Win Tickets to The Matinée’s Album Release Party

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The Matinée, roots rockers from Vancouver who are up for Rock Album of the Year at the Western Canadian Music Awards, are hosting a homecoming show and album release party at the Fox Cabaret on August 10th. Currently touring throughout Ontario, group is celebrating the release of their latest album, Dancing On Your Grave, featuring the hit Blood Alley and title track Dancing on Your Grave.

The Matinée’s Album Release Party

With The Wild Romantics, Emily Rowed
Where: The Fox Cabaret (2321 Main St, Vancouver)
When: Thursday Aug 10, 2017 doors 7:00pm, show 8:00pm
Tickets: $14.99 – $19.99 available online now

Win Tickets to The Matinée's Album Release PartyMatt Layzell, Matt Rose, Peter Lemon, and Geoff Petrie were high school cohorts before their musical paths intertwined, having spent their first few years as a band cutting their teeth on the road. They become familiar faces at every small bar and venue around their hometown of Vancouver, and they honed their chops playing small clubs nationwide.

Things changed in 2013, when the group signed to Light Organ Records and released its debut album, We Swore We’d See the Sunrise. In 2015, they linked up with Mounties members Steve Bays (Hot Hot Heat) and Ryan Dahle (Limblifter) who produced the 2015 EP Broken Arrows and helped to nurture the ensemble’s gritty rock influences. The result; the first single off the record, Temper Temper, hit #1 on the CBC Radio 3 national charts.

The Matinée’s latest full-length represents the triumphant culmination of its achievements to date. A heart-swelling collision of hook-infused rock and earthy roots influences, the album was produced by Jamie Candiloro (R.E.M., Ryan Adams) and recorded at Light Organ’s own 604 Studios.

Win Tickets

I first crossed paths with the band in 2008 and have been a fan ever since. This incredibly talented group can rock any stage, and they have the biggest hearts! I’m thrilled to be able to offer up 2 tickets to their album release party. Here’s how you can enter to win.

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Friday, August 4, 2017. Follow The Matinee on Facebook and Twitter for far more information about the band and where they’ll be touring this season.

Update: The winner is Rhea!

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7 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Bonnie lamSaturday, July 29th, 2017 — 6:41am PDT

    Sweet.

    Good luck to you all. Huggiez.

  2. Rhea HayesSaturday, July 29th, 2017 — 8:54am PDT

    Hey Adam, maybe you will have to get back to Vancouver early!

  3. Arupreet Singh KocharSunday, July 30th, 2017 — 10:45am PDT

    Hi. Would love to win my gf back over this festival. Thanks

  4. Jason BamfordMonday, July 31st, 2017 — 9:58am PDT

    Great Album

  5. TammyThursday, August 3rd, 2017 — 10:34pm PDT

    Great fun! Would love to go!

  6. Carol WightmanFriday, August 4th, 2017 — 7:23pm PDT

    sounds like a great plan. Love the tunes!!

  7. Aru KocharWednesday, August 16th, 2017 — 3:01pm PDT

    Would love to go . Thanks for the opportunity.

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