Event Archive - "Lo Lonesome Island" release: Elephant Island, Run Chico Run,
Finally, the release of Himalayan Bear's polynesian album "Lo, Lonesome Island" on Aaargh! Fleshing out the evening will be Himalayan Bear complete with full band cosisting of two lapsteels, polynesian percussion & ukelele(s), as well as the beautiful Elephant Island & Run Chico Run.
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Elephant Island (folky indie rock)
We were once the quietest band in Victoria, crooning and swooning in a local bookstore. We took it seriously, carefully crafting our acoustic experiments. We wrote long songs and played them at low volumes. It was paradise. Since those heady days we have increasingly incorporated more elements of pop music - like the chorus. I know! Watch out! Ham ... more info
Run Chico Run (what you can't but dig)
After schooling together in Victoria BC, Matt Skillings and Thomas Shields formed the band in 1997. The name is taken from the title of a book about New York weed addicts by a "beat" writer who probably never visited New York City or sampled the dank sacrament. After dicking around with a long string of unreliable bass players and lead guitar showb... more info[Upload Show Photos] // [Add Video] // [Add Review]