September 11, 2008

Apostle of Hustle, The Grad Club, Kingston, 30 November 2007

Posted in bootleg, mp3 at 1:51 pm by rgsc


Photo by jamradiojam

Well folks, school is back in session. The downside of this is the 10000 students wandering the streets, cloggings my bars, and making the lineups at the A&P nearly unbearable. However, where there are students there are very often a whole heap of great musicians ready play in the hopes of enticing the kids to exchange their hard-earned OSAP money for cds and shirts. Take a gander at the show listing on the right for a small selection of the upcoming greatness.

To kick off the fall concert season in Kingston, on September 19th my favourite bar (Grad Club) will be featuring one of my favourite bands (Apostle of Hustle) and joy shall return to the land. For those of you who might be new to Kingston you need to know these three things about the Grad Club: 1) it has an awesome beverage selection; 2) it serves excellent food; and 3) it hosts the best bands playing in Kingston. Additional bonuses: trivia night on Thursdays, great patio, and undergraduates often don’t discover it for years. So, go and make nice with the staff ’cause they might very well become the most important people in your life. For those of you who might be new to the Apostle of Hustle you need to know these two things: 1) they play amazing Cuban-influenced indie-rock, and 2) they are always fantastic live, especially in the very, very intimate Gradclub.

For those of you not lucky enough to live in Kingston you may be lucky enough to see AoH – with those of you in London, Guelph, Toronto & Ottawa being very fortunate as AoH will re-Fuse with Tagaq for what undoubtedly be a series of unforgettable shows (see some tracks from their CBC Fuse recording here). Check out here or here for full dates:

September 11th, Montreal, La Sala Rossa
September 12th, Quebec City, Envol et Macadam
September 13th, Fredricton, Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival
September 14th, Halifax, The Marquee Club
September 15th, Halifax, The Marquee Club
September 18th, Hamilton, The Casbah
September 19th, Kingston, The Grad Club [edit to note: the awesome My Dad Vs. Yours are opening – as if you needed more incentive to go. And tickets are apparently going fast so go now and get yours at the Grad  Club or through MapleMusic]
September 20th, Waterloo, The Starlight Room
November 5th, London, London Music Club
November 6th, Guelph, Ebar
November 7th, Toronto, Glen Gould Studio
November 8th, Ottawa,  Zaphod Beeblebrox

Andew Whiteman and crew visited Kingston last November and played a fantastic set which I am happy to have for you below (and a quick search of this site will turn up a even more tasty live AoH). Enjoy.

Apostle of Hustle, The Grad Club, Kingston, 30 November 2007

1. Easy-E (talk)
2. “Easy Speaks to Me” (title?)
3. Sleepwalking Ballad
4. Energy of Death
5. “My Sword Hand’s Anger”
6. curses on Brian Mulroney (talk)
7. National Anthem of Nowhere
8. oh well (talk)
9. Fast Pony for Victor Jara
10. Baby, You’re In Luck
11. Folkloric Feel
12. Chances Are
13. Sinatra interlude (talk)
14. The Naked and Alone
15. Jimmy Scott is the Answer
16. Cheap Like Sebastien
17. ¡Rafaga!
18. and all his children (talk)
19. Stand Alone (Bob Marley cover)
20. garage band (talk)
21. Charade
22. Kings & Queens
23. one more (talk)
24. Animal Fat

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1 Comment »

  1. bertal said,

    YAY!


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