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Event Archive - Ship-Rocked: A Musical Cruise: Jon and Roy, Katie Rox, Lesley Pike, comedian Graham Clark, live DJ

Sat. August 23rd 2008 M.V. ABITIBI (No Minors)
1pm - 6pm doors at 1pm
$35 advance / $40 dock
Tickets at:, Red Cat Records, Highlife World Music, (TOMS) and Sitka
Feel like you haven't had a vacation yet this summer? Why not take a cruise? Head downtown to the Plaza of Nations Marina (750 Pacific Blvd, one block SE of BC Place Stadium) and board The Abitibi, a 140ft motor vessel with a 2600 sq ft upper deck and a fully licensed bar. Boarding starts at 1pm with a live DJ to keep you entertained. The boat leaves the dock at 2pm sharp. Then it's fun in the sun with a great line-up of live indie artists, including a comedian, leading up to a 1.5 hr set by Jon and Roy. Go to their website to check out their groovin'-funky-folkie sound. The Abitibi docks again at 6pm and you're home in time to walk your dog! There's a limited number of tickets, so get yours early.


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Jon and Roy (folk, roots, acoustic, reggae)

Jon and Roy went searching for something intangible on their fourth recording, Let it Go. Suffice it to say, they found it. Freedom — from artistic constraints, from audience expectations — became a recurring theme for the duo during the creation of Let it Go. If there was one rule for longtime friends and collaborators Jon Middleton (gui... more info
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