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Sat. October 26th 2019 Distrikt $40

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Big Wreck, Texas King

Big Wreck w/ Texas King October 26th, 2019 At Distrikt - 919 Douglas Door...
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Sat. October 26th 2019 Distrikt (No Minors)
7:00pm - 10:00pm  Doors at: 6:30pm $40.00 + s/c

Artists

Big Wreck
from
Uncertain
Texas King

Presented by:

Beach Fire Entertainment
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Victoria BC
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The Zone 91.3
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2750 Quadra Street Victoria BC
100.3 The Q FM
2750 Quadra Street Victoria BC
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Hard-copy tickets

Physical tickets at: Lyles Place, Strathcona Hotel

Event Description

Big Wreck
w/ Texas King

October 26th, 2019
At Distrikt - 919 Douglas
Door 6 pm / Done 10 pm
Tickets $40.00 on Sale Friday July 26th, 2019 – 10:00am LOCAL
Available online Eventbrite + in person at Lyles Place + The Strathcona Hotel Frontdesk.


BIG WRECK

Big Wreck was formed in Boston in the early 90's by Toronto-native (guitars / vocals) Ian Thornley and Americans Brian Doherty (guitars), Forrest Williams (drums) and Dave Henning (bass), students at the Berkley School of Music. Their 1997 debut album, In Loving Memory, is certified double platinum in Canada and featured the chart topping singles "Blown Wide Open," "That Song" and "The Oaf".

In 2002, the band broke up following the release of their sophomore album, The Pleasure and The Greed, after which Ian Thornley formed the band Thornley who also enjoyed rock radio success with several singles.

In 2010, Brian Doherty filled in on guitar at a Thornley show and shortly thereafter, he and Ian started working on new material that would be, once again, christened Big Wreck. Their first single as a reunited Big Wreck, "Albatross," became the band's first #1 single at Rock radio in Canada. Since then, they have released three new Big Wreck albums (Albatross – 2012 Ghosts – 2014 Grace Street – 2017). In the winter of 2018 Big Wreck began recording their sixth studio album with producer Erik Ratz. It was during the recording that Doherty was diagnosed with cancer which tragically took his life this past Spring after the new album was completed. Big Wreck's latest album will be released later this summer followed by extensive touring. The release of the album was preceded by the Top 5 Rock Radio hit "Locomotive."

Socials:

Website: http://www.bigwreckmusic.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigWreck/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigwreckmusic
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/bigwreckmusic/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bigwreckmusic/

Venue

Distrikt
919 Douglas
Bar / Nightclub
Capacity571
Closed / Inactive

Event Poster

Big Wreck, Texas King @ Distrikt Oct 26 2019 - Jun 28th @ Distrikt

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