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Event Archive - STEPHEN HEDLEY, TARL & PAINT: Stephen Hedley, TARL, Paint

Fri. May 23rd 2008 9pm Backstage Lounge (No Minors) 9pm
Tickets at: I.M.U. Productions
Presented by: I.M.U. Productions
. Friday, May 23rd I.M.U. presents STEPHEN HEDLEY, TARL & PAINT @ The Backstage Lounge on Granville Island (1585 Johnston St.) . 9pm / $10 Advance - Purchase advance tickets online @ http://www.imuproductions.com

STEPHEN HEDLEY has attracted a growing and loyal fanbase with his intense and personal live performances. With an effortlessly soulful vocal style and guitar playing that incorporates elements of jazz, blues, rock and folk, Hedley crafts melodic pop songs that have a timeless quality to them. His unique brand of songwriting has earned comparisons to Jeff Buckley, Nick Drake, Badly Drawn Boy, John Mayer and Alan Price. http://www.stephenhedley.com

TARL is a west coast singer/songwriter who's time spent at the "University of Rock n' Roll" has resulted in 2 full-length independent albums with over 4000 copies sold, nationwide airplay with the single "Dirty Girl", multiple tours, motion picture & video game soundtracks as well as the honour of sharing the stage with a myriad of great acts such as Finger Eleven, Nickelback, Bif Naked, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Default and more! http://www.myspace.com/freetarl

PAINT - The band's energized live sound showcases a unique blend of folk, funk, rock, classical, and R&B influences that merge into a distinct, coherent, and recognizable style. Lyrically, PAINT tackles today's socially-relevant themes such as prison abolition, women's and gay rights, race relations, and religious persecution. Their most recent CD release, Urban Folk Tales has garnered the band praise, "truly unique first effort...held together by frontman Fretless' strong vocals...that would make James Brown proud...there truly is something here to satisfy every musical taste" (Scene and Heard) and was produced by Peacemaker Records co-founder and veteran international reggae artist Shuggy Milligan (Love 'n' Life, Things 'n' Times, featuring Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare), and was mixed by Caleb Stull (Hinterland, The Front, Parlour Steps, Windows '78). http://www.thepaintsite.com

Stephen Hedley

A relative newcomer to Vancouver's music scene, Stephen Hedley has already started to attract a growing and loyal fanbase with his intense and personal live performances. With an effortless and soulful vocal style, and guitar playing that incorporates elements of jazz, blues, rock and folk, Hedley crafts melodic pop songs that have a timeless quali... more info

TARL (Rock)

-At age 10 tarl won $5.00 singing “Tomorrow” from “Annie”...dressed like Annie... (you can’t make this stuff up) -Former singer/front man for the successful rock group “SAM”, tarl spearheaded the beginnings of a dream; -two full length independent albums "Greatest Hits Vol. 1"(FACTOR AWARDED) and the self titled "SAM" that has so... more info

Paint

Paint is a rock 'n' roll band that blends its signature "wall of sound" with insightful lyrical commentaries, drawing upon a hybrid of Brit rock and North American influences (where Oasis, Radiohead, Catherine Wheel, Idlewild, and U2 meet R.E.M., Bob Dylan, Pearl Jam, and The Tragically Hip). Some recent reviews have called Paint's new album, Ca... more info
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