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Event Archive - RATTLESHAKE FESTIVAL PRESENTS: The Highballs, David P. Smith, eldorado

Sat. October 13th 2007 Railway Club (No Minors)
10 pm - 2 am doors at 8:30
$10. $8 Members

"Similar to some of the Pogues early work, Smith manages to capture the sound of drunken reverie whether in upbeat zydeco numbers or in downbeat maudlin tales of alcoholism. This is a great record, well worth chasing down if you are a fan of Frank's Wild Years or Countrysides."
-Montreal Mirror


Sweetdrippin' whiskey soaked old style alt-country.


"The Mariachi's in 'Once Upon a Time in Mexico' could even cut loose to this crashing n' bashing local group of fez-wearing Span-glish singing hombres.

-The Province


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David P. Smith

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David P. Smith has been writing songs, performing and recording for 20+ years with various configurations of musicians you can explore on his Live Victoria profile. He has established himself as one of Victoria’s most captivating and original songwriters. Sad, savage, slapstick, surreal songs, vivid spaces where humour and despair battle on a d... more info

eldorado (Alt-Country/Americana/indie)

Eldorado have an honest, unpretentious, alt-country sound all their own with roots firmly nestled in old-style country and new-style Canadiana. "The sweetheart of the rodeo we've all been looking for" (Skinny Mag, Vancouver) "Like a bottle of good bourbon" (Courier, Vancouver) "One of the best discoveries of 2008" (Rootsville, Belgium) "A wande... more info
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