Thursday, February 07, 2008
walking the cow

The legendary Daniel Johnston is at Richard's for an early show on April 19th.

The Breeders are back together and hitting Richard's on May 23rd. They'll also be at Sasquatch the very next day.

Speaking of Sasquatch, Matt emailed with a link to this recap of other rumoured acts. Gang of Four/REM/the Cure/the Breeders... they're really aiming for a nostalgia trip this year.

Ladytron and Datarock are at the Commodore on May 23rd... also conveniently the day before Sasquatch.

AMS Events is bringing Julie Doiron back to town, but they won't be hosting things from their home base out at UBC. She'll play an all-ager on April 8th with the Superfantastics and Wintermitts (really, is there a more fitting local opener for Julie?) at the lovely St. James Hall.

AMS Events also presents the AMS Block Party (which replaces Arts County Fair this year) on April 11th. This one is a students only affair out on MacInnis field and features Stars, Wintersleep, Five Alarm Funk, and the Most Serene Republic, with the Half Alive crew and DJ Neil Hillbrandt spinning tunes between sets.

White Lung is at the Railway on April 4th with the Tranzmitors and Vapid. (thanks Steve)

The Kills are at Richard's on May 14th.

Jenn Grant headlines a show at Canopy Sound Studios (E. 2nd @ Ontario) the day after she finishes a two night opening stand with Hayden. The Choir Practice supports.

And last, but certainly not least, the Salteens are giving away some free music... a 45s worth of music each month for a year, to be exact. The first single and "bside" are up now on their website.

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3 Comments:

AHH! WHEN DO D. JOHNSTON TICKETS GO ON SALE? WHERE DID YOU READ THIS?

By Blogger the garbage people, at 4:35 PM  

holy shit! Daniel Johnston! SO STOKED

By Blogger Matthew, at 9:49 PM  

could you be so kind as to let us all know where/when we can get tickets please!!!!

By Blogger Lauren, at 12:06 AM  

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