From our friends at Indie Montreal, we have a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky Montreal Rampager to see Diamond Bones, Close Talker and Katie Moore. The show takes place at O Patro Vys (356 Mt. Royal E) on November 21 at 8:30 p.m.
To enter the contest, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of your favorite CBC radio show (if you don’t have one, that’s okay too… just name your favorite province) before November 19 at noon. You can also post your entry in the comments section below. We’ll select a winner at random from the qualifying entries and inform the winner on November 19 by 5 p.m by email. Good luck!
What’s not to love about Katie? This soulful, brilliant singer-songwriter has been lighting up Montreal’s stages with her bluegrass-alt-country sound. She’s simply stunning to see live.
Diamond Bones are a a “tribal dream pop” pop trio from Montréal. Think easy to access psychedelia. Their music is energized and upbeat, with heavy beats and a mix of synths, samples and live instrumentation; classic, assertive pop vocals are the final touch. They recently provided music to The Little Things, a snowboard movie whose sales are going to help the David Suzuki foundation. Catch this hot group before everyone else does.
Close Talker is an indie rock quartet from the great plains of Saskatoon. With subtle earworm melodies and blood harmonies set against tightly wound rhythms, they have drawn comparisons to Bon Iver, Local Natives, and Bombay Bicycle Club. Following the release of their debut EP, Timbers, in February of 2013 the band went on to become finalists in the national CBC Searchlight competition for Canada’s Best New Artist. They subsequently received substantial airplay across the nation, including spins on CBC R2′s The Drive. Their single “The West Was Won” spent seven weeks in the top 10 of CBC R3′s charts. Close Talker have performed at a number of notable festivals and showcases including Ness Creek, Gateway Festival, MOSO Fest, Ponderosa Festival, and the Regina Folk Fest where they showcased on the main stage to a capacity crowd directly before headliner Feist. The band also has a strong tour history, including dates with Royal Canoe and Library Voices.
Some fine print for your reading:
Entrants must be over the age of majority in their province or territory. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. One entry per person per email address per Contest Part during the Contest Period. Winner must correctly answer the name of something from Australia. Contest starts November 3, 2014 and ends November 19, 2014. Winners will be selected on November 19, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec. There is one (1) prize available to be won, consisting of one (1) pair of tickets to the Indie Montreal Katie Moore and Close Talker show. Tickets are supplied by Indie Montreal.
FOR RESIDENTS OF QUEBEC. Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.