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Weird Canada Presents :: WYRD III

Weird Canada

Friday, May 20, 2011 at 5:30 PM - Monday, May 23, 2011 at 2:00 AM (MDT)

Weird Canada Presents :: WYRD III

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Wyrd III :: EDMONTON Ended CA$20.00 CA$1.30
Wyrd III :: CALGARY Ended CA$20.00 CA$1.30
Wyrd III :: VANCOUVER Ended CA$20.00 CA$1.30

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Weird Canada & Mammoth Cave Recording Co.

... present ...

/////////////// WYRD III ///////////////


Wyrd is a double-stage, multi-city music marathon curated by Weird Canada, recently named by CBC Radio 3 as the "Best Indie Music Website in Canada." Our traveling caravan of music features nineteen emerging Canadian bands from coast-to-coast in an explosive happening of audible euphoria. Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver will play host to the Wyrd caravan, offering a singular opportunity for Western Canadians to explore and discover the best of new Canadian music in one unforgettable evening.

The format is simple; we employ a two-stage setup bouncing performers back and forth between stages, making optimal use of our time and space by creating a continuous stream of live music.

The philosophy is bolder; we do not rely on known names and instead leverage Weird Canada's ethos of discovery, encouraging people to explore new directions in Canadian music.

The result is an abundant feast for the ears; an unabashed celebration of ground-breaking Canadian music with a creative and nonstop set-list where every performer is a headliner.

Wyrd III is the third incarnation of the wildly popular Wyrd Fest. Wyrd I materialized exclusively in Edmonton, Wyrd II expanded to Calgary and Lethbridge, and Wyrd III encompasses more of Western Canada by reaching all the way to Vancouver, BC.


/////////////// WYRD III :: Dates, Venues, & Lineup ///////////////


This wyld traveling caravan (plus local shreddery and other surprises) will be bursting through the following cities:

MAY 20 :: EDMONTON @ Dinwoodie
MAY 21 :: CALGARY @ No. 1 Legion
MAY 22 :: VANCOUVER @ Waldorf Hotel

Red Mass
Dirty Beaches
Wyrd Visions
Makeout Videotape
Long, Long, Long
Hobo Cubes
Velvet Chrome
Feral Children
Silver Dapple
Manic Attracts
Role Mach

Wyrd III is organized, curated, "funded" and executed by Mammoth Cave Recording Co. executive Paul Lawton and Weird Canada founder Aaron Levin. 

For full lineup and schedule, please visit the Wyrd III digital home.


/////////////// WYRD III :: Schedule ///////////////


6:00pm The Joe Faux Fur Babysitter
6:20pm Jessica Jalbert The Gooeys (TBA)
6:40pm Energetic Action Topless Mongos Needles//Pins
7:00pm Makeout Videotape Ketamines Manic Attracts
7:25pm Feral Children Wyrd Visions Role Mach
7:50pm Hobo Cubes Tonstartssbandht Velvet Chrome
8:15pm Long, Long, Long Femminielli Dirty Beaches
8:40pm Silver Dapple Red Mass Famines
9:05pm GOBBLE GOBBLE Manic Attracts Makeout Videotape
9:30pm Ketamines Role Mach Feral Children
9:55pm Wyrd Visions Velvet Chrome Hobo Cubes
10:20pm Tonstartssbandht Dirty Beaches Long, Long, Long
10:45pm Femminielli Famines Silver Dapple
11:10pm Red Mass Makeout Videotape GOBBLE GOBBLE
11:35pm Manic Attracts Feral Children Ketamines
12:00am Role Mach Hobo Cubes Wyrd Visions
12:25am Velvet Chrome Long, Long, Long Tonstartssbandht
12:50am Dirty Beaches Silver Dapple Femminielli
1:15am Famines GOBBLE GOBBLE Red Mass


/////////////// WYRD III :: Partners ///////////////


Touring Partners: Beatroute Magazine and CBC Radio 3.

Edmonton Partners: Pop Echo Records, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Listen Records, CJSR FM 88.5, and VUE Weekly

Calgary Partners: Sloth Records, CJSW FM 90.9, and FFWD Weekly

Vancouver Partners: Mongrel Zine, CiTR, Discorder, and Zoo Zhop


Have questions about Weird Canada Presents :: WYRD III? Contact Weird Canada


Friday, May 20, 2011 at 5:30 PM - Monday, May 23, 2011 at 2:00 AM (MDT)

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