Monday, November 19, 2007
cheque to cheque, week to week...

So, I was so hungover yesterday that I neglected to mention that there was a show at the original Emergency Room that looked pretty sweet last night. If such things interest you, you probably (hopefully) knew about it already though.

Japandroids weren't kidding about those Wire covers last week. They played about a third of Pink Flag on CiTR last Thursday. If you missed it, you can download the podcast right here. The guys are also putting on a show on December 15th at the Ukrainian Hall with They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Mohawk Lodge, and Greenbelt Collective. It's at the Ukrainian Hall, but it won't be an all-ager, and therefore, there will be booze on hand. I just want to point out that it's 3 days before my birthday... you know, if you want to buy me a drink or something. Only kidding. Mostly.

Japandroids play Shindig tomorrow with Petroleum By-Products and Treacherous Machete in the should-have-been-the-final semi-final.

The Cribs show is postponed until early next year. Tickets will be honoured at the new date, but I presume you can refund them if you want at your point of purchase as well.

Datarock performs at the soon to be reopened Biltmore on December 14th.

DJ Craze battles DJ Klever on December 23rd... at the Wild Coyote. (thanks Jordon)

And finally, the Boss is in town with the E Street Band on March 31st. If you have a rich relative who wants to relive their glory days (go, bad puns, go), maybe they'll pony up the massive chunk of coin and take you to the Garage for this one.

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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)
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2/19 The Asteroids Galaxy Tour w/Vacationer @ Venue
2/20 Veronica Falls w/Bleached @ the Media Club
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3/6 Slow Club w/Signals @ the Media Club
3/7 Cloud Nothings w/Mr. Dream @ the Media Clubr
3/8 Islands @ the Rio
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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
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3/24 Sharon Van Etten and the War on Drugs @ the Biltmore (early)
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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)
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