Monday, 10/13/14 NEW NOISE FEST 2014

The 6th Annual NEW NOISE MUSIC FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE takes over Santa Barbara this week October 15 thru 19. Our mini-SXSW by the sea is primed and ready for it's best year ever with a lineup for the ages. We gots showcases with bands on the verge of going supernova at various venues throughout the city.
The Story So Far, Dawes, Nick Waterhouse, Joyce Manor, Cloud Nothings, Plague Vendor, The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Beat Connection and 50+ others...all for your pleasure. The crown jewel of the fest is the New Noise Block Party where a couple city blocks, a stones throw from the beach, in SB's Funk Zone becomes a festive communal celebration of the arts with live music, food vendors, art installations, beer/wine garden, music biz panels (featuring Warped Tour guru Kevin Lyman) and boundless posi vibes. Nashville indie electro-party-pop duo CHERUB close the festivities. For the full lineup and tickets check out our show listings or go to Newnoisesb.org
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Monday, 7/07/14 HEAVENLY EATS

We are ecstatic that award winning Bay Area restaurant FLACOS has selected Strummer's in Fresno to open their 2nd location. Already a brand name staple in No Cal, Flacos serves up heavenly authentic Mexican food that is 100% organic, Vegan, and GMO-Free. The restaurant has taken over the Strummer's kitchen and will be open from 5pm to 12am Tuesday thru Sunday. Check out their menu at Flacos.com. This food is so absolutely incredible that addiction is unavoidable. We challenge even the mightiest of carnivores to resist. We can't wait for Central Valley tastebuds to experience this.
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Monday, 3/31/14 APRIL SHOWERS

Precipitation is nowhere in sight in drought ravaged California but we have an ungodly amount of shows raining down on us the month of April. 53 of em to be exact. So much rad shit this month I don't even know where to start, but some highlights include stoner metal studs HIGH ON FIRE 4/5 Strummer's, 4/6 The Catalyst & 4/7 SLO Brew. The REVEREND HORTON HEAT & NEKROMANTIX 4/1 Strummer's & 4/2 SLO Brew. OFF! at the Oakland Metro 4/9. A must see OG hip hop bill with DJ QUIK & WARREN G 4/12 SLO Brew. Our annual Coachella overflow always lands us some choice gems. This year we gots CHVRCHES 4/15 & CAGE THE ELEPHANT 4/18 at Ventura Theater, + TITLE FIGHT x 3, KATE NASH, BEAR HANDS, ZZ WARD all over our neck of the woods. Go to our calendar for the full schedule and see for yourself. Gonna try and get some sleep right now since clearly there will be none of it happening in April.
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Monday, 12/09/13 IN LOVE

We are so head over heels in love with the calendar this month which features artists that shaped our very being and existence. First up, Los Angeles punk rock institution X with rockabilly pioneers THE BLASTERS 12/12 at SLO Brew & 12/14 at Strummer's Fresno. Next and really no need to elaborate, we have SUICIDAL TENDENCIES 12/17 at Strummer's & 12/18 at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz. Completing the trifecta of legends are political hip hop game changers and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees PUBLIC ENEMY on 12/20 in the friendly intimate confines of SLO Brew no less. Dreams do come true.
[Posted by: Eddy]