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This desert band will make you feel nostalgic

If you’re looking to get nostalgic over summer memories, there’s a rock band ready to help you out. Formed in 2010, The Technicolors consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Brennan Smiley, bassist Mike “Nico” Nicolette and vocalist and guitarist Sean ...

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Symphonic band and wind orchestra perform

The Fresno State Concert Hall echoed with the musical sounds of the College of the Sequoias Symphonic Band last week during a joint concert with the Fresno State Wind Orchestra. ​The COS Symphonic Band was led by conductor Michael Tackett, ...

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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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’80s Night Hits The Bucket

’80s themed festivities were held at The Bucket Thursday night on campus The 1980s were a time of big hair, bright colors, manly action movies and “girls who just wanted to have fun.” Michael Jackson was at his prime and ...

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Bulldog Marching Band: More than music

  To say that the Bulldog Marching Band at Fresno State is just a college marching band or that it is all just friends is an insult. They are a family, said Katie Ardizzone, a sign language interpreting major from ...

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Bulldog Beat plays to a different tune

Fresno State’s Bulldog Beat played to a different tune after the women’s WAC Tournament championship game, voluntarily filling in as Louisiana Tech’s band for its men’s basketball championship game later Saturday evening.

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1,500 high school students to join ‘Dogs on Band Day

A typical Bulldog Marching Band halftime show is comprised of approximately 300 members, but imagine almost 2,000 people on the field at Bulldog Stadium performing in unison. This will be the reality on Saturday when 1,500 high school students join the Fresno State Bulldog Marching Band for its annual Band Day when the host Bulldogs take on Louisiana Tech.

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Voices Echo: wind orchestra and symphonic band to perform piece composed by Fresno State professor

On Oct. 4, both the wind orchestra and the symphonic band will have a concert revolving around a specially composed piece commemorating the events of 9/11.

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Fierce Creatures perform at The Pit

Fresno-based band Fierce Creatures performed for dozens of students just outside of the University Student Union on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The band performed several tracks from their forthcoming debut album as well as songs from their EP.

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Local jazz band plays the city

A hypnotic melody fills the air as the crowd watches in silent awe. An alto saxophone player and his fellow musicians gracefully work their craft. For those who are connoisseurs of jazz, the Rogue Festival offers one of the most creative and inventive musical quartets imaginable.

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To my friends: At least I tried

As a marching band groupie, I sit in on plenty of conversations involving music major terms and inside jokes. As someone who’s never seriously studied music beyond the sixth grade, I usually don’t get any of them. Nevertheless, I continue to listen to these conversations, nodding now and again and giving my band friends the Jim-from-The-Office smile and shrugging my shoulders. I’ve long ago given up trying to understand what most of my musical friends talk about.

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Band Spectacular still a success despite rain

Even the rain could not stop the Fresno State Bulldog Marching Band from giving an energized performance at Friday night’s Band Spectacular.

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Band Day rocks Bulldog Stadium

Saturday’s football game against Nevada had a special treat for halftime entertainment: Band Day, an annual event bringing high school marching bands from around California together to perform with Fresno State’s band.

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‘Light Meets the Dark’ tour comes to Fresno State

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Band celebrates Centennial

In honor of Fresno State’s centennial celebration, alumni and current marching band members put on a show at Bulldog Stadium for the homecoming day celebration on Saturday during halftime. According to Dr. Tim Anderson, Director of the Marching Band, 140 marching band alumni members participated by performing at halftime. Alumni from the past 30 years were also represented in the band.

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University shows enthusiasm for its Centennial Homecoming

Who needs the carnival games of The Big Fresno Fair with the free festivities going on this week right here on campus. See the contests and prizes that went into the first two days of Homecoming week.

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Fatal crash kills freshman

Fresno State Freshman Nathan Ray died in a car crash early Sunday morning, just hours after playing in the marching band at his first football game in Bulldog Stadium.

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I’m with the band

With as many football fans as we have at this school, it’s difficult not to feel the excitement that many associate with the first game of the season. The food, lights and the mass of red T-shirts everywhere make the second weekend of school the most exciting one.

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