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August 2018

Milk Crate Bandits Monthly in the Lounge

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

The WISE is excited to present a fall monthly in the Lounge with the Milk Crate Bandits It’s music to make you dance, smile and party. It’s music born on the streets. Meet the Milk Crate Bandits. Walking down the streets of Vancouver you’ll see them on their stolen plastic thrones and playing the sounds of New Orleans. Yes, some may say they’re crooks but the petty theft of a milk crate from a back alley is surely absolved by…

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Tegan and Benjie with Shaun Maguire

August 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Benjie and Tegan playing covers of Townes, Blaze, Gillian Welch, Hayden, and more! Shaun Maguire is also playing and he's gonna do some covers and some originals. Music is from 8 - 11pm with breaks between sets. Cover is a $10 suggested donation. WISE members get in free. It's gonna be FUN!

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The Honey Tongues Album Release

August 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$12 - $15

The Honey Tongues describe themselves as ‘Swamp Opera', combining Americana roots, and indie swing with soulful harmonies and beat-boxing. Crafting delicate folk arrangements and stomping dance numbers, the band embraces a wide palette – from accordion to saxophone to mandolin to mouth percussion. They're releasing their first full length album @ the Wise Hall August 26th. They've been wowing audiences from Campbell Bay Music Festival, to Saskatchewan to MOM in Fort St. James. This is a show you don't want…

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Ghostly Hounds with Staggers and Jaggs and Parlour Panther

August 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Ghostly Hounds - Montreal Ghostly Hounds combines strings, horns and powerful vocals to create a dark, jazzy sound. Formed in Montreal and often on the road, the band has played hundreds of shows between PEI and Vancouver Island. www.ghostlyhounds.com/ Parlour Panther makes gorgeous gritty rock with beautiful soundscapes, three-way soulful vocals, dark and dirty guitar riffs, and infectious pounding rhythms. Steph on guitar/vocals, Lee on synth/vocals and Charles on drums/vocals - the trio writes songs collaboratively and they have just…

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BLUES! Terry Gillespie at WISE Lounge

August 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Terry Gillespie Musician https://youtu.be/MX2732NqQ18 This veteran artist offers new takes on standard blues and unusual original songs. With 50 years as a professional musician under his belt he's played with some of the big ones like Howling Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters and Buddy Guy.

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Compassion Gorilla at the WISE Lounge!

August 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Come dance and have fun with Victoria's Compassion Gorilla at Vancouver's WISE Hall Lounge! $10 or by donation! About the band: Compassion Gorilla has a relentless drive to translate earthy and folkloric sounds into an explosive performance fit for the modern dancefloor. Their unique brew has been the life of wild dance parties for almost a decade, and while its music defies categorization the band keeps audiences feeling comfortably at home. Check out more about the band at https://www.facebook.com/CompassionGorilla/ https://compassiongorilla.bandcamp.com/

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September 2018

The Ear Buds @ Wise Lounge

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Come out to see The Ear Buds at the Wise Lounge, Wednesday evening September 5, 2018, 7:30-10pm. We are a local string band that plays roots music...some original, country, bluegrass, blues, folk and a little rock’n’roll. There will be a nominal $10 charge for non-members. The event is free or by donation for club members. We’d love 💕 to play for you. 1882 Adanac, Vancouver BC.

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Shaela Miller Album Release At The WISE Lounge

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Shaela Miller with a 4 piece band and a brand new album will play at the WISE Lounge on September 6th from 8-11pm. Suggested donation is $10. Come down for some hardcore honky tonk and country noir. BIO Although born in Victoria BC, Shaela Miller has spent the majority of her life in the windy southern Alberta city of Lethbridge and has been honing her skill as a songwriter for over ten years. Her affinity for the classic country greats…

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Joey Dosik with Krystle Dos Santos at The WISE Hall

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$17

Live at the WISE presents: Joey Dosik With Special Guests Krystle Dos Santos Friday September 7, 2018 @ THE WISE HALL 19+/No Minors Doors: 8pm Show: 9pm Tickets $17.00 (plus appl. s/c) online at www.brownpapertickets.com Also available at Red Cat Main St, Red Cat Hastings St, Highlife and Neptoon. Joey Dosik american soul artist, has honed his craft as part of a burgeoning Los Angeles scene that reinvents past forms of popular music to exist in the present tense. He is a regular…

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Rae Spoon Album Release Party with respectfulchild

September 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$13 - $15

Tickets $13 advance $15 at the door email coaxrecords@gmail.com for PWYC list. Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm Rae Spoon’s bodiesofwater comes out on the twentieth anniversary of the first show Spoon ever played, and ten years after the release of their break-out album superioryouareinferior. As a non-binary person, Rae is no stranger to having an identity that doesn’t fit societal and legal structures. Like bodies, water is regulated and increasingly commodified, despite being fundamental to life. On this, Spoon’s…

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Christie Rose & The Bottom Shelf Bourbon Trio, WISE Lounge

September 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

A Tuesday night double bill, featuring Christie Rose and The Bottom Shelf Bourbon Trio, down in the WISE Lounge. Doors 7:30pm Show at 8:00pm $10 or p.w.y.c. CHRISTIE ROSE From a cheeky turn of phrase, to the ache of love and loss, to the vivid beauty and plain revelation evoked by small details, Christie Rose's lyric-driven songs tread a varied range of observation and human emotion. With striking melodies, delivered in a voice both powerful and nuanced, she's a folk…

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Eugene Ripper – WISE Lounge

September 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Eugene Ripper is a Canadian punk rock alt folk pioneer. From his roots with first wave surf punk rockers Stark Naked and the Fleshtones and throughout a storied solo career featuring a unique mashup of punk, folk, roots and rock nroll ti's been a real cool time. Ripper arrives at The The Wise Hall & Lounge promoting his new album "Bit's and Pizza's" Thought I Saw Her www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWERqUhYP3A Ballad of the Hangman www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1_WU5mo5qY Matador from America www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuwEi3dCIuI “­One of Canada’s…

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Andrew Collins Trio: Tongue & Groove CD Release

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Come join us celebrate the release of our two new albums "Tongue & Groove. Here's what our parents would say about the Andrew Collins Trio.... Mando maestro Andrew Collins finds himself – through no actual fault of his own – at the epicentre of Canada’s burgeoning acoustic/roots music scene. He didn’t invent it – but he's certainly been a contributor, having co-founded seriously noteworthy Canadian bands like the Creaking Tree String Quartet, the Foggy Hogtown Boys and, more recently, his…

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Daniel Champagne (Australia) // Wise Hall

September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$15

VA N C O U V E R - the young virtuoso recently described as 'the finest guitar player of his generation' brings his world tour to Wise Hall for one night only September 27! Limited tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/daniel-champagne-live-wise-hall-tickets-47827148288 don't miss out! WHAT THE PRESS SAY.. “The word Prodigy seems to entirely fall short of this soft-spoken young man’s skills, he coaxes sounds and melodies out of his instrument that literally drop jaws.” The Calgary Herald, CANADA “Today I…

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October 2018

Too Dumb To Quit Tour 2018 with Jr. Gone Wild, Ford Pier Vengeance Trio and Carolyn Mark

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada

Jr. Gone Wild plays 5 shows in 4 days including the first Vancouver show in 25 years. With special guests The Ford Pier Vengeance Trio, and The Queen of Vancouver Island, Miss Carolyn Mark!

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Cassidy Waring / Nick Faye – EARLY SHOW

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Come hang out and listen to some real great tunes on a Tuesday night in The Wise Lounge! This will be an early show before the show in the Hall upstairs gets going at around 9:30! COST: $10 suggested donation SET TIMES: 7:00 PM - Doors 7:30 PM - Nick Faye 8:30 PM - Cassidy Waring Cassidy Waring Music (Vancouver, BC) Cassidy moved to Vancouver from the Alberta prairies is 2013 with her handy dandy Autoharp – an impulse purchase…

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November 2018

An Evening with Mary Gauthier

November 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada

Live at the WISE presents: An Evening with Mary Gauthier Thursday November 29th 2018 @ THE WISE HALL 19+/No Minors Doors: 8pm Show: 9pm Tickets $30.00 (plus appl. s/c) online at www.brownpapertickets.com Hard Copy Tickets available Friday July 20th at Red Cat Records Red Cat Records - Hastings Highlife Records and in the WISE Lounge. Mary Gauthier Online: Website: http://www.marygauthier.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marygauthiersongs Twitter: https://twitter.com/marygauthier_ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marygauthier Video: https://youtu.be/We4vcg2p0L8 Every day. Every single day, which means some days are better and some much worse. Every day, on average, twenty-two veterans commit suicide. Every…

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