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Title:
Eamon McGrath with Starpainter
When:
Fri, Jan 31
Where:
Lethbridge
Category:
Rock

Description

Time: 9 p.m.
Cover: by Donation

Eamon McGrath http://eamonmcgrath.ca

With over 300 songs written and recorded, album of the year credits, and multiple continent-spanning tours, Eamon McGrath has developed a body of work that could rival that of any artist 15 years his senior. This is the house that punk rock built: a fierce DIY attitude and constantly-changing style has guided McGrath across the globe on countless tours, stories from which have been cultivated in innumerable journal entries and song lyrics. He is based in Toronto, Ontario.

With over 100,000 kilometres of highway, railroad and sky behind him, McGrath continues to blaze an impassioned trail of music that finds a sound and voice somewhere between punk rock, country, folk and rock and roll. Taking him to locations as geographically diverse as Reykjavik, Palma de Majorca, Warsaw, and everywhere in between, McGrath and his guitar represent a new dawn of singer-songwriting that's injected with the raw, fierce energy of punk rock: not in the sense of an acoustic performer hollering at the top of his lungs to simulate the energy of a full band, but instead something more rooted in a passionate commitment to your craft and a blind and zealous determination to your vision, wrapped in a sonic texture as rough as the road itself.

Starpainter

Joel Stretch - Guitar, Vocals, Keys
Colby Stolson - Bass
Tyson Wiebe - Guitar, Vocals
Mick Hayward - Drums, Percussion
Joel Gray - Guitar


Biography
Starpainter are an Alberta-based folk rock band. Melodic, lyrically-focused songs are the heart and soul of the band, with instrumental detours and low-key desert psychedelia adding colour. They​ have a guitar-heavy live show, showcasing strong songwriting and an affinity for late-60s country rock tones. Their work is genuine.

(Formerly known as The Utilities)

 

Venue

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Venue:
Owl Acoustic Lounge
Street:
411 3rd Ave South
ZIP:
T1J 0H2
City:
Lethbridge
State:
Ab
Country:
Country: ca

Description

http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/group.php?gid=103677929679834&v=info&ref=ts

Lethbridge, AB

Owl is Lethbridge’s newest Lounge in the same building which had Mood, Squeaky’s Pub before and O Riley’s before that. They feature live acoustic music and excellent food. 




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