Saturday, May 20, 2006
park that care, drop that phone, sleep on the floor, dream about me

There are only a few bands that warrant a post when I've come home at 3am and I'm half asleep already, but Broken Social Scene is one of those bands, especially when they're scheduled to play outdoors on (what will hopefully be) a gorgeous summer day... and even if they're playing with someone whose new album has got me less than excited.

The Scene open for Sam Roberts on July 25th at Deer Lake Park.

This will be fantastically awesome, as at this very moment I can think of few things in the musical realm that will fill me with more joy than hearing my favourite collective play "Anthems for a Seventeen-Year-Old Girl" under a blanket of summer sun.

Regular on-sale is this Friday. Pre-sale info if/when I get it... but Deer Lake Park is pretty big, so I doubt it will sell out instantaneously.

Thanks to Cy for the headsup.

now playing: Broken Social Scene - Anthems for a Seventeen-Year-Old Girl

5 Comments:

BLOODY HELL!

That's the day AFTER I leave! Raconteurs the next day too! Boooooo.

But opening for Sam Roberts? Lameness.

By Anonymous Sean, at 8:15 a.m.  

I noticed that its an early show(4pm) I wonder if this means long sets by both?

By Anonymous Jason, at 8:58 a.m.  

It's the day after I leave, too. Damn.

By Blogger luisairene, at 1:31 p.m.  

BSS opening for Sam Roberts? I'm out of town but I'd have a hard time going a and swallowing that one if I wasn't.

By Anonymous g, at 3:34 p.m.  

i've heard a few not-so-good things about Deer Lake Park from people who went there for concerts in the past... i hope this will be good.

By Anonymous jenny, at 4:12 p.m.  

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