Through The Roots, The Tough Love, For The Record

Through The Roots

The Tough Love

For The Record

Fri, August 11, 2017

Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

Fulton 55

Fresno, CA

$12.00 - $15.00

This event is 21 and over

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR

Through The Roots
Through The Roots
From what was once a dream inspired by close friends, to humble beginnings filled with living room jams, late nights writing songs in the garage, backyard house parties and countless complaints from neighbors, San Diego-based reggae/rock band Through the Roots was born.

By coincidence in early 2008, Evan Hawkins and Taylor Boatwright met at a local guitar center. It was there that Evan shared his vision with Taylor, which eventually led to the beginning of TTR.

Evan and Taylor came from different musical backgrounds but shared some similar musical tastes, and both were very moved by reggae. They believed TTR would provide them with the perfect vehicle to spread their message and adopted a Cali reggae/rock concept.

In late 2008, Through the Roots added Brady O'Rear to round out the group's core. He brought his own musical tastes, complete with Hawaiian Islands reggae, and mixed them with those of Evan's and Taylor's to give TTR a broader range of ideas and influences to draw from.

Through the Roots quickly moved from the streets and backyard shows to touring in 2010 and soon hooked up for West Coast and national tours with some of the reggae/rock genres top headliners. The San Diego band eventually added Corrick Watson (lead guitar/vocals) and Budda Foster (bassist/keys) from Los Angeles to the talented, five-man mix.

With the band set, Through the Roots looks forward to continue spreading its positive messages, and showcasing its high energy shows to a growing legion of fans.
The Tough Love
The Tough Love
Originally formed as a fun side project for veterans of Fresno's eclectic music scene, the Tough Love has quietly become a favorite in local hotspots like Gazebo Gardens. They continue to delight audiences throughout California with their soulful fusion of r&b, funk and rock and are sure to get you out of your seat and on your feet.
For The Record
For The Record
What is now known as For The Record started back in '05, at the end of Asa and Sean's eighth grade year. There was no name, no music, not even any practices, but there was an idea.

Then, in spring of '07, there were several practices, a bit of something approaching music, and a god-awful name that shall remain unmentioned.

Fast-forward two and a half more years, and we see what soon became For The Record. A genre change to Reggae/Ska took place, then focusing more on Ska-Punk as the winter set in. After burning through several drummers and a guitarist or two, the lineup took final shape with Ryan Clifford on drums with the addition of a horn section to be determined given previous experiences, trials, and tribulations with personnel.

So after a short hiatus/break-up/reunion we're back with a vengeance. With Andrew Nasr on trombone, Jacob Porter on trumpet, and Samuel Rye on sax, we're in the midst of booking shows after the recording and subsequent release of our EP "Third TIme's The Charm".
Venue Information:
Fulton 55
875 Divisadero Street
Fresno, CA, 93721
http://www.fulton55.com/