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Weird Canada Presents :: WYRD III
Friday, May 20, 2011 at 5:30 PM - Monday, May 23, 2011 at 2:00 AM (MDT)
Weird Canada & Mammoth Cave Recording Co.
... present ...
/////////////// WYRD III ///////////////
Wyrd is a double-stage, multi-city music marathon curated by Weird Canada, recently named by CBC Radio 3 as the "Best Indie Music Website in Canada." Our traveling caravan of music features nineteen emerging Canadian bands from coast-to-coast in an explosive happening of audible euphoria. Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver will play host to the Wyrd caravan, offering a singular opportunity for Western Canadians to explore and discover the best of new Canadian music in one unforgettable evening.
The format is simple; we employ a two-stage setup bouncing performers back and forth between stages, making optimal use of our time and space by creating a continuous stream of live music.
The philosophy is bolder; we do not rely on known names and instead leverage Weird Canada's ethos of discovery, encouraging people to explore new directions in Canadian music.
The result is an abundant feast for the ears; an unabashed celebration of ground-breaking Canadian music with a creative and nonstop set-list where every performer is a headliner.
Wyrd III is the third incarnation of the wildly popular Wyrd Fest. Wyrd I materialized exclusively in Edmonton, Wyrd II expanded to Calgary and Lethbridge, and Wyrd III encompasses more of Western Canada by reaching all the way to Vancouver, BC.
/////////////// WYRD III :: Dates, Venues, & Lineup ///////////////
This wyld traveling caravan (plus local shreddery and other surprises) will be bursting through the following cities:
MAY 20 :: EDMONTON @ Dinwoodie
MAY 21 :: CALGARY @ No. 1 Legion
MAY 22 :: VANCOUVER @ Waldorf Hotel
Long, Long, Long
Wyrd III is organized, curated, "funded" and executed by Mammoth Cave Recording Co. executive Paul Lawton and Weird Canada founder Aaron Levin.
For full lineup and schedule, please visit the Wyrd III digital home.
/////////////// WYRD III :: Schedule ///////////////
|6:00pm||The Joe||Faux Fur||Babysitter|
|6:20pm||Jessica Jalbert||The Gooeys||(TBA)|
|6:40pm||Energetic Action||Topless Mongos||Needles//Pins|
|7:00pm||Makeout Videotape||Ketamines||Manic Attracts|
|7:25pm||Feral Children||Wyrd Visions||Role Mach|
|7:50pm||Hobo Cubes||Tonstartssbandht||Velvet Chrome|
|8:15pm||Long, Long, Long||Femminielli||Dirty Beaches|
|8:40pm||Silver Dapple||Red Mass||Famines|
|9:05pm||GOBBLE GOBBLE||Manic Attracts||Makeout Videotape|
|9:30pm||Ketamines||Role Mach||Feral Children|
|9:55pm||Wyrd Visions||Velvet Chrome||Hobo Cubes|
|10:20pm||Tonstartssbandht||Dirty Beaches||Long, Long, Long|
|11:10pm||Red Mass||Makeout Videotape||GOBBLE GOBBLE|
|11:35pm||Manic Attracts||Feral Children||Ketamines|
|12:00am||Role Mach||Hobo Cubes||Wyrd Visions|
|12:25am||Velvet Chrome||Long, Long, Long||Tonstartssbandht|
|12:50am||Dirty Beaches||Silver Dapple||Femminielli|
|1:15am||Famines||GOBBLE GOBBLE||Red Mass|
/////////////// WYRD III :: Partners ///////////////
Touring Partners: Beatroute Magazine and CBC Radio 3.
Edmonton Partners: Pop Echo Records, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Listen Records, CJSR FM 88.5, and VUE Weekly
Calgary Partners: Sloth Records, CJSW FM 90.9, and FFWD Weekly
Vancouver Partners: Mongrel Zine, CiTR, Discorder, and Zoo Zhop