Monthly Archives: December 2009

Elvyn and The Matavaras, in retrospect.

Elvyn, from Peterborough, played here on Saturday, December 19th with The Matavaras.We were laughing perpetually, only breaking to allow time for their performances. It had been a while since Elvyn had been to Phog, and it was The Matavaras first … Continue reading

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Field Assembly with Lee Gaul for an ALL AGES show on December 23rd

http://www.youtube.com/v/8orjjlzPRCg&hl=en_US&fs=1& Adam Fox is a friend, which makes it hard to give praise in the presence of newbies.Would I talk-up a friend beyond their abilities? Possibly. But with Adam’s newest venture – Field Assembly – I can’t really say enough … Continue reading

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Construction and Destruction (Halifax) play Phog on Tuesday December 22nd with The Last Trio

http://www.myspace.com/davidtrenaman Construction and Destruction is a band, that when they were first recommended to me by Dr. Disc owner Liam O’Donnell, I knew was going to be great. They play a certain kind of east coast music that reminds me … Continue reading

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Promotional Head’s Up, Please

When a band books a gig at Phog, I supply a litany of information.A list of things that happen, or are expected to happen before, during, and after a show. We discuss money, posters, and promotion. This third thing, promotion, … Continue reading

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The Dudes…tour stories. Worthwhile read.

The Dudes play Phog on Friday, December 11th with ASK (Chad Howson’s Birthday) and Frontiers…a new Windsor outfit that I’m excited to hear.Here’s something from their most recent press release, to add a nice little story to their performance this … Continue reading

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Have a new CD coming out?

If you are releasing new music, you need to take this contact info down: Dylan Kristy – dkristy@thestar.canwest.com He’s the new CD reviewer for The Windsor Star Scene page.This is the guy you need to contact, and get music to, … Continue reading

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An open call to other venue owners in Canada…

I have been talking about this for a while.A collaboration.But there are physical barriers.So I’m using this to reach you…venue owners!Especially those who fell into the CBC Radio 3 Searchlight contest for their special attention to live music hosting. Here … Continue reading

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