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The complete Totally Awesome Fest 10 line-up beginning with Sunday’s city-wide Easter egg hunt!

Since last week’s press conference, Ypsilanti has been in the grip of Totally Awesome Fest fever. You can’t leave your home, it seems, without getting tangled up in drunken beard, wet lips smacking against your ear, speculating as to what Patrick Elkins may have up his sleeve this year. Well, earlier this morning, a bit […]

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“Legfest”… a benefit to preserve the legs of Patrick Elkins… October 11 at Woodruffs

Remember how, a few weeks ago, I told you that some friends and I were exploring ways to help densely bearded local troubadour Patrick Elkins pay the almost $10,000 in medical bills that he’d amassed over the past year, as a result of his ongoing battle with Deep Vein Thrombosis? Well, phase-one of our plan […]

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Shadow Art Fair performances announced

I just received word from Ian “MC Trashpedal” Fulcher that the line-up for the The Final Shadow Art Fair has been locked in… Here’s what Ian has in store for those of you who find yourselves trapped outside, in the beer garden, on July 20. (The descriptive phrases are Ian’s… so don’t ask me what […]

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The performance lineup for Saturday’s Shadow Art Fair

For the last several years, a brilliant fellow by the name of Ian Fulcher (otherwise know as MC Trashpedal) has been curating the live performances at the Shadow Art Fair. Following is a short conversation between he and I on Saturday’s lineup. But, first, here’s the tentative schedule: The music begins at 1:30! 1:30 Found […]

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Patrick Elkins & the Rainbow Vomit Family Band sing to Ann Arborites about their yoga pants

I never really thought of Patrick Elkins & the Rainbow Vomit Family Band as a kids’ band, but there they were, playing the Ann Arbor Summer Festival today, on the same bill as The Boogers, so I guess it’s official. And I think that’s a good thing. As far as I can tell, there’s a […]

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