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Ep. #424: Dave Bidini

Dave Bidini discusses his compelling new book Midnight Light – A Personal Journey to the North, his respect for and interest in local reporting, what he discovered on this monumental trip through Canada’s Northwest Territories, a forthcoming album by Rheostatics, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts.


KYEO + CFRU 93.3 FM Present: John K. Samson & The Provincial Band + Mike O’Neill – March 21st – Ebar


Just a note that, as of 1:00 PM EST, there are 10 advance tix left at the Bookshelf (41 Quebec St. Guelph) tonight.

BUT, there’s about 50 spots at the door so, if you make it for 9:30 PM, you should get in.

It’s $14 with a non-perishable food item and $16 without. It’s all-ages too.

There’s no restaurant below the Ebar right now, which makes doing shows on time so much easier. We can soundcheck early and be as noisy as we want! AHHHHHHHHHHH!

Here, no foolin’, are the set-times for Wednesday:

9:30 PM- doors
10:00 PM – Mike O’Neill
11:00 PM – John K. Samson & The Provincial Band

See you then.


KYEO & CFRU 93.3 FM Present:

John K. Samson & The Provincial Band (John is in the Weakerthans)
Mike O’Neill (Mike was in the Inbreds)

Wednesday March 21, 2012

The Ebar – 41 Quebec St. – Guelph
9:30 PM
AA/LIC (Not Accessible)

$14 with non-perishable item for the Guelph Food Bank
$16 without

Tickets Available at the Bookshelf (NOW) and the Door (THEN)

John K. Samson is the singer and songwriter for the highly acclaimed indie rock band, The Weakerthans. On January 24th, Samson will release a full length solo album, Provincial via Epitaph-Anti Records.

The live dates will feature songs from the new album backed by The Provincial Band, comprised of Shotgun Jimmie on guitar, Doug Friesen (Pete Elkas, Bidiniband) on electric and upright bass and Doug MacGregor (Constantines) on drums. Samson will also perform a selection of solo renditions of material spanning his 20 years as a songwriter.

Mike O’Neill has announced the release of his highly anticipated new album, Wild Lines. Following his previous solo outings What Happens Now? (2000) and The Owl (2004), the former Inbreds frontman’s latest offering is available on February 28, 2012.