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Sam Roberts Band, Ben Lee

Thu. May 25th 2006 9:15pm doors at 8pm The Commodore Ballroom (No Minors) 9:15pm doors at 8pm
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Presented by: 99.3 the FOX, Live Nation
Sam Roberts hit the ground running with his 2002 debut EP The Inhuman Condition (certified gold in Canada). The EP spawned mega-hits "Don't Walk Away Eileen", "Brother Down" and "Where Have All the Good People Gone" - retro-inflected tracks that found a home both on modern and classic rock radio stations.

His full-length album We Were Born In A Flame proved the young Montreal-based singer-songwriter was no fluke as it debuted at #2 in the Sound Scan charts and won Sam Junos for Album of the Year and Artist of the Year. Songs like "Hard Road," "Taj Mahal" and "Canadian Dream" helped spread the word, as did Sam's almost constant touring. Opening slots for Oasis and the Tragically Hip had introduced the singer to many, but Sam's own headlining tours showed that he was as much a showman as a songwriter.

Sam Roberts shows no sign of slowing down in 2006. His new album Chemical City is one of the most highly anticipated of the year, and the first single "The Gate" is already #1 at rock radio. To further fan the flames of excitement, Sam and his band are embarking on a small club tour that is sure to sell out within minutes.

Sam Roberts Band

Roberts formed the band that was eventually known as William in 1993. The band's name was changed to Northstar in 1996. Although the band gained some notice in independent rock circles, they couldn't break through to a national audience, and broke up in 1999 after failing to release an album.[1] Roberts' bandmate George Donoso went on to significan... more info

Ben Lee

In a music culture where bands dominate, BEN LEE is the youngest singer/songwriter to make an impression on Australian music. Lee has emerged as a breakthrough artist thanks in large part to his textured arrangements and organic songwriting skills. more info
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