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Ross Vegas, Dan Mangan, Marnie Mains

Fri. February 17th 2006 9pm - 2am Backstage Lounge (No Minors) 9pm - 2am
Fri Feb 17th IMU & CiTR present Ross Vegas, Dan Mangan & Marnie Mains @ The BACKSTAGE LOUNGE, 1585 Johnston Street, Granville Island . 9pm / $10 -:- Info: 604 687 1354

ROSS VEGAS - Few bands can blend melody, groove and mood like Ross Vegas. Formed in 2002 by frontman Tim Bourchier, the Vancouver-based group has toured extensively throughout the Pacific Northwest, and recently released their debut album "Flow". Meshing resonant vocals, pulsing rhythms, and soulful ambience, the result is a sound that is cooly grooving with a nice touch of grit around the edges.

DAN MANGAN is an engaging performer who combines intelligent lyrics and addictive guitar melodies with passion and raw emotion. The graveled sweetness of his voice is immediately recognizable and endearing, superbly supported by a highly talented backing band. Dan's latest release "Postcards and Daydreaming" is a fluid piece of work with diverse yet complementary grooves, styles and tones.

MARNIE MAINS - When her boyfriend refused to teach her to play guitar, Marnie Mains broke up with him and taught herself. Captivating audience with lyrics that bite and an angelic voice that soothes, her music falls somewhere between Mazzy Star and PJ Harvey, earning praise from Justin Timberlake's producer who described her as "mesmerizing, profound and a beautiful singer."

Ross Vegas

RossVegas's soulful sound touches on a variety of styles, fusing r&b,rock,pop,folk and a puff of reggae. more info

Dan Mangan (Indie/Folk)

The son of lawyer Mike Mangan. "The deliciously downbeat Postcards and Daydreaming a good sulky-day companion for anyone who has already invested in the collected works of Hayden or Crooked Fingers." -The Georgia Straight Gaining fans with every performance, Dan Mangan is slowly making his way from Vancouver to the depths of your listening... more info

Marnie Mains

Marnie Mains is a Vancouver musician. About 5 years ago she started plucking away at the guitar and found that she couldn't stop. She has a maturity that far exceeds her years, yet a playful demeanor and sex appeal that mock it. Her alluring stage presence thought provoking lyrics and non-formulaic chord progressions put this woman in a category of... more info
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