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Event Archive - Rich Hope & his Evil Doers, junior major, Ben Rogers

Sat. May 16th 2009 Railway Club (No Minors)
Rich Hope and his Evil Doers: He's been called "one of the best blues explosions since Howlin' Wolf." Rich Hope and his Evil Doers are one part hill country blues, one part rock 'n' roll, and in all ways the hardest working band in the Vancouver music scene. C'mon out and see if you can keep up to 'em.
Junior Major: "Homegrown indie-pop that surfs a Yeah Yeah Yeahs–brand riff to a practice space where the shoegazers aren’t too cool to hang out with the Chucks-wearing girl groups. " - Georgia Straight
Ben Rogers: "Out with the new, in with the old" is the mantra of folk singer Ben Rogers. Influenced by the likes of Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan, Rogers is a true storyteller. His songs are filled with vivid images that tell timeless tales of murder, God, betrayal, war and the human condition through a voice of smoked damaged velvet soaked in Tennessee Whiskey


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Rich Hope & his Evil Doers

Vancouver's Rich Hope ignites the soul the way only good roots rock 'n' roll can, like fine campfire whiskey, and haystack sex. He's one of the best blues explosions since Howlin' Wolf. Alone, he delivers more musical strokes than most four-piece rock bands. Backed by his Evil Doers, Rich Hope serves up some ass-whoopin' chicken fried fuzzed out bl... more info

junior major (garage pop)

"Fuzz!-2-3-4!Half pretty boy, half pretty girl. Half calm, half spaz. Half great, half the greatest. Snare!-2-3-4!Make sure you listen closely, because it will not be reviewed after class. Make sure you look with your ears and pay attention with your heart. Jump!-2-3-4!Oh those swirling guitar sounds, where did they come from, and where are they go... more info
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