Just so we're all clear, these are things happening music-wise this weekend in Fresno. Yes, there have been better weekends, but there are still some gems if you want to look. That's what this post is here for. It's… BANDGEEK!:
FULTON 55: Yes his dad can play guitar but Salvador Santana can score with younger women "TAKE THAT, PAPI!" If that isn't enough, THE Patrick Contreras is playing along with Santana tribute band (see what they did there?), Heavy Weather. Definately the show of the night:
THAI PALMS: The only consistent show North of Shaw is Homerown Fridays. This week it's Jayson Brooks, Screaming Me Me and From The Fallen:
CYC: Frequent Fresno flyers, Maya Over Eyes (San Jose) with Denver's Forty Fathoms and Wyoming's The History Of Hope. Plus locals like We Sunk The Mayflower:
KUPPAJOE'S: It's Kuppa's Summer Kick Off Benefit Show with Saving Temperance, Rachel Belman, SirenSinging and Karlo of The Unbelievable:
SPECTRUM ART GALLERY: Check out Niilo Smeds and Strawberry Jam. Featuring the photography of Gary Christiansen. [$2, 9pm, 21+]
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At C.A.F.E. INFOSHOP: Religious Appeal and Not Fragile brings Daytrader (ex-Crime In Stereo, Rise Records) to town. Playing with Fresno's Restaurnaut and Superheroes In Training. [$5, 8pm, All Ages]
At THE LAMP POST: Fresno's Passion Bucket opens up for Mesa/Phoenix's JJCnV:
Also at EB:
Straight from Fresno to your tainted soul, it's the latest episode of Dorktown Podcast. Expect some random talk about:
- Firebaugh and CB radio podcasting.
- Fresno concert talk.
- Stray Clovis bike racers and soul killing marathon.
- The Podcast Gods speak.
- Wooded Oregon strip clubs.
- DORKLINE: Reid call stirs a music debate.
- MUSIC BREAK: The Mallard.
- CALL IN: Bubba's Gizzard.
- OR GAME: Pyramid stye.
- FONZY EYYYS!
- Mikey loses his shit.
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At The CYC, Detroit hardcore from Hollow Earth, with local support by Gorilla Stomp, Terror Campain, Hit The Bricks and Farooq:
At CAFE Infoshop, Seattle's Rude Tuna. Also a bunch of locals jumped in on this: Iwanaga, Restaurnaut, Eindrah, Glamour Tronic, Astral Underworks and Cult Cipher. [Music starts at 6:30, $5 AFTER 8:00 PM $3 BEFORE 8, All Ages]
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:
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These Fresnans, Art By Numbers, are getting some real buzz (even French buzz) about their debut album "Reticence: The Musical". You can preview the album by streaming it over at Sputnickmusic. "Reticence" comes out May 29th and you can pre-order it here.