Annual Music and Arts Festival to Commence April 15th and 16th in downtown PHX!
Phoenix, AZ – April 7, 2011: The Shizz, a network of musicians and artists working together to support the arts in Arizona, today announced the final lineup and schedule for Shizzfest 2011.
In years past Shizzfest has focused mainly on local music, but this year the lineups have been expanded to bring in musicians and artists from around the country. In addition, the festival spans an entire weekend with specific events designed to highlight music, art, and video games.
Wristbands for the two-day festival are $10, and can be purchased at the venues on the day of the show.
Friday, April 15
Third Friday Artwalk at the Trunk Space will focus on art from members of theshizz.org. There will also be a Classic Nintendo Tetris tournament during the Artwalk. Music begins at 8:00 and will rotate on two stages at the Trunk Space (1506 NW Grand Ave).
8:00 – The Coitus
8:30 – The Doyenne
9:00 – Prizmatic Spray
9:30 – Former Friends of Young Americans
10:00 – Wizwars
10:30 – Haunted Cologne
11:00 – Peachcake
11:30 – Einhorn
Saturday, April 16
The event continues on two stages at the Firehouse (1015 N. 1st Street) and the Dressing Room (220 E. Roosevelt) the following night.
6:30 – Quarter Circle Jab
7:00 – Female Trouble
7:30 – Platypus Egg
8:00 – Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl
8:30 – The Bovine Fury
9:00 – Sweetbleeders
9:30 – I Hate You When You’re Pregnant
10:00 – Vin Fiz
10:30 – Father’s Day
11:00 - Minibosses
“This is so much bigger than last year,” said Donald Martinez, Executive Director of The Shizz. “We’re really excited to expand the scope of the festival to include art and video games, and everyone is looking forward to making this annual pilgrimage for fans around the country.”
About The Shizz.
The Shizz is a network of musicians and artists working together to support, promote, and connect the varying and unique communities existing in Arizona through music, art, events, and people. Founded in 2002, The Shizz boasts over 4,000 online members, and has organized hundreds of local concerts and events. For more information, contact The Shizz at 602-317-3888 or visit www.theshizz.org.