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>> Sunday, 24 May 2009

The main stage schedule for this year's Folk Fest was dropped a couple days back, and the Friday night is looking impossibly awesome (according to my tastes anyway).

Wednesday, July 8

Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Thursday, July 9

Alana Levandoski
Pacifika
Punch Brothers Featuring Chris Thile
Xavier Rudd

Friday, July 10

Josh Ritter
Oumou Sangaré
Del McCoury Band
Iron & Wine
Neko Case

Saturday, July 11

Chatham County Line
Serena Ryder
Bellowhead
Burning Spear
Okkervil River

Sunday, July 12

Steven Page
Arlo Guthrie
Loreena McKennitt

I'm still debating whether to attend the full weekend.

In other show news...

Andrew WK returns to these parts, playing a gig at the Albert on June 28th. Strangely, his phone number is plastered all over his MySpace page, so if you feel inclined to chat with the man, now is your chance. Assuming it's a real number of course.

The Vibrators are at the Albert on June 26th w/ Farler's Fury.

Punk-poppers Blink 182 have included a Winnipeg date in their mammoth-sized tour - they'll be at the MTS Centre on August 2nd . Sadly, Weezer - who are opening(!?) for the recently reunited Blinkers during a good chunk of their tour - are not coming.

Progressive metal act Dream Theater rock the Burton Cummings Theatre on August 16th w/ Zappa plays Zappa, Pain of Salvation, and Beardfish.

And finally, a friend sent along this creative and hilarious indie-game the other day (via CatBirdSeat), a fun, innocuous little way to kill some time between bands at a show. While the beer types need to be Canadianized, the rest of the squares should be possible to spot at any given indie event in The Peg.



What would the Canadian beer equivalents be?

Infinite Playlist: Gentleman Reg - Jet Black

3 comments:

nick,  25 May 2009 at 01:33  

Labatt 50!

Sarah,  25 May 2009 at 09:32  

WOW, that is a jam-packed Friday night. I was planning to buy a full weekend pass, but I thought Josh Ritter, I&W and Neko would be spread out a bit more....now I'm not sure if I should go the whole weekend or not!

CreativeNige 25 May 2009 at 22:31  

Alexander Keith's India Pale Ale, for sure.

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