If you live in the Fresno area, we bet you have seen or heard of the MoFo Party Band! Playing Saturday August 20th, these guys are one of the Valley’s favorite party bands and are guaranteed to have ApCal rockin’ all night!
The MoFo Party Band was the most requested band that we had, soooooooo here they are – don’t miss this concert! Doors open at 7pm, so get here early as we expect a huge crowd for this show – don’t forget your lawn chair! The boys will be rockin’ from 8pm – midnight and 100% of the $5 cover charge goes directly to the band. Bring ALL your friends and support this great collection of LOCAL talent! As always, we’ll have great food (Pulled Pork sandwiches, Baked Ziti Pasta and Beerocks), ice cold beer and wine tasting, wine by the glass and wine by the bottle. This is a pet friendly party, so bring FIDO along too! This event is for those 21 yrs and older.
National Homeless Animals Day
ApCal shares the celebration of “National Homeless Animals Day” with the CCSPCA Mobile Unit Saturday, August 20th from 7pm to 11pm. There will also be a guest appearance by Friends of Madera Animal Shelter.
Puppies, Kitties, Dogs, and Cats will be at ApCal looking for forever homes.
For a special blend or breed appearances, please let us know ahead of time by contacting the Education Department. The animals will be spayed or neutered, microchipped, have their first set of vaccines, and be ready to go home that night.
The MoFo Party Band’s high-energy show will keep blues fans Groovin’ all night long!
“These guys are crowd pleasers and they always go the extra mile to deliver, whether its a big festival or small club audience!” Mark Hummel, Promoter of “Harmonica Blowout Tour”.
The MoFo Party Band is a real blues band playing the Music influenced by their surroundings and life experiences growing up in California’s Central Valley. The band came into being when former well drilling brothers John and Bill Clifton decided to hang up their shovels and leave the hard labor behind to pursue their mutual love of music.
“Drilling wells is a cold, thankless and dangerous job” says John Clifton (singer and harmonica player). The experience, however, helped to shape the blue collar style they play. True Americana Blues that can only come from living life real and playing for keeps.
The MoFo Party Band has come a long way from their Central California beginnings. Thrilling audiences worldwide in venues of all sizes! They play small clubs and large festivals with several tours of Europe and regular regional and national touring. Performing shows such as the Belgian R&B festival in Peer Belgium, Luxemburg Jazz & Blues Rally in Luxemburg, Blues Express Festival in Poland, and The San Francisco Blues Festival in California.
“People tell us they like us because it always looks like we are having fun,” says lead guitarist Bill Clifton, “that’s because we are and we love what we do.”
The MoFo Party Band has recorded five highly acclaimed albums which have received national and international airplay. The 2006 release “The Sound of the MoFo Party Band” ranked #2 on the CD Baby “Top West Coast Blues Album” list and was awarded a 5 Star Rating by Big City Blues Magazine.
“Invigorating, straight forward, honest stuff!” says Ken Smith of Red Lick Records, Wales UK. Former backup musicians for late Chicago blues legend Luther Tucker and west Coast Harp Master Johnny Dyre, they have also shared the stage with blues legends Bo Diddley, Robert Cray, Charlie Musselwhite, Los Lobos, Otis Rush, Huey Lewis, Tommy Castro and many others. The MoFo Party Band is a well-respected and hardworking band on the West Coast blues scene. Sporting a retro look and exciting sound The Band pays great attention to detail. Their live show is filled with energy and the music is raw and real. The shows are a musical Journey through the lives and experiences of life’s pain and triumphs, heartbreak and happiness. It’s the Blues, no holds barred and no apology. A unique breathtaking show performed by a dynamic band, The MoFo Party Band!
Here’s what’s in store when the MoFo Party Band is rockin’ ApCal!