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Event Archive - Doug & the Slugs Invade Sidney, BC!: Doug & The Slugs, Nicola Linde

Sat. June 26th 2010 @  Mary Winspear Centre, Charlie White Theatre Victoria BC (All Ages)
7:30 - 10:30 doors at 7:00
Tickets at: Mary Winspear Centre Box Office (250) 656-0275
Presented by: The Mary Winspear Centre, 103.1 Jack FM

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Music: Pop / Rock / Indie
Possibly no other band in Canadian history matches the presence and good-time feeling generated when listening to Doug and the Slugs. Fine musicianship always ran through the band, even when members were pursuing other projects. But it was the live presence that kept Doug & the Slugs at the cream of the Canadian music crop for nearly three decades. Their no-nonsense, 'gotta make my feet move' party atmosphere put them above the rest. There has never been anyone better.

And now they are back! The five original members of the band have regrouped with new singer Ted Okos. You won't want to miss their infectiously exuberant show when they come to Sidney!

Opening for Doug & the Slugs is Victoria's own Nicola Linde.

Nicola Linde is a powerful performer and songwriter. With a big voice to match the intensity of her lyrics, Nicola is an artist with a feminine edge. The perspective is definitely female, but the impact is visceral. Her stance is strong. Her delivery is assertive. She has enough energy and passion to cut her own way through the crowd and stay on par with the boys. Backed by a core band of seasoned rockers, Nicola Linde creates a sound that ranges from aggressive to ethereal to wistful, but always maintains a captivating intensity.

This is a night you will not want to miss!

Saturday June 26, 2010 @ 7:30
All tickets $45.00 including GST
Tickets available at the Mary Winspear Centre Box Office: (250) 656-0275


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Doug & The Slugs

A Vancouver based rock band, first formed in 1977. They are best known for the Canadian top 40 hits "Too Bad" (1980), "Making It Work" (1983) and "Tomcat Prowl" (1988). In the early nineties many of the original members left the group, but namesake Doug Bennett continued touring with different musicians under the same name until his death in 2004. ... more info

Nicola Linde (Pop/Rock/Indie)

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Nicola Linde is a powerful performer and songwriter. With a whisper-to-a-scream voice to match the intensity of her lyrics, she is a singer-songwriter with an edge. Her stance is strong. Her delivery is assertive. Nicola's material speaks the truth of life today in a way that transcends gender. Love, career, interpersonal relationships, soul-search... more info