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A night of country and Canadiana: Horse Opera , Shiloh Lindsey, Wayne Lavallee

Thu. February 2nd 2012 8:30 Railway Club (No Minors) 8:30
$8.00 at the door only.
Horse Opera is a Vancouver-based roots-rock band whose musical mix blends country and Canadiana, a bit of blues, and a dash of soul all wrapped up in rock and roll. Their original songs feature strong hooks, distinctive vocals and a twin guitar attack. Mixed in with their originals are covers by artists like Bruce Springsteen, Jackie DeShannon, CCR, Johnny Burnett Trio and Delbert McClinton. Their sound has been compared to Blue Rodeo, Chris Isaak and the Mavericks.

Hailed as "The Whiskey Sipping Darling of the Vancouver Country Scene" Shiloh Lindsey pours her heart out via her own brand of alt-country music. Shiloh's music is for somewhere between that after-hours moment in the dimly lit bar when Johnny Cash comes on the jukebox for the last time, and that instant when the sun first starts to turn the sky from darkness to dawn.

Wayne Lavallee is 2010 Juno nominee & winner for “Best folk acoustic album” “Best rock album” & “Best male artist” at the 2010 Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards. Lavallee’s music roams from blues to rock to Native chanting with a sense of artistic freedom that transcends easy classification, leaving one with the distinct sensation that they’ve just crossed paths with an unusual singer-songwriter, and a major one at that.

Shiloh Lindsey (Alt-Country)

Seasoned songwriter and storyteller Shiloh Lindsey is a most unique character in Canadian music. Hard-raised on a ranch in south central Alberta, based for many years out of Vancouver, and most recently returned from a residence in Halifax, she pairs open country authenticity with big city sensibilities, for a complex blend of prairie, mountain and... more info

Wayne Lavallee

Wayne Lavallee music defines the First Nations contemporary artist. His music is inspired by many genres of music from Led Zepplin to Aboriginal chants thousands of years old. His recent album "Green Dress" is produced by Kevin Kane (Grapes of Wrath) with Wayne also at the helm and has special guests such as Juno award winning Jesse Zubot and Steve... more info
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