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Concert Watch: Aaron Lewis, Steve Earle, The Original Wailers and a Bruce Conte benefit

Four recent concert additions you should know about:

- Rock-turned-country singer Aaron Lewis (you know him best from Staind) is coming back to the Visalia Fox Theatre on Feb. 22. Tickets are on sale now, costing $25-$60. Get ‘em at More info here.

- Alt-country/folk singer Steve Earle, a legend in his world, has added a Jan. 8 date at the Hanford Fox Theatre. Tickets: $32.50, on sale now. More info here.

- Upcoming at Fulton 55: The Original Wailers, the reggae band that can be traced back to Bob Marley. This incarnation of the band is led by Marley guitarist Al Anderson. It plays Nov. 16. Tickets: $12-$15.

- Fresno-bred guitar star Bruce Conte, best known for his work with Tower of Power, was recently diagnosed with leukemia. To help with his mounting medical bills, friends organized a benefit concert in Conte’s honor Nov. 24 at Tower Theatre. Conte will play, as will his friends. More details here.  Tickets: $29 and $39.

Five Things You Should Do This Weekend

After you get done playing Pac-Man on Google’s home page

Today starts the second annual Fulton Rev Fest, a festival of all things motorcycles on the Fulton Mall. There’s a lot happening: A parade down the mall tonight, an afterparty at Club One Casino with Motel Drive, a full day of live music on Saturday, a day-long motorcycle show. Oh, and admission is totally free. Vroom, vroom.


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To-Do Tonight … and the week ahead


Check out rockers Buffalo Guns at Veni Vidi Vici tonight. It’s free and organized by your pals at Love the Captive.


All that and more, in the fliers below …

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