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Event Archive - 15th Annual Arts County Fair: The New Pornographers, Corb Lund And The Hurtin' Albertans, The Weakerthans, Cadence Weapon, The Salteens, My! Gay! Husband!

Fri. April 7th 2006 Thunderbird Stadium (No Minors)
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$20 / $25
Presented by: UBC Arts Undergraduate Society, AMS Events
Come join us as Arts County Fair turns 15!

The lineup is now complete and tickets are on sale!

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster and the UBC Student Union Building.

Get 'em while they're hot!


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The New Pornographers

Spin magazine called them "a reason to greet the day," and sure enough, 'Electric Version' is the most important meal of the day. Shaking our jaded asses from their slacker haze, the New Pornographers have had the same effect on the Matador offices as when Dolly Parton hijacked the company in "9 to 5." With impossibly huge hooks and an innate under... more info

Corb Lund And The Hurtin' Albertans

Corb Lund was born and raised in rural southern Alberta and comes from four generations of Canadian ranchers and cowboys. He writes and sings the songs. He grew up riding horseback, chasing cattle and rodeoing on the prairies and in the foothills of the Rockies the first half of his life. Then he spent ten years driving across Canada, the States, A... more info

The Weakerthans

Although much has been made of their punk-rock pedigree - John Samson was bass player for the 100,000 plus selling Fat Wreck Chords band Propagandhi for 5 years, the other members all played in successful touring bands - The Weakerthans Appeal to a broad audience with musical influences including punk, folk, country, show-tunes, union hymns, rock, ... more info

Cadence Weapon

Deemed by Dazed and Confused as "hip hop's saviour", Cadence Weapon continues to firmly establish his legacy as a sonic pioneer while constantly pushing the rap and electronic music envelope. Following his critically acclaimed, Polaris Music Prize nominated albums Breaking Kayfabe and Afterparty Babies and a two year term as Edmonton's Poet Lau... more info

The Salteens

Since the 2000 release of their acclaimed debut CD, 'Short-Term Memories' (endearing Records), The Salteens have become one of the great word-of-mouth success stories in Canadian independent music. Touring relentlessly for over two years � playing over 200 shows before thousands of people � the band not only accumulated masses of fans in their ... more info

My! Gay! Husband! (CLUB MUZAK)

This is a parody account aka For the last 15+ years Jason Sulyma has been producing independent live music and club and festival events for local and touring acts. His productions have contributed, with like-minded promoters in B.C., in building Vancouver's reputation as a first class destination city for independent touring artists. + ... more info
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