: Come out and support Creative Fresno's Mural Project, proceeds go to bring more murals to Fresno (aka MURALTOWN!) Love the mix of bands on this one (complete with set times): 8:00 Lisa’s Big Night Out, 8:45 Suicide Lounge, 9:30 Lezayr, 10:15 Blake Jones & the Trike Shop and 11:00 Motel Drive:
AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: Performing stuff off their newly released CD "Unashamed Portrial" is The Jay Smith Group (Jay Smith-keys/synth, Eva Scow-mandolin, Tyler Cravines-drums, Pat Olvera-bass). Plus The Experience with Eva Scow:
C.A.F.E. INFOSHOP: Reggae ska and punk represented with Iwanaga, Checkered Past and more:
THAI PALMS: Local talent, no cover, North Fresno… 2 out of 3 aint bad. Whatever The Matter, SixHandsMouth and Not Perfect Humans:
THE NEXT BAR: More Fresnan rock with Outside The Wire, Broken G String, Palm Kids and more:
Continue reading “BANDGEEK!: Saturday Is A Fresno Music Nerd’s Dream Day”
Fresno's 9th Swede Fest – maybe the most unique event out of Fresno – is next Thursday the 24th. And there is still time to get your entry in this year's festival. The deadline is Sunday before Midnight. As a added bonus, this time around you can see your Swede in an actual movie theater!