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Event Archive - The Breakmen CD Release "When You Leave Town": The Breakmen, The Haints

Fri. October 17th 2008 Metro Studio (All Ages)
8:00 doors at 7:30
$15 advance / $17 door
Vancouver's The Breakmen are winning over audiences across Canada and the American Northwest with contagious stage energy, original melodies, and innovative vocal harmonies. Featuring the singing and songwriting of multi-instrumentalists Archie Patman, Lee Watson, and Ben Rogalsky, and the driving bass of Matthew Lawson, The Breakmen blend elements of bluegrass, old-time, blues, and folk music. This show marks the release of their 2nd CD, "When You Leave Town".

"To the already long list of Canadians who bleed pure Americana please add The Breakmen. Like their countrymen in The Band before them, they have been known to inspire a bit of the old-time religion with their sublime vocal harmonies." - Nathan Baker, San Francisco Bay Guardian


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The Breakmen (Canadian Roots, Folk, Bluegrass)

The Breakmen formed in 2005 when four of Vancouver BC's best young songwriters and acoustic musicians got together to work on each others' songs. They quickly found an enthusiastic audience for what they were doing, performing to sold out houses and playing a leading role in the flourishing West Coast roots music scene. The band's sound has matu... more info
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