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1. Fulton 55, Fresno
2. Sound N Vision
3. Kuppajoe All Ages Nightclub, Fresno
4. Club Retro, Fresno
5. 210 Cafe, Visalia
8. Fresno Night Out
9. Cellar Door, Visalia
10. Bullfrogs Bar N Grill, Kingsburg
11. Neighborhood Thrift & Cafe, Fresno
12. Eureka Burger in Fresno
13. Capella Coffee House in Exeter
14. Visalia Fox Theatre
15. Babylon Club in Fresno
16. Victory Cafe
Smugglers Inn Open Mic:
One of the finest restaurant night spots in the history of Fresno has
live entertainment again. On Thursdays from 6 to 9 PM Guitarist Singer
Songwriter Steve Ono is hosting the Smugglers Open Mic Night.
The Smuggler’s lounge is like a large living room with a small PA set
up in the corner. Listening will be encouraged. Musicians, singers and
spoken word are all welcome. The content must be family friendly. Each
guest artist will be playing 2 to 3 songs depending on the number of
participants. Minors are allowed when accompanied by a responsible
adult. Steve will play back up guitar or read sheet music (lead
sheets preferred) for the artists on request. Steve Ono has been
playing and teaching guitar in the Fresno/Clovis area for more than 35
years with hundreds of former students.
The Smuggler’s at the Park Inn is a full service restaurant with a
full bar. There is a two drink minimum. Dinner is available.
affiliated with the Park Inn by Radisson
3787 North Blackstone Avenue
Fresno, CA 93726? (559) 230-8450
Steve Ono is a board member of the Fresno Folklore Society
Events at Franks Place at the Warnors Center
1432 Fulton Street Fresno, CA
Mar 30 Johnny Rawls with Deja Blues “Sometimes the gods just smile upon you. They bathe you in sunlight and your day starts off in an amazing way. Such was the case this morning as Soul Survivor by Johnny Rawls found its way to the inbox. After two delicious run through all we can say is “Wow!” We have not enjoyed an album this much in a very long time”. Barry Kerzner, American Blues Scene Review of his latest album. 8 PM $15 ADV $20 Door
Onomuse shows at Frank’s Place 1432 Fulton Street Fresno
Apr 4 Art Hop Flamenco Jucal with Simba School of Music 6 PM All Ages Free Corey Dobbins on acoustic guitar, Kamilah Simba Torres on violin, Jason Aubrey on Cajon and the fiery flamenco dancing of Gloria Verdugo. Also appearing the students of the Simba School of Music.
Apr 5 Black Chamber Just Foolin’ Comedy Show
Apr 6 Sheila Gee, Mofo Party Band and Warren “Dr Feelgood” Milton 8PM A stomping blues party with Dallas Blues singer extraordinaire Sheila Gee comes to town supported by the Mofo Party band and Warren “Dr Feelgood” Milton. $10 at the door
Apr 11 JazzHop Dirty Stomp 8PM All Ages A trio playing stompy grooves and fiery riffs, they also pack stories in their songs. Meaningful stories. The kind that stick with you and add a bit more substance to what they are doing. The gritty guitar stabs are the exclamation point of this Fresno based band. Catch them live to really get a taste… you won’t be disappointed. The Dirty Stomp: Kevin Tinkle, Juan Gomez, Marco Tovar. Free
Apr 12 Concert for a Cause An evening of music to benefit Westside Rescue, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the care of homeless dogs & the dignity of those who own them. Performers include: Steve Ono, Lisa Vincent with Brian Finley and Acoustic Highway. No host bar and raffle for fabulous prizes. Hear good music, mix and mingle, and learn about the good work Westside Rescue does for the community. This concert is to promote the April campaign to educate about the importance of, and to assist owners in paying for neutering of pit bulls. 7:00pm concert, doors open at 6:30pm. $10.00, with all proceeds going to Westside Rescue.
Apr 18 3rd Thursday Open Mic Bring an instrument or your poetry to Frank’s Place and present a couple of songs poems. You can even jam with host Steve Ono. If you would like an audio recording bring a blank CD-R if you would like video bring up to three SD cards and friends to operate the cameras. 8PM start sign up at 7:30PM
Apr 19 KFSR Blues Harp Spectacular DAVE CHAVOYA (Lavender Hill Mob, Shag, Black Ghost) – JEFF HALLOCK ( Deja Blues, Roger Perry Band, Cornbread) – JACK HAROUTIAN “RIPPER” (THE RIPPER BLUES BAND), – ROGER GONZALES ( On the Fly, Son’s of the San Joaquin) – TOM HOLMES (Mercury Blues Band) and JAY VAN HORN (Square One). This is the kick off of the KFSR spring membership drive. Please support local non profit radio.
Show starts at 8pm – Price $10 ADV $12 Door
Apr 23 Haunted Windchimes at Frank’s Place 8PM The Haunted Windchimes sound draws from traditional folk and American roots music. The songs have a vintage quality, as if they might have been written yesterday or 75 years ago. Grounded in honeyed harmonies and spirited pickin’, it lies in a nowhere land between distinct styles: It’s not quite bluegrass or blues or country. $12 ADV/FFS $15 Door
Apr 25 Frank’s Place Showcase 8PM All Ages Free
Apr 26 Dan Navarro Claudia Russell Boxcar Figaro 8PM All Ages Dan Navarro is a singer songwriter voice actor and activist. His songs have been played by Pat Benatar (the Grammy-nominated “We Belong”) , The Bangles, Jackson Browne, Keb’ Mo’, Dave Edmunds, The Temptations, Dionne Warwick and many more. His studio work includes recordings with Neil Young, Andrea Bocelli, Luis Miguel, Jose Feliciano and Susanna Hoffs.
Making her second Fresno Folk Society appearance, Claudia Russell is an award-winning singer/songwriter named Best Musician in the 2006 East Bay Express Reader’s Poll and Best New Artist by Boston Radio station WUMB. Accompanied by her husband Bruce Kaplan on mandolin and guitar, Russell plays an eclectic blend of folk woven from blues, country, pop, western swing and traditional music to form a unique and compelling sound.
Boxcar Figaro led by singer songwriter Victor DesRoche features the great Sam Garner on guitar. $12 ADV/STU/FFS $15 Door
Apr 28 New Iberians Zydeco 7PM All Ages The New Iberians are an energetic, festival and club favorite from the Pacific Northwest, guaranteed to get the crowd up and dancin’! Our band takes its name from the gulf coast town New Iberia, Louisiana, Queen City of the Bayou Teche, Cajun Capital, famous for its red pepper hot sauce. Our music reflects our roots: Louisiana Zydeco, Northwest Rock, Chicago Blues. $5 ADV $8 Door
Frank’s Place 1432 Fulton Street Fresno