BANDGEEK!: Fast Cars, Blake Joneses, Wise Cubs, Motel Drives, Six Ounces and Wild Blues

Fulton 55 has two shows with returning (again) Fresno legends. The CYC has goes all weekend long, Starline has Layne Staley as a girl and KFSR could use your donations. ALL in this weeks… BANDGEEK!:

FRIDAY

THE CYC: Wow this all California lineup is kinda huge with… hugeness. Joyce Manor (Torrance), TSOSIS (Elk Grove), Tidemouth (Santa Clarita), New York Taxi (Glendora), Mane Horse (Fresno), Fast Car (Fresno) and Tough Stuff (Garden Grove):

Pinkteeth

KUPPAJOE: Check it: The Roos, Saving Temperance, Mongrel City, Wise Cub, & Frontier:

Kuppa

AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: Metal up with Fe Talis, 9th Level, Ruthless, and Hymn of Rlyeh:

AUDIES

FULTON 55: So bigtime Fresno rock dudes, Six Ounce Gloves, are still around and don't seem to be going away after all. Speaking of, just when you thought rising Fresno metal band, Mercury Bullet, had gone away too THEY have come back big. "New" Fresno rock band Relax Reload (seems like maybe it's Say Swear), will open it up:
  Fulton55

STARLINE: Mix it up with locals Dislodic, The Dirty Dirties, Siren Singing and The Long Black Veils:

Starline

THE LAMP POST: Like seeing some acts, that normally play the under 21 circuit, playing at the Lamp Post. Restaurnaut, Fatty Cakes, and Control Noodle. [$0, 9pm, 21+]

Continue reading “BANDGEEK!: Fast Cars, Blake Joneses, Wise Cubs, Motel Drives, Six Ounces and Wild Blues”

The Fresnan Presents: Brother Luke and the Dorks – Dorktown Podcast #111

 

Dorktownpodcast111

Hey Dorktown listeners, long and interesting one with local musician Luke Freeman from Brother Luke and the Comrades. The Dorktown crew gets to drink some beer and hang out with Luke and talk about a buncha cool junk. Stuff like:

  • Bubba is not gay and grants wishes.
  • Does home-schooling produce assholes? Nope.
  • Mikey was bullied… let's all cry about it.
  • Bells went to Fresno High?
  • The beginnings of Luke's music life.
  • Weeknight shows can be rough.
  • Grilled cheese sandwiches in Clovis.
  • MUSIC BREAK: Brother Luke plays live!
  • What is Baja Sauce?
  • Dorktown gets sad.
  • Portland.
  • ValleyWho and Mike Oz.
  • The lowdown on Luke's VVV's residency.
  • FONZY EYYYS!
  • FCC and Master.

There's a healthy amount of swearing so look out.

Click the file below to listen!:
BrotherLukeDorktown111.mp3 [1:18]

Make sure to look in on Luke playing with special guest musicians at Veni Vidi Vici's, Monday nights all through April!

Dorktown is also available on iTunes. Go like Dorktown's Face. Email the show: mike@dorktown.net.

[Picture of Luke stolen from local stud, Ryan C. Jones]

BANDGEEK!: Bands Are Going To Be Doing WHAT This Weekend Exactly?

A St. Patrick's Day Weekend in Fresno is just like any other weekend in Fresno: Lots of drinking and lots of live local music. It's BANDGEEEEK!!:

FRIDAY

KUPPAJOE: Awwww, Kady Danger, look at them down there. Such sweet boys. Sweet boys THAT FUCKING PLAY BADASS METAL! Raise some money for their tour and see Your Hero Is A Villain, Head Over Heals, Infinate and The Day I Ate The Moon:

Kady danger

AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: Experience the Russian return of Igor & The Red Elvises… the Mofo Party Band must break them:

Audie's

FULTON 55: Yet another interesting event by the Soulflower Group:

Wutunes

STARLINE: Fresno rock band, Gutterfish, will play embassador to Sweedish bands The Quill and Birch Hill Dam. Opening is Outside The Wire:

Starline

Continue reading “BANDGEEK!: Bands Are Going To Be Doing WHAT This Weekend Exactly?”

BANDGEEK!: Slow Brains, Bowties, Free Ladies, Werebears, Young Turks and Suppressors

It's the final weekend for Rogue, there's been lot's of good buzz about Gayle and the Bowties, so make sure to check them out and more. We've got the more right here. It's BANDGEEEEK!!

FRIDAY

KUPPAJOE: This show has maybe the best flier of the year AND a great lineup, including: Happy Body Slow Brain (San Jose), Art By Numbers, Via Coma (Bay Area), Piecemakers and Restaurnaut:

Artbynumbers

AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: We can deal with just a two band lineup (Style Like Revelators & The Red Coats) when Ladies get in for FREE all night!

Aduie'sfriday

THE CYC: Grrrrrrrrrr it's Hammerfist, Your Own Destroyer, Farooq, Evisceration, We the Atlas, Brother Hood, Pillars and ENDURE:

2vjsqbr

DINUBA: How did Dinuba become the place to be tonight? Because it's home to a fucking EP release party for Werebear, that's how. Playing too is Sci-fi Caper, Fall of Atlas and Satellite Era:

WEREBEAR

THAI PALMS: It's something of substance for the North Fresnan in your life to check out. Playing is The White Glove Service, Siren Singing and Tommy Marquez:

Sirensinging

Continue reading “BANDGEEK!: Slow Brains, Bowties, Free Ladies, Werebears, Young Turks and Suppressors”

BANDGEEK!: Strange Vine, Rademacher, Light Thieves, Gorilla Stomp, Mercy Fists and Rogue

With it being Rogue time, there's even more going on musically this weekend. Check out some Rogue Festival options on the site – we'd lay them out for ya here but there just isn't the time (you relize nobody gets paid for this crap, right?). As for the rest of Fresno's kickass music lineup… it's BANDGEEEEK!!:

FRIDAY

AUDIE'S OLYMPIC: Almost a pop-up show with this one as it came together quick. Strange Vine is headed back to SXSW and they need Audie to send them off. Playing with Light Thieves and Style Like Revelators:

Strange

C.A.F.E. INFOSHOP: Another show at Info' that will help… The Bel-Tower (When's Info' gonna get some cash?!)… hey, whatever, it's cool either way. Playing is locals Light Thieves, Cabin Fire, El Joe of the River, Eindrah, Loverboy, plus Oakland's AYS and Santa Rosa's Teenage Sweater.

Light thieves

KUPPAJOE: Fresno rock band Mercy Fists, plus a CD release show from Running The Risk (Fresno/Los Angeles), Witzend (Sac), The Unbelievable (Fresno) and Valkyrie Missile (Fresno):

Running the risk

THE CYC: Yo it's all local and crazy with Gorilla Stomp releasing a CD and the near endless amount of bands playing:

Gstomp

FULTON 55: It's the return of U2 tribute band The Joshua Tree:

Fulton55

Continue reading “BANDGEEK!: Strange Vine, Rademacher, Light Thieves, Gorilla Stomp, Mercy Fists and Rogue”

In Fresno Tonight: A Rogue-y Beginning

It's the time of year in Fresno when the Creative Community goes balls out. Besides the standard awesome Fresno stuff, the next 10 days has the added bonus of the Rogue Festival (hope you've been saving your Rogue Dollars).

Tonight has many choices. First there's Art Hop, plenty of stuff to do. Like a can't miss Jazz Hop show at the new CMAC with Poor Man's Poison, or Art Hop stuff like this:

Hashtagfresno.com 2012-2-29 22-38-54

There's the beginning of Rogue with stuff like this and this and this:

Tower theatre

Then there's the typical Thursday night music stuff with AC Myles at the Lamp Post and a tour kick off show from Bully The Kid and I Do Not Exist:

Bullythekid

The next 10 days in Fresno shall be interesting:

Rogue festival fresno