Monday, October 16, 2006
busy doing nothing

Love is All is playing Pat's on Halloween. It's still not back up on the website(the bands or the promoters), but after a friend of mine noticed the ad in the Straight last week, I emailed the fine folks at Fireball, who confirmed that the show is a go. It's Halloween! It's Love is All! Make sure you wear a sweet costume or something.

And now for some bads news...
While Love is All is back on (or perhaps never off), Be Your Own Pet's upcoming show at Richard's has now been cancelled. Maybe one of the kids has a nasty drug conviction so they couldn't get their visas. Or, more likely, it didn't sell well. C'mon Vancouver, you can buy twice as many tickets for softly strummed Christian folk, but you can't show some love for frenetic, lively, rock-n-fuckin-roll? For shame!

Salon Des Bourgeoisie (now in it's new home at the Biltmore) hosts guests Steve Aoki (this Saturday, the 21st - yawn) and DJ Funk (next Saturday, the 28th - yeah).

Oh... and if you were curious (you probably weren't) I bailed on Sufjan for dinner and Califone (whom started really late in the evening, but were pretty good). If you were wondering what went down at St. Andrew's check with Hanson or Rob.

now playing: The Tragically Hip - Bobcaygeon

2 Comments:

i saw the cancellation notice for the byop show when i got my cat power tickets at scratch on friday. sad, sad, sad. i didn't want to post about it because i didn't want to believe it. stupid vancouver. i bet if the show were a few months ago, when they were riding high on the buzz-wave, it would've sold out...

By Blogger Hanson, at 1:15 AM  

holy shit dj funk!!! you saw what happened when i went to his show over here!! get ready to party your face off.

By Blogger Anne, at 11:55 AM  

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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
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5/27 Coeur de Pirate @ Venue

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