Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The Night of the Living Fest Will Feature Bands, Miniature Golf

Posted By on Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM

As you probably saw in our print edition, Steve Seigel mentioned the forthcoming Night of the Living Fest in Soundbites this week:

As I said above, just as this is the final Bröötal Sun Fest, another festival's inaugural outing is being planned. Dubbed Night of the Living Festival, the one-day event is set to take place on Saturday, Nov. 2, which just happens to be the night before the All Souls Procession.

Why am I telling you about a festival that's happening two months from now? Because the organizers will be holding an Announcement Party at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 26, in the courtyard at Mercado San Agustin, 100 S. Avenida del Convento. The organizers will be showing their Kickstarter video (which is pretty damn funny), taking donations, selling tickets, and unveiling their website. Oh, and perhaps the most important part: 12 of the roughly 24 national and local acts performing will be announced. I've seen the list and it's pretty freakin' killer. Not to mention that there are still a dozen acts that I haven't heard about yet.

Well, the announcement party happened, and in case you weren't there or didn't watch the surreal/humorous ad for the Fest above, here's the lineup so far:

Acorn Bcorn, Bebe McPherson, Bob Log III, Deerhoof, Lenguas Largas, Lonesome Shack, Meat Puppets, Nobunny, Pork Torta, Ranch Ghost, Tweak Bird, Vox Humana.

A solid lineup and there are apparently another dozen bands or so to be announced. Tickets are on sale now, surprisingly starting at $25 at first, then eventually rising to $34. They're also doing some fundraising to help make the whole thing happen, check the website for more details.

Nice to have something new to look forward to. Should be a good night out.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Dan Gibson

Today | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue
PiYo Strength Class

PiYo Strength Class @ Floor Polish

Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

The Purple Rain Sing-A-Long

Time to bathe in the funky majesty of The Purple Rain Sing-A-Long and a collection of vintage… More

@ Loft Cinema Sat., Oct. 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m. 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Results-Based Funding: The Transition From Test Scores To School Grades (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. The Weekly List: 24 Things To Do In Tucson This Week (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Let's Listen To That Awesome New Calexico Single (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Koch Brothers Infiltrate Pima County Schools With a High School Econ Course (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Better Late Than Never: 1968 Film Makes World Premiere (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation