Update: Congratulations to Bernardo Iribe, who will receive two tickets to tomorrow night’s show.
Original post: The Big Fresno Fair closed the first weekend of it 12-day run of fried-food, odd-ball animal attractions, Fresno history and a live entertainment lineup that includes nightly shows at the Paul Paul Theatre.
The Beehive is giving away tickets to the full run of shows, including The Offspring, which performs Thursday, Oct. 13. Because The Beehive is sponsoring the show, one of the ticket sets will be in the front row.
The Offspring helped push punk rock into the mainstream in the 1990s with singles like “Come Out and Play,” which was a summer hit on MTV in 1994. Like fellow punkers Green Day band caused controversy within the punk scene when it left the independent record label Epitaph and signed to Columbia Records and released the album “Ixnay on the Hombre” in 1997. Longtime fans will no doubt remember the band’s 2001 concert at Fresno’s Rainbow Ballroom.
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