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Fresno for Japan: More benefits scheduled

Fresno’s creative scene is again helping with earthquake relief in Japan. On the heels of last weekend’s benefit concert at Starline, comes another jam-packed-with-local-talent concert. This one, dubbed “Downtown for Japan,” is at Fulton 55 on March 31 with MoFo Party Band, Strange Vine, Rademacher and many others performing.

The entire $10 cover charge goes to the Red Cross’ relief efforts in Japan. A few of the new Iron Bird Lofts-area businesses have a hand in organizing this, such as Faithful and True Tattoo Studio and Ignition Labs, who made the fresh poster you see below.


Meanwhile, the literary community is stepping up with a benefit of it’s own. This “Writers for Japan” event at Mr. Sushi on April 7 includes readings from the likes of David Mas Masumoto and Steven Church, among others.


Responses to "Fresno for Japan: More benefits scheduled"

blake says:

We haven’t gigged with it, but Tom Magill (poplord) and I, recorded a song for a “radio-thon”—-some internet and broadcast stations that are doing an all-day benefit for the Japan disaster this Saturday.
You can hear the song we did on
—the show starts at 4pm our time.
(and just think….if we get nuk-ler power in the Valley…maybe someday nice people will do a benefit for our accidentally radiated selves…way to go Fresno County Supes.)