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Event Archive - Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer, The Carlines

Thu. November 28th 2013 - Thu. November 28th 2013 Lucky Bar (No Minors)
Advance tickets: $15.00
Presented by: Atomique Productions
Plus The Carlines

Atomique Productions presents

- The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer -

The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer is more like a sweaty fling between a sack full of harmonicas, a mess of foot percussion, and a very greasy Telecaster. Shawn Hall and Matthew Rogers say they’re making blues for a changing world, but a fan put it even better: this is ‘blues that gets you in the crotch.’

It’s also blues that gets rear-ends on the dance floor, while earning praise for its ‘decades-deep blues style’ (Scott Brown, What’sup Yukon). Combining the raw swagger of bands like The Black Keys and The White Stripes with a deep love for the roots of the genre, HAM reminds us that this kind of music was always supposed to talk to our nether regions.

And if a lot of the blues made today seems a little limp, HAM finds its answer in the innovation that was at the hart of greats like Robert Johnson, Blind Willie McTell and MuddyWaters.


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Advance tickets: $15.00 - Available at Lyle's Place, Ditch Records & CDs and online at TicketWeb Canada -


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