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Fleshpot Festival for the Arts :: Aug 1-3 :: Forestville, NY
Posted July 14, 2008
Fleshpot Festival for the Arts :: Aug 1-3 :: Forestville, NY
Fleshpot Festival for the Arts is a 3 day music and arts festival that takes place on 70 acres of beautiful countryside in upstate New York every summer.

Beautiful people come from all over the Continental United States to perform, participate and engage each other in a nurturing enviroment surrounded by art of all forms.

This years' festival will feature live music from Smackdab, and Sleeping Giant, as well as Lazlo Hollyfeld, the GAHU African Drum Ensemble, and many others, which are being announced daily here. .

This event marks only the 2 year anniversary of the AAAlliance Mobile Gallery Tent , which debuted at the Fleshpot in 2006. We will be there in force once again, displaying work, as well as creating and collaborating on some canvases and whatever else we come up with between now and then. We have room for as many AAAlliance member artists as we can possibly get together for this festival. Come on Down to Forestville.

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Blind Baby's Holiday :: August 7-10
Posted July 01, 2008
Blind Baby's Holiday :: August 7-10
The 15th Annual Blind Baby's Holiday Music/Arts Festival will be taking place once again at Freedom Park on Drum Rd. in Hartland, NY.

The diverse lineup of awesome bands will be headlined by our old friends Smackdab, and Sleeping Giant.

The band lineup also includes super-heavy Central N.Y. dub sounds from Roots Collider, original funk/soul with incredible songwriting and keyboard tricks from The Macro Meltdown , and always changing / always interesting grooves from western NY'ers On The Sly and Headie Lemar, as well as a bunch of other good ones.

Tickets are $30 presale and $40 at the gate. Presale Tickets are available at the following locations: Lockport NY - The Daily Grind and Herbal Magick - Buffalo NY - Madd Grafix Tattoo and Terrapin Station - Middleport NY - The Three Eyed Cat - Brockport NY - Go Ask Alice - Rochester NY - Skye High - Syracuse NY - Super Kind Imports - Erie Pa. - Grasshopper.

The Golden Ticket policy is almost sold out but still in effect - If you purchase 3 tickets from mail order only prior to August 1st, they will send you the fourth ticket for free.

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Call For Artists :: WNY :: Early August
Posted May 24, 2008
Call For Artists  ::  WNY ::  Early August
We are currently looking for all types of visual artists who can be in Western NY State (Buffalo Area) on either or both of the first two weekends in August to participate in a couple of incredible small Local Music/Arts Festivals.

August 1-3 will see the return of the Fleshpot Festival for the Arts in Forestville NY, which features Incredible music, family style meals, and a latenight Indy Film Festival, as well as some surprises.

The following weekend, August 7-10, we'll be setting up the AAAlliance Gallery Tent at the 15th Annual Blind Baby's Holiday in Hartland, NY, which features another incredible Lineup of Artists and Musicians and more surpises.

These are two of our all-time favorite parties to attend, and the AAAlliance feels extremely blessed to be able to participate in two events of this caliber so close to home. We'd like to extend an invitation to all AAAlliance artists to travel here to celebrate and collaborate with us over these two weekends in Beautiful Rural WNY.

Do you have an idea for a large scale installation or some kind of performance art? Can you juggle rattlesnakes or eat fire? we want to hear about it. Contact us ASAP.

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Thank You!
Posted May 18, 2008
We want to say a huge Thank You to everyone who helped out and supported our Spring Showcase . All of the bands, artists and venues were awesome to work with. It was a very successful show for us. Let's do it again soon.

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SPRING SHOWCASE :: THIS SATURDAY :: JAMESTOWN, NY
Posted May 14, 2008
SPRING SHOWCASE :: THIS SATURDAY :: JAMESTOWN, NY
Don't forget! This weekend Saturday May 17th at JCC College Park on Curtis Street in Jamestown from 2-9 pm. The First AAAlliance show of 2008, featuring new visual works from several WNY AAAlliance Artists, Killer Live music from all over the state, food, and it's all FREE. (donations
graciously accepted, of course)


Come support the local art/music scene by partying with us. It's that simple.

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