Foo Fest

AS220 Foo Fest

(8.12) Start planning — the AS220 Foo Fest runs all day Saturday from 1pm to 1am. Empire Street will be closed off between Washington and Westminster Streets for twelve hours of music, art, performance, kid and family-friendly activities, hands-on interactive art experiences from local artists, makers, DIY technology, and food and drink. Kids 10 and …

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Foo Fest Summer Block Party Downtown

(8.13) Great lineup this year. Headliner Dan Deacon is famous for his high-level of crowd participation and getting even the too-cool-for-school hipster types dancing around and going crazy. Perfect choice for Foo Fest. Also highly anticipated are local headliners Arc Iris. Seen here are Zach Tenorio-Miller and Jocie Adams (drummer Ray Belli had to be …

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Foo Fest All Day

(8.9) Empire Street between Washington and Westminster will be closed to traffic Saturday so that AS220 can throw its annual Foo Fest with live music indoors and outdoors, food trucks, vendors, and an Anarchist Book Fair. The Providence Phoenix has a comprehensive writeup. This year’s Fest will feature a indie/punk/post-hardcore band called Ask the Dead, …

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Foo Fest Volunteers Needed

Foo Fest organizers still need volunteers. Meet new interesting people and get in free. Go here for the Foo Fest 2014 Volunteer form. (Particular need for shifts after 7pm.) The music lineup as it stands now includes: Headliners Psychic TV, Alec K. Redfearn and the Eyesores, Big Scythe, Doomsday Student, Fluct, Guerilla Toss, In Heat, …

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Sugar Honey Iced Tea, Famous Winters at AS220 Foo Fest

If there’s something Rhode Island always gets right, it’s music in the summertime. You can practically set your watch to it. WBRU gets the party started with their Summer Concert Series, Newport responds with the Folk Fest, comes back next weekend with the Jazz Fest, but August is defined by AS220’s Foo Fest.

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Machines With Magnets, Jacob and the Terribles, Idiot Vehicle, OKFY Radio, Mike Taylor @the 201, She Rides, Jesuscentric, Thrillhouse @AS220, The Devil My Pocket, MV EE, Andrew Graham and Swarming Branch Vio/Mire @Club Hell, the McGunks, Hope Anchor, Galvanize, PHI @the Colosseum, Sexcoffee, Pistol Shot Gypsy, For the Love of Sloane Saturday — …

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Foo Fest Saturday — Big Anniversary For AS220

You know the drill. Empire Street gets closed off, bands play loud, there’s performance art and people with bicycles, there’s T-shirt vendors and bubbles and beer and food trucks (the Providence Juice Company’s maiden voyage!) and Megasus and Brown Bird and the What Cheer? Brigade and many many more, and did I mention the beer?! …

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Save The Dates — Summer Fun

July 16th is the 5th annual Cruise Night at the Steel Yard, part of the Works in Progress 2010 fundraising event series. Cruise Night will bring over 70 custom and classic vehicles to the newly renovated site for an evening of polished chrome, greasy grooves, raffle prizes, studio tours and food sold by the famous …

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @Firehouse 13, Loud Night with Doomriders, Night Horse, Javelina, Howl @The Blackstone, Tiffany Shea, Patrice Pike, Jeff Byrd Dirty Finch, Johnny Lingo @Lupo’s/BoA City Center, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Catch-22, Ida Maria @Jerky’s, Pistol Shot Gypsy, blind Assumption, Frequency Control, Fear of State @AS220, Frank Difficult, Thollem McDonas, Martha Collburn @Club Hell, The Glass …

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