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:

Cyc

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

Westerns

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

Kuppa

ENGLEMANN CELLARS: Wine, vineyards and King Sugar:

King sugar

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

Newrock

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BANDGEEK!: Get All Your Bandness In Friday Because Saturday Is Sorta Shitay

Friday is crazy good. Saturday? Not so much. Decide for yourself, Fresno music lovers. It's BANDGEEEEEEK!:

FRIDAY

AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: It would seem that San Francisco's Ambassadors of Gypsy Rock, Diego's Umbrella, is trying to build a relationship with Fresno seeing as they come here often. Fine with us just as long as they don't want to date exclusivley. Also playing is The Low Rollers and local backing for this show by Passion Bucket and Brian Kenny Fresno:

Diego's umbrella

FULTON 55: Santa Cruz soul titans The Inciters. Plus Fresno ska band Pocket Money. Opening is Danielle Rondero (featuring Jay Rossette on guitar) performing a selection of acoustic Amy Winehouse songs:

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KUPPAJOE'S: Los Angeles post-alt band The Victor Ship with Fresno's own Dependence and Le Wolves:

Kuppa joes

STARLINE: We hope the Dollar Store across Fern has enough Aqua Net on their shelves because TUFF is here to put some hair in your metal. Local backing from Death Alley Motor Cult, Nowhere Near and Gutterfish. Info:

Tuff

FRESNO BREWING COMPANY: Fresno's Mercy Fist playing with The Unbelievable and Cubic Ton. [Free, 7:30, All Ages]

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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:

Kuppa friday

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

Audiesfriday

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:

Thai palms

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:

Rock expo

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BANDGEEK!: Coast Into Summer, Meet Olivia Mancini’s Mates and Clash With Metal’s Titans!

Your firework hangover should be cleared out by now. Time to get out there this weekend and enjoy some live music. LET'S BANDGEEK!!!

FRIDAY

KUPPAJOE'S: Fresno Coasts Into Summer with Rookie of the Year (NC), Challenger!, Eryn Woods, Clouds like Mountains, & Get Up & Go:

Rookieoftheyear

TOKYO GARDEN: Stopping in Fresno tonight, Olivia Mancini "Olivia writes pop songs. Upbeat, melody-driven, and not interested in being taken too seriously, Olivia-the-music is a lot like Olivia-the-person. Likable." There ya go. Go:

Tokyo garden

AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: Comedy at Audie's? It makes sense when it's Neil Hamburger. Plus Brian Kenney Fresno opens so now we're totally getting it:

Briankenny
FULTON 55: Assless chaps are encouraged at Glam Corbra will be hitting the stage for a FREE event!:

Glam cobra

THAI PALMS: Homegrown Fridays returns after a week off with Keep Your Fingers Crossed, 2 Hours Later and Relion:

Keepyourfingerscrossed

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BANDGEEK!: Strange Vine headlines and no more Ranch-ing in Clovis

Let's figure out what the hell is going on this weekend, shall we? It's BANDGEEEEK!:

FRIDAY

FULTON 55: They don't get much better folks. Maybe Fresno's best band, Strange Vine. That's fine right there. Also, back from entertaining the troops: Poor Man's Poison. Add to that the return of He's My Brother She's My Sister and you've got one hell of a show:

Strangevine

KUPPAJOE'S: Formally called In Oceans Common Crooks come to Fresno. Playing with Love Is, The Body Rampant, Mongrel City and Weary Hands:

Kuppa

AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: Hard rock that's not to be messed with: Saviours, Meth Leppard and Handlebarz:

Audie's

STARLINE: Rock with Lowcrawl, Death Alley Motor Cult, Vanishing Affair and Outside The Wire:

Lowcrawl

SWIGGS: Hey, not everyday old swiggers swigg swiggys has a show. Interesting one with a dude they call "The Subway Idol" Joe Taylor, coming all the way from New York. Famous Whitewater has told us all about him, so go read up and check out the show. [$10, 9:30, 21+]

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BANDGEEK! Black Veils, White Gloves, Crooked Metal, Sad Horses, Fatty Cakes and Old Tires

Let's get some knowledge on what's doing down band-wise this weekend. Let's…BANDGEEEEK!:

FRIDAY

AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: Fresno indie-folk-rock band The Long Black Veils headline this local rock show. Stellar support from Third Rail Power Trip and Llama Boy:

Thirdrailpowertrip

FULTON 55: Rising reggae band Sono Vero with Fresno's The White Glove Service and more:

Fultonfirday

CAFE REVUE: Forget the coffe, go to the back and rock with Lezayr and Mercy Fist:

Friday

ARTE AMERICAS: Santa Cruz' Audiafauna and some tasty Dusty Buns:

Arte

THAI PALMS: The Homegrown Fridays tradition continues, this week with Silva/Sonstegard, George Anthony and The Remedy:

Thaipalms

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