Royal City Beats: November 5-12
Friday, November 5, 20100 Comments
Indie/folk rock artist Jason Collett brings his sweet voice and ever-popular songwriting style to Dublin St United Church on N
Friday, November 5th
Shout Out Out Out Out w/ Bocce
7 p.m. Vinyl, 52 MacDonnell St
$15 advance, $18 at the door
Electro/dance group Shout Out Out Out Out brings their self-labeled ‘neurotic dance music’ to Guelph this Friday. Stop by for what is sure to be a high energy night! Waterloo group Bocce will start off the show with a techno/crunk set.
Joel Plaskett w/ David Myles
8 p.m. River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St
To call East coast rock sensation Joel Plaskett a prominent figure in Canadian music would be a gross understatement. Winner of countless Canadian music awards including a handful of ECMA’s, CFMA’s, and a Juno, Plaskett is a phenomenal songwriter and dynamic performer. Also catch acoustic folk/blues artist David Myles for his opening set.
8 p.m. Folkway Music, 163 Suffolk St. W.
End your week on a high note with Vancouver indie/folk group The Breakmen. A whole bunch of string instruments, lots of vocal harmony, unique songwriting – what’s not to like?
Polydactyl Hearts present Le Cyc & Hello Adventure + DVD Release
10 p.m. Dublin St. United Church, 68 Suffolk St. W.
$10 advance, $12 at the door
Guelph-based multimedia collective Polydactyl Hearts present Le Cyc (a graphic novel bike opera) and Hello Adventure (a stop motion animation and music in six shorts). Le Cyc is celebrating their official DVD release. Check out the Guelph Festival of Moving Media for more information.
Run With The Kittens
8 p.m. Jimmy Jazz, 52 MacDonnell St
Their sound is almost indescribable, ranging from freak lounge to ironic metal, with a little of just about everything in between. Winners of the Toronto Independent Music Awards ‘Best Live Electric Band’ in 2009, Run with the Kittens promises to bring a set like no other during their regular visit to the Jazz.
Saturday, November 6th
8 p.m. 295 Water St. (Unit 171)
Country/folk/roots musician Corin Raymond visits Guelph for a house concert this week. Raymond is also half of the popular Canadian roots duo The Undesirables. Come on out and have a listen to his new and highly recommended album ‘There Will Always Be A Small Time.’
Sunday, November 7th
De Temps Antan
8 p.m., Van Gogh’s Ear, 10 Wyndham St
$20 advance, $25 at the door
Quebec natives De Temps Antan give a contemporary take on traditional Quebecois folk music. Catch them before they head off on tour for the winter!
Monday, November 8th
10 p.m. Jimmy Jazz, 52 MacDonnell St.
Start off the week with Paul MacLeod’s regular Monday night acoustic set!
Thursday, November 9th
Kazoo! #105: Common Grackle / Hooded Fang/ Steven McKay
10 p.m. Ebar, 41 Quebec St.
Friday, November 12th
Jason Collett w/ Al Tuck and Bry Webb
8 p.m. Dublin St United Church, 68 Suffolk St. W.
$18 general, $14 U of G student advance
Jason Collett is an indie/folk rock artist, and is a favourite on CBC Radio 3. Come check out his sweet voice and ever-popular songwriting style in the wonderful venue, the Dublin St United Church. Lyrical/easy listening artist Al Tuck and Constantines’ vocalist/guitarist Bry Webb will start off the evening. Tickets are available at Ground Floor Music (13 Quebec St.) and the CSA Office (UC Rm 274).