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Friday, March 22: Dry River Yacht Club @ Last Exit Live

Last Exit Live has been reborn, and this weekend its getting in on the McDowell Mountain Music Festival heat. As we've previously reported, Crescent Ballroom will also be hosting MMMF "after hours" events featuring nationally touring bands like Deer Tick and Orgone. Kleinlein felt like Last Exit Live could get in on the action as well.

The two bands who will get the honor of busting Last Exit Live's concert cherry will be Tempe favorites Dry River Yacht Club (who will appear on Friday, March 22) and Banana Gun (who are scheduled to perform on Saturday, March 23).

Meanwhile, North Carolina funk rock ensemble Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band will appear at Last Exit Live on March 27 and the venue's official bow takes place from April 3-6 during what Kleinlein calls its "grand opening week."

"We didn't really want to pick just one show and call it a grand opening," he says, "So it's kind of like a grand opening week." -- Benjamin Leatherman

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