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Frye Street fry
This year's Frye Street Fair, to be held April 22 in Denton (where else?), boasts one hell of a lineup, perhaps the best in the tumultuous history of a music fest that has withstood repeated attacks from the Denton city fathers and mothers. Featuring 27 bands spread over 10 hours and three stages, the daylong concert still costs only $6 (a dollar off with canned food, which goes to benefit the Denton County Food Shelf).
Performances on the main stage (which backs up on to the Corkscrew, a liquor store at the corner of Oak and Frye) and on the back stage (in the Delta Lodge backyard in approximately the same area) begin at noon and run till about 9:40 p.m.; the mini-showcase at Rick's Place starts at 2 p.m. and goes until 6:40 or so. Appearing on the main stage will be, in order: Dooms U.K., Thermus, Pops Carter and the Funkmonsters, the Toadies, Caulk, Baboon, Lone Star Trio, Funland, I The Jury, Loveswing, Vibrolux, and Brutal Juice.
Scheduled to appear (again, in order) on the back stage are: Spot, Butch, 39 Powers, Code 4, Bassx, Sixty-Six, Sodom and Gomorrah Liberation Front, the Banes, Dopehouse, and Slobberbone. And on the indoor stage at Rick's will be: Blender, Towing Jehovah, R.E.O. Speedealer, Leroy Shakespeare and Ship of Vibes, and Doosu.
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