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Win tickets to The Experience at Arte Americas Nights in The Plaza

nightsFresno’s summer days can be brutal. But our nights … our nights are so very lovely.

Which is why Arte Americas hosts a series of Friday-night concerts in it outdoor pavilion each summer. The Nights in the Plaza series features local and regional bands playing Latin lazz and mariachi, Brazilian, Son Jarocho and rockabilly.

We’ll be giving away passes each week (except July 25 and Sept. 26) for the rest of the series’ run. This week’s concert features Fresno all-star jazz group The Experience. To enter to win, leave a comment in this post. Tell us your favorite way to spend a warm summer’s night in the Valley. The contest runs through noon Thursday. Winners will be chosen at random, notified by email and be able to pick up the passes at The Fresno Bee office (1626 E. Street) during normal business hours. Passes are good for any concert night, but do not guarantee entry, so early arrival is suggested.

We’ll have a new contest up every Monday so keep checking back. Complete performer schedule and contest rules on the jump.

July 18: The Experience
Aug. 1: Trio Los Romance
Aug. 8: Sergio Martinez and the Silveradoz Band
Aug. 15: Prestige
Aug. 22: Beatriz Herrera: Orgullo de Mexico
Aug. 29: The Blue J’z
Sept. 5: Metalachi
Sept. 12: Brazilian Nights
Sept. 19: Heavy Weather

Only readers who submit a comment on this post are eligible. Winners will be picked at random. Recipients will be notified by e-mail at the end of each giveaway period. No substitutions or transfer of winners/prizes. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Some prizes may have due dates for redemption/use. Employees and immediate family of The Fresno Bee, and any/all of the participating giveaway sponsors, are not eligible to win. By accepting a giveaway, recipient consents to allow the use of his/her name and/or photograph for advertising or similar promotions without further compensation. Winner releases all sponsors of liability regarding use and enjoyment of the prizes. Tax liabilities and insurance, if any, are sole responsibility of the winner. No purchase necessary to win.

Responses to "Win tickets to The Experience at Arte Americas Nights in The Plaza"

Joseph Perez says:

The best way to spend a warm summer night in the Valley is in my backyard patio reminiscing with friends.

CeCe says:

My favorite thing would be to go to Arte Americas on a Friday night!! Pleeeeeease?

PTolentino says:

Enjoying some good music

Michael says:

Poolside. Preferably with a cocktail.

Renee Chavez says:

Love listening to the music at Arte Americas and enjoying a cool margarita. Also, couldn’t ask for a better crowd and the many friendly volunteers serving the people in attendance!

Gina Sandoval says:

Any fun activities in the valley

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