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Sat. March 9th 2013 The Biltmore Cabaret (No Minors)
$12.00 +s/c in advance
Tickets at: Zulu Records, Biltmore offsales, Red Cat Records, Ticketweb, Dandelion Records & Emporium
Presented by: The Biltmore Cabaret
The Fugitives are a group of musicians, poets, and multi-instrumentalists from Vancouver. The quartet features the songs of novelist/musician and former Canadian SLAM Poetry champion Brendan McLeod, and musician Adrian Glynn, recently nominated for Emerging Artist of the Year at the Canadian Independent Music Awards. Together with their band, they create “dizzying, Arcade Fire-ish crescendos, replete with parallel melodies, complex harmonies and brimming torrents of emotion.” (Uptown, Winnipeg)

The Fugitives release their next album in early 2013. This fall, they hit Western Canada and the United Kingdom to workshop new material, and have also earned a spot in the Peak Performance Project. As with previous efforts, their work will be born on the road – new songs fuelled on a steady diet of gas station food and spirited late night carolling. Grab them in your town as they’re coming through. As the CBC has it, “whether you go for the poetry or music or both, this show is simply brilliant.”


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The Fugitives

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To record their first release in three years, Vancouver-based indie folk collective The Fugitives was just hoping to stay home. After eight years of touring Canada and Europe, they’d drained most of the romance out of cramped cars, long roads, and eating sandwiches out of gas station refrigerators. So they surprised themselves by trucking three t... more info