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Event Archive - FUZZCAT Tour Kick Off Party w/ special guests: Fuzzcat, Whitey, The Easy Brothers, Vagrants On Parade

Sat. August 23rd 2008 Railway Club (No Minors)
Presented by: I.M.U. Productions
. Saturday, August 23rd I.M.U. presents FUZZCAT Tour Kick Off Party w/ WHITEY, EASY BROTHERS & VAGRANTS ON PARADE @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir

FUZZCAT - Assembling like the five lions of Voltron, Fuzzcat unified into a tight music-making machine bringing thick beats and ass-shakin' rawk. Influences include Manu Chao, The Clash, Public Enemy, Fela Kuti and anyone else that brings a tear to the eye or a beer to the lips. You never know who will sit in or whose clothes may be shed. If you like shaking your ass and banging your head, come work it out with Fuzzcat.

WHITEY is a tight band that ignores boundaries and reservations, and delivers a song writing technique that has been described as "anything goes!" Bringing a little bit of everything to their sound: ska, metal, rock and even a touch of ballads to their energized live shows, the band has played in every venue from bakeries, to haylofts, to middle school gyms, and unforgettable Lions/Kinsmen Hall punk shows with such bands as; New World On Fire, Los Furios, The Brat Attack, Closet Monster, Bigwig, Holly McNarland, The Tea Party, DOA, Stabilo Boss, WPP, The Accident, Cellar Door, JLC, Daggermouth, and A Textbook Tragedy within the past five years, and additionally has toured the West Coast to the Maritimes.

EASY BROTHERS - United by the love of punk bands, like Bad Brains and Rancid, and of hard hitting Ska bands, like The Planet Smashers and Operation Ivy, The Easy Brothers were born. Since then they have strived to bring Ska/Punk into a new realm. Ska Punk lives on with The Easy Brothers. Dance and Destroy! The Easy Brothers also host a monthly Ska/Punk night, called ‘Hellcats and Bulldogs’ at Pats Pub. The nights been going strong ever since..Always a good mix of punk people and rad locals.

VAGRANTS ON PARADE - One of Vancouver's newest bands to hit the scene, Vagrants On Parade consists of: Scot M. (Drums/Vocals), Johnny M. (Guitar/Vocals), Ken F. (Bass/Vocals) & Jesse Z. (Lead Vocals). Influenced by Rancid, The Specials, Operation Ivy, MMB, The Slackers, The Aggrolites, The Clash, The Real Mckenzies & Catch 22, you can expect a hi-energy blend of in your face ska-rock!

Fuzzcat (Rock, ska, funk, punk)

Fuzzcat is "GO!" Playing funk-rock with elements of ska, reggae, and punk, Fuzzcat explodes dance floors with diverse sets that keep the crowd on an upward trajectory. more info

Whitey (Funk/R&B/Ska/Jazz)

Not many bands can get the good vibes rolling the same way that Vancouver’s Whitey does it. Their music is like a funkin’ rockin’ latin-jazz dance party from outer space. If it’ll make your body move, Whitey will play it. Sporting some of mainland BC’s most talented and sought-after musicians, Whitey’s members can also be found melting ... more info

The Easy Brothers (SKA PUNK)

The Easy Brothers Since 2006 The Easy Brothers have been moving dance floors to their own Ska Punk sound. So far its been a shot in the head for the A.D.D. generation and well respected by the established (older, but still fun and wiser) listeners. Been quoted as being"a relentless sassy, dirty, and pounding mix of roots punk, ska and reggae" ..... more info

Vagrants On Parade

VAGRANTS ON PARADE - One of Vancouver's newest bands to hit the scene, Vagrants On Parade consists of: Scot M. (Drums/Vocals), Johnny M. (Guitar/Vocals), Ken F. (Bass/Vocals) & Jesse Z. (Lead Vocals). Influenced by Rancid, The Specials, Operation Ivy, MMB, The Slackers, The Aggrolites, The Clash, The Real McKenzies & Catch 22, you can expect a hi-e... more info
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