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Event Archive - TONIGHT! The PILLOCKS & CARLY JEPSEN Double CD Release Party with special guests: Los Furios, The Pillocks, Carly Jepsen, Madisen, Kyle Fury

Fri. September 15th 2006 9pm sharp - 2am doors at 8pm @  The Media Club (No Minors) 9pm sharp - 2am doors at 8pm
$10
TONIGHT! Friday, Sept 15th IMU & CiTR present The Pillocks & Carly Jepsen Double CD Release Party with special guests The Furios, Madisen + Kyle Fury @ The MEDIA CLUB, 695 Cambie . 8pm / $10

The FURIOS deliver an irresistible blend of ska, reggae, and catchy punk with solid, memorable vocals and empowering, danceable anthems that range from head bobbin' slow skanks to all out, full throttle, pedal-to-the-metal ska romps. Featuring a three piece horn section complemented by distinct songwriters and vocalists, The Furios shine the brightest when seen and heard live. The six piece band rocks, jumps, bumps and dances through set after set creating a party atmosphere that has made them a favorite with audiences. With 11 Canadian tours under their belt and dates on last year's Vans Warped Tour, The Furios have shared stages with Fishbone, Bedouin Soundclash, The Planet Smashers, DOA, The Smugglers and many others. http://www.losfurios.com

The PILLOCKS - After many years of making music in and around Vancouver, the members of the Pillocks are cranking things up, emerging from the garage to invite you to party with them at their "Perfectly Flawed" CD Release Party! The Pillocks latest kick-ass garage rock CD was recorded at Turtle Sound in White Rock and proves you're never too old to Rock & Roll! http://www.thepillocks.com

CARLY JEPSEN's crisp, clear voice posesses immense strength and control, quickly enthralling and enchanting crowds with her unique style of blues-inflected folk rock. "I grew up listening to Van Morrison, Bob Dylan and Ella Fitzgerald, and wanted to write something that made people listen the way I do to those musicians." Be sure to join her as she debuts songs from her new 7 song EP produced by Joe Cruz - you'll be happily surprised by this talented young singer/songwriter! http://www.carlyjepsen.com

MADISEN makes music that is beautiful, delicate and dynamic. Blending lovely harmonies with driving acoustic guitar, Leila's powerful, compelling voice combines perfectly with Matt's stirring vocals and guitar work. Their shows are consistently dynamic, honest and captivating, earning them an invitation to support Ben Lee on a string of tour dates. http://www.madisenmusic.com

KYLE FURY - Out of the depths of hell or out of sheer boredom come the vocal stylings of Kyle Fury. "After years of playing 6, 7, 8 piece bands. it seemed like a natural progression to get out there and do it on my own dammit." With influences like Johnny Cash, Mike Ness, Vic Ruggiero & Chris Murray; Kyle Fury strips down the horn madness of The Furios and plays one on one with the audience. It's a "Me vs.You" thing. Mixing in well known cover songs from bands like Sublime, Social Distortion and the Slackers, Kyle Fury also plays songs from the Furios as well as his own original material. Kentucky Fried Reggae ? Country Styled Ska? Who knows ? It's a man, his guitar and one too many beers. How can you go wrong ? Dance hombre dance!!!

Los Furios (Ska)

LOS FURIOS - Los Furios is a high-energy Ska/Reggae/Indie band that is quickly rising to international notoriety. Since 2002 they have been committed to entertaining their live audiences with a mash up of music. Los Furios performs an intense mix of reggae and punk infused ska originals (complete with a horn section) sure to get you out on the dan... more info

The Pillocks

The PILLOCKS - After many years of making music in and around Vancouver, the members of the Pillocks are cranking things up, emerging from the garage with with the release of their newest CD "Perfectly Flawed". The Pillocks' latest kick-ass garage rock CD was recorded at Turtle Sound in White Rock, and is already making waves in the Indie music... more info

Carly Jepsen

CARLY JEPSEN's crisp, clear voice posesses immense strength and control, quickly enthralling and enchanting crowds with her unique style of blues-inflected folk rock: "I grew up listening to Van Morrison, Bob Dylan and Ella Fitzgerald, and wanted to write something that made people listen the way I do to those musicians." Be sure to join her as she... more info

Madisen (Folk Rock)

Matt Clarke and Leila Harrison are MADISEN: A musical powerhouse that delivers strong original songs laced with catchy hooks, beautiful melodies, and biting lyrics, all conveyed with a passion and honesty that cuts straight to the soul. The duo’s brand of “folk rock” seamlessly blends their own styles with their library of influences, creatin... more info

Kyle Fury (Kentucky Fried Reggae - Country Styled Ska!)

KYLE FURY - Out of the depths of hell or out of sheer boredom come the vocal stylings of Kyle Fury. With influences like Johnny Cash, Mike Ness, Vic Ruggiero & Chris Murray, Kyle Fury strips down the horn madness of The Furios and plays one on one with the audience. Playing songs from the Furios as well as his own original material, Kyle also mixes... more info
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