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Event Archive - Facefest 2013: Celebrating 18 Years of Ruptured Eardrums: Aging Youth Gang, Liquor Kings, Shockload, Car 87, Caulk, Chopper and the Saucermen, Spree Killers , EddyD & the Sex Bombs, The Manglers, The Shit Talkers, Gold Stars Are For Suckers, Orchard Pinkish and his Horny Hands, Gnash Rambler, Bare Boned, Blonde Sabbath, The Critter, R.D. Cane, Fierce Creep, The Rustic Sinners, Suck Up To God, Tarantula Head, Wonderful Diving Horses, The Jazz Holes, Struck A Nerve, Stif Pix, rumsfeld, The Rain And The Sidewalk, James - Vancouver

Fri. November 22nd 2013 WISE Hall (No Minors)
8pm doors at 7pm
$15 at the door only.
Presented by: FacePlant Productions
Faceplant Productions, in concert the Wise Hall (1882 Adanac Street) and long-time sponsor R&B Brewing, present Facefest 18, an annual fundraiser showcasing an eclectic sampling of Vancouver’s musical talent. Featuring rapid-fire 15-minute sets from over 25 local luminaries, FaceFest has become one of the most anticipated festivals of the year. Located in a residential area, the historic Wise Hall has been a cultural, artistic and social venue for over 50 years. Doors are at 7pm, show starts at 8; tickets are $15 at the door.

This year features over 25 acts including:

Aging Youth Gang
Bare Boned
Blonde Sabbath
Car 87
Chopper and the Saucermen
Eddy D & The Sex Bombs
Fierce Creep
Gnash Rambler
Gold Stars are for Suckers
Orchard Pinkish and His Horny Hands
R.d. Cane
Rustic Sinners
Spree Killers
Stif Pix
Struck a Nerve
Suck Up To God
Tarantula Head
The Jazz Holes
The Liquor Kings
The Manglers
The Rain and the Sidewalk
The Shit Talkers
Wonderful Diving Horses

With bands from almost every conceivable genre, Facefest is perhaps the most diverse musical event of the year.

Since its inception in 1992, Faceplant has been providing rehearsal and recording space for musicians of all genres and talent from the heart of East Vancouver and is one of Vancouver’s longest-running and most unique spaces. Facefest is a celebration of community, as well as an annual opportunity to support, network and raise funds for maintenance of the space.


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Aging Youth Gang

Formed in 1992 from the ashes of two seminal Vancouver punk bands, The Spores and Curious George. AYG started playing small clubs and boozecans around town and soon garnered a small but loyal following. After releasing an excellent four song demo tape. They went into the studio and recorded a full length album that was eventually titled "Not De... more info

Shockload (Punk and Roll)

Shockload was formed in 2011 by Ryan Ruin, Guy David McDonald (G-Tone) and Jamieson Vegas. They quickly became a hit in the local scene and worked long and hard writing tunes and building a local following, culminating in the release of their debut album Attractive Distraction in 2013. With the departure of Guy in 2015, long-time friend and fan... more info

Car 87 (80s style hardcore)

Car 87 is a no bullshit straight to the point 80's style hardcore punk band. more info

Chopper and the Saucermen (surf/instrumental)

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surf/instrumental from Vancouver more info

Spree Killers (Punk)

East Van Murder Punx!!! SPREE KILLERS are a female fronted punk rock band! We formed in 2012 in East Vancouver, Canada. In October of 2013 we released our first self titled album, produced by Brian "Who" Else in Crappy Jack Studios. May 1st 2015, we released our sophmore album with Kick Rox Records. A 7in vinyl EP, "7 Bloody Inches" was recorded an... more info

EddyD & the Sex Bombs (Rock Opera..)

mixing the sweet and the salty. more info

The Shit Talkers (Punk)

These ladies have produced a beautiful collection of ornamental masterpieces bridled in sin, filth and wit. Tackling more than just local trash, this band also has something to say about the state of the modern world and the human condition. Since their 2013 debut in Vancouver this all-girl quartet have been recognized locally, sharing the stag... more info

Gold Stars Are For Suckers

other sites: myspace
Gold Stars Are For Suckers deliver music for beer ninjas, music nerds, bacon lovers, zombie enthusiasts, career students, the unemployable and alcohol evangelists. The odd listener who has a job as well as access to a music delivery system will find bits and pieces of things they love in each and every tune offered... Or mayhaps, they'll find some ... more info

Gnash Rambler (groancore)

Been puttering away at a new album...... more info

The Rustic Sinners

Hillbilly Balladeers Tracy Zubar: Vox Johnny Dropout: Vox/Guitar Eddie Dutchman: Bass Dirty Swagger: Vox Jamison Vegas: Drums more info

Suck Up To God (Outsider Punk)

Four boys from Vancouver (Bella Coola represent) who's mission is to entertain!... and cut through uptight bullshit in general with humorous, thoughtfully offensive, often bizzare, yet passionate lyrics about booze, sex, drugs, politics, religion and so on...backed by catchy old school (timeless) 2 or 3 chord blasts of guitar/bass/drums punk/folk. ... more info

Tarantula Head (Psychedelic Punk)

Psychedelic Punk from Vancouver BC more info

rumsfeld (sniper soundtracks)

we are the sound of Cheney's leathery wings finally being revealed...the "oh shit" before the rocket hits...all your black thoughts put to music...but there is a good side... more info

The Rain And The Sidewalk (moody semi-electronic post-post-punk art-pop)

moody semi-electronic post-post-punk art-pop more info