Wed. May 24th 2006 9pm doors at 8pm @ Richard's On Richards (No Minors) 9pm doors at 8pm
Presented by: Live Nation
Fronting The Get Up Kids for 10 years, Matthew Pryor set the band apart from the pack and established them as a veritable, genre-leading force. Now, as frontman of The New Amsterdams, he is so at home with his latest project, that he’s also been able to find shelter there for some of his experiences with The Get Up Kids. The New Amsterdams latest release, Story Like a Scar is woven of a live, organic, first-take sound and a recording philosophy that embraced imperfection and the unexpected. And though the disc boasts lap steel, banjo, harmonica, stand-up bass and brushed drums, this is not country music. For lack of a more elegant term, it’s roots rock.
Bio from Scratch Records: “Anyone who has truly felt love and then had that same love crushed will get this record. Ryan Ostiguy pours it all out with song writing that's straight from the heart and sad from the start... Ryan was the drummer and principal songwriter and founder of Vancouver’s own Spitfires. Ryan stepped out of the Spitfires to... more info
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