Wednesday, June 11, 2008

News:: Rich Aucoin Tours, Has Nifty Tour Blog

This is just a quick post to encourage you to check out Herohill favorite Rich Aucoin's tour blog over at Exclaim. I know plenty of folks do the tour blogs, but I think Rich's is quite well done. It's a quick, fun read with plenty of tour photos and as a bonus Rich ends each entry with a Hal Johnson/Body Break style fitness tip, and so you're not only getting indie rock info but also getting healthy advice at the same time. Win-win? I think so.

Instead of biking across the country for his tour this time, Rich is pledging to run a half-marathon in each city he visits to help support the Heart & Stroke Foundation, so get out to one of his remaining shows and show some support for him and his worthy cause.

13 Jun 2008 21:00    NXNE Showcase - Clinton’s Toronto, Ontario
14 Jun 2008 22:00    Jimmy Jazz w. The Bicycles Montreal, Quebec
19 Jun 2008 20:00    The Railway Club Vancouver, British Columbia
20 Jun 2008 22:00    The Peanut Gallery Vancouver, British Columbia
21 Jun 2008 21:30    Sugar w. Mother Mother Victoria, British Columbia
25 Jun 2008 21:00    Warehouse w. Dan Deacon - Sled.Island.Festival Calgary, Alberta
27 Jun 2008 22:00    The Legion w. Wax Mannequin - Sled.Island.Festival Calgary, Alberta
28 Jun 2008 21:00    Royal Albert w. Hey Rosetta! Winnipeg, Manitoba
4 Jul 2008 20:00     The Music Room Halifax, Nova Scotia
5 Jul 2008 21:00     Hell’s Kitchen Halifax, Nova Scotia
19 Jul 2008 22:00     The Marquee w. Deerhoof Halifax, Nova Scotia


It's Christmas in June! Rich entered a song in Sufjan Steven's Christmas song exchange this past year, and has that song available on his myspace, so enjoy a little holiday cheer to start your summer.

Posted at 1:30 PM by naedoo :: 2 comments

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At 2:00 AM, Anonymous Ronatron did sayeth:

I really like the song you posted. I especially enjoy the trumpet. You don't normally hear that and it was a nice relief from the everyday norm. I can't wait to catch him when he plays in Vancouver.

 

At 7:39 AM, Blogger Leigh did sayeth:

Rich's performance at the Peanut Gallery was phenomenal. As if the sync-up with the Grinch wasn't enough... his version of "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" blew my mind

 

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