They say nothing in life is free. They say you get what you pay for.
I don’t know who “they” are, but they’re clearly not on staff at the Wild Buffalo.
Because, as they have done in the past, every Friday in February, the Buff is hosting free shows. They kicked the series of complimentary concerts off on Fri., Feb 1 with a show by Jon Wayne and the Pain, who arrived at the bar with a $20,000 light rig dubbed by the band as its “ReggaeTronic laser dub show.”
But the Wild Buffalo was just getting started.
Come Fri., Feb. 8, Zion I (no, that’s not a misprint) will be the next headliner in the free Friday lineup (yes, it really is free). Keeping in mind that this hip-hop performer can sell out the Buffalo on a regular night with a regular cover charge, it’s safe to say that if you are interested in attending this free fiesta of fun, you’d best be in line when the venue’s doors open at 8pm and they begin doling out the first-come, first-served tickets.
After that, Medium Troy and Jiminy Glitch will play their free show on Fri., Feb. 15, while Jokers of the Scene and Boom Box Kid will close out the month of gratis good times.
Someone also once said that the best things in life are free. When it comes to Fridays in February at the Wild Buffalo, “they” couldn’t be more right.
Free Fridays at the Wild Buffalo (208 W. Holly St.) continues at 8pm this Fri., Feb. 8 with Zion I and A-1. Cost: Free. More info: http://www.wildbuffalo.net
Everyone likes to take a little walk down memory lane from time to time. And, depending on your memory and the length of it, you can take your stroll at… more »
Several years ago, after I’d been broken up with by someone I wasn’t dating, a friend soothed my indignant ego with a bottle of tequila and mocked my plight by… more »
Nine years ago, Acorn Project was a band that had just found itself a name, was still honing its sound and while a glimmer of the live-music force they would… more »
In Bellingham, where music of all shapes and sizes can be found, people tend to have strong opinions about their aural entertainment. One person’s bliss-inducing sonic soundscape is another person’s… more »
In some parts of the nation—in fact, across pretty much all of the United States—the weekend culminating in the last Monday in May is known as “Memorial weekend” or “Memorial… more »
I live near enough to Western Washington University that I can exit my front door, meander a block or two down the street and view the institution of higher learning… more »