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Party, Dance, Drink, Laugh, Flirt, Party,Party! Did we mention "Party"?: Town Pants, Lions In The Street, Rude City Riot

Thu. April 29th 2010 9 pm - 2 am doors at 8 pm Venue (No Minors) 9 pm - 2 am doors at 8 pm
$10 advance
Tickets at: Zulu Records, save service charge and request tix from, Highlife Records,
Presented by: Venue, Skaspot Live
THURS APRIL 29th @ the Venue - 3 great bands on the rise dropping anchor on Granville St for one night only.
Town Pants in the process of becoming legendary crazed Celtic road warriors - not to be missed.

Lions in the Street - Rock n Roll , Blues and even Gospel.

The mighty RUDE CITY RIOT - one of Vancouver's best kept secrets jumps out of the box and delivers their unique "Power-Ska". What is Power-Ska? Start with Ska music and add equal parts Hard Rock, punk, Reggae and Soul and you get Power-Ska.

Town Pants (Roots Rock)

Singing songs of love, death, lamenters lamenting, sea disasters, terrible hangovers, The Town Pants play aggessive celtic tinged fast-folk. As one critic wrote, "...Songs that old men in pubs can sing, and that kids can dance to" - all played on a pawnshops worth of acoustic musical instruments but with the vigor & gusto usually not considered for... more info

Lions In The Street (rock'n'roll)

“What the Stones were, what the Dandy Warhols should’ve been.” --Magnet Magazine When you get kicked in the balls, you have two choices: double over and cry, or force a lying smile and tell the motherfucker, “You missed”. After a rough experience with a ... more info

Rude City Riot (Power-Ska)

Review of RCR debut LP on Stomp Records "Nuthin But Time". “Ska tends to be typecast, modeled to a great extent on the early 80s Two Tone look and sound from England, which makes Rude City Riot different. Sure, the horn arrangements and rhythms that are ska trademarks are here, but the album starts with a rock and roll urgency that suggests Ru... more info
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