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Event Archive - Poppa Phat and the Friendly Bats, Sapphire Empire , 9Volt Whiskey

Sat. September 3rd 2016 Copper Owl (No Minors)
$10 at the door only.
Sapphire Empire is coming west from Winnipeg !!!! For more dates check out Sapphire Empire Western Tour

The line up:
A new project by Ollie Happyness called Poppa Phat and the Friendly Bats
Sapphire Empire
9Volt Whiskey
Sapphire Empire is a 5-piece acid–pop/soul band from Winnipeg, Canada. The group has released a self-titled EP in 2015. The sound of Sapphire Empire is genre bending, their arrangements are unexpected, groovy and beautiful featuring soaring vocals and catchy guitar riffs. The band contains jazz players and a classically trained vocalist all with eclectic styles and backgrounds. The group boasts a stellar live show with exciting tunes and stage presence.

"I've had the pleasure seeing Sapphire Empire evolve and play in different shapes, every time it is fulfilling. They are a genre-bending trio that really encompasses Winnipeg's eclectic music scene. If you have the chance to see them live, don't let it pass you by" - Anthony Carvalho, Promotion Coordinator Rhythm/NCI FM

" They sound like soul, R&B, rap, ska and funk music all wrapped up in a cozy saxophone and trumpet blanket." -The Enemy Magazine

9Volt Whiskey
The ever-changing tides of musical creation, mixing with 4 compadres of great chemistry and strong friendship, has given psychedelic birth to a band of epic and electric stature.
9Volt Whiskey is (with your help) the greatest psychedelic surf-funk band the world has ever seen. New material is always in the works and each member of the band brings their own element of badass creativity.
Let us electrify your ear-holes at our next show. Come and see for yourself just how much voltage we can massage into your brain.


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