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An Album Tribute To Nirvana's, "Unplugged In New York" Apr. 22nd, 2011 @ 12:28 am
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The Paul Holden Band (KYLE! Harmon, Andrew Scott, Jon Martin, Paul Holden and Dino Scavo) are doing an album tribute to Nirvana's beloved, "Unplugged In New York" album. A great time for any Nirvana and/or accordion fan.

Thursday, May 5th @ Vern's in Calgary!
Friday, May 6th @ Better Than Fred's in Grande Prairie
Saturday, May 7th @ Better Than Fred's in Grande Prairie
Friday, May 13th @ The Slice Bar and Grill in Lethbridge
Saturday, May 14th @ Sneaky's in Elkford, BC
Saturday, May 21st @ Whiskey Creek in Medicine Hat
Sunday, May 22nd @ The Thirsty Bear in Waterton


Guidance おください Apr. 8th, 2009 @ 01:43 pm
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Hey there!
I'm trying to book a few gigs around Alberta early this July.
Any tips for a good place to play in Edmonton or Calgary?

Thanks,
Andrew.
www.myspace.com/andrewscottsolo
View Andrew Scott's Sonicbids EPK
View Andrew Scott's EPK


Big Rock Untapped Mar. 4th, 2009 @ 01:04 am
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Hey...
So Big Rock Beer (an Albertan treasure) hosts a website for artists to stick up music for people to check out. It's really cool, totally free, and is a resource to familiarize yourself with some of the local acts that might be haunting your neighbourhoods. Once a year-ish a panel of judges take a few of the submissions (not necessarily the most 'tapped') and release a disc called 'Big Rock Untapped' which comes free with your purchase of a case of Big Rock Beer. You get beer, you get a CD, win win. Albertan artists like John Wort HannamBen Sures and the scrabulous Michael Bernard Fitzgerald have been included in the previous offerings of this disc. Zang. 

So yeah, if you're up for listening to some Canadian indie goodness then go bust it open. 

You can start here


Upcoming Concert! - Homo Hop in Calgary Jun. 4th, 2008 @ 08:20 pm
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Homo Hop Youth Pride Dance in Calgary
Friday, June 13, 2008


Venue: Hillhurst/Sunnyside Community Hall, 1320 – 5th Ave N.W., Calgary, AB
Date: Friday, June 13, 2008
Time: 6:00pm to 1am
Cover: Pay what you can, sliding scale.
All ages

A night of entertainment, dancing and mocktails!

Entertainment provided by the Fake Mustache Drag King Troupe and the musical stylings of Must Be Tuesday, a one-woman, queer alternative-folk act from Edmonton. DJing by Morag Misselbrook.

Tickets available at the door; pay what you can, sliding scale. ID is required for entry for anyone aged 18-25. This All Ages Event is open to the entire community but specifically for those members aged 14-25. Free Coat Check, two dollar mocktail bar.

Must Be Tuesday will be playing between 9:30 and 11.

Presented by the Miscellaneous Youth Network and Pride Calgary.

For songs and info: http://mustbetuesday.com

Wide Mouth Mason & Melanie Doane in Alberta Nov. 26th, 2007 @ 10:37 pm
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On the 2007 Canadian Holiday Train.

12.10 - Track Maintenance Shack in Maple Creek, Alberta
12.10 - CPR Train Station in Medicine Hat, Alberta
12.10 - Tracks at HWY 876 in Tilley, Alberta
12.10 - Civic Building in Brooks, Alberta
12.11 - Horton Road in Calgary, Alberta
12.11 - 1st Avenue in Vulcan, Alberta
12.12 - Save-On Foods in Lethbridge, Alberta
12.12 - Mile 92.59 in Coleman, Alberta
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» My Gun Gives Me A Mean erection!
Hey! 
The Turncoats, an alt-country rockabilly quartet from Lethbridge AB, are playing at Better Than Fred's in Grande Prairie AB on Thursday May 24th and Friday May 25th. They are an energetic melange of Johnny Cash, Tom Petty, Tom Waits and too much pilsner. 

Some links would probably explain things a little better:
www.theturncoats.ca 
www.sonicbids.com/theturncoats 
www.myspace.com/andrewscottsolo
www.myspace.com/turncoatslethbridge

So that's: 
THE TURNCOATS
Thursday May 24
Friday May 26
@ Better Than Fred's 
Grande Prairie AB
1 780 532 4450

» Bocephus King w/ Charlie Hase in Alberta
Bocephus King with special guest Charlie Hase is venturing out to Alberta April 27th - 29th.

Tour Dates:
April 27th - The Ironwood - Calgary, AB
April 28th - Dudley's Pub - High River, AB
April 29th - The Slice - Lethbridge, AB

With another album in the wings and many interesting projects of the horizon, Perry is hitting the road with acclaimed pedal steel player Charlie Hayes,for an intimate night of story telling and quiet acoustic sets. Given the natural charisma, intelligence and passion of Bocephus King, it's bound to be an entertaining night. Shannon Anderson - Beat Route 


» Hey hey hey!

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Hey there! 
My name is Andrew Scott. I am an Alberta raised alt-country rockabilly greasy folky singin songwritin spaghetti western diggin sonovabitch! My group is called The Turncoats but I do an awful lotta awful stuff on my own as well. I would love your opinion, your feedback, critics welcome, burn it, buy it, diggit, etc. 
www.theturncoats.ca 
www.sonicbids.com/theturncoats
www.myspace.com/andrewscottsolo
www.myspace.com/turncoatslethbridge 

The Turncoats will be playing at Broken City www.brokencity.ca on Thursday May 31st. 
and then we'll be playing in Canmore at the Canmore Hotel on Friday June 1st. 

Nice to meet you! 
Andrew . 

» Wide Mouth Mason
Wide Mouth Mason
http://www.widemouthmason.com
http://www.myspace.com/widemouthmason

01.11 - Edmonton, Urban Lounge
01.12 - Calgary, Chrome @ Deerfoot Inn/Casino
01.13 - Lethbridge, The Barn
» Wide Mouth Mason and Lisa Brokop on the Canadian Holiday Train
This year's Canadian Holiday Train will have Lisa Brokop and Wide Mouth Mason on board. With multiple stops each day, the stop in Calgary is scheduled to be a bit longer than others given that CPR's based in the city. The train enters Alberta from Saskatchewan on December 11, below are the Alberta dates (details link to Wide Mouth Mason's Tour Dates sections that has approximate arrival times for the train taken from the CPR site). The site for the CPR (just in case there are delays in the train's schedule) is http://www.cpr.ca. The train is travelling across North America to raise monies and food donations for food banks... so if you can make it out to an appearance, bring donations for your local food bank!

cross-posted to calgary_scene

12.11 - CPR Train Station in Medicine Hat, Alberta
12.11 - Tracks at Highway 876 in Tilley, Alberta
12.11 - Civic Building in Brooks, Alberta
12.12 - 46 Avenue in Lacombe, Alberta
12.12 - 50 Street in Ponoka, Alberta
12.12 - Extra Foods in Leduc, Alberta
12.12 - Railway Station in Edmonton, Alberta
12.13 - CPR rail yard in Red Deer, Alberta
12.13 - CPR mainline in Didsbury, Alberta
12.13 - Nose Creek Park in Airdrie, Alberta
12.14 - Sunny Side Nursery in Calgary, Alberta
12.14 - Provincial Building in Cochrane, Alberta
12.14 - CPR Station in Banff, Alberta

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