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Event Archive - INTERNATIONAL POP OVERTHROW FESTIVAL: Danny Echo, SHELLEY PRESTON, S.K. Robot, Anthill, Vancouver Nights, The Tomorrows, Orchid Highway, Star Collector

Sat. August 30th 2008 8 pm - 2 am doors at 7:30 pm Railway Club (No Minors) 8 pm - 2 am doors at 7:30 pm

Danny Echo (VanPop)

With life spinning out of control on tour in the UK as "The Ryecatchers", Danny and Mark decided it was time for a change... Returning to Vancouver, Danny bumped into an old flame, Shannon, and after a few drinks she decided she would rather be in a band than a relationship with him. Danny reluctantly agreed, phoned Mark, and formed Danny Echo i... more info

S.K. Robot

Part 1: "True Story" Terry David Mulligan once told me to "Shut the fuck up!" even though I wasn't even speaking to him. I didn't even know he was there until he opened his mouth. I think he thought my friend and I were laughing at him but we were watching a soccer match at the time. I didn't say anything back to him and he just walked off. I thin... more info

Anthill

Fueled by hours of children's tv programming and a genuine sense of social awkwardness, Anthill is about the essence of getting on with life in the face of adversity and fear. "Carry on, carry on my backwards song". 2009's album release, "Relationships 4 Dummies" explores the pitfalls of conflict and the rewards of communication. "I'm terrifi... more info

Orchid Highway (Psychedelic Rock)

“Trousers-deep in a rapturously ongoing obsession with mid-60s Britpop and psychedelia” Nerve Magazine “Take this grand, technicolor, psychedelic, rock and roll dragster out for a spin... what pop music CAN be when it isn’t being held hostage!” Radio Bandcouver “A dream come true to fans of Badfinger, or bands of more recent vinta... more info

Star Collector (mod-influenced rock'n'roll)

Faster than a speeding ballet...More powerful than the Loco-Motion...Able to leap small billings in a single bound...It's a Byrd (when David Crosby was still sassy)...It's de plane, Boss! (...Yes, yes Tattoo)...It's Star Collector! Leaping from tree to tree as they float down the mighty rivers of British Columbia, these ex-lumberjacks leave no ... more info
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