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Seen above left are the Mudbugs Cajun & Zydeco Band headlining this year's Fourth of July music festival presented by the Catalina Island Museum. Above right is the band Something. Photos courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum. Fourth of July From page 1 Executive Director, Michael De Marsche. "The importance of live musi- cal entertainment was established early in Avalon's history and the museum is proud to be a part of this tradition." De Marche said. Headlining this year's festival, the Mudbugs Cajun & Zydeco Band will entertain the crowd with their up-tempo, get-on-your-feet fiddle and accordion music. The Mudbugs have toured throughout the nation. Their self-titled debut album has been sold worldwide, receiv- ing 5-star reviews from two French roots and folk music magazines. To date, their crowning achieve- tn6nt was a live performance on arnson Ke llot s "A Prairie Home Companion" for a radio audience of 4.3 million listeners. Their fan base continues to grow with every performance. HThE: Mudbugs-music a mix of French and English, original songs and Cajun clas- sics, as well as a few popular; songs that they "Cajunify," such as Bruce Springsteen's 'Tm On Fire." Blending elements of Cajun, Zydeco. Country, Swamp Pop and Rockabilly into their instantly contagious Louisiana dancehall style, the Mudbugs energetic per- formance will surely get your feet stomping to the beat. Classic rock and roll cover band and local island favorite. Something returns to the festival stage again this year. Packing the house since they began playing together in 1986, Something will rock you with songs from The Who. Creedence Clearwater Revival. the Beatles and many others. Fighting Chance is also back by popular demand. Regularly playing local venues since 2007, they describe their music as dark reggae rock with an acOUstic flair. - . Over the years they have per- formed at some of the hottest clubs in Hollywood and toured with various punk and ska bands throughout the Southwest ..... Presenting a wide range of musical styles, the Catalina Island Museum Fourth of July Music; Festival will take place on Friday, July 4 at Casino Point. Doors will open at 3 p.m. live music begins at 4 p.m. and will run through 10 p.m. with a break for Avalon's fireworks at 9 p.m. It is festival seating, so bring a blanket or lawn chair. Tickets for this year's Fourth of July Music Festival are on sale now. Tickets are $8 for members of the museum and $10 for general admission. Purchasing tickets is easy. Please call 310-510-2414, visit the museum in person, or go to the events page at www. The Catalina Island Museum is Avalon's sole institution devoted to art, culture and history. The museum, its digital theater and store are located on the ground flo()r '0(Av /16ti's' historic Casino and are open 7 days a week, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, the museum reached by,,pho0,. at 310=~10-24f2For at'itS:website: Meet Sage. Sage is a happy Island dog who likes to explore outdoors. The ~id is AIiss~a Morns an~ the boy lg" Clark Morris. Do you have a pet you would like featured in - the Islander's Pet of the Week feature? Send information and photo by email to editor@the- d uo Is ooeR Founded in 1913 by Ernest Wiedle Publisher Vince Bodiford Editor Dennis Kaiser Advertising Jon Remy Office Assistant Kristy Throndson Business Office Graphic Designer Christy Smith Multimedia Director Franco Te 635 CRESCENT AVENUE SUITE A AVALON, CA 90704 (310) 510-0500 FAX: (310) 510-2882 Postmaster: Send address changes to The Catalina Islander P.O. Box 428, Avalon, CA 90704 DEADLINES Calendar: Noon Monday I News: 5 p.m. Monday I Display Advertising: 2 p.m. Tuesday I Classified Advertising: Noon Tuesday i Legal/Public Notices: 5 p.m. Monday SUBSCRIPTIONS Send to One Year Subscription: Catalina .............................................. $39 Mainland ............................................ $48 Subscriptions via First Class Mail are available for $80/year A Publication of CommunityMedla Corporation. CATALINA ISLANDER (USPS 093-140) Acceptance under 39C, RR. 3464 periodicals postage paid at Avalon, CA 90704 and other additional offices. Adjudication Decree No. 377598. Date of Adjudication: Oct. 4, 1934 Exact Name of Newspaper as shown in the Petition for Adjudication: The Catalina Islander. Published weekly at 101 Marilla Avenue, #6 Avalon, CA 90704. The entire contents of The Catalina Islander are copyrighted by The Catalina Islander. No part may be repro- duced in any fashion without written consent of the publisher. This publication is printed almost entirely on recycled paper. Contents Copyright 2014 and Title Registered, Catalina Islander, Inc., All Rights Reserved. I~ PROU~ MEMBER OF THE CALIFORNIA NEWSPAPER PUBLISH ERS ASSOCIATION SUNDAY, MAY 11 - 9AM-SPM Join us for Mother's Day Brunch and bottomless mimosas. iRESERVATIONS AT OPENTABLE.COM AVALON GRILLE ,,,.,,o.,,,, I I I Vl SITCATALINAISLAND.COM 2 ! Friday, May 2, 2014 THE CATALINA ISLANDER