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This Aug. 15, Music & Art in Wright Park 2009,
which began in 1993 as Music in the Park, returns to Tacoma â€"
showcasing some of the best bands in the area, including Guns &
Rossetti, Girl Trouble, Post Stardom Depression, Broken Oars, The
Plastards, Pain Killers, Zeke, C.F.A., Zook,
Stone Axe, Starstruck, Tarek Wegner, Tallest Tree, The Coloffs,
Neutral Boy, and Mico De Noche. The Saturday outdoor concert at Wright
Park will be free.
As a sponsor of Music & Art in Wright Park, the Weekly Volcano will highlight a band or two every day until the Aug. 15 show, which runs noon to 8 p.m.
Todayâ€™s Music & Art in Wright Park band I'm pushing on you is C.F.A.
This past April Bobble Tiki grabbed C.F.A., or Cody Fosterâ€™s Army, for his Tiki Logic music column in the Weekly Volcano:
Read the rest here.
This isnâ€™t Fosterâ€™s First Music in the Park Show. He played two previous shows in the mid-90s in the popular T-town band Poppa Wheelie.
Foster is also co-producing Music & Art in Wright Park free music festival with Ken Johnson and Bennett Thurmon.
â€œI felt T-town could use a free event to bring us together,â€ Foster wrote via e-mail. â€œThis is a blue collar town beat up by the economy. I know every one has heard that from every direction, but I have felt it first hand.
I felt we could do this with the townâ€™s best interest in mind, not ours.â€
Here is a taste of the musical stylings of C.F.A.
LINK: To read a little history on Music in the Park, jump to here.