The Flusters performed at La Quinta Arts Festival 2016, delighting art patrons with their surf rock music.
Today it was announced they will perform at the world-renowned Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, this Saturday April 23rd , 12pm on the Outdoor Stage.
Tonight at 9pm, April 20th, you can catch The Flusters play for FREE at 9pm at The Hood in Palm Desert.
They will play as part of a showcase ‘Coachella 420 Inbetweener‘ featuring:
brightener – 8pm
The Flusters – 9pm
YIP YOPS – 10pm
Moving Units – 11pm
We are thrilled to learn local bands are playing at the number-one music festival in the world. Moving Units have played Coachella, and brightener played Coachella at the first weekend. According to the CV Independent, Will Sturgeon of brightener has been in the studio with the Flusters, helping them to produce their upcoming EP. “Given I do all my own arrangements, I’m my own producer,” Sturgeon said. “Producing another band has always been a dream and a goal of mine. This is the first project for me to start with, because they’re really guitar-based surf rock, and I was in a surf-rock band in college. I understand what they really want, and I think we got some really good takes in the studio. … Doug was looking for another outside perspective, because they’ve been living for the songs for so long, and I know what that’s like. I care a lot about songwriting, and I spent about a month with them in their rehearsals, and if I had a suggestion, I’d throw it out there. A lot of the songs have become more concise, I’d say. That was the goal. It all sounds so colorful, and it’s been really awesome.”
–CV Independent “He’s Gotta Wear Shades: Brightener’s Will Sturgeon Is Flying High After Playing Coachella, Making the Tachevah Finals”
The Flusters (Dougie VanSant Jr. – Vocals/ Guitar, Danny White – Guitar/ Vocals, Chris O’Sullivan – Percussion, and Mario Estrada – Bass/ Vocals) have delivered an indie surf sound to the music scene that is ‘creating waves’ in the desert. The Flusters have been listed as one of the Coachella Valley’s most exciting and authentic new bands to watch. Expect to hear tunes from their debut album, A Bird Named Chaos and more! Influenced by artists such as Roy Orbison, Dick Dale, The Beach Boys, Grizzly Bear, Radiohead, Ritchie Valens, The Pixies, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and The Cure.