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Event Archive - SPIRIT OF THE RAILWAY! A HUGE CELEBRATION featuring: Butch Murphy, Hard Rock Miners, Mike Kennedy, Rich Hope, Herald Nix, D Trevlon Band, And many,many more

Sun. April 12th 2009 5:00 PM Railway Club (No Minors) 5:00 PM
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SPIRIT OF THE RAILWAY! A HUGE CELEBRATION TAKING PLACE AT THE RAILWAY CLUB HONOURING STEVE, JANET, LEAH AND BOB FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO LIVE MUSIC!

After 27 years of successfully running the best live music venue in the city, The Railway Club, sister and brother team Janet and Steve Forsyth, their lovely mother Leah and founder Bob Williams are moving on to new ventures. Performances by The Hard Rock Miners, Butch Murphy, Taylor Little, Mike Kennedy, Rich Hope, Harold Nix, D Trevlon, SLPL, Johnny Wildkat, The Dots, Jimmy Roy, Joanie Kepler, Steve Taylor, Ana Bon Bon, Jimy Now, Big Joe Burke and many more.

Hard Rock Miners (Rockabilly)

The HARD ROCK MINERS' foot-stomping Canadian rockabilly is a contagious blend of rhythm and humour that will have you both dancing and laughing your ass off. Formed in 1987 by Michael Turner, who also authored the novels Hard Core Logo, American Whiskey Bar and The Pornographer's Poem, The Hard Rock Miners' eccentric alt-country-punksters are a ver... more info

Mike Kennedy

"Mike grew up in Powell River, BC, and played with many, many musicians and bands there: Crystal Ship, Mike Kennedy Blues Band, and Frogge were well-known Powell River bands in the early 70's. In 1972, Mike moved to Cobble Hill and formed the band the Shameless Rockers: Mike Kennedy - lead guitar and vocals, Lenny Nelson (RIP) - rhythm guitar and... more info

Rich Hope

Blazing rock 'n' roll, rootsy twang, and straight from the heart laments mix and mingle to state that all is well in the kingdom of good honest rock music. 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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