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Fri. August 31st 2018
Capital Ballroom Victoria BC (No Minors)
Broken Social Scene, The Belle Game
Sat. February 10th 2018
Lucky Bar Victoria BC (No Minors)
The Belle Game, Blue J
Thu. June 4th 2015
The Biltmore Cabaret (No Minors)
The Belle Game, David Vertesi
Sat. June 14th 2014
Deer Lake Park (All Ages)
Tegan And Sara, Spoon, Arkells, Hannah Georgas, Wake Owl, Chad Vangaalen, The Belle Game, Crystal Shawanda
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The Belle Game

Dark-Pop from Vancouver BC
Label: Boompa
Unknown - Confirmed: Apr. 2, 2013 (Awaiting Update)

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The Belle Game
The Belle Game´s debut album, Ritual Tradition Habit, begins with bashful guitars, a soft wave of cymbals, and a pair of ambiguous phrases. `Ritual´, a sweetly haunting soundscape, lasts only a few moments before fleshing out a procession of wild and witchy tunes, full of melancholy, mythology and symphonic power.

Led by the hypnotic vocals of Andrea Lo, The Belle Game take intricate guitar and keyboard lines, anchored by dark pop rhythms, and weave them into gorgeous, graceful melodies. . . the end result still retaining the rawness of a boozy confessional. Vancouver alt-weekly The Georgia Straight describes their music as ”…a mix of pastoral pop and percussion-bombed art rock.”

Produced by John Raham, Ritual Tradition Habit is a journey through 12 beautifully layered tracks, interrupted by the occasional chant, hymn and instrumental rumbling. Among them the spooky blues ballad, ‘River’, a song about shedding the past, which builds into Lo’s heartfelt salvo: “There´s a place that I found / Full of sins that you´ve drowned / I´ll be your river/ I´ve been your river since we were kids.”

Over the last two years, the band has been quietly gathering acclaim across Canada, starting with major Canadian Festival appearances in support of their two independently released EPs, and their subsequent signing to hometown label, Boompa Records. They followed this up by playing coveted opening slots for international sensation Gotye and Polaris Music Prize winners Karkwa.

On March 4th, 2013, The Belle Game will release Wait Up For You/Wasted Light as a limited edition 7″ through Bella Union in the UK and Europe. Their debut full-length album, Ritual Tradition Habit will follow in the Spring/Summer of 2013.

The Belle Game is Andrea Lo, Adam Nanji, Katrina Jones, Alex Andrew and Rob Chursinoff.
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Current Lineup

Adam Nanji
Andrea Lo
Alex Andrew
Katrina Jones
Rob Chursinoff

Past Members

Aliza Thibodeau?-201
Ian Cook?-201
Marcus AbramzikBass2012-2014
Status: Unknown
- Last confirmed Apr. 2, 2013