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Event Archive - Compilation CD Launch in Support of Front-line Pipeline Resistance - Clogged Arteries: West My Friend, Compassion Gorilla, Paul Vernon

Fri. December 12th 2014 Copper Owl (No Minors)
2130 doors at 2100
By Donation $10-30 $15 and up includes a copy of the CD!
CLOGGED ARTERIES: Songs and Spoken Word in Support of Front-line Pipeline Resistance

Featuring Performances by:
West My Friend
members of Compassion Gorilla
Phil Vernon
and more...

Friday December 12th
Copper Owl 1900 Douglas St
Doors at 9:00
Show at 9:30

By Donation $10-30
$15 and up includes a copy of the CD!

All proceeds donated to front-line pipeline resistance


"Clogged Arteries: Songs and Spoken Word in Support of Front-line Pipeline Resistance" is a compilation CD featuring 17 incredible tracks from 17 different artists spanning a huge range of musical styles. The CD will be released online on December 12th in conjunction with the Victoria launch event, and will be available for download at A launch event in Vancouver will follow on December 13th at Cafe Deux Soleils.

Funds Allocation:
All funds raised will be donated to front-line pipeline resistance on northwestern Turtle Island. Funds will be rolling in over time, as the CD gets out there through various physical and online outlets. As they come in we'll be making a judgement call based on where they seem most needed at the time, and most effective given the quantity. This information will be posted at Recipients will be where people are standing up on the ground in defense of land and communities, for example:
Unist'ot'en Camp:


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West My Friend (Indie Roots)

other sites: myspace
Described as everything from indie-roots to chamber-folk, West My Friend has an acoustic blend of instruments and three-part harmonies that challenges the conventions of popular music. The band features pure and thrillingly elastic vocals with catchy arrangements of guitar, mandolin, and accordion that draw from jazz, classical, folk, and pop influ... more info

Compassion Gorilla (Worldbeat)

This eight-piece worldbeat powerhouse will liberate feet and catapult audiences into whole-hearted dance entrancement. Locally, people know that a Gorilla’s show means an event – costumes, celebration and outlandish dancing. Infused with elements of Latin & African music, Compassion Gorilla combines tight instrumental arrangements with songs an... more info