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Ep. #106: Brad McInerney & Mike Deane of Kazoo!

Brad McInerney is a founding member of the Kazoo! concert series in Guelph. which is celebrating its eighth anniversary with two shows in town this week. On Thursday June 5, the Salt Lick Kids are reuniting to play the Jimmy Jazz with Sackville’s Kappa Chow, while on Friday June 6, Esther Grey, my Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet tribute band, …FROM a Shadowy Planet, Start Something, and a surprise special guest plays a show at the James Gordon Outreach HQ, located at 32 Essex St. The other day, Brad, his Kazoo! colleague Mike Deane, and I met at Mike’s house in Guelph to discuss things like Kazoo!’s exact eighth anniversary, Ninja High School, Households, the Maynards, Van Gogh’s Ear, 106 Huron St. and house shows, Rockets Red Glare and Jeremy Strachan breaking a bass string in the living room, punk rock squats, Hamilton Ontario, Caledon Village, the Grange St. house/Burnt Oak collective, the hilarious Burnt Oak/No-Fi feud, Ell V Gore, how Kazoo! began, Diamond Rings, transient towns, I start eating dinner, Mike’s history as a show promoter, my amazing job at a car rental company, the Poultry Palace, Montreal was a bust, when Mike met Brad, checking in on my dinner, etiquette, Señor Chipotle, going from playing music to setting up shows, making things better, enriching communities and DIY networks, the influence of Fugazi, selfish community-building, putting Guelph on the map, Rancid, NOFX, and Ramones, Martini, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, being in a band as an 11 year-old, Start Something, random notes and delay knobs, Cake Bomb Bolivia, Elbow Beach Surf Club, stopping the rock, Le Cyc and Polydactyl Hearts Collective, let’s start a band, Jazz, nursery school bands, Aaron Levin from Weird Canada, the general health of Guelph’s live music scene, transients and residents, the best Kazoo! Fest ever took place in 2014, selfless community-building, people who stick around town and do/make stuff, Guelph is too white and old, many things in Guelph don’t interest Mike, the overabundance of stuff to do in Guelph, Macdonell St. at 2 AM and pee floods, someone broke into my car and stole my mints, Guelph feels bigger, strangers at shows are good, Brad calls Mike and I on booking our own bands to play this Kazoo! 8th Anniversary show, Don Pyle is a superb drummer, I forgot that I played Kazoo! shows with Wax Mannequin before, a rundown about these anniversary shows, Olive the dog, excitement, the Start Something song “Hard Times,” and then it’s over. Or is it?…

Related links: kazookazoo.ca ticketbreak.com/event_details/7590 vishkhanna.com

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Stay Out of the Mall XII Night Two Sold Out! Sarah Harmer and friends sell out Ebar; night one tix still available

 

The second of two nights of Stay Out of the Mall XII is now completely sold out. Fans who wanted to see Sarah Harmer, Bry Webb, Grey Kingdom, and a DJ set by Diamond Rings on Friday Dec. 6 snapped up every available ticket and there are none left.

There are still a number of advance tickets left for the Thursday Dec. 5 event featuring Dusted (Brian Borcherdt of Holy F—k and Loel Campbell of Wintersleep), Marine Dreams, and Esther Grey but this evening is sure to be packed as well.

Again, there is a Facebook event page for Thursday and also one for Friday. Updates and info will be posted there and also here.

Some of this info is available below.

In support of the Canadian Cancer Society towards leukemia research in memory of University of Guelph student Sharon Marshall, KYEO Presents:

Stay Out of the Mall XII
A Festive Music Festival

Thursday December 5, 2013:

Dusted / Marine Dreams / Esther Grey

$10 with non-perishable item for the Guelph Food Bank
$12 without

Friday December 6, 2013:

Sarah Harmer / Bry Webb / Grey Kingdom

$18 with non-perishable item for the Guelph Food Bank
$20 without
SOLD OUT!

The Ebar
41 Quebec St. Guelph
Doors at 9 PM
AA/LIC (Not accessible)

Tickets for Thursday evening still available now via ticketbreak.com and the Bookshelf (41 Quebec St)

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Diamond Rings DJs Stay Out of the Mall XII – Friday almost sold out!

 

The twelfth annual Stay Out of the Mall festival takes place on Thursday Dec. 5 and Friday Dec. 6, 2013 at the Ebar (41 Quebec St.) in Guelph, ON and another special guest has just been added to the bill.

On Friday night, internationally renowned recording artist Diamond Rings (a.k.a. University of Guelph grad, John O’Regan) will DJ between bands and after the concert is over. O’Regan has played Stay Out of the Mall previously in the band Habitat and also as Diamond Rings.

Friday night’s show featuring Sarah Harmer, Bry Webb, and Grey Kingdom is currently 40 tickets shy of selling out. There are still a number of advance tickets left for Thursday’s event featuring Dusted (Brian Borcherdt of Holy F—k and Loel Campbell of Wintersleep), Marine Dreams, and Esther Grey but this evening is sure to be packed as well.

Patrons are reminded that they can purchase tickets online at ticketbreak.com but they can save $2 on admission at the Bookshelf (41 Quebec St.) or at the door by donating a non-perishable good to the Guelph Food Bank. Simply present your good to staff at the Bookshelf or the Ebar when you purchase your ticket in person and you save $2.

There is a Facebook event page for Thursday and also one for Friday. Updates and info will be posted there and also here.

Some of this info is available below.

In support of the Canadian Cancer Society towards leukemia research in memory of University of Guelph student Sharon Marshall, KYEO Presents: 

Stay Out of the Mall XII
A Festive Music Festival

Thursday December 5, 2013:

Dusted / Marine Dreams / Esther Grey

$10 with non-perishable item for the Guelph Food Bank
$12 without

Friday December 6, 2013:

Sarah Harmer / Bry Webb / Grey Kingdom

$18 with non-perishable item for the Guelph Food Bank
$20 without

The Ebar
41 Quebec St. Guelph
Doors at 9 PM
AA/LIC (Not accessible)

Tickets for both evenings available now via ticketbreak.com and the Bookshelf (41 Quebec St)

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