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Barking Tuna features three nights of indie bands
Oct. 2, 2009
KALAMAZOO--Indie band festival Barking Tuna is Oct. 8-10 in downtown Kalamazoo, sponsored annually by WIDR 89.1 FM, Western Michigan University's student-run radio station.
Barking Tuna Fest
More information and complete lineup
Thursday, Oct. 8, 9 p.m.
Strutt, 773 W. Michigan Ave.
Cost: $8 at the door
Bands: Michigan band Airborne or Aquatic; Daredevil Christopher Wright, from Eau Clair, Wis.; and San Francisco band Boy in Static.
Friday, Oct. 9, 9 p.m.
Papa Pete's, 502 S. Burdick St.
Cost: $10 at the door; admission: age 18 or older
Bands: Th' Legendary Shack Shakers, from Nashville, Tenn.; Kalamazoo's Who Hit John?; and Michigan band Michael Beauchamp and the Barn Roughs.
Saturday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.
State Theater, 406 S. Burdick St.
Cost: $18 in advance, $20 day of the show
Tickets: State Theater box office or (269) 345-6500
Bands: Fruit Bats, from Chicago; Small Brown Bike, from Marshall, Mich.; Note's to Self, from Toronto; and Kalamazoo's Matt Black and the Natural Mystics.
Three-day passes can be purchased for $25 at the WIDR office, 1501 Faunce Student Services Building, or at the Corner Record Shop, 1710 W. Main St., Kalamazoo.
Visit WIDR at widr.org for more information.
Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, firstname.lastname@example.org
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