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URBAN AID 2007: Hey Ocean!, Panurge, Vancougar, The Doers, Rio Bent, The R.A.F., Goodbye Enemy Airship, The Grammercy Riffs

Thu. May 24th 2007 7:30 - 11:30 doors at 7:00 @  Jericho Hill Community Centre (All Ages) 7:30 - 11:30 doors at 7:00
$15 in advance, $25 at the door
Tickets at: WPGA Senior School Office (4125 West 8th Avenue), from 8:15am to 4:15pm
Urban Aid 2007 is an inter school benefit concert, with ticket proceeds being donated to Covenant House Vancouver

The show will feature a magical melange of musical talents from the greater Vancouver area, including: Hey Ocean!, Panurge, Vancougar, The Doers, Rio Bent, RAF, Goodbye Enemy Airship (featuring Ben Short, WPGA '04), The Grammercy Riffs, and two solo artists, Roddy MacIsaac (WPGA '06) and Pernell Reichert. This is West Point Grey Academy's inaugural year in hosting such an event, and it is bound to be a success.

Tickets are available to all High School Students and guests reported before the date of the event. All guests must have proper school identification at the door, such as a GoCard. All ISA school rules will be in effect during this event.

***UPDATE: Tickets are being sold at the Starbucks in the Chapters bookstore on Granville street and Broadway this Saturday (May the 19th) from noon to 3pm. Tickets are going fast!

Hey Ocean!

HEY OCEAN!'s mellow guitar grooves, eargasmic vocals, and upbeat jazzy licks keep listeners comfortably sitting, standing, or dancing while they are washed out to sea and carefully brought back to shore. Passionate voices, pensive words, and frivolous fun keep this music honest and pure: from the heart, for the soul. more info


Panurge have embarked on an unrelenting quest for sonic perfection. Walking in the Fog – the band’s third album – charts their invigorating pursuit of such elusive quarry. In the spring of 2000, occasional collaborators Daniel Byrne, Chris Lovell and Jon Schubert set up shop in a Vancouver home studio and recorded “Listen to Your Own.”... more info

Vancougar (rock and roll)

rock and roll more info

The Doers (Other)

Acoustic protest-jingle trio more info

Rio Bent (cat noises)

we are unrestricted. we sing, we scream, we howl. we play punk rock cause if we didn't we got no soul. we are fierce but elegant in the way we destroy. going strong and set to break through. we've toured, recorded and play the shit out of every show. converting those who believe rock'n'roll is a patriarchal sport since 2001. we are a vancouver band... more info

The R.A.F. (Folk Punk From Outer Space)

The R.A.F. - "Folk Punk From Outer Space": The RAF was co-founded by lead singer David Phillips working together with his brother on a shared desire "to kick some ass and not be acoustic singer-songwriters." The band's solid line-up also features Sean Bingham, one of the most notorious bassists in the West Coast punk scene, and Steve Watts of In Me... more info
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