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Event Archive - Mike Gurr benefit show featuring: The Pack A.D., Swank, The Spitfires, Hawaiian Bibles, The Beladeans

Fri. November 21st 2008 The Biltmore Cabaret (No Minors)

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The Pack A.D. (Garage Rock)

Destruction and melody, acid wit and bruising vocals-this is the Pack A.D. Singer/guitarist Becky Black and drummer Maya Miller have made a sound so gigantic, so fierce and raw and empowering, that it's easy to forget there are just two people behind this brilliant, carefully constructed havoc. Shredding and pounding their way through every song, t... more info

Swank (Cowpunk Meets 60's Garage)

Swank's first album, "Pappy's Corn Squeezins" (2001) was conceived by the band to sound like The Ramones playing Johnny Cash. Produced by Howard Redekopp, the album was described by the legendary Ray Condo as "New Wave Country"-an apt description for a fine debut that holds its own to this day. The group's second album "The Survival Issue" (2004... more info

The Spitfires (Gritty Rock 'n' Roll)

"When one hails from a rural city filled with pick up trucks, donut shops and mini malls, sometimes you just gotta try and buck the system. In 1996, four dudes from Langley, BC decided to do just that. Sick of the "hesher" valley lifestyle of the small farming community just outside of Vancouver, Mr. DEAN, CC, RYAN, and JASON busted the mold, for... more info

Hawaiian Bibles

Like three of your best friends coming together in one band...here to save the world. more info

The Beladeans (Garage Rock / R&B / Soul / Blues)

PROUDLY ROCKING THE DANCEFLOOR SINCE 2001 ! THE BELADEANS ARE AVAILABLE TO ROCK ANY NIGHTCLUB, WEDDING OR TEEN DANCE PARTY DJ SERVICES ALSO AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST INFLUENCES : 60'S SOUL , OLD BLACK BLUES , 3 CHORD TRADITIONAL ROCK N ROLL more info
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