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On the program for Saturday November 27, 2010

Two features - The Silver Wolf Band and their release 'Jam The Blues' - and - The Light Brights and their release 'The World's A Changin'
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The debut album from Halifax's The Light Brights brings the rhythm and soul of the blues together with the hooks of modern indie pop as if the two genres were the best of friends finally reuniting after years apart. The awkwardness and embarrassment that often accompanies musical genre-mashing is nowhere to be found, and in its place is a welcoming set of sounds that'll sooth your soul as much as it'll make your shoes swing. While it would be easy to credit the album's successful conglomeration to the soaring vocals and stunning melodies courtesy of Bethany Fulde, The Light Brights' impressive rhythm section (comprised of bassist Chad Harrington and drummer Andrew Dahms) is not to be overlooked as the two gents have some serious chops and get your body grooving while Bethany's hooks implant themselves in your head, forcing you to try and sing along before you even know the words.
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The Silver Wolf Band is rock & roll with folk rock sensibilities, texture, depth and energy along with a jazzy keyboard edge. This collaboration of musicians from Goose Bay Labrador and Charlottetown Prince Edward Island happened while recording a demo at a local recording studio on PEI in the summer of 2009. They asked local musician Dan Clarke to play bass for the demo sessions. That lead to him joining the three band members from Goose Bay as the bass player in this revamped version of Silver Wolf Band. The four song demo recorded last summer featured the upbeat power-chord driven "Violets & Roses" along with the hauntingly nostalgic, end-of-the-evening piano melodies of "Good Night in the City". In fact the songs turned out so well that the band decided to go back into the studio and record some additional tracks this summer. All seven tracks can now be found on their first album release "Jam The Blues".
The music is greatly influenced by the piano/keyboard expertise of Matthew Barrett, a recent graduate of the Jazz music program at St. Francis Xavier University. Jamie Jackman is the main songwriter responsible for the folk-rock flavour and heartfelt vocal delivery as well as playing guitar for the band. Additional members include Jamie's brother, Justin Jackman on drums and the aforementioned Dan Clarke on bass.

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