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Event Archive - A Rockin' Benefit for Cystic Fibrosis: Bison, No Horses, The Smokes, The Hotel Lobbyists, Run Chico Run, Young & Sexy, Thee Manipulators, and plenty more bands

Sat. July 19th 2008 @  Green Mountain Music Festival Nanaimo BC (All Ages)
noonish - 11:00 ish
Presented by: James from the Hotel Lobbyists

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Bison (crushing)

Crushing. more info

No Horses (Northern Rock)

Understanding exactly how No Horses came about would require more words than anybody would care to read on our Myspace page. The truth is we are a band that got together the way a band should, through friendship and a common desire to create good music. For the most part we get together over a few drinks and rock out. There is no “band leader” ... more info

The Smokes (Indie Folk Rock/black metal)

Heres what the press has to say: "The Smokes work themselves up into a frenzy the catches like a sparks on the sun-scorched grass"(The Vue Weekly) "Things really start to cook about halfway through, with the irresistible "mountain tree" and its spine tingling shout along chorus." (The Georgia Straight) "A symphony of right on boozed up, smoked out ... more info

The Hotel Lobbyists (Awesomeness in Sound Form)

Look Out! It's The Megabear! The influence peddlars of accomodation never fail to entertain with a solid hard rock sound that will make you laugh, cry, dance and sing. Influences include elephants in china stores. more info

Run Chico Run (what you can't but dig)

After schooling together in Victoria BC, Matt Skillings and Thomas Shields formed the band in 1997. The name is taken from the title of a book about New York weed addicts by a "beat" writer who probably never visited New York City or sampled the dank sacrament. After dicking around with a long string of unreliable bass players and lead guitar showb... more info

Young & Sexy

Excellent pop band with male and female vocals and a lush sound. Huge appeal for fans of Belle & Sebastian, The Smiths, Destroyer, etc... more info

Thee Manipulators (NW Karrage/R'n'B)

Ex-members of The New Town Animals & The Gung-Hos collaborate on exhuming the dead corpse of Pacific Northwest 60's R'n'B Garage Rock!!! more info