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Event Archive - Kola Collective, Paint, Hemant Rao

Sat. January 5th 2008 Backstage Lounge (No Minors)
9:30 - late doors at 9:00


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Kola Collective

From their beginnings as a modern folk trio, blending Roma music, funk beats, and Latin-American melodies and lyrics, KoLa Collective soon expanded to include a Latin rhythm section, Spanish guitars, and violin. A great mix of world rhythms, languages, and styles. more info


Paint is a rock 'n' roll band that blends its signature "wall of sound" with insightful lyrical commentaries, drawing upon a hybrid of Brit rock and North American influences (where Oasis, Radiohead, Catherine Wheel, Idlewild, and U2 meet R.E.M., Bob Dylan, Pearl Jam, and The Tragically Hip). Some recent reviews have called Paint's new album, Ca... more info

Hemant Rao

Hemant Rao Short Biography Hemant Rao, born and raised in Montreal, has been a professional musician and songwriter for the last 15 years. A classically trained violinist, he developed an infatuation for Pop & Rock music in his early teens and aptly migrated to playing acoustic & electric guitar, developing a versatile repertoire of styles while... more info