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Sat. March 1st 2008 Backstage Lounge (No Minors)
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Presented by: I.M.U. Productions

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Music: Pop / Rock / Indie
. Saturday, March 1st I.M.U. presents DAWNTREADER, MAKE THE LION & PNEUMA @ The Backstage Lounge on Granville Island (1585 Johnston St.) . 9pm / $10 Advance - Purchase advance tickets online @

DAWNTREADER writes music that is full of unbridled sincerity and ambition. Their expressive, emotionally-charged song-writing traverses much terrain, from propulsive beats and grinding guitars to dreamy atmospheric passages and hypnotic melodies.

MAKE THE LION - This versatile band's engaging mix of post-Radiohead prog/psychedelia and the raw energy of bands like Nirvana and Sonic Youth has recently been described by Nerve Magazine as "intelligent rock for the thinking soul [by] one of Vancouver's more impressive young bands. Rounded off by a live performance that includes interactive visuals and a rotating cast of guest musicians playing electronics, brass, percussion and guitar, audiences are drawn into a unique and dynamic listening experience."


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Providing a fresh and hopeful sound to Vancouver’s music scene, Dawntreader endeavors to reach a level of musicianship, songwriting and production that is seldom seen in independent rock acts. Songwriters at their core, Dawntreader’s focus has always been on the craft of creating powerful, emotional songs that will resonate with the listener. T... more info

make the lion (alternative/indie)

we are making animals. we are building a creature. it has legs. it flails. it secretes self-doubt. it is self conscious and wants to be loved. it charges ahead blindly, leaves behind skin like a snake. make the lion is influenced by radiohead, nirvana, sonic youth, pj harvey, arcade fire, pink floyd sigur ros, the cape may, and each ot... more info