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El Ten Eleven live at the Wild Buffalo

The Los Angeles-based rock-instrumental duo El Ten Eleven brings its unique sound to Bellingham on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St.


The Los Angeles-based rock-instrumental duo El Ten Eleven brings its unique sound to Bellingham on Saturday, March 8, at the Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St.

The band features Kristin Dunn on the fretless bass and double-neck guitar and Tim Fogarty on drums.

El Ten Eleven creates music that has a texture-like feel with multiple layers created through Dunn's extensive floorboard full of looping devices and pedal effects. He plays his music live, records it, loops it and then layers each portion into the songs that create amazing melodies.

The duo has released six albums and recently released a three-track album, "For Emily EP," available through their website and Bandcamp.

More on the band at

Tickets are $12 in advance or $14 at the door. The show starts at 9:30 p.m.

Advance tickets at


Redmond, Oregon band Larry and His Flask, founded about 10 years ago by the Marshall brothers Jeshua (standup bass-baritone) and Jamin (drums, vocals) and featuring Ian Cook on electric guitar and lead vocals, Andrew Carew on banjo, trombone and vocals, and Dallin Bulkley on acoustic guitar and vocals, play foot-stomping rock and roll, bluegrass, folk and alt-country on Friday, March 7, at the Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St.

The Oregon band has played the U. S. and Canada from coast-to-coast, as well as in Alaska, Hawaii and the Yukon Territory, and this year they've been on a world tour.

Their latest album is "By the Lamplight."

More on the band on Facebook.

Big John Bates and Whiskey Shivers open.

Doors at 9 p.m. Cover is $8 advance, $10 day of show. Tickets at


Bellingham Ceili Club Camp 2014 is set to roll, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at Happy Valley Elementary School, 1041 24th St.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., a bevy of wonderful energetic and passionate musicians, dancers, and craftsmen will be hosting a full day of affordable workshops for all ages and abilities, including as classes in Irish fiddle, guitar, mandolin, cello, bodhran, crafts, folklore, Irish dance, and Scottish and Irish dance.

You can find more info at:

Thanks to our instructors: Cayley Schmid, Clea Taylor, Brit Keeton, Zach Bauman, David Pender Lofgren, Norah McLaughlin, Harper Stone, Melanie Flink and Sam Vogt.

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