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Fri Oct 7th S.K.A., KOWNTERPOINT, The UPSIDE & BONG CHOW @ The Fairview - Info HERE
Fri Oct 14th RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute, RIPPIN' AND TARON & The RAT BASTARDS @ The Fairview - Info HERE
Sat Oct 15th CRAZY DIAMONDS Pink Floyd Tribute, ZEPPELINA (All Female Tribute to Led Zeppelin) & guests @ Pat's Pub - Info HERE
Sat Oct 22nd The UNKNOWN SOLDIERS A Celebration Of The Doors, SPIRITWALKER Cult Tribute & DANNY ECHO @ Pat's Pub - Info HERE
Sat Oct 29th HALLOWS EVE CARNIVAL: REVEREND HEATHEN STRANGEFELLOW & The VAUDEVILLE VAGABONDS w/ ROCK'N'ROLL CIRCUS & AU4 @ Pat's Pub - Info HERE
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. Friday, October 7th IMU presents S.K.A., KOWNTERPOINT, The UPSIDE & BONG CHOW @ The Fairview, 898 West Broadway . Show 9:30pm / $10 cover

S.K.A brings great live energy with 2 singers who double as a horn section on a crowd-pleasing blend of originals and covers. Focused on a classic ska/reggae vibe, their sound also incorporates elements of blues, jazz and rock.

KOWNTERPOINT
- This unstoppable power trio aims to please just about anyone, blending genres including reggae, psychedelic, classic rock, blues, funk, jazz, punk, ska, rockabilly, surf, hip hop and a few others! Whether it be moshing to a raging punk song, grooving to a solid reggae/hip hop beat, skanking to some sweet ska sounds or stomping to some rockabilly, Kownterpoint always impresses with their spontaneous, no limits, music-loving approach.

The UPSIDE - Playing songs about the battles of life and the triumphs that come from positivity, belief and love, The Upside is a passionate ska/reggae band from Vancouver.

BONG CHOW are a funky group of reggae and fusion musicians based in Vancouver playing Bob Marley, Sublime, The Police, and of course Bong Chow originals!

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. Friday, October 14th IMU presents RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute, RIPPIN' AND TARON & The RAT BASTARDS @ The Fairview, 898 West Broadway . Show 9:30pm / $10 cover

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.

RIPPIN' AND TARON
- An electrifying Vancouver cover band with an unexpectedly diverse selection of the best rockin' tunes, Rippin' And Taron have the charisma and talent to get any crowd dancing 'til holes burn through the soles of their shoes!

The RAT BASTARDS - Covering classic blues tunes and early rock and roll, The Rat Bastards is a local quartet that delivers their own style of grit and grind.

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. Saturday, October 15th IMU presents CRAZY DIAMONDS Pink Floyd Tribute, ZEPPELINA (All Female Tribute to Led Zeppelin) & guests @ Pat's Pub, 403 East Hastings Street. Doors 9pm / Show 9:30pm / $10 cover

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!

ZEPPELINA - This stiletto-stomping Vancouver-based all-girl LED ZEPPELIN tribute showcases an energetic stage show that's faithful to the masters from start to finish, right down to the high energy volume, intensity and musicianship. The chromosomes may be altered, but the song still remains the same!

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. Saturday, October 22nd IMU presents The UNKNOWN SOLDIERS A Celebration Of The Doors, SPIRITWALKER Cult Tribute & DANNY ECHO @ Pat's Pub 403 East Hastings Street. Doors 9pm / Show 9:30pm / $10 cover

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.

SPIRITWALKER tap into the hard rock power and spiritual intensity of THE CULT with a live experience like no other. Prepare to be transported to a universe of shamanistic wonder and rock & roll transcendence via a set drawn from the band's peak years of commercial and critical acclaim.

DANNY ECHO reverberates with all that is melodic, all that is catchy and all that is rock and roll. They've taken their songwriting, recordings and live shows to the next level with smoke machines, video projections, smoking guitars and fire extinguishers enhancing the visual appeal of Danny Echo gigs.

Their hook-filled tunes have been implanted in numerous media outlets including Cold Squad, MTV, MuchMusic, CBC and The Peak FM.F

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. Saturday, October 29th IMU presents ALL HALLOWS EVE CARNIVAL: REVEREND HEATHEN STRANGEFELLOW & The VAUDEVILLE VAGABONDS w/ ROCK'N'ROLL CIRCUS & AU4 @ Pat's Pub 403 East Hastings Street. Doors 8pm . Show 9pm / $12 adv . $15 at the door

REVEREND HEATHEN STRANGEFELLOW & The VAUDEVILLE VAGABONDS is a gypsy rock circus show with live music, exotic belly dancers, contortion, sword swallowing, clowns, audience game shows and even werewolves fighting Mexican wrestlers! Their shows are akin to a grass roots Cirque du Soleil in the form of a swing/rock band with coed vocals, standup bass, accordion, clarinet, baritone saxophone and drums.

ROCK'N'ROLL CIRCUS reminds you instantly of great jam bands from the '70s but with a modern spin. Influenced by classic artists like The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Neil Young and Tom Petty, the blues rock band features six hard working musicians based in Vancouver and Seattle.

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. Friday, November 18th IMU presents BREHDREN, DISCO FUNERAL & The UPSIDE @ The Fairview, 898 West Broadway . Doors 9pm / Show 9:30pm / $10 cover

BREHDREN - With varied musical backgrounds and a combined love of ska and reggae, the eight members of Brehdren bring in elements of jazz, indie pop and progressive rock to create their own unique flavour. Based around a crazy, energetic front man, the rhythm and horn section cover a range of ground, from extended jams to two-minute freak outs.

DISCO FUNERAL - Eclectic, eccentric, energetic and always entertaining, Disco Funeral packs a hell of a punch. From their signature blend of dark ska funk and sing-a-long catchiness to down-tempo psychedelia and travelling gypsy ska madness, this is one party you definitely don’t want to miss!

The UPSIDE - Playing songs about the battles of life and the triumphs that come from positivity, belief and love, The Upside is a passionate ska/reggae band from Vancouver.


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. Friday, November 18th IMU presents RIPPIN' AND TARON + more! @ The Backstage Lounge, 1585 Johnston Street. Doors 9pm / Show 9:30pm / $10 cover

RIPPIN' AND TARON - An electrifying Vancouver cover band with an unexpectedly diverse selection of the best rockin' tunes, Rippin' And Taron have the charisma and talent to get any crowd dancing 'til holes burn through the soles of their shoes!

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. Saturday, November 19th IMU presents CALM LIKE A BOMB Rage Against The Machine Tribute w/ MEATPLOW Stone Temple Pilots Tribute @ Pat's Pub 403 East Hastings Street. Doors 9pm / Show 9:30pm / $10 cover

CALM LIKE A BOMB
(Rage Against The Machine tribute) - Calm Like A Bomb is a Vancouver-based band dedicated to performing the music of Rage Against The Machine in all it's glory. This talented group of musicians pays tribute to one of the most influential bands in modern rock history.

MEATPLOW Stone Temple Pilots Tribute - Meatplow celebrates the legacy of STP in the wake of Scott Weiland's tragic passing. Providing a genuine aural experience on par with the original performances of Stone Temple Pilots, this quartet is an exciting symbiosis of musical talent and ability.

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