Once you’ve secure tickets to see Gwen (or Lindsey Stirling) … 1. Smack in da Middle This is the fifth year for the local bike polo tournament. Three … two … one … polo. 2. Clovis Rodeo Supporting cowboys and… Read more »
On Friday, I wrote about the Central Valley Blues Society and its weekly dance night, which celebrates its 12th year anniversary on Thursday at Club Habanos. The group has missed just one week (give or take) in those years, despite… Read more »
Thompson’s been playing a free Thursday night show in Fresno — including tonight at 6 — for nearly 10 years now, beginning at Porky’s, moving to Crossroads and now living at Babylon.
Well, the blues society warns it all might be coming to an end unless turnout gets better.
Writes CVBS head honcho Don Heflin in his weekly newsletter:
I need to get to the heart of this message by saying I know a lot of you receiving this newsletter may live outside the area where its not possible to come out. A lot of you do live close enough but keep saying, “I need to make it out sometime, I hear its really great”. Then there are those who have been coming out forever who can’t do without it. It’s called a lot of things, “Date Night, Dance Night, Stress Relief Night, Groove Night, but most of all IT’S BLUES NIGHT!
Laid-back hip-hop pothead Devin the Dude stops in Fresno tonight for a gig at Fulton 55. Devin came out of the Houston rap scene and is perhaps best known for adding vocals to a certain explicitly titled Dr. Dre song.
– The Central Valley Blues Society’s weekly dance party with Ron Thompson celebrates its three-year anniversary at Babylon Club. Thompson’s Thursday night shows have been going for nine years overall, having lives at a few different venues. [More]
While you get started on my 2011 Fresno checklist …
1. CELEBRATE WITH AUDIE
Audie from Audie’s Olympic is having his birthday this weekend — and he’s celebrating with a big two-night live music party. A few things to note: There is an actual band named Meth Leppard (!!) and Strange Vine (one of the best bands in town) is playing Saturday night with burlesque dancers also part of the show. I don’t think you can wrong either night, folks.
Last week, I wrote about a number of local music events aimed at helping Haiti. The list has kept growing, so I figured an update was in order.