Folk Road Show Pre-Show Chats

It's been a summer full of shows & road for the Folk Road Show. This international quartet made up of Dominique Fricot (Canada), Benjamin James Caldwell (New Zealand/Australia), Pieter Van Vliet (the Netherlands) and Olaf Caarls (the Netherlands). For their second Canadian tour (and fourth overall) they've been promoting their piping hot new release, their debut self-titled album which came out on Tuesday. The album has a patchwork quilt quality: it's made up of blocks of different colours and personalities, sewn together by a common thread that is the common experiences of these four men on the road together. It's a playful intermingle of lots of stringed & strummed instruments, some horns, and a variety of voices. It's an ideal soundtrack to that great Canadian roadtrip you've been meaning to take, or enjoying with some friends on a late summer evening. If you can't make it out tonight, try to catch some of their upcoming house shows, I hear that's where magic happens...

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New Music....In Video Form - August 19, 2016

So many new videos have been released recently, and since most of the songs have already made it into our Song Of The Day column I figured I'd put them here for you to check out all at once!

Below you will find music videos, live performance videos, new singles, and music from across Canada (including many from here in Vancouver) and abroad. Check them out and let us know which one is your favourite!

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Gigs Of The Week: August 19 - 25, 2016

Every Friday 3am Revelations give you our picks for some of the fantastic live shows happening in and around our city of Vancouver.
There's much more going on all the time, which you can check out in our concert calendar.
What are you seeing this week? Let us know in the comments below.

Kirk's Pick

Who? Vancouver Mural Festival
Where? Various locations around East Vancouver
When? Saturday August 20th
Why? Free music during the day (Kaylee Johnston, Lovecoast, Rococode, & more at Red Truck Brewery; Willa & Hey Ocean! at 11th & Main) plus shows at night (Shad at the Biltmore, Timbre Timber at the Fox, Andrew WK at the Cobalt(!)). Check out the full schedule from our pals Do604

Christine's Pick

Who? Televised Broadcast of the last Tragically Hip show & Cover Band Night
Where? Astoria
When? Saturday August 20th
Why? If you're looking for somewhere showing the concert and want to hear an awesome Hip cover band, all by donation to the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research - this is your spot!

Jessica's Pick

Who? Folk Road Show Album Release Party
Where? Fox Cabaret
When? Thursday, August 25th
Why? Check out our friend Dominique Fricot's new ensemble with their debut album party! You'll surely recognize some familiar faces.