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June 2018

Showcase MixTape- Volume 1

June 20 @ 8:00 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Showcase MixTape is a platform for the artists to not only showcase their talents but to showcase their thoughts, opinion, politics and story. Hosted by Chelsea D.E Johnson. Join us on our first installment of Showcase MixTape- Volume 1 Online tickets available here https://showcasemixtapevolume1.brownpapertickets.com ------------------------------ SHOWCASE MIXTAPE --- VOLUME 1--- ------------------------------ Kim Mortal Kim Villagante, also known as Kimmortal is a a queer filipin@ diasporic first generation settler based on unceded, unsurrendered Coast Salish Territories also known as Vancouver, BC,…

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The Reluctants

June 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Come and dance with the Reluctants! The Reluctants are a band in Vancouver, BC. They play a fun mixture of country, rockabilly and R'n'B Band Members Doreen Allan (Vocals) Reg McDonald (Vocals) Lisa Lambert (Drums/Vocals) Wendy Solloway (Bass/Vocals) Gary White (Keys/Vocals) Mike Allan (Guitar)

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Yucafest VII con Panteon Rococo, The Resignators and Los Furios

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$40

Mexican ska super stars Panteon Rococo play Vancouver for the first time with Los Furios and The Resignators from Australia. Super Chido Productions and CJSF are glad to present the 7th Yucafest at the Wise Hall on June 21st with Mexican sensation Panteón Rococó, The Resignators from Australia and local powerhouse Los Furios. Panteon Rococó is celebrating 22 years of blending several styles of popular music such as rock, punk, salsa, mariachi, reggae, ska, and mestizo-music into a very energetic,…

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Nasti Weather & Gillian Moranz // Live at The WISE Lounge

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

Live in The Wise Lounge, Gillian Moranz & Nasti Weather ///Gillian Moranz\\\ Gillian Moranz is a Vancouver-based singer/songwriter heavily influenced by wordsmiths such as Mary Gauthier, Townes Van Zandt, John Prine, Gillian Welche, and Leonard Cohen. Her parents were two founding members of a small community-oriented music festival in Fort Macleod, AB, and she was raised within a festival community that was created and driven by the perpetuation of traditional and contemporary culture and artistic expression. This has been a…

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Bison and Anciients w/ Dead Quiet – All Ages

June 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$15 - $20

Live at the WISE Presents BISON and ANCIIENTS w/ Dead Quiet All Ages Show. Tickets: $15 advanced $20 Door BISON https://bison.bandcamp.com/ ANCIIENTS https://anciientriffs.bandcamp.com/ Dead Quiet https://deadquiet.bandcamp.com/ Purchase advance tickets here: https://wisebisonanciients.brownpapertickets.com

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Mad Ones with The Dawning and Elf Pity

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

Mad Ones “Crunchy, garage-tinged rock'n'roll right. There are a growing number of pretension-free bands like this in Toronto — a positive sign amongst a sea of over-earnest, self-serious indie rockers — and Mad Ones are slowly climbing to the top of that heap.” - Exclaim! http://www.madones.ca The Dawning Swelling synth mixed with bluesy indie guitar melded together with harmonized voices and soaring notes. Beats created from overlaying sounds, music, claps on an old BOSS - RC-20XL Loop Station while drums…

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Jack Garton and the Demon Squadron Vancouver Album Release Party

June 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10 - $15

Jack Garton and the Demon Squadron release brand new album Love You Over Time. Recorded in Vancouver with local genius Steven Drake at Hipposonic Studio, the band is excited to release it to ears far and wide. Kicking off the summer touring season with an East Van boom-bastic bouncy bacchanale featuring Scott Cook trio and Kitty and the Rooster! Doors at 8pm $10 advance tix at Highlife Records and brownpapertickets.com $15 at the door NEW ALBUM 'Love You Over Time'…

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July 2018

Ultimate East Van Canada Day Party!

July 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
TBA

Pabts Blue Ribbon and Neüterhead Ace of Spays presents The Ultimate East Van Canada Day Party! This Canada Day, Come Give'r at a Can Con inspired classic rock party at East Vans very own Wise Hall Featuring Vancouver's very own Rush cover band Xanadudes and April Wine Cover band September Sangria! We will also have DJ's and other entertainment so please stay tuned!

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Alimony Brothers Country Summer Residency

July 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 31, 2018
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Back due to popular demand! The Alimony Brothers bring the cold hard facts of country music to the Wise Lounge every Monday in July. Whether it's for the heartbreak songs or the dancing, have a glass and you'll be glad you came. The Alimony Brothers perform forgotten gems and the occasional classic from the golden age of country music. The Alimony Brothers are veterans from the roots and country music scene in Vancouver. Ben La Borie - Lead Vocals, Acoustic…

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Pat Temple and the HiLO Players

July 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

We're really excited to be hitting the road and catching up with all of our friends across the country. We'll be at the Wise Hall on Wednesday, July 4th. Look forward to seeing you there! Pat Temple- songwriting, vocals, guitar Kyler Tapscott- guitar, banjo, vocals Rob Foreman- upright bass, vocals

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Peter & the Wolves – Wise Lounge – Vancouver

July 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

From Calgary, Alberta, Peter & the Wolves hit Vancouver with a new album on VLV Records! Don’t miss this night of good old fashioned rockabilly and rhythm & blues that’ll shake you to the bone and make you wanna jive all night long! Singer/songwriter Howlin’ Pete Cormier and his Wolves, Jason “Pedro” Lowe and Cody Voyer, will take you on a trip to the golden age of rock and roll. These catchy choruses and hip swingin’ rhythms will keep you…

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Burnt Coast Night- Malagrupa, MNGWA, Robin Layne Band and Vancouver Puppet Theatre

July 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$15 - $20

A Friday night trifecta of live Latin, African and Balkan music - with puppetry, dance, and the mysterious Slavic celebration of Kupala weaving light through the darkness. Tickets: https://burntcoastnight.brownpapertickets.com Malagrupa: A small Trubaci-style band that plays classic folk music of the Balkans, with a nod to post-modern pop and ska. Formed at the end of 2016, the band features some of the top Balkan Brass players in Canada. https://malagrupa.bandcamp.com/releases MNGWA: Rooted in the Afro-Latin soul of cumbia music, MNGWA (pronounced Ming-wah)…

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Hot Flash Summer Dirty Jazz Swing Dance Party- Car Free Day After Party

July 8 @ 8:30 pm - 11:45 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$12 - $3507913

Live at the WISE presents Hot Flash Summer Dirty Jazz Swing Dance Party with The Burying Ground The Staggers & Jaggs and Three For Silver Walk up the hill and DANCE on July 8th after Car Free Day with West Coast's BEST in Dirty Jazz Doors 830pm Show 9pm - $12 in Advanced https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3507913 The Burying Ground - https://www.theburyingground.com The Staggers & Jaggs - https://thestaggersandjaggs.bandcamp.com Three For Silver - http://threeforsilver.com

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Ian Badger at The Wise Lounge

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

Ian Badger will be performing some of his sad country tunes for one of the first times in Vancouver since relocating from Toronto and is excited to be doing so in the great space that is the Wise Lounge. Ian's music can be likened to something in between Townes Van Zandt and Songs : Ohia with country and western guitar pickin' accompanied by bleak, but honest lyricism. Ian will be accompanied by a soon to be announced guest to share…

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Red Herring

July 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Formed in the early 80’s, Red Herring first performed at The Waterfront, recording live songs which were released on the Vancouver cassette compilation Undergrowth. Not long after, the band won Shindig (CITR's Battle of the Bands), which led to their acclaimed studio EP Taste Tests. This they followed up with their award winning one-shot videos for Taste Tests and The Crab Song which were featured on MuchMusic. After a tour of Canada, which they memorialized in their 30 minute song…

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Kubla Khan Album Release with guests Magik Spells, Spesh Pep and Wrestling Emma

July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Some crazy rock and roll, face melting insanity!!! Kubla Khan is releasing their third album One of These Days with special guests Magic Spells, Spesh Pep and Wrestling Emma. Kubla Khan Strongly influenced by '90s alternative and '60s psychedelic rock, Kubla Khan produces an alternative-pop sound driven by whimsical lyrics that speak of romance, daydreams, and melancholy. http://kublakhan.ca/ Magik Spells operate out of Vancouver, B.C. and consist of bass, hybrid drums, guitars, and synth, run through a multicolored, multitude of pedals…

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Al Lerman

July 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Lounge (downstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$10

Bluesman AL LERMAN is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter. He was founder and leader of the 2X Juno Award-winning band FATHEAD, and along the way built a solid career touring as an acoustic solo act, accompanying himself on guitar and rack harmonica. An engaging and skilled artist, his shows often feature humorous anecdotes interspersed between great blues songs. He is regarded among the top harmonica players in the country and his prowess on the instrument has earned him no less than…

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August 2018

Amy Helm Live At The WISE

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The WISE Hall (upstairs), 1882 Adanac
Vancouver, BC Canada
$25

LIVE at The WISE is proud to present Amy Helm Thursday, August 2nd, 2018. http://www.amyhelm.com Doors: 8pm Show: 9pm 19+ Tickets on sale now! https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3383112 Although the personally charged, organically soulful Didn't It Rain is her first release under her own name, Amy Helm has been making music for most of her life. She's already won widespread praise as a singer, songwriter and live performer, first as a member of the celebrated alt-country collective Ollabelle and subsequently for her extensive…

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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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