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Event Archive - Rock for Insite Benefit: Matthew Camirand, The Pack A.D., Swank, Bocephus King, The Modelos, the Furies, D Trevlon Band, maria in the shower

Sun. February 15th 2009 Railway Club (No Minors)
Rock for Insite Benefit featuring: MATT CAMIRAND (of Black Mountain, Blood Meridian) + THE PACK A.D. + SWANK + BOCEPHUS KING + THE MODELOS + THE FURIES + D. TREVLON + MARIA IN THE SHOWER + THE INVASIVES + THE GET DOWN + ORCHID HIGHWAY.

The Pack A.D. (Garage Rock)

The Pack a.d. have been growing inexorably since they signed to Mint Records. Drummer Maya Miller and guitarist/vocalist Becky Black stormed off the mean streets of East Vancouver with their debut album Tintype in hand and Funeral Mixtape following shortly thereafter, both released by Mint in 2008. Since then, the duo has unleashed their brand of t... more info

Swank (Cowpunk Meets 60's Garage)

Swank's first album, "Pappy's Corn Squeezins" (2001) was conceived by the band to sound like The Ramones playing Johnny Cash. Produced by Howard Redekopp, the album was described by the legendary Ray Condo as "New Wave Country"-an apt description for a fine debut that holds its own to this day. The group's second album "The Survival Issue" (2004... more info

Bocephus King

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In the summer of 2000, Bocephus King was doing pretty well for himself. He had just released his third CD and was embarking on his second European tour. His last two releases were on dozens of top ten lists and his live shows had become legendary. Accompanied by the biggest buzz band to come along in years, The Rigalattos, he was the belle of the b... more info

The Modelos (Western Cowboy Surf)

The Modelos are Vancouvers Rock 'n' Roll Instrumental Cowboy Surfers. The group was formed in 2004 when Joe Rotundo and Mike Kenney collaborated in a songwriting adventure that would produce songs like, "Somewhere West", & "Down the Dusty Trail". Brad Ferguson and Geoff Hicks were the natural selection as the rhythm section and thus born was The Mo... more info

D Trevlon Band

"Beginning with the title track, it’s clear that this is a special album from one of the city’s best trios. With his basso croon – Trevlon is on record admitting a love for Englebert Humperdink – and Joy Division-by-way-of-Johnny Cash songwriting, the songs swagger and holler with hellfire of a persona who collects broken hearts and dreams.... more info
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