TAH July 12 – July 16 2016 @thesainttweets @drdischamilton @933CFMU #hamont
HELLO CAT PIANO OPEN STAGE (9pm) / WILL GILLESPIE plus THE TREBLEMEN/ BILLY MOON with RUN COYOTE & STONEROTTER 9pm/WEIRD LINES with ADRIAN TEACHER, JON McKIEL & DAN EDMONDS 9pm/THREE O’CLOCK TRAIN with FORD MADOX FORD & PETER ARSENAULT
Tuesday Hello Cat Piano
THURSDAY WILL GILLESPIE plus THE TREBLEMEN
“WILL GILLESPIE is a one-of-a-kind, finger-picking, Old-Time crooning, genuine songwriter you absolutely MUST see perform”
-(matt Thompson, Musician)
“from songwriter to crooner and cabaret man to Power-Pop genius, WILL GILLESPIE is always evolving his artistry”
-(Paul Loewenberg, Artistic Director, Northern Lights Festival Boreal)
Born and raised in South Porcupine, northern Ontario, WILL GILLESPIE now calls Hamilton home. Known for his touching, clever lyrics, charming stage persona and finger-picking guitar prowess he is a uniquely gifted writer and entertainer; a stand-out voice in the Canadian Alternative Folk-Rock circuit.
Will writes and plays in a number of styles because, as he puts it, “there isno genre for the Human Condition.”
Doors @ 8pm
FRIDAY BILLY MOON with RUN COYOTE & STONEROTTER 9pm
Stonetrotter – Rock’n’stroll
FRIDAY, JULY 15 at This Ain’t Hollywood for only $10!
Come hang out!
SATURDAY WEIRD LINES with ADRIAN TEACHER, JON McKIEL & DAN EDMONDS 9pm
Weird Lines release their debut, self-titled album on Friday, July 08, 2016. The band embarks on an Eastern Canadian tour in support of the record, which is available via the newly minted Sappy Futures Ltd. label.
Weird Lines also premiere a new single from the debut album today. Listen to the crunchy offering, “Between The Lamppost (You And I),” HERE or below.
LISTEN: Weird Lines – “Between The Lamppost (You and I)”
It seems apt that Weird Lines infuse lyrics about sunnier days on their debut LP: “You asked for twin summers / It was all you ever wanted / It was all you ever needed” sings C.L. McLaughlin on “Twin Summers.” Coupled with the unmistakable voice of Julie Doiron, the subtle timbres of Jon McKiel, the adventurous saxophone of Chris Meaney, and the jukebox beats of James Anderson, the summer theme permeates the eight-track album, both in style and content.
Whether on the doo-wop progressions of “One Fell Swoop,” the anthemic chime of “Fade In My Heart,” the hazy ocean sway of “Malibu,” or the careening drive of “Summer Can,” these are songs started around fire and muddled swamp water, drawing influences from 50s pop, 90s distortion, and a little magic in Sackville, New Brunswick.
Though there are certainly sweet moments to be found, Weird Lines is, however, far from saccharine. True to the Sappy motif, beneath the oft-invoked sugary sheen is an enduring legacy of raw and emotive songwriting coupled with an affinity for big guitars (“Between The Lamppost (You And I)”), caustic introspection (“Bother To Be Bothered”), and – as described by Giller Prize winning author Sean Michaels – “grim whimsy” (“There Are Never Too Many Matches”).
Praise for Weird Lines:
“I’ll be honest: I can’t see anything. Just a throng of silhouettes, horizontal lights. Weird Lines are somewhere among all that. Maybe they have a dead body back there. Instead of an autopsy it’s grim whimsy: a muddle of bass and horns, trundling drums and two pal’s twin voices. This band was born to cover ‘Hang On Sloopy.’ But they don’t.”
– Sean Michaels, Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner
“Weird Lines felt compelled to take us on a dynamic trip. They went from stomping rockers to makeshift ballads, letting their rickety frames collapse onto themselves so they might reconstruct them with krazy glue. A sax player wailed so hard that Jennifer Castle, watching Weird Lines, could only describe the whole set as ‘saxophonous.'”
– Vish Khanna, Exclaim!
“Almost every new band on the East Coast sounds like fucking Mac Demarco and it’s getting unbearable. Like, he’s good or whatever but I’m tired of people buying that same pedal for their riffs too. This is really nothing like it.”
– Lucas Hicks, Creative Director – SappyFest
SUNDAY THREE O’CLOCK TRAIN with FORD MADOX FORD & PETER ARSENEAULT
An early summer evening musical event with the following:
Three O’Clock Train
From places mostly unmentionable;
This Aint Hollywood 345 JAmes street North during hours of operation 289 396 3911 – – online at http://www.thisainthollywood.ca
Dr.Disc Hamilton 22 Wilson Street : 905-523-1010 .drdisc.ca/tickets
Hammer City Records 228 James St N Basement @ Rear Off Robert St Hamilton, Ontario (905) 546-7869
Crash Landing Music Store 1189 Cannon Street East Hamilton, Ontario (905) 548-0039