The local band Before You’re Nothing, pictured here, will perform at Thunder Fest this Friday at Thunder Mountain High School. (Courtesy photo | Before You’re Nothing)

The local band Before You’re Nothing, pictured here, will perform at Thunder Fest this Friday at Thunder Mountain High School. (Courtesy photo | Before You’re Nothing)

Rock show will benefit Thunder Mountain music program

Thunder is in the forecast for Friday night.

Four rock bands are performing at 8 p.m. Friday in an event called Thunder Fest, looking to raise money for the Thunder Mountain High School music program. The show will take place at TMHS, and admission is $10.

Dankrupt, who is also headlining the Winter Wipeout on Saturday night (a 21-and-over fundraising event for the Southeast Alaska Cancer Connection), is also playing at Thunder Fest. The California-based band includes bassist Nick “Nicky B” Banaszak, who grew up in Juneau.

Along with Dankrupt, local bands Before You’re Nothing, Interrobang and Tredwell will also be performing. Along with raising money for the TMHS music program, Thunder Fest is meant to be a thank you to the organizers of the Winter Wipeout. The Winter Wipeout will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, and tickets are available at at JAHC.org, at the JACC, Rainy Retreat Books and both locations of Hearthside Books.

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