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Event Archive - TONIGHT!: Astoria, Todd Kerns, Rod Burn, Jason Wilkinson

Fri. May 26th 2006 9:30 - 2am doors at 9pm Backstage Lounge (No Minors) 9:30 - 2am doors at 9pm
$10
TONIGHT! Friday May 26th IMU & CiTR 101.9FM present Astoria, Todd Kerns, Rod Burn & Jason Wilkinson @ The BACKSTAGE LOUNGE, 1585 Johnston Street, Granville Island . 9pm / $10 -:- Info: 604 687 1354 (Please note, due to circumstances beyond his control, Dan Swinimer will not be performing tonight and sends his sincere apologies.)

ASTORIA has quickly cemented an impressive sound with potent vocals revealing blissed-out tension that is beautifully cradled by slashing delayed guitar, solid drumming and emotive bass lines. Influenced by the post-punk sounds of the 80s and the indie rock heroes of the 90s, their anthemic lyrics challenge listeners to awake from modern day slumber and embrace life to the fullest. http://www.astoriaband.com

TODD KERNS shot to fame with his first band THE AGE OF ELECTRIC who released many award winning albums, spawned several gigantic radio hits, a Juno nomination and Gold selling status. Now as a thriving solo artist and producer/songwriter, Todd is very much alive and well, having played legendary stages from The Whiskey A Go Go and The Roxy in LA to CBGBs in NYC and Maple Leaf Gardens in TO. Todd has appeared on albums by such artists as THE MATTHEW GOOD BAND, BIF NAKED and most recently lent his voice to THE NEVERENDING WHITE LIGHTS project that's currently burning up the Canadian music charts. http://www.toddkerns.com

ROD BURN - A popular local musician and member of Sonic City (and previously The Burn Project), Rod is acclaimed for his adrenaline-fueled singing and dynamic, charismatic live shows. Be sure to catch him as he performs stellar solo offerings on this special evening. http://www.myspace.com/rodburn

JASON WILKINSON - Superbeing's Jason Wilkinson (lead vocals, guitar) will be treating the crowd to special acoustic solo sets of his songs as well as a sampling of new and classic Superbeing tunes. Come listen to one of Vancouver's finest songsmiths in a warm, intimate environment! http://www.superbeingmusic.com

Astoria

Emerging from the Vancouver indie music scene, Astoria quickly cemented an impressive original combination of potent vocal outpourings, slashing delayed guitar, solid drumming and emotive bass lines. Their anthemic lyrics challenge listeners to awake from the modern day slumber, and to embrace life to the fullest. Formed in 2003, Astoria is inf... more info

Todd Kerns

“Hi! I’m Todd Kerns. You might remember me from such bands as THE AGE OF ELECTRIC and STATIC IN STEREO!” Todd Kerns is the voice of Canuck legends THE AGE OF ELECTRIC and their critically acclaimed spin-off STATIC IN STEREO. Now as a thriving solo artist and producer/songwriter Todd is very much alive and well. He has played on legendary... more info

Rod Burn (Singer / Songwriter)

ROD BURN - A popular local musician who is also in Sonic City (and formerly The Burn Project), Rod is acclaimed for his adrenaline fueled singing and songwriting and dynamic charismatic live shows. Be sure to catch him as he showcases his stellar solo offerings this evening. more info

Jason Wilkinson (Singer / Songwriter)

Superbeing's Jason Wilkinson (lead vocals, guitar) is a singer songwriter in his own right. Catch him as he performs his original & emotional songs. more info
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