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Event Archive - INTERNATIONAL POP OVERTHROW FESTIVAL: The Shores, Laurie Biagini, MAXIMUM RICKY, China Syndrome, the Irises, BLACKOUT 101, Childsplay, Vilot

Tue. August 26th 2008 8:30 pm - 1 am doors at 7:30 pm Railway Club (No Minors) 8:30 pm - 1 am doors at 7:30 pm
$10/$8 Members
THE SHORES + LARIE BIAGINI + MAXIMUM RICKY + CHINA SYNDROME + THE IRISES + BLACKOUT 101 + CHILDSPLAY + VILOT.
Doors: 7:30 pm $10/$8. Members

The Shores (indi)

Very catchy original indie pop rock from Victoria. The Shores have been together since Jan. 2006 and have been gigging and recording on a regular basis. We have just completed our first full length record and plan to promote the album very soon. It is now available on itunes and Amazon.com. more info

Laurie Biagini (Sunshine Pop)

Laurie Biagini (Bee-Ah-Genie) is a songwriter -singer from Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, whose music would appeal to fans of 1960’s California sunshine pop. Her sound and compositions have been compared to The Beach Boys, The Mamas and the Papas, Lesley Gore and Jackie DeShannon. Her main influences include these artists along with The ... more info

China Syndrome (Rockin' melodic powerpop)

China Syndrome is a rockin' melodic power pop band from Vancouver, who combine the driving pop hooks of The New Pornographers, Teenage Fanclub and XTC with liberal dollops of 60s and 70s classic rock influences. The Georgia Straight has praised their 2015 album The Usual Angst as “infectiously jangly” with “fantastic, hooky guitar;” The Pro... more info

the Irises

The Irises serve up ten slabs of spectacularly melodic intense glam pop rock songs on their auspicious debut CD Not Good In Bed. From the opening crashing guitar chords of “What’s Gonna Happen Now” to the bittersweet conclusion of “Betty’s On Parade”, The Irises move from soaring to searing vocals, with lyrics that cut deeper than G... more info

Childsplay (Punk)

“Childplay will rip your face off! Cool stuff!" JOE SHITHEAD KEITHLEY / D.O.A. / Sudden Death Records "Childsplay rocks! This young band plays with the authority of players twice their age and experience. Their sound is raw and authentic. No artifice here - these guys know and love this genre of music and it shows!" LEE AARON / Singe... more info
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