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Summer Ends Music Festival: Q&A with Fayuca

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Summer Ends Music Festival will feature live performances by The Replacements, Foster the People, Capital Cities, Descendents, Violent Femmes, Fitz & the Tantrums and more than 20 other popular acts. The inaugural three-day festival will take place September 26-28 at Tempe Beach Park.  Tickets are on sale now: three-day passes for $250 and single-day passes for $65.

Through September 24, The Spec will be publishing interviews with bands on the lineup and giving away tickets to the event.

Phoenix‘s Fayuca has been delivering a hearty blend of Latin, reggae and rock music since 2005. The band, who lists Slightly Stoopid, Sublime and Manu Chao among its favored artists, made its Fervor Records debut last year with the May release of Barrio Sideshow. The album, which was produced by Ralph Patlan, is the fourth on Fayuca’s discography. Fans can catch the five piece at the KWSS 93.9 local stage on day two of the festival.

Below, read The Spec‘s interview with Gabo Fayuca and enter to win tickets to the festival…

Song of yours you would recommend to someone just being introduce to your music?
Por Que Seguir,” “Tricky Sneaky Sleeves” and “Shoot It Up” (feat. Jason DeVore of Authority Zero).

Unexpected talent you or someone else in the band has?

Must-have thing while on tour or in the studio?

Music award, honor, achievement or induction that you would be most excited to get?

Explain the moment you knew that you wanted to be a musician?
Hard to pinpoint…We’d have to say we were born with the passion.

Recent concert you attended as a fan and your favorite memory from it.
Steel Pulse, their production and performance.

Finish the following sentences:

Everyone thinks my music is reggae, but I think it is Latin/reggae-ish.

Number one rule of being a musician or in a band is play music.

Don’t ever underestimate the power of music.

Summer Ends Music Fest will be full of music.

Enter below for a chance to win a pair of tickets to Summer Ends Music Festival (the day of your choice). Winners will be chosen on Sept. 24 and contacted by email soon after. To be eligible, you must complete the tasks in the Rafflecopter below, including leaving a comment with the day of the festival you most want to attend. Giveaways not your thing? Purchase your tickets online here.

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Follow The Spec’s continuing coverage of Summer Ends Music Festival here.

One Comment

  1. Day 1 tix would be sweet

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