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Gomez, Matt Pond PA, Rodrigo Y Gabriela

Sat. October 21st 2006 7pm doors at 6pm The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts (All Ages) 7pm doors at 6pm
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations, Zulu Records
Presented by: Live Nation

On Sale Fri, Sept 15 @ 10am

Gomez’ first album Bring It On won the 1998 Mercury Music Prize and is still regarded as one of the best British albums of the ’90s. How We Operate, the Southport group’s latest, is a mature and sophisticated distillation of the mix of rock, blues, folk, and country that is uniquely Gomez. The disc contains some of the best songs of the band’s career, including the rousing pop tune “Girlshapedlovedrug” and the title track (featured in an episode of the TV series Grey’s Anatomy), a fact that testifies to the group’s continued growth and vitality.

Sometimes sounding more American than British, Gomez has become a regular fixture on the music festival circuit and in the last year has played Bonarroo, South by Southwest and Jamcruise. Through numerous tours Gomez has built up a strong following in North America, gaining followers attracted to the band’s new spin on classic (the Beatles, the Band, Van Morrison) influences.

Matt Pond PA

From a cabin in the woods outside of Bearsville, NY--where there's nothing much to do but watch the grass grow up with the coyotes, deer, turkeys, and yes, bears--Matt Pond let go of all those studio entanglements and hacked off a piece of his own fate. Trusting in the flicker at the end of the tunnel, he gives us The Dark Leaves, due April 2010. ... more info
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