Contest:: Win 2tix to see Dog is Blue and Construction & Destruction @ Gus’ Pub

For the next week, I’ll be taking my talents to South Beach… well, Orlando actually. Do you care? Of course not, but since it’s for a work conference the posts will be short and sweet. Fear not though loyal reader, while short and too the point, these posts are also full of free shit for you.


If you have ever met Paul Watson, one half of the TO based folk anthemists Dog is Blue, you know he’s obsessed with pedals, used gear and sea themed narratives. What you might not know is that over time, Dog is Blue has grown from open mic picked tales to bold, fleshed out collaborations thanks to the crucial contributions of Laura Heaney. They are more than a boy / girl folk duo. Loops, noise, more upbeat melodies and the sage like production of Andy Magoffin make Tortoise surprisingly invigorating and danceable.


On Wednesday, May 11th Dog is Blue will share the stage with another under appreciated duo, Port Greville’s Construction & Destruction. Considering Dog is Blue just recorded a cover for the C&D tribute record, chances are there will be some fun loving shenanigans on the menu that evening at Gus’.


To enter, just leave your email in the comments section below or send it to herohill [AT] gmail DOT COM. We will pick a winner Tuesday night, so enter now! Oh, and the winner can get a copy of Tortoise from Paul at the show. Win win.


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MP3:: Dog is Blue - Southern Ontario

Tortoise by Dog Is Blue




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One Response to “Contest:: Win 2tix to see Dog is Blue and Construction & Destruction @ Gus’ Pub”

Ishmael N. Daro May 11th, 2011 at 3:41 am

Woo, free shit!

The Dog is Blue song is fantastic, by the way. Thanks for posting.

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