Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Ferndale Gets Spring Fever this Weekend

The weather has finally broke and it seems like everyone has spring fever, even Ferndale. Everyone is looking to get out of the house, have some fun, and party. This weekend, Ferndale has an event happening that will let you do all three.

Ferndale Spring Fever is a new music festival happening in Ferndale this Thursday thru Saturday. Organized by Jesse Shepherd-Bates (Handgrenades and JSB Squad Productions), the event will host over 40 bands at 4 venues over 3 days. The shows will take place at New Way Bar, The Loving Touch, Otus Supply and The Magic Bag. The lineup includes a mix of national acts alongside bands from the area, with headliners like Tokyo Police Club, The Black Lips, and Murder By Death. Some of the local favorites playing include Extra Arms, Brother Son, Tart, and the return of Millions of Brazilians. Check out the full lineup for the weekend below.

Thursday Night: 
The Loving Touch: She Wants Revenge , You Rest You Joy Life, Vespre 
The Magic Bag: Born Ruffians, Handgrenades, Tart 
Otus Supply: Murder By Death, The Bruised Reed, Siamese 
New Way Bar: Jerry Dreams, Alexyn Wundrland, Warhorses, Vazum, Brother Hallow 

Friday Night: 
The Loving Touch: Black Lips, Brother Son, J. Walker & The Crossguards 
The Magic Bag: Fucked Up, Lung, Throwaway 
Otus Supply: Bully, Prude Boys, Zilched 
New Way Bar: Willa Rae, Adventures With Vultures, Noveliss, Kimball, Mark Whalen and The Buttermilk Boys 

Saturday Night:
The Loving Touch: Tokyo Police Club, Ronny Tibbs, Extra Arms 
The Magic Bag: WHY?, Millions of Brazilians, George Morris & The Gypsy Chorus 
Otus Supply: Speedy Ortiz, Summer Like the Season, The Doozers 
New Way Bar: The Beggars, Strange Heart, Reuther, NATURE BOYS, Allye Gaietto 

Tickets for Ferndale Spring Fever are $25 per day or $70 for a weekend pass. Passes grant you to admission to all four venues, but keep in mind that venues may fill up. So if there is a band you really want to see, make sure you get there early! Thanks to JSB, we are alos giving one lucky reader a weekend pass to the fest. To enter to win, send your name to with #fever in the subject line. We will draw our winner on Thursday morning and will send them details on how to claim their prize.

Ferndale Spring Fever is an all ages event. Head over to Spotify to listen to the Ferndale Spring Fever playlist to hear all of the bands playing this weekend. Find out everything else that you need to know about this event, like show times and parking information, at


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