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Tue. February 13th 2018 Capital Ballroom $32.50

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The Sheepdogs, Sam Coffee & The Iron Lungs

For a new album that The Sheepdogs didn’t initially set out to make, Changing ...
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Tue. February 13th 2018 Capital Ballroom (No Minors)
8:00pm $32.50

Artists

The Sheepdogs
Shaggy rock'n'roll from Saskatoon Saskatchewan
Uncertain
Sam Coffee & The Iron Lungs

Presented by:

Atomique Productions
All Genres, All Venues, mainly leading touring acts. We are ...
Victoria BC
Open / Operational
The Zone 91.3
The Zone @ 91.3fm
2750 Quadra Street Victoria BC

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Physical tickets at: Lyles Place

Event Description

For a new album that The Sheepdogs didn’t initially set out to make, Changing Colours is a stunning achievement.

Proud purveyors of guitar-driven modern-day retro rock, the triple Juno Award-winning Saskatoon-based quintet has expanded its sound on Changing Colours to encompass more styles and hues to enhance the Sheepdogs’ trademark beef-and-boogie twin-axe riffs, hooks, shuffles and long-haired aesthetic.

“We identify strongly with rock ‘n roll, but there’s definitely some branching out,” says Ewan Currie, The Sheepdogs’ singer, guitarist, songwriter and occasional - and yes, you’re reading this correctly - clarinetist. “The sounds we use on this – there’s more keyboards featuring Shamus and more stringed instruments. It’s still rock ‘n roll but there are more colours.”

It’s also great, passionate music born out of spontaneity: first resonating in the 17-song album’s euphoric opener “Nobody” and continuing to flavour such invigorating numbers as the electrifying “Saturday Night” and the driving “I’ve Got A Hole Where My Heart Should Be,” the record’s infectious first single.

But The Sheepdogs haven’t only stretched their sonic palate: they’ve also expanded stylistically, tastefully embracing other genres as well.

There’s the country-lite feel of “Let It Roll,” the Stax-soul aura of the mid-tempo anthem “I Ain’t Cool” that features trombone -- and the resplendent Latin-rock vibe that fuels “The Big Nowhere.”

Venue

Capital Ballroom
858 Yates Street
Bar / Nightclub
Capacity600
Open / Operational

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The Sheepdogs, Sam Coffee & The Iron Lungs @ Capital Ballroom Feb 13 2018 - Aug 8th @ Capital Ballroom

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