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Eclectic reggae concert energizes local hot spot

By Royce Dunn A unique night of food, craft beers and psychedelic tunes drew in a lively crowd at the hyper-local Peeve’s Public House on Saturday as two regional bands performed experimental reggae. Fresno’s The Notones along with Extra Classic ...

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Indie Punk Bands Play Up Local Music Scene

East Coast indie punk bands Lemuria and Into It. Over It. played Wednesday night at local venue Strummer’s, located in the center of Fresno’s Tower District, as part of their nationwide tour, which ends in mid-December in Nebraska. Local twee ...

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Saxophone Studio offers chance to show skills

The music department showcased some of its students talent Tuesday night when the saxophone studio gave its biannual concert at the Wahlberg Recital Hall. The recital was organized by Fresno State saxophone professor Alan Durst, and students performed before a ...

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‘Classical surf punk collective’ Swarmius to play at event organized by professor

Fresno New Music is hosting an event for Swarmius, a band that is rich in sound and variety. The group Swarmius describes itself as a “San Diego classical surf punk collective,” and as, “a sonic fusion of classical meets modern-hip-hop, ...

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‘Jersey Boys’ grab Fresno spotlight

From rags to riches and back to rags again, the off-Broadway production of “Jersey Boys” hit the stage at the William Saroyan Theatre showcasing the legacy of four singers from New Jersey that captivated listeners for decades. “Jersey Boys” follows ...

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‘Jazz-o-Ween’ to play a variety of jazz

Antonio Henriques & Megan Ginise Halloween is right around the corner, and in celebration of the occasion, Fresno State’s music department is holding its annual “Jazz-o-Ween” concert on Thursday. Dr. Alan Durst, Director of Jazz Ensembles and Orchestra; will be ...

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Fresno State Choir ready for annual festival

The Music Department’s annual three-day choral festival begins tonight in the music building’s concert hall. Since coming to campus in 1999, Anna Hamre, director of choral activities, has carried on the tradition of the festival. “The festival is one of ...

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Student orchestra set for fall performance

By Abigail Martin Special to The Collegian The Fresno State Wind Orchestra will play a concert Thursday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. in the Music Building Concert Hall. The show will feature the Clovis North High School Symphonic Band and ...

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Downtown prepares for annual music festival

The Fresno Urban Sound Experience (F.U.S.E.) will kick off its annual festival this weekend, treating music lovers and concertgoers alike to the unique bands and performers of the Central Valley. Eight years ago Jeff Tehee, the festival organizer, co-founded F.U.S.E. ...

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‘Real Men Sing’ at Fresno State

The once-popular TV show “Glee” placed a spotlight onhigh school choir groups and Fresno State’s Real Men Sing and Real Middle Men Sing concerts intend to do the same. Started in 2002, by Dr. Anna Hamre, director of choral activities, ...

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Rock bands play Fresno as part of joint US tour

Prolific punk rocker Mike Watt played to an intimate crowd Monday night with his new group Il Songo del Marinaio, at Strummer’s in the Tower District. Opening the night was the Japanese math rock outfit LITE. LITE, which is considered ...

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Fresno band kicks off tour

Indie rockers open West Coast tour at local bar and eatery on Monday night Fresno’s experimental indie rockers Light Thieves kicked off their fall West Coast tour at Peeve’s Public House Monday night, with the Bay Area’s garage rock outfit ...

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Salsa: The Social Spice

The Fresno State Salsa Club hosted its annual salsa night on campus Saturday Although there was plenty of salsa and chips on hand, the Fresno State Salsa Club showed its own flavor of spice by sharing its dance moves with ...

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Friday’s Vintage Day concerts moved

Schedule of Vintage Days music acts moved to Full Circle Brewing Co. tonight due to rain: 6:00 p.m. — TURK 7:00 p.m. — Francis Ward 8:00 p.m. — ENRG 9:00 p.m. — Phonzy Riley and ENRG

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