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Pro Wings

Good evening from the past!  I hope this blog finds you much as I find myself at the moment, watching a late night episode of Friends from the comfort of home.  Oh Chandler, you crack me up!  Gellar siblings on the other hand, I still hate the lot of you.

And so begins the blog about our next Spanspek act, Hanford CA indie wunderkinds Pro Wings!
Here's a description of the band, as provided by their Bandcamp account:

"Pro Wings is an experimental indie rock band from Hanford, CA.  Zach Rodriguez plays guitar and sings.  Jay Pena plays guitar.  Zack Driver plays bass and David Sibaia plays drums."

Technically accurate, but a little on the dry side.  Here's a fuller description, as provided on their MySpace account:

"That song you hear while waking up from a good dream when you're young."

Now that's the ticket!  Pro Wings really does inspire that type of feeling you get when you're walking along at dusk and you notice that the heavens are this perfect blend of cloud and sky; blues, violets and yellows coming together to make a perfect blanket to welcome the yawning sun to slumber.  And on a less serious note, I feel like the Pro Wings music could definitely soundtrack my life; at least the younger version of me that would get all bummed when that girl I was crushing on would say "Eww gross" after I admitted to liking her.  What the heck Evelyn, I was just expressing my feelings!

But past middle school traumas aside, we here at the festival really think you're going to like this band.  They're really excited to play Spanspek and we're really excited to have them.  For more information on the band, please visit one of their many websites:
Facebook
http://prowings.bandcamp.com/
http://www.reverbnation.com/prowings
http://www.myspace.com/zackrodriguezmusic

And to finish it off here's a video of their lovely song "Loan", performed at Fatte Alberts in Hanford.  I wonder if that place has live music every week?  I guess we'll never know.  Enjoy!

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