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AS220 on 07/22/2017 at 02:24PM

AS220 Foo Fest 2017 Sampler!

FOO FEST returns to downtown Providence on Saturday, August 12th, 2017 from 1 PM to 1 AM for 12 more incredible hours of music, art, performance, kid and family-friendly activities, hands-on interactive art experiences from local artists, makers, and like-minded arts and cultural organizations, DIY technology, delectable food and drink, and much more, all highlighting arts, culture, and creativity in Providence and the Ocean State! 

To celebrate we are posting this sampler with the music acts of 2017! Here is the link to the SAMPLER!

FOO FEST is AS220's annual summer block party fundraiser, held outdoors and inside, on Empire Street in Providence, and is the premiere festival highlighting the incredible arts, music, creative, and cultural scene brewing right here in Providence, Rhode Island. AS220 has been hosting an annual celebration under the name of Foo Fest, or Fool's Ball, since 1995.

Cakes Da Killa
Lightning Bolt

Goon Planet
Funeral Cone
The Funk Underground
Jodi Jolt and The Volt 
Queen Elephantine
The Daily Note
edgar clinks
D.Valor & Pyrex Lex
Hell Bent
Lady Queen Paradise

2017 EMCEE AND HOST: Annie B. Frank

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12th, 2017 /// 1 PM - 1 AM 
$10 in advance / $15 day of / Kids 10 and under FREE
Volunteer for a shift and get in free:

To purchase tickets visit here

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cheyenne_h on 11/12/2014 at 02:43AM

Radio Free Culture #23: Art's Right to Exist: Jacob Nathan from AS220

Hard Nips at Foo Fest 2012. Photo courtesy of

WFMU and the Free Music Archive are proud to present a new season of Radio Free Culture, a weekly podcast exploring issues at the intersection of digital culture and the arts. 

In this episode, Cheyenne Hohman, current Director of the FMA, spoke with Jacob Nathan about a long-running art and performance space called AS220 in Providence, Rhode Island, where he serves as the Live Arts Director, setting up shows, doing audio recordings, and helping artists find space to perform. AS220 has been around since 1985 and boasts a long and storied past - and a promising future. 

AS220 is one of many FMA curators. You can listen to their mixes at the AS220 curator page

Check out the podcast here, or subscribe to the podcast here (via iTunes).

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