Thursday, August 11, 2005
we want the death of rock n' roll

The Constantines finally return to Vancouver to headline a show. Catch them at Richard's on October 14th. Upping the ante, they bring the band behind one of my other favourite albums of 2005, the Hold Steady, as openers.

American Analog Set play the Media Club October 26th... Arts&Crafts latest signing: now it's cool to like them, kids.

Devotchka plays the Media Club on September 1st.

If you missed her at FolkFest (or just try to avoid FolkFest like me) Juana Molina plays the Media Club as well, on September 3rd. P:ano opens.

Get out the black hair dye and white makeup. Bauhaus drops in on the Centre for the Performing Arts on October 20th.

Cuff the Duke plays the day before that at the Lamplighter. My friend Kim is psyched... or she will be when she finds out.

Adult. also does the Lamplighter on November 15th.

I swear I mentioned this before, but apparently forgot to add it to the sidebar... just in case, Broadcast at Richard's on Halloween.

If you don't want to pony up the money for System just to see them, Hella play the Media Club on August 30th.

Last but not least, Prefuse 73 is at Sonar for "an evening with..." on September 11th.

If Prefuse isn't your thing, or perhaps isn't a poignant enough reminder of the rock solid link between 9/11 and Iraq, you might want to head to Washington. As Salon reports, the Pentagon will.. ermm... "celebrate" the four year old tragedy by staging a "country" (both terms used loosely) concert and "America Supports Freedom" walk. Clint Black headlines. Someone please expose this as some crafty internet joke.

And I almost forgot... if you're not stuck at work til 10pm like me, head to the Lamplighter tomorrow for an early show (6pm-9pm) featuring Daddy's Hands, They Shoot Horses, Ghosts (they're back together!), and the Pink Noise.

now playing: the Constantines - Steal This Sound

2 Comments:

yeah i'm officially psyched.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 9:56 p.m.  

-kd

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 9:56 p.m.  

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2/8 Twin Sister, Eleanor Friedberger, and Ava Luna @ the Media Club
2/9 David Choi @ the Rio
2/10 Secret Chiefs 3 and Dengue Fever @ the Rickshaw
2/13 White Buffalo @ the Media Club
2/14 The Ballyntines and Pleasure Cruise (TT) @ the Biltmore
2/18 Grimes w/Born Gold @ Fortune (early)
2/18 Cruel Young Heart, Young Liars, the Oh Wells, and Matiation @ the Dodson Rooms (AA)
2/18 Cursive w/UME @the Media Club
2/19 The Asteroids Galaxy Tour w/Vacationer @ Venue
2/20 Veronica Falls w/Bleached @ the Media Club
2/26 DJ Krush @ Fortune
2/29 Trevor Hall @ the Media Club
3/6 Slow Club w/Signals @ the Media Club
3/7 Cloud Nothings w/Mr. Dream @ the Media Clubr
3/8 Islands @ the Rio
3/10 Memoryhouse @ the Waldorf
3/17 William Fitzsimmons @ the Biltmore (early)
3/18 Magnetic Fields @ the Vogue (AA)
3/21 Plants & Animals>/b> @ the Rickshaw
3/22 Drive-by Truckers @ the Commodore
3/23 White Rabbits @ the Biltmore
3/23 Loney Dear @ the Media Club
3/24 Sharon Van Etten and the War on Drugs @ the Biltmore (early)
3/25 Nada Surf and An Horse @ the Rickshaw
3/27 The Ting Tings @ the Commodore
4/5 House de Racket @ the Electric Owl
4/6 Chairlift w/Nite Jewel @ the Electric Owl
4/7 Heartless Bastards @ the Media Club
4/8 Metronomy @ Venue
4/8 Gotye @ the Vogue (AA)
4/9 Cults @ Venue
4/10 First Aid Kit @ Venue
4/10 Andrew Bird w/Laura Marling @ the Vogue (AA)
4/13 The Odds and the Grapes of Wrath @ the Rickshaw
4/14 The Joel Plaskett Emergency @ the Vogue (AA)
4/24 School of Seven Bells w/Exitmusic @ the Electric Owl
4/26 Justice @ the PNE Forum (AA)
4/27 M83 @ the Vogue (AA)
4/27 Yukon Blonde @ the Commodore
4/28 Neon Indian @ Venue (early)
5/6 Delta Spirit w/Waters @ the Electric Owl
5/9 Yann Tiersen @ the Rickshaw
5/11 Great Lake Swimmers w/Cold Specks @ the Commodore
5/12 The Boxer Rebellion> @ the Biltmore
5/27 Coeur de Pirate @ Venue

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DG = @damaged goods
DFTK = @dirty for the kids
FJW = @fake jazz wed
EN = @easy now
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HL = @higher learning JH = @junior high
JY= @junkyard
RRPP = @rocknroll pizza party
SD = @shindig
TT = @toonie tuesday
NW = @no worries

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