I.M.U. presents . . .
Fri July 25th CLASS ACTION, BRASS ACTION, BONE DADDIES & BREHDREN @ The Railway Club - Info HERE
Fri Aug 15th RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute, STONE COLD CRAZY Queen Tribute & DIRTY BLUE GROOVE@ The Railway Club - Info HERE
Fri Aug 22nd GENERATION WHO Canada's Who Tribute, WHITE BLOOD CELLS White Stripes Tribute & guests @ The Railway Club - Info HERE
Sat Sept 6th JAPANESE COWBOY Ween Tribute & CRAZY DIAMONDS Pink Floyd Tribute & guests @ The Backstge Lounge - Info HERE
Fri Sept 12th VAGABONDS & guests @ The Railway Club - Info HERE
Sat Sept 20th IN THE EVENING Led Zeppelin Tribute, RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute & guests @ The Railway Club - Info HERE
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. Friday, July 25th IMU presents CLASS ACTION, BRASS ACTION, BONE DADDIES & BREHDREN @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir . Show 10pm / $10

CLASS ACTION has helped keep Calgary's ska scene alive since 2006 with a blend of music rooted in third wave ska-punk with shades of reggae and dub mixed in. Having shared the stage with such acts as Bedouin Soundclash, The English Beat, Gob, The Flatliners, The Aggrolites and illScarlett, they have become known for their high energy performances and beats that make you want to dance!

The BRASS ACTION is high-energy horn-driven ska at its finest! This 5-piece band brings a wide variety of influences and styles to the stage... be prepared to dance, skank, mosh, sweat, and find out why they're called The Brass Action.

BONE DADDIES have created a new sound that is familiar and yet distinctively unique, taking influences from a wide variety of musical genres including ska, reggae, swing, jazz, rockabilly and punk. Moving dance floors with their newly fused sound, they present a musical momentum that's easy to get swept up in.


BREHDREN - With varied musical backgrounds and a combined love of ska and reggae, the eight members of Brehdren blend elements of jazz, indie pop and progressive rock to create their unique flavour. Boasting a crazy, energetic front man and dedicated horn section, they cover a wide range of ground from extended jams to two-minute freak outs. Not to be missed!

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. Friday, August 15th IMU presents RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute, STONE COLD CRAZY Queen Tribute & DIRTY BLUE GROOVE @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir . Show 10pm / $10

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM
(Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology.

STONE COLD CRAZY is Vancouver's foremost tribute to legendary UK rockers QUEEN, capturing their spirit, spectacle and songs with power and grace. Taking their mutual love of all things Mercury into the hearts and minds of Vancouver's classic rock fans, they skillfully deliver quintessential Queen from throughout their chart-topping career. Stone Cold Crazy is excited to introduce the gender-bending performance of singer/pianist Tania Gosgnach, channelling the legendary Freddie Mercury. Come and get your Queen on!

DIRTY BLUE GROOVE is hard rockin' dirty blues from the '60s and '70s including covers from Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac. Inspired by bands like Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin, Dirty Blue Groove embraces a simple three piece concept that aims to rock hard and loud!

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. Friday, August 22nd IMU presents GENERATION WHO Canada's Who Tribute, WHITE BLOOD CELLS White Stripes Tribute & guests @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir . Show 10pm / $10

GENERATION WHO - From hungry young artists in the mid-'60s to arena rock royalty of the '70s, The Who has constantly changed and reinvented itself. Generation Who showcase material from the legendary band's expansive catalogue and put on rousing performances on-stage. Brilliant, inspired and in top form, expect Generation Who to rock you with The Who's musical legacy!

WHITE BLOOD CELLS is a Vancouver-based tribute to The White Stripes, one of the leading bands of the post-2000 garage rock revival. Intensely executed with heavily distorted power chords blasting a blasphemous noise, White Blood Cells honour the spirit of the Stripes with their explosive, minimalist, authentic blues rock.

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. Saturday, September 6th IMU presents JAPANESE COWBOY Ween Tribute & CRAZY DIAMONDS Pink Floyd Tribute & guests @ The Backstge Lounge, 1585 Johnston Street, Granville Island . Show 10pm / $10 cover

JAPANESE COWBOY - Renowned for spawning ingenious creations of bad taste and dizzying chaos, Japanese Cowboy definitively delivers the innovative meta-rock stylings of WEEN. Ween's incredible musical diversity, reckless experimentation and cheeky humour has traversed almost every genre in existence, brilliantly blended with genuine rock'n'roll excitement.

CRAZY DIAMONDS are serious about honoring the music of PINK FLOYD, delivering a powerful, authentic live show that presents the best of the Floyd's mindblowing, psychedelic music. In the few years they've been together, Vancouver's one and only Pink Floyd tribute act has built up a growing fanbase by playing clubs like The Media Club, Railway Club and Backstage Lounge.

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. Friday, September 12th IMU presents VAGABONDS & guests @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir . Show 10pm / $10

VAGABONDS
- Starting out as a five piece cover band whose members all originally hail from Ireland, Vagabonds have become a regular fixture on the local music scene with a live show that bursts with energy on every occasion. They play contemporary rock with a Celtic twist and at least ten different instruments between them, mixing traditional Irish favourites with songs by the likes of The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Prince and Arcade Fire.

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. Saturday, September 20th IMU presents IN THE EVENING Led Zeppelin Tribute, RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute & guests @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir . Show 10pm / $10

IN THE EVENING pay homage to LED ZEPPELIN, presenting the music of one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all time performed by the members of local Cult tribute act SPIRITWALKER. Immerse yourself in an authentic, hypnotic hard rock experience fueled by the power and majesty of Zeppelin’s iconic riffs, rhythms and textures delivered with faithful use of alternate tunings, effects units and analog bass pedals.

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM
(Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology.

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. Friday, September 26th IMU presents The UNKNOWN SOLDIERS A Celebration Of The Doors, STONE COLD CRAZY Queen Tribute & RED HERRING @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir . Show 10pm / $10

The UNKNOWN SOLDIERS come amazingly close to replicating the music of THE DOORS note for note while capturing their raw energy through each band member's interpretation, combining to deliver a groovy reproduction of a live Doors show that keeps audiences in a head-bobbing, toe-tapping trance. Their singer's Morrison-esque look, vibe and baritone voice combine with swirling organs and deft musicianship to captivate and transcend time and place, allowing audiences to be transported back in time to experience a taste of live shows that are now a part of rock mythology.

STONE COLD CRAZY is Vancouver's foremost tribute to legendary UK rockers QUEEN, capturing their spirit, spectacle and songs with power and grace. Taking their mutual love of all things Mercury into the hearts and minds of Vancouver's classic rock fans, they skillfully deliver quintessential Queen from throughout their chart-topping career. Stone Cold Crazy is excited to introduce the gender-bending performance of singer/pianist Tania Gosgnach, channelling the legendary Freddie Mercury. Come and get your Queen on!

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. Friday, October 3rd IMU presents GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS (from the U.K.) & guests @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir . Show 10pm / $10

GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS - Premier purveyors of alcoholic circus music, this London UK-based three piece is equally adept at power trio riffing as they are producing string-laden baroque outsider music. Their unique mix of joyful gypsy power pop stomp, chaotic piano balladry and wide-eyed punkabilly is colourful, hard-hitting and brilliantly unified by a killer pop sensibility.

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