Tuesday, February 28, 2023

FUR WILL FLY FEST - March 16-17 2023

The Bill Hicks Foundation with Austin Bat Refuge announce the 1st ever Fur Will Fly Fest 2023

March 16-17th  at The Cherrywood Coffeehouse 3-10pm daily 1400 E 38 ½ St

Free, all ages, donations gratefully accepted on behalf of the organizations and bands.

Enjoy some amazing music while showing some love for Austin wildlife and support two great local organizations. The Bill Hicks Foundation , at Texas Not for Profit , presented a one day “Furfest”  in 2022 but have joined together with fellow wildlife rehabilitation group Austin Bat Rescue ( 501C3 non-profit) to create a 2 day event to promote awareness of their services to the community.  Bands from across the US as well as the ATX will be performing to support the cause. 

Line ups by day:


Thursday 3/16

Sleeping Jesus- Minneapolis, SWEETTALKER- Nashville, Q-Tip Bandits- Boston, 

Tone Royal- ATX/San Antonio,  Line of Fire- ATX, Griffin Robillard- NYC

Ty Gavin & The Flow- San Antonio

Friday 3/17

CoLa- ATX, Alexandra- Dallas, Desert Mambas- LA, Clarence James- ATX, 

Bicycle Boy- ATX, Brad Byrd- LA, Daydreamer- ATX

Event page and links to bands @  https://fb.me/e/3jpiOTAeH

Sponsored by Forbidden Fruit, Brian Kerman- ReMax Realtor and The Kerman Family Foundation

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About the organizations:

Bill Hicks Foundation for Wildlife is a Texas Not for Profit Corporation dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of orphaned, ill and injured Austin area wildlife , primarily misc. mammals such as raccoons,foxes, skunks, beavers and porcupines. We also provide information on peaceful cohabitation and educational outreach to promote stewardship of wildlife and their habitats.

Austin Bat Refuge, a 501(c)(3) organization, cares for orphaned, injured, and displaced bats found all over Central Texas and the Houston area. We provide expert care and services to hundreds of bats every year, conduct public education programs to promote appreciation and support for bats as crucial members of local ecosystems and fascinating members of the animal kingdom, and offer conflict resolution services.