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Win ticket to Metalachi 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 Sept. 26) for the rest of the series’ run. This week’s concert features everybody’s favorite metal + mariachi band Metalachi, who are no strangers to Fresno.

To enter to win passes to see the band, 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.

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 ticket to Metalachi at Arte Americas Nights in the Plaza"

LV says:

Live music, good company and wine make for a great summer evening.

Silvia says:

Metalachiiiiii!!!!….. did I win?

Nash Jacquez says:

The only way I can think of making a night any better en El Valle is con ustedesat Arte y mi Familia rockin to the sounds of METALACHI con mi Raza tomando un bien fria cerveza throwing my cuernos up in the air \m/ Orale!!!!!!!!!!!

Gabriel Arechiga says:

I love a nice glass of port wine straight from ficklin winery in madera and sitting out on the porch with some fresh fruit.

adan garcia jr says:

Front row at metalachi shows

Hector Contreras-Mercado says:

My way of spending a night in the Valley is to pack a light picnic with some wine for a summer nights date and enjoy the stars/night with my gf at Woodward Park

Janet says:

Best way to spend a summer night is being at Arte America…watching a good show!

Hilda says:

I love to relax with some cool music and a nice drink!

Edith says:

I love Metalachi! That would be the best way to enjoy a summer night in the valley!

Jaime says:

Best way to spend a summer night is at an outdoor concert w family and friends!!Especially when the concert is Metalachi!!

Fran says:

My idea of a lovely summer night is with family & friends, by the poolside, cooking up some bbq ribs, hot links, and tri tip on the grill, and cooling refreshments in the ice chest.

Cona says:

Relaxing with cold drink and enjoying time with my family.

michael says:

The mountains. The higher, the better.

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