Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The First Ever Imagine Fest is Going Down at Imagine Books and Records

Posted By on Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 2:30 PM

click to enlarge Poster for Imagine Fest - ART BY JOHN DESIGN
  • Art by John Design
  • Poster for Imagine Fest

"Imagine there's no shitty music/It's easy if you try/No auto-tune below  us/Above us only raw emotion/Imagine all the bands/Living for today." You get the idea. And, no, Imagine Fest isn't a John Lennon tribute night. Actually, it's much better than a bunch 0f musicians covering the slain Beatle's music 'cause it'll be seven nights chock full of local bands and a just sprinkle of national artists at Imagine Books and Records, the "Loudest Bookstore in Texas."

As the inaugural festival for one of SA's favorite (and only) book and record store to also host live music - kind of like our personal Ameoba and Waterloo - Imagine Books and Records is pulling no punches, featuring a total of 35 bands. 

Seven is a pretty sweet number to begin with - 7-Eleven, 007, seven dwarves, seven deadly sins, etc. - and it's even sweeter with seven shows, seven days and $7 for each night. 

The bands appear in order from time and day, with all shows starting at 7pm (duh) and ending at midnight: 

Day 1 - Sunday, March 13th
The Grasshopper Lies Heavy
Vetter Kids

Day 2 - Monday, March 14th
Invision Love
Jupiter Thief (San Marcos, Texas)
Dead Tree Duo (Austin, Texas)
The Blind Owls (Corpus Christi, Texas)
Sophisticated Puss

Day 3 - Tuesday, March 15th
The Lost Project
The Head (Atlanta, Georgia)
Islands & Tigers
Collective Dreams
Harvey McLaughlin & the BottomFeeders

Day 4 - Wednesday, March 16th
Lowly Servants
Wolf Tone
Sioux & Fox
Granite Hands
Doral Clvb

Day 5 - Thursday, March 17th
Weed (Vancouver, Canada)
The Onyx Humms
More Eaze & Seth Graham
Advance Base (Chicago, Illionis)
Sewer Hero

Day 6 - Friday, March 18th
Something Fiction
Velvet Monkey Wrench
They Mean Us

Day 7- Saturday, March 19th
Dome Dwellers (Denton, Texas)
16 Psychē
Dolphin Dilemma

$7, 7pm, Imagine Books and Records, 8373 Culebra Rd, (210) 236-7668

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