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Event Archive - SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE Tribute Night Fundraiser featuring: Crop Circle, Todd Kerns, Shiver, Skookum, Chasing Brooklyn, Heavy Jack, Sugarblade

Sat. September 16th 2006 Backstage Lounge (No Minors)
Presented by: I.M.U. Productions, Shaftebury Brewing
Saturday, Sept 16th IMU & Shaftebury present SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE Grunge Tribute Night Fundraiser featuring Crop Circle (with Todd Kerns), Shiver, Skookum, Chasing Brooklyn, Heavy Jack + Alec & Miguel of Sugarblade @ The BACKSTAGE LOUNGE, 1585 Johnston Street, Granville Island . 8pm / $10 -:-

Join Crop Circle (with special guest vocalist Todd Kerns) alongside some of Vancouver's most rocking bands as they honour grunge classics and rarities alike while helping finance Crop Circle's forthcoming CD!

Hosted by PATRICK MALIHA (Urban Rush: UR @ The Movies & KVOS: Off Centre Television), you can expect to hear great songs by NIRVANA (Come As You Are, Smells Like Teen Spirit & Aneurysm), ALICE IN CHAINS (Rooster, Man in the Box & Would), PEARL JAM (Evenflow & Alive), SOUNDGARDEN (Outshined & Big Dumb Sex), TEMPLE OF THE DOG (Hunger Strike) plus many others.

Come out early - if you show up before 10pm you'll score a FREE pint of Strongbow!

Special thanks to our sponsors Sleeman Brewing, CFOX 99.3 & The Backstage Lounge!


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Crop Circle (Rock)

Formed in 2002, Crop Circle was blessed with early success. Before setting foot on stage the band had a surprise runaway hit with Mexican Cockfight. From there the band hit the road touring western Canada several times from Victoria to Winnipeg. Some of the highlights included performing with ZZ Top at The Bluff in Kelowna, playing Calgary Stampede... more info

Todd Kerns

“Hi! I’m Todd Kerns. You might remember me from such bands as THE AGE OF ELECTRIC and STATIC IN STEREO!” Todd Kerns is the voice of Canuck legends THE AGE OF ELECTRIC and their critically acclaimed spin-off STATIC IN STEREO. Now as a thriving solo artist and producer/songwriter Todd is very much alive and well. He has played on legendary... more info


Shiver seamlessly blends heavy chunky guitar riffs with hook-laden melodies to form a captivating variation of classic rocknroll. Shiver does not concern itself with classifications or genres, but simply being kickass. more info

Skookum (Riff Rock)

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Vanman --- Vocals/Guitars Shiny--- Guitars/Vocals Storm --- Drums/Vocals In the beginning there was a catastrophic boom… and, without the use of an epidural, SKOOKUM was born. Out of the depths of a deep forested bush charged/lumbered this enormous behemoth of rawk! It had a thunderous bottom end and the animals would gather ‘round to hear... more info

Sugarblade (melodic hard rock)

Since their debut in 2004, Sugarblade has been playing relentlessly to rave reviews and an ever-growing loyal fan base. It became obvious after only a few live shows that Sugarblade was something special. The band released a 7-song EP entitled "Faux" in July of 2006, which has been selling steadily and exposing them to more and more fans. Sugarb... more info
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