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Event Archive - Great Big Sea, Spirit Of The West, Paul Hyde, Chilliwack, The Salteens

Fri. June 25th 2004 Plaza of Nations (All Ages)


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Great Big Sea

Great Big Sea is taking the world by storm with its uplifting accoustic rock sound and captivating live performances. "No one comes to a GREAT BIG SEA concert and just sits there," says Sean McCann, one of the band's lead singers and master of the Celtic bodhran. more info

Spirit Of The West (Celtic Rock)

Originaly from Vancouver now from Victoria, these guys have been a huge part in local music culture. more info

Paul Hyde

Photo credit Alex Waterhouse-Hayward *Hyde was a founding member, with Bob Rock, of the Payola$. Hyde and Rock formed the band in 1978, cheekily naming it after the U.S. radio scandal of the '50s. Rock would also start engineering and producing at Little Mountain Sound in Vancouver, where Payola$ relocated from Langford, British Columbia. The ban... more info


Rising out of the ashes of psychedelia in 1969, Canada’s legendary Chilliwack released 12 albums over a 15 year period producing numerous Canadian and international hits including “Lonesome Mary”, “Fly At Night”, & “California Girl” in the 70’s; and “My Girl (gone gone gone)”, “Whatcha Gonna Do” in the 80’s. All this work ... 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