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Event Archive - Desert Radio, Milk Pipes, Wonderful Diving Horses, TRACK ARROWS

Fri. December 9th 2011 Railway Club (No Minors)
10pm - 3am doors at 9pm
Tickets at: I.M.U. Productions
Presented by: I.M.U. Productions
. Friday, December 9th IMU presents DESERT RADIO, The MILK PIPES, The WONDERFUL DIVING HORSES & The TRACK ARROWS @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir . Doors 9pm / Purchase advance tickets online @

DESERT RADIO- With an original combination of classic rock, southern rock and Americana, Desert Radio is the soundtrack of a road trip to Juarez in a '68 Dodge with Merle Haggard, The Who and the Heartbreakers all playing on the mix tape stuck in the dashboard deck. Their song "February Day" was featured on, became the number one ranked Americana song in the history of, and was used by NASCAR in a video tribute to Dale Earnhardt Sr that was broadcast throughout North America.
The MILK PIPES - Sounding like a ’63 Impala comin’ sideways around a corner on two wheels, The Milk Pipes always drop the hammer on their original tunes with a joyful and reckless abandon. Tube amps and classic guitars slash against the solid punch of a rhythm section born to serve the song while keys and ukes underpin the whole cacophony with delicious counter melodies.

WONDERFUL DIVING HORSES - With a shared love of rockabilly and alternative country, Wonderful Diving Horses are a roots/alt country band that combines those elements with the type of melodic pop/rock n' roll that's often referred to as power pop.

The TRACK ARROWS - In the early 20th Century, the traqueros laid down shiny, steel tracks for the fledgling American railway system. In the early 21st Century, The Track Arrows honour these blue-collar heroes by laying down shiny, rail-inspired musical tracks for the flourishing Vancouver music scene. It is hard, dirty, and sometimes dangerous work that requires strong harmonizing and iron-clad rhythm.


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Desert Radio (Americana, Classic & Southern Rock)

DESERT RADIO's original combination of Americana, Classic & Southern Rock is the soundtrack of a road trip to Juarez in a '68 Dodge where Merle Haggard, The Who and Elvis Costello all play on the mix tape stuck in the dashboard deck. A few years ago, old friends Scott (Evil Roy Slade) and Patrick (Powerman 5000) were looking for an excuse to hang o... more info