February 2016 Event Listings at Phog Lounge

  
February
Monday 1 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 2 – Hustle Flesh (Windsor)
Wednesday 3 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 4 – EARLY – 8pm – Brian Burke Quartet
Friday 5 – Downtown Flight Club #4 – PART ONE
Saturday 6 – Downtown Flight Club #4 – PART TWO
Monday 8 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 9 – Soul Brother Stef (Windsor)
Wednesday 10 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 11 – Dana Sipos (Yellowknife, YT) w/ Benjamin Hermann (North Bay/Toronto) and Alex Drumm (Windsor)
Friday 12 – The Corey Kendrick Trio (Windsor/Detroit)
Saturday 13 – Sarah Jane Scouten (Montreal) w/ Max Marshall (Windsor)
Monday 15 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 16 – TOAST Open Mic Poetry (3-Year Anniversary)
Wednesday 17 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 18 – Windsor Poetry SLAM
Friday 19 – The Kerouacs (Niagara Falls) w/ Silver Creek Folk (Toronto)
Saturday 20 – Lush Buffalo (Guelph) w/ Tijuana Jesus (Oshawa)
Saturday 20 AT THE CAPITOL THEATRE – Yukon Blonde w/ On An On (Minneapolis, MN)
Monday 22 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 23 – Soul Brother Stef (Windsor)
Wednesday 24 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 25 – Richard Garvey (Guelph) w/ Allison Brown (Windsor) and Uncle Dan Henshall (London)
Friday 26 – The Hood (Windsor) CD Release
Saturday 27 – Get Right w/ DJ DOUBLE A (Baltimore, MD)
Monday 29 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L

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January 2016 Event Listings at Phog Lounge

Winter Flight Club

January
Friday 1 – PHOG TURNS 12: Part One – MUSIC – Better Weather (Windsor), James O-L (Windsor), Colton Summers Young (Windsor) and Bert Cruz (Windsor)
Saturday 2 – PHOG TURNS 12: Part Two – COOL HANGS
Monday 4 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Wednesday 6 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 7 – EARLY – Brian Burke Quartet
Friday 8 – Christian Vegh Band (Windsor)
Saturday 9 – EARLY – Ben Van Dongen and Christian Laforet BOOK LAUNCH w/ Brendan Friel (Windsor)
Saturday 9 – LATE – Nathan McNevin and The Silence Factory (Windsor)
Monday 11 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 12 – Soul Brother Stef (Windsor)
Wednesday 13 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 14 – Soul Brother Mike (Windsor)
Friday 15 – Max Marshall (Windsor) w/ Peter Willie Youngtree (Newfoundland) and Jackie Fitzgerald (Windsor)
Saturday 16 – The Hung Jury (Windsor) w/ theLOVEdepartment (Windsor) and South River Slim (Windsor)
Monday 18 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 19 – TOAST Open Mic Poetry
Tuesday 19 – Post Toast Beat Sessions: Hustle Flesh (Windsor) w/ Soul Brother Stef (Windsor)
Wednesday 20 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 21 – Windsor Poetry SLAM
Friday 22 – Middle Sister (Windsor) w/ James O-L and the Villains (Windsor)
Saturday 23 – DJ Z (Windsor)
Monday 25 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 26 – Soul Brother Stef (Windsor)
Wednesday 27 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Friday 29 – The Wanderlust Club (Windsor) w/ theLOVEdepartment (Windsor) and Takers & Leavers (Windsor)
Saturday 30 – Supernatural Buffalo (Crystal Beach, ON) w/ TBA
Sunday 31 – The Ollivanders (Hamilton) w/ My Neighbour My Neighbour (Windsor)

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December 2015 Event Listings at Phog Lounge

ELLIOTT BROOD

December
Tuesday 1 – Scott Hardware (Toronto) w/ Phedre (Toronto) and Hustle Flesh (Windsor)
Wednesday 2 – Vice Aerial (Windsor) w/ Cougars In America (Goderich, ON // Brussels, BE)
Thursday 3 – EARLY – Brian Burke Quartet
Thursday 3 – BORN RUFFIANS w/ Young Rival and Better Weather at The Olde Walkerville Theatre
Saturday 5 – Moon King (Toronto) w/ Deperuse (Windsor) and Selfoss (Toronto)
Monday 7 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 8 – Brahja Waldman (New York // Montreal) w/ Hush (Windsor/Detroit)
Wednesday 9 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Friday 11 – Mexican Knives (Detroit) w/ Deperuse (Windsor)
Saturday 12 – R.Y.E. (Windsor) w/ Roisin Tuohy (Windsor)
Saturday 12 – Zeus (Toronto) w/ The Silence Factory (Windsor) at VENUE MUSIC HALL
Monday 14 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 15 – EARLY – TOAST Open Mic Poetry
Tuesday 15 – Late Night Beat Sessions – Soul Brother Stef (Windsor)
Wednesday 16 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 17 – Windsor Poetry SLAM
Friday 18 – Ron Leary Sextet (Windsor) w/ Diane Motel (Windsor)
Saturday 19 – Soul Brother Stef (Windsor)
Saturday 19 – AT VENUE MUSIC HALL – Safe Word (Windsor) w/ and Tea Leaves (Windsor), Paul Jacobs and the Bathroom Scene (Toronto) and Good Things (Windsor)
Saturday 19 – ELLIOTT BROOD at Walkerville Theatre w/ Locusts Have No King and Border Patrol
Monday 21 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 22 – EARLY – Organization (Windsor) jazz organ quartet
Tuesday 22 – LATE – Soul Brother Stef (Windsor) Christmas Party
Wednesday 23 – Twin Rains (Vancouver) w/ Martian Scholar (Windsor)
Friday 25 – Two For The Cascade (Windsor) w/ theLOVEdepartment (Windsor)
Saturday 26 – “Mist Connection” Dance Party w/ the Grand Analog DJs
Saturday 26 – The Blue Stones (Windsor) w/ Years of Ernest (Windsor) at VENUE MUSIC HALL
Sunday 27 – The Housewives (Windsor) w/ GruntLtd (Windsor)
Monday 28 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 29 – EARLY – ANALOGHANDSHAKE (Windsor/Toronto)
Wednesday 30 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 31 – Free New Year’s Eve Dance Party – Bring Da Ruckus 5

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November 2015 Event Listings at Phog Lounge

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Sunday 1 – The Brood (Halifax) w/ The Dead Samaritans (Windsor)
Monday 2 – EARLY – WIFF Trailer Screening Bonanza
Monday 2 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 3 – Cats (London) w/ My Neighbour, My Neighbour (Windsor)
Wednesday 4 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 5 – EARLY – Brian Burke Quartet
Thursday 5 – LATE – Amos The Transparent (Ottawa)
Friday 6 – The Dead Samaritans (Windsor)
Saturday 7 – James O-L and the Villains (Windsor) w/ Greg Ball (Kingston) and Traces (Montreal)
Monday 9 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 10 – Revenge of the Trees (Edmonton) w/ Years of Ernest (Windsor) and Foxhart Fishman (Windsor)
Wednesday 11 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Friday 13 – Brock Zeman (Carleton Place) w/ Róisín Tuohy (Windsor) and Travis Reitsma (Windsor)
Saturday 14 – Drown The Noise (Windsor) w/ Crown Lands (Oshawa)
Saturday 14 – AT THE WALKERVILLE THEATRE – Presented by Phog Lounge: SALT SHAKER “REBIRTH”
Monday 16 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 17 – TOAST Open Mic Poetry
Wednesday 18 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 19 – Windsor Poetry SLAM
Friday 20 – Swamp Thing (Toronto) w/ Ghettosocks (Halifax) and Soul Brother Stef (Windsor)
Saturday 21 – Squares (Kitchener) and Rossonian (Denver)
Sunday 22 – Jon & Roy (Vancouver Island)
Monday 23 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Wednesday 25 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Friday 27 – 3FT (Detroit) w/ Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Saturday 28 – Soul Brother Stef (Windsor) and Sam B. & Jemille Ali (Detroit)
Monday 30 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L

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October 2015 Event Listings at Phog Lounge

  
October
Thursday 1 – After Funk (Toronto) w/ The Funk Junkies (Windsor)
Friday 2 – FAM EVENT – The Greedy Echoes (Windsor) w/ AA Wallac (Halifax) and A Welcome Breeze (Windsor)
Saturday 3 – FAM EVENT – Of The Pack (Windsor) w/ Tea Leaves (Windsor) and Foxhart Fishman (Windsor)
Sunday 4 – The Tourist Company (Vancouver) w/ Van Damsel (Kamloops, BC)
Monday 5 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 6 – FAM EVENT – Toasted FAM with special guests: Enola Cola and Alexander Zelenyj & Andrew Murphy
Wednesday 7 – EARLY – Brian Burke Quartet Jazz
LATE – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 8 – LATE – FAM EVENT – Black Vulcan (Windsor) w/ The Vaudevillianaires (Windsor) and Silent Movie Type (Windsor)
Friday 9 – Old Code (Toronto) w/ Hiroshima Hearts (London) and The Leslie Spits (Toronto)
Saturday 10 – FAM EVENT – No Hands (Windsor) w/ Butchers (Windsor), Worry (Windsor) and Minors (Windsor)
Sunday 11 – EARLY – The Return of Analoghandshake (Toronto/Windsor)
Monday 12 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 13 – Tim Dugdale Novella Launch – Flame Out
Wednesday 14 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 15 – The Soul Delegation (Windsor)
Friday 16 – AT PHOG – ATHUJA (Windsor)
AT Water’s Edge Event Centre – Stars (Montreal) w/ Seoul (Montreal)
Saturday 17 – 4pm MATINEE – Eric Welton (Windsor) w/ Megan Hamilton (Kingston)
EARLY – The Walkervilles (Windsor)
LATE – Menos Mal (Windsor) w/ Of the Pack (Windsor)
Sunday 18 – Jean Paul De Roover (Thunder Bay) w/ Colin Wysman (Windsor), Roisin Tuohy (Windsor) and Pariah Brother (Windsor)
Monday 19 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 20 – TOAST Open Mic Poetry
LATE – Jon Bryant (Fall River, NS) w/ TBA
Wednesday 21 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Friday 23 – Alaska (Las Vegas) w/ Gracie Mae (London) and IOFS (Windsor)
Saturday 24 – Drown The Noise (Windsor) w/ Queen’s Rug (Windsor) and Cross The Streams (London)
Sunday 25 – Daniel Amedee & Gold Light (New Orleans, LA) w/ TBA
Monday 26 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Wednesday 28 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Friday 30 – Downtown FRIGHT Club
Saturday 31 – Poughboy (Windsor) w/ Silent Movie Type (Windsor)

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Thank you for coming to Phog Phest 7

photo by Joey Acott

photo by Joey Acott

Another Phog Phest, another pile of lessons learned.

The most pervasive theme I have swimming in my head since Saturday is “thank you”. This community, whether they can afford it every time or not, is hugely supportive of a growing entrepreneurial (grassroots – cultural or not) scene that is emerging. Without a doubt, we’re seeing the healthiest turnouts to shows and events since I was adopted into the music scene (as a total non-musician).

Phog Phest 7 had so many special contributors to make it happen at all, make it better than it would’ve been, or straight up RESCUING it that I felt like I just watched the whole thing come together as an attendee.

The trials and tribulations that bogged down this event were distant memories as the outdoor show ended, and the ridiculous dance party inside of Phog (until 2am) started with the Grand Analog crew. The staff and volunteers (and super cool bands/management) made that possible. Although early sets were shortened drastically (sad face) to account for major technical overhauls, I was able to happily finish the night, fully sated on music from many of my favourite acts over the years, knowing that next year will be even better.

If you didn’t make it this year, I’ll work harder to bring you out next year. A better ticket price? Free? Take input on bands you want to see? Move the Phest to the street again?

If you have some constructive criticism, I’d love to hear from you about how to throw a celebration for the people who I work tirelessly to entertain, and care for through the talents of others. This is, after all, for you.

Special thanks to my partner in saving Phog Phest 7, Stephen Hargreaves​ (duh!), and to Justin (The Crofoot​), my STAFF, my volunteers, Mario Ricci, Jon Corbin​, Professor John, all of the musicians (for the indelible performances), the vendors, the suppliers and all of the well-wishers.

Thank you everyone for coming! Beyond memorable. I’m very grateful.

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Phog Phest 7 SCHEDULE

phog-phest-7-posterHere is your 2015 Phog Phest schedule! Plan accordingly!

GATES OPEN at 3:00

beer/wine/liquor tents open @ 3pm
bike valet open @ 3pm
Food Trucks serving from 3pm

3:30 Sieraslave
4:15 Better Weather
5:00 PONY
5:45 Middle Sister
6:30 George Morris and the Gypsy Chorus
7:25 PONYSHOW
8:20 Grand Analog
9:30 The Sadies
10:40 Wintersleep

*times are subject to change without notice

Tickets still available at Phog Lounge, Dr. Disc Records & TicketWeb.ca

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