Rock For Paws Raises Dough For Animal Defense League

Meet Francis, one of many pets available for adoption from the Animal Defense League - ANIMAL DEFENSE LEAGUE OF TEXAS
Animal Defense League of Texas
Meet Francis, one of many pets available for adoption from the Animal Defense League

When I think of pups and cute cats, I don't immediately free associate with hard rock. But the Rock For Paws Festival at Fitzgerald's looks to place the two closer together.

On August 8, Rock For Paws features 17 bands raising money for the Animal Defense League of Texas. Founded in 1934, the Animal Defense League is a no-kill shelter with a 12-acre campus dedicated to the humane treatment and adoption of dogs and cats. Be warned if you visit their website — you might spend a good chunk of the workday looking at adorable, adoptable pets.

Tickets for the August 8 show are $5 in advance, $8 at the door. The schedule is as follows:

Outside Stage

1pm-3pm Open Mic/Open Jam
3pm Nevermind Tomorrow
4pm The Wounded Souls
5pm Trisha Lynn
6pm Cindy Osbourne
7pm Dirty Rae
8pm Violet
9pm Ecstatic Wave
10pm Robek
11pm Shadow Fashion
12am My Madness (acoustic)

Inside Stage

7:15pm We Inertia
8:15pm Defection
9pm The Girls of Sass Dance Troupe
9:15pm Shotgun Vendetta
10:15pm Wall of Soul
11:15pm Eden Burning
12:15am Anchor Babies

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