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Event Archive - It's Mint's Ridiculously Early Xmas Party! Nite 2!: Novillero, The Ramblin' Ambassadors, Hot Panda, Young & Sexy, The Awkward Stage, Bella, Vancougar

Sat. December 6th 2008 7:15pm - 11:30pm doors at 7:00pm The Cambrian Hall (No Minors) 7:15pm - 11:30pm doors at 7:00pm
$10 advance, $12 @ the door
Tickets at: Zulu Records, Red Cat Records, Scratch Records
From Winnipeg: Novillero!
From Calgary: The Ramblin' Ambassadors!
From Edmonton: Hot Panda!
From Vancouver: Young & Sexy, The Awkward Stage, Bella, Vancougar

Door proceeds benefit the A.L.S. Society of Canada

Presented by CITR 101.9 fM

Presents for the first 75 paid entrants! Present contributors include: Glico Canada Corporation (home of Pocky!), Six Cent Press, Hockey Dad Records, Black Hen Records, Bongo Beat Records, Northern Electric Records, Copperspine Records, Bonerattle Music, Not Just Another Music Store, Black Dog Video, Latida Records, Zulu Records, Indie Music Video Festival, Nardwuar Records, Fuzzy Logic Records, Deranged Records, Happy Bats Video, Red Cat Records, Scratch Records, Out Of This Spark Records, Long and McQuade, The Cascade Room, The Reef, and more to come!

Thank you to R&B Brewing too!

Novillero

Winnipeg Mod Soul Power! more info

The Ramblin' Ambassadors (instro-twang!)

The Ramblin' Ambassadors were formed on a dare when a local promoter challenged guitarist Brent J. Cooper (of surf-punkers Huevos Rancheros) to fill an upcoming opening slot. Brent recruited bassist Scott Nickless and drummer Tyler Pickering to complete the line-up. Within a few weeks, the Ambassadors were playing with the Supersuckers, Big Sandy a... more info

Hot Panda (pop)

other sites: myspace
By way of Edmonton, and now living in Vancouver, Mint recording artists Hot Panda recorded their sophomore album, How Come I'm Dead?, in less than a week during the midst of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic chaos, mostly live off the floor with few takes and overdubs, care of John Collins and David Carswell at JC/DC Studios. The band wanted it to soun... more info

Young & Sexy

Excellent pop band with male and female vocals and a lush sound. Huge appeal for fans of Belle & Sebastian, The Smiths, Destroyer, etc... more info

The Awkward Stage

One of Vancouvers best kept secrets, and most beloved "hired ringers"Shane Nelken is stepping to the forefront with his new band The Awkward Stage. "Slimming Mirrors, Flattering Lights" is the name of the sophomore album, the follow-up to "Heaven Is For Easy Girls", both on Mint Records more info

Bella (danceable indie-pop)

Cameron- guitar, keys, vox Tiffany- drums, guitar, vox Charla- keys, vox Bella are known for their energetic and unpredictable live shows that feature multiple instrument swaps and hip-shaking dance moves to entice the audience. They have been critically acclaimed by local music magazines across the country, and Britain's NME called their song... more info

Vancougar (rock and roll)

rock and roll more info
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