Event Archive - EASY STAR ALL STARS RETURN WITH LONELY HEARTS DUB BAND ALBUM RELEASE!: Easy Star All Stars, Delhi 2 Dublin
Sun. September 13th 2009 @ Element Victoria BC (No Minors)
10pm - 2am doors at 9pm
TICKETS moving quickly @ Lyle's Place, Ditch Records Strathcona Hotel & Fascinating Rhythms (in Nanaimo) & TICKETWEB.CA. - LESS THAN ONE WEEK AWAY...
One of the Island's favourite bands - Easy Star All Stars is back on the reggae attack with a brand new album for this most anticipated appearance at Element Nightclub. "Lonely Hearts Dub Band" is a follow-up to their last EP "Until that Day" which followed Radiodread (based on Radio Head's hit album "OK Computer") and Dub Side of the Moon (based on Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon"
The buzz of the album has been pretty incredible, with coverage in tons of major publications from the UK to Australia to Holland to the US.
Now it's Canada's turn to hear what reggae fans world-wide have been raving about!
And then if that wasn't impressive enough, we have Delhi 2 Dublin opening for Easy Star All Stars:) Delhi 2 Dublin is a wonderful mixture of contemporary world beat sounds ranging from bhangra to Celtic grooves to reggae/dancehall/soul and hip hop. They are one of Canada's best high energy fusion bands presenting the perfect mix of bhangra(ic)-celtic synchronicity, it only happens once you are hearing it... Don't miss this show and be sure to purchase tickets early as it could sell out!
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Easy Star All Stars (Reggae/Ska/Dub)
The Easy Star All-Stars are a collective family of some of the finest reggae musicians in the New York area. The band features a rotating cast drawn from a talented pool of players, meaning that every show has its own nuances and its own life. The masterminds behind the All-Stars are Easy Star musical director Michael Goldwasser (a.k.a. Michael G),... more info
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