Event Archive - SweetLeaf CD Release Party: Sweet Leaf, Hillside Hooligans, Blackwood Kings
Thu. August 20th 2015 @ Logan's Pub (No Minors)
9:30PM - 1AM doors at 9PM
SweetLeaf's long-awaited CD Release Party featuring the bestest of besties The Hillside Hooligans and The Blackwood Kings, book Friday off and come have a long weekend on us!
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Formed in Victoria in 2011, SweetLeaf is Victoria’s hardest-working and hardest-partying ska band. The members of SweetLeaf are seasoned Ska & Reggae Fest veterans, this year marking their third consecutive appearance. The group began after singer-guitarist Chris Jones answered an online ad, with the band then forming in just a few months. Their ... more info
The Hillside Hooligans play gritty and soulful reggae, ska and punk-rock. Their style is characterized by honest lyrics, prominent solos, and plenty of style and tempo changes to keep things interesting. The four founding members played together in Victoria’s reggae/punk favorites One Drop for over 6 years before starting this new project wi... more info
Now five years into their lifespan, Blackwood Kings has proven to be one of the more unique bands to pop up in the Victoria BC scene. In spirit and ethos, they’re a punk band, but while contemporaries may lean towards buzz-saw-distorted guitars and shouted vocals, Blackwood Kings favour the reverb-laden upstrokes of ska and dub, producing a polit... more infoArticles: Interview with BLACKWOOD KINGS