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Event Archive - Fun. is coming to Vancouver!: Fun., Steel Train, Jarrod Gorbel

Thu. October 21st 2010 @  The Media Club (No Minors)
8
$16.50
Tickets at: http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/110044E398EA3C9E?brand=union, Red Cat Records, Zulu Records, All Ticketmaster Locations
Presented by: Union Events
Fun. is what happens when three extraordinarily talented musicians come together to create something altogether new and wonderful. The trio melds a stunning array of diverse inspirations - spanning Broadway to The Beach Boys, "NILSSON SCHMILSSON" to "PINKERTON" - into an irresistible collection of freewheeling pop songcraft.

In their latest album, "AIM AND IGNITE," fun. have crafted something special indeed, a contemporary rethinking of classic 70s pop, where ornate arrangements and inspired orchestrations meet present-day rock 'n' roll. This is vibrant and vital pop music for today.

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Steel Train

Much like Southern rock revivalists My Morning Jacket and Kings of Leon, Steel Train take a post-punk approach to the hoary sounds of '70s album-oriented rock. Taking their name from a Bob Marley song, singer Scott Irby-Ranniar and guitarist Jack Antonoff formed Steel Train as a New York busking duo in 1999, two years after Irby-Ranniar originated ... more info
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