Friday, May 16, 2008
forever indebted

If it seems like I haven't gone to a show in awhile, it's because I haven't. But if you're missing that part of this thing, you'll be pleasantly surprised from Sasquatch to the end of June.

Shout Out Out Out Out are at the Commodore on June 20th.

Battles are at Richard's on September 2nd. That one is for my friend Neil, who was whining about how Battles and Flight of the Conchords are on the at the same time at Sasquatch.

Speaking of Neil, he's spinning at the Astoria tonight for the last ever Better than Loneliness. Come down and buy me a drink... god knows that I'll need one after being cooped up inside on such a gorgeous day.

Stevie Wonder is at GM Place on July 12th, which once again brings up the question: "is it right to judge an artist for their latter day sins?"

Ladyhawk opens that Cons show on the 26th.

Finally, congrats to Jessica who wins the Black Kids contest. Thanks to Marni at Sneak Attack Media for hooking up the prize. If you know me, and were wondering, no that isn't my girlfriend Jessica. I would never rig a contest and everyone knows that she's racist anyhow.

now playing: Galaxie 500 - Isn't it a Pity

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5 Comments:

If anyone is in Toronto this summer, check out the Rogers Picnic.
I just heard Vampire weekend is getting added to the lineup.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10:05 PM  

yeah, it was a little slow for me last week for shows but i made up for it this weekend. one highlight was seeing Hot Panda from Edmonton @ the Railway - they'll be back in June with Vincat & Immaculate Machine. Speaking of the Railway, for anyone that goes there lots besides me, memberships are only $5 now and it comes with two free tickets to any show during the week mon-thurs.

By Blogger Steve, at 1:03 AM  

Your girlfriend does give the impression she hates black people... and asians.

By Blogger Jordie, at 9:18 AM  

hates asians... it's why she hasn't met my parents. i figure it would awkward.

By Blogger Quinn, at 9:19 AM  

who gave YOU a girlfriend?

my mom is going to be crazy jealous.

By Blogger dustin., at 1:33 PM  

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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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