Our last Fresno Urban Sound Experience 'post takeover' is the biggest. A special Bandgeek with all the info you need to enjoy the festival this weekend with links to the venues and band websites.
Come out early and stay late. It's a total geek-out for fans of live and local music. It's FUSE FEST!!:
IRON BIRD LOFTS (All Ages)
7:30 So Long Williamsburg
8:30 Blake Jones & the Trike Shop
9:30 Boxcar Figaro
FULTON 55 (Main Stage) 21+
7:00 Alana Shap Hill
9:00 Light Thieves
FULTON 55 (Coffeehouse Stage – upstairs) 21+
7:30 Karen Marguth
8:30 Siren Singing
9:30 Kat Jones
10:30 Fatty Cakes
THE LAMPOST (21+)
10:30 Your Hero Is A Villain
CMAC (Inside Old Fresno Met building) “Studio Stage” (All Ages)
4:30 Gayle and The Bowties
5:30 Danielle Rondero
6:30 College Kids
7:30 Art By Numbers
9:30 American Sanchez
CMAC “Outdoor Stage” (All Ages)
5:00 I Do Not Exist
6:00 Before Perils
7:00 Distrito Torre
9:00 [surprise band]
FISHBOWL – Warnors Theatre Marque (ALL AGES)
6:30 Aesop Fables
7:30 Strawberry Jam
9:30 It’ll Grow Back
FRANK’S PLACE (21+)
7:00 The Dirty Stomp
8:00 Back In The Valley
10:00 Patrick Contreras
FRESNO BREWING COMPANY (All Ages)
7:30 The Overdubs
8:30 Brother Luke & the Comrades
9:30 Achievement House
TOKYO GARDEN (21+)
10:00 Niilo Smeds
12:00 General Populus
1:00 Ornery Ones
Festival Pass is $20 (gets you into every venue and stage for both days).
Day Pass is $15 (gets you into every venue and stage for one day).
Venue Pass is $5 to $10 (Fulton 55), depending on venue. Good for one venue.
Tickets will be available at the Fulton 55 box office starting now. BRING CASH! They will also be available at most venues throughout the festival…did we mention to BRING CASH! You want to have some cash for band merch too!
There is free street parking throughout the Cultural Arts District (or
Mural Town!! if you prefer) and at city lots around the Fulton Mall.
(Parking meter spots are free on weekends and evenings)
The official Twitter hashtag being used is #fusefest
Check the Facebook event page and invite some folks! There's a lot of samples from FUSE Fest artists poping up there too.
Eating at FUSE Fest is recommended at Iron Bird Cafe, Tokyo Garden and Fresno Brewing Company. Dusty Buns will be on the Fulton Mall (in front of Fresno Brewing Company) on Saturday night.
On Friday: Fulton 55 and The Lamp Post. On Saturday: Frank's Place, Fresno Brewing Company and Tokyo Garden. Iron Bird Cafe both nights for excellent coffee and tea.
GET THERE EARLY! The set times aren't like normal set times that are "suggested". It STARTS at 7pm on Friday and 4:30 on Saturday (Music Gods willing).
The Central California's biggest LOCAL music festival. Come out and kick ass with everyone.