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Event Archive - Mint Records' Ridiculously Early Xmas Party!: The Evaporators, The Awkward Stage, Carolyn Mark, Young & Sexy, The Buttless Chaps, Duotang, John Guliak, The Choir Practice

Sat. December 2nd 2006 The Ukrainian Hall (All Ages)
8:00pm doors at 7:30pm
$12 advance, $15 @ the door
Tickets at: Zulu Records, Scratch Records, Highlife Records, Red Cat Records
Presented by: N. Lanthier, Mint Records
It's Mint Records' Ridiculously Early Xmas Party! With the 7 bands you see listed, but not in that order! First 50 folks in get a Mint present. Plus prizes throughout the night from such fine folks as CBC Radio 3, iTunes Music Store, House of Blues Concerts Canada, Lee's Candies, Indie Music Video Festival, Doll in the Family, Nardwuar Records, Zulu Records, Red Cat Records, Scratch Records, Sound Document Records, Boompa Records, La Ti Da Records, Punk Rock Books,, Neptoon Records, Doll in the Family, and Highlife Records!

Please call 604-638-2661 (enter code 025) to hear Nardwuar talk about this event, and also hear some of the bands' songs!


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The Evaporators (Pure teenage zit rawk angst)

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Comprised of Nardwuar the Human Serviette, John Collins, Stephen Hamm and Shawn Mrazek, Vancouver, BC's The Evaporators love pounding out pure "Teenage Zit Rawk Angst" flavoured tunes. If you're wondering what that interesting concoction tastes like, keep in mind that the Evaps are "Addicted to Cheese!" Doot doola doot doo ... doot doo! more info

The Awkward Stage

One of Vancouvers best kept secrets, and most beloved "hired ringers"Shane Nelken is stepping to the forefront with his new band The Awkward Stage. "Slimming Mirrors, Flattering Lights" is the name of the sophomore album, the follow-up to "Heaven Is For Easy Girls", both on Mint Records more info

Carolyn Mark (coastal and western)

Ex-Vinaigrettes front lady, and country-punk chanteuse sings songs that'll tickle your heart and break your funny bone. more info

Young & Sexy

Excellent pop band with male and female vocals and a lush sound. Huge appeal for fans of Belle & Sebastian, The Smiths, Destroyer, etc... more info

The Buttless Chaps (Alternative)

The Buttless Chaps started playing in early 1998 in Victoria, British Columbia. The band moved to Vancouver in 2001, and signed with Mint Records and have released 5 albums. Their 6th album is slated to be released October 14th , 2008. more info


Mod-punk duo who draw comparisons to the Who, Kinks, Jam, Joy Division, and Guided By Voices. more info

John Guliak

John Guliak is a Vancouver based Singer / Songwriter who has been capturing the attention of the city's thriving Alt-Country Scene. John and the Lougan Brothers have had much success at their recent shows in Vancouver and Victoria. John has also been a guest performer with Vancouver's "Country Sweetheart" Linda McRae and at recent Ranch Productions... more info

The Choir Practice

Essentially an indie rock choir made up of ten vocalists from other prominent Vancouver bands, such as: P:ano, Young & Sexy, AC Newman, The Gay, Great Aunt Ida, Radiogram, The Beans, Superconductor, etc. more info
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