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'''UPDATE: Ryan and myself have been spending a fair amount of time keeping this site free of SPAM but it's gotten to the point we'd rather use that time to improve the site. So beginning right now you MUST BE LOGGED IN to do any edits. We still welcome everybody to do edits and encourage you to do so. Without all the great contributors so far we wouldn't have as many pages as we do. So it sucks that we have to punish the good people because of a few bad spammers. For that we apologize. It is quick and easy to set up a membership and hell then others will be able to see all the good work you've done when you're username is on all your edits.
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'''UPDATE: Ryan and I have been spending a fair amount of time keeping this site free of SPAM but it's gotten to the point that we'd rather use the time to improve the site. So beginning right now you MUST BE LOGGED IN to do any edits. We still welcome everybody to do edits and encourage you to do so. Without all the great contributors so far we wouldn't have as many pages as we do. So it sucks that we have to punish the good people because of a few bad spammers. For that we apologize. It is quick and easy to set up a membership and others will be able to see all of the great work you've done rather than crediting it to some some goofy IP address.
  
 
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Thanks for understanding.'''

Revision as of 21:58, 5 March 2006

UPDATE: Ryan and I have been spending a fair amount of time keeping this site free of SPAM but it's gotten to the point that we'd rather use the time to improve the site. So beginning right now you MUST BE LOGGED IN to do any edits. We still welcome everybody to do edits and encourage you to do so. Without all the great contributors so far we wouldn't have as many pages as we do. So it sucks that we have to punish the good people because of a few bad spammers. For that we apologize. It is quick and easy to set up a membership and others will be able to see all of the great work you've done rather than crediting it to some some goofy IP address.

Thanks for understanding.

The Fargo Band Family Tree currently has 2,104 pages including bands, band members and record labels. First time visitors may want to learn what a wiki is, how it works and how to contribute to the FBFT. The Fargo Band Family Tree is intended to be a mostly non-biased, factual historical reference to the Fargo/Moorhead indie music scene and it's six degrees of separation with other closely related scenes.

  • Please keep the bragging, boasting and self-promotion to a minimum. If you'd like to promote yourself or your band, consider Myspace.
  • Feel free to use the "discussion" tab on each page to discuss whatever you desire with regards to bands or individuals, though we ask that you please keep it civil.
  • The decade and alphabetical listings are for Fargo/Moorhead bands only at this point. We are in the process of adding categories to existing pages which solves the problem for alphanumerical listings for other cities.

Fargo Band Family Tree

Originally FBFT was created to document local bands and their lineage so our main focus remains the Fargo-Moorhead indie scene. You can find bands by name (using the alphanumeric links) or by decade if you can remember when you think you saw them.

Alphanumeric

All | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | 0 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9

By Decade

70's | 80's | 90's | 00's

Other Bands

We quickly found that not only does the Fargo scene spread as people and bands move but that other regional scenes wanted to be included. We've decided to cover the states of Minnesota and North Dakota and leave it at that.

Pick a City

Minneapolis | Grand Forks | Minot | Mankato | Other ND | Other MN

Other Cool Rock'n'Roll History Stuff

Record Labels | Venues | Shows of Note | Bios

Currently Active Bands

We'd like to highlight bands that are still playing, please add the category of 'Active' to you page if you know how or drop us an email and let us know...we'll be happy to get you included in the list of active bands.

Need Help?

Quick Help | Editing FBFT | FBFT Best Practices

  • If you plan to add a page for a band member please use Phil Leitch as your sample. Need a sample for a band profile page? Please use Fargo All-Stars. Please follow our examples...don't create your own. (Blank Templates can be found in FBFT Best Practices)Thanks.

Pages That Need Some Loving

If you'd like to contribute but aren't quite sure where to start you can take a look at all the stub pages. Stub pages are pages that have very little to no content on them yet but have been created.

Let's Build a Forest Together

While the idea of attempting to become the ultimate universal band family tree spanning the globe is an interesting idea it's too much for us to want to deal with. We love the Fargo scene and our passion is in documenting that and it's closely related relations.

However we would love to help others duplicate this effort (not that this is difficult by all means) and work together to standardize on format and interlink where possible. Contact either Phil or Ryan if you're interested.

Thnx, the yahtzeen staff