Gigs Of The Week: November 24 - 30, 2017

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? Youngblood
Where? Biltmore Cabaret
When? Saturday November 25th
Why? Youngblood returns home from a European tour to hit the Biltmore on Saturday!


Christine's Pick


Who? Rural Alberta Advantage with Yukon Blonde
Where? Commodore Ballroom
When? This Evening! Friday Nov 24th!
Why? Do you need an more information than the names of those two bands? No, I didn't think so.




Who? Leisure Club - Album Release
Where? Biltmore Cabaret
When? Also this evening, Nov 24th!
Why? The long awaited release of the Leisure Club full length album is tonight, and they're celebrating with a (FREE) pizza party. Babes, music, pizza? YES PLEASE!




Who? Jordan Klassen
Where? Fox Cabaret
When? Thursday November 30th
Why? Following the release of his new album Big Intruder, Jordan Klassen returns to Vancouver from tour to perform his new material!




Who? Matt Patershuk & The Straight Arrows
Where? The Heatley
When? Saturday November 25th
Why? Full disclosure, the WCMA nominated Matt Patershuk is Kirk's cousin (second cousin? Once removed? I don't know, somewhere in the family tree). But if you are looking for some good ol' fashion rootsy twang, head down to The Heatley for a free show. 

Interview: Alexandria Maillot

This week, Jess spent some time with Alexandria Maillot chatting, listening to records, and playing with her adorable turtle, Porridge. Tomorrow, Maillot's first full-length album, Time comes out. If you haven't heard the singles 'Sunday Sara' or 'Time (on your Own)' yet - definitely stream them up! You'll find some music that's deeply recharging, refreshing, and pleasantly complex. If you like it, don't miss her on June 18th at the Biltmore Cabaret! Here's how our conversation went.

Jess: What makes this album be considered ‘the first’ since you have other music available?

Alex: I released my EP in 2012 which was an amalgamation of songs that I’d written and recorded over several years. I started writing it when I was 12 or 13 and I released it when I was 19 and it was mainly so I had something that I could start with. There was the Peak Performance Project that I wanted to apply for so I released the album so I’d have something to have. It’s the first album with one consistent theme and that was sort of written and recorded in a timeframe under one mindset. It was an album that was conceptualized before the studio and so we were in the studio, and we recorded it sort of with more continuity with something like my last EP.

Jess: What's the theme?

Alex: It’s kind of aptly named ...

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Interview: Chatting about fond memories, work life, and inspiration with Jeremy Allingham

Vancouver's Jeremy Allingham has made the progression of from playing in a band to releasing a solo EP, and this Friday he'll be releasing his first full length record to share with the world. Memory Electric comes out tomorrow, and it's packed with full-throttle electric guitar riffs, memory-inducing lyrics and nods to past rock'n'roll greats. 
Jess got on the phone with him this past weekend in a few moments of morning peace before he was off to take his daughter to - fittingly - her music lesson. This is some of their conversation.

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