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Event Archive - Fringe Block Party: Fruit Bats, The Archers

Thu. August 25th 2011 7pm - 9.30pm Centennial Square (All Ages) 7pm - 9.30pm
Free
This Fringe kick-off tradition has been extended to two nights of live music from some of the Pacific Northwest's hottest bands. An all-ages old-fashioned block party that will get you in the mood for some Fringing! Includes Portland folk rockers The Fruit Bats, and local act and the Archers. Part of the 25th Annual Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival.

Fruit Bats

Over the course of more than a decade, Fruit Bats have looked for ways to file down the cynical edges of modern life. Using bright melodies, defiant major-key chord structures, and natural imagery mixed with the occasional blazing insight or tender observation, Fruit Bats have never shied away from darkness, but have also resolutely refused to shy ... more info

The Archers (Folk-Rock)

other sites: thearchersband
“The Archers, or if Mumford and Sons had sons: With influences drawn from the softer side of the rock spectrum, The Archers merry brand of music brings together warm harmonies, direct lyrics and pointed guitars. If the groups' aim with "The Sun Will Rise" was to create winning whimsical folk-pop, then The Archers have hit their target.” - Steve... more info
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