Weekly Round-Up

Posted: May 3, 2011 by Windsor Zene in Previews, Weekly Round Up

Lots of shows across the board this week. Lots of options to check out!

TUESDAY

Phog Lounge (157 University Ave. West) opens its doors for a rare Tuesday night show, but its an intimate and quiet one (compared to past shows). Featuring Saskatoon’s haunting sounds of The Deep Dark Woods, as well as Shuyler Jansen and Windsor’s own Dave Russell.

WEDNESDAY

Quebec’s Celtic punk rawkers Farler’s Fury are gonna make it St. Patty’s day all over again when they play at The Coach & Horses (156 Chatham St. West, basement level) on their cross Canada tour on Wednesday. They’re joined by Suppressulant, Bad Assets and Get Rad!

THURSDAY

The charity compilation CD, City of Roses, to raise funds for The Hospice of Windsor-Essex, holds it’s launch party at The Manchester Pub (546 Ouellette Ave.) at 8pm. Tix are $15 and include the CD, which features tracks from local mainstays like Inoke Errati, One Man’s Opinion, Tara Watts, Vultures!, The Hung Jury, Blasternaut, Dave Russell, (wh)y.m.e.(??) and more. Live performances from Dave Russell & The Precious Stones, Blasternaut and Vice Aerial launch the disc.

Halifax’s Rebekah Higgs swings by Phog Lounge (157 University Ave. West) for an intimate set, that includes Crissi Cochrane opening up the night.

FRIDAY

Local stoner rock legends Pitch Union return to the Coach & Horses (156 Chatham St. West), with special guests, the amazing Cellos.

The 70’s Mod rocker sounds of Toronto’s The Tranzmitors hit Phog Lounge (157 University Ave. West), with support from Windsor’s The Hypnotics.

At 12 midnight, Jeff Burrows (The Tea Party, Crash Karma) begins his annual 24-hour drum marathon to raise money for local cancer charity Transition to Betterness out at The Franchise Grille (2601 Lauzon Parkway). He’ll be jamming for 24 hours on drums with several local musicians, including Drop Dead Famous, Twisted Sisters, Shade Stone, Vice Aerial and The Joys. Burrows will be closing out his Saturday night with his local supergroup Is There A Band In The House? that also features Kelly “Mr. Chill” Hoppe (Big Sugar), Daren Dobsky (Vice Aerial, Magic Hall of Mirrors), Nick Belulis (Porcelain Mary, Royal Dose) and David Cyreene (feal).

SATURDAY

Local alt. rockers One Man’s Opinion are calling it quits (for now) but not before an EP release/farewell show at the Blind Dog (671 Ouellette Ave.). Joining them are local favourites StereoGoesStellar and The Brilliance.

The industrial mayhem of Uxbridge, Ontario’s Promonium Jesters infiltrates the dungeon of The Coach & Horses (156 Chatham St. West, basement level) this Saturday, alongside Adaptive Reaction and Orphan Grinder.

Calgary’s Ryan Bourne brings his guitar and band to Phog Lounge (157 University Ave. West) on Saturday for some classic Canadian indie. He’s bring fellow Calgarians Deadhorse while Windsor’s Red Red Run opens up.

If nothing here floats your boat, The Dugout (300 Ouellette Ave.) has 10,000 Witnesses, a Clutch tribute band, rocking their stage.

SUNDAY

Phog Lounge (157 University Ave. West) and their nearly weeklong musical journey concludes with Victoria’s Northcote. Opening the shows are solo sets from faces/voices better associated with some of Windsor’s top bands. David Dubois (The Locusts Have No King) and Jesse Fellows (Shared Arms) will be starting things off.

Hardcore Church continues their hardcore shows at New Song Church (999 Drouillard Rd.) with the heavily anticipated release of Faithful Until Death‘s Coming Home. They’re joined on this huge bill (starting at 6:30pm) by Right Before The Rise, Cyreene, Hellraiser and Shinje.

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