2006 shows announced!

We are starting to confirm some really cool shows for the first part of 2006. Here’s a little preview of what we have lined up, check www.emerge.ca for onsale dates and additional information.

Jan 20 – Sybris / Anathallo / The Outfit @ Silver Dollar
Jan 21 – Sybris / Anathallo / From Fiction @ The Underground (Hamilton)

Sybris and Anathallo are starting to make waves in the US and will be coming over for a small run of Canadian dates including Hamilton and Toronto in mid-January. Sybris’ new record has been getting love from college radio and Anathallo has found a huge following via the internet.
Sybris Official Site
Anathallo MySpace

Jan 20 – Hard-Fi @ Horseshoe
Hard-Fi are from the UK and have put out one of the best records of 2005. We’re super excited to be brining them to Toronto especially after some bus troubles forced them to cancel their last show in town. Anyone that’s a fan of Bloc Party, Franz, The Killers, Kaiser Chiefs should definitely check out the tunes on their site and their upcoming show.
Hard-Fi Official Site

Feb 4 – DJ Champion @ The Drake Hotel
Champion killed it at the Montreal Jazz Festival last summer. The producer / musician and friends put on a show for 40,000 people that will not soon be forgotten. Not merely a DJ, Champion’s live show is a mish-mash of live and electronic instruments and tools.
DJ Champion Official Site

Feb 7 – The Noisettes @ Revival
After opening for Bloc Party at the Docks earlier this year – we were asked many many times: “Holy shit! Who is that?” and the answer kept coming back “That’s the Noisettes! They are insane!” Well come find out for yourself at Revival. The band’s unique look and sound make us really excited to be working with them.
The Noisettes Official Site
The Noisettes MySpace

Feb 17 – The Starting Line / Copeland / Gatsby’s American Dream / Cartel / Suicide Pact @ The Docks
The Starting Line headline an incredible bill at the Docks after returning to North America following a UK tour with MxPx. Supporting The Starting Line are 4 of today’s finest and brightest. The show is all-ages and in the smaller Docks room configuration with nice and early doors.
The Starting Line Official Site
Copeland Official Site
Gatsby’s American Dream Official Site
Cartel Official Site
Suicide Pact Official Site

Mar 3 – Andy Stochansky @ The Mod Club
The new date for the postponed Andy Stochansky date is March 3rd. Tickets for the original show will be honored.
Andy Stochansky Official Site

Mar 10 – Armor For Sleep / Boys Night Out @ The Opera House
Ontario heroes Boys Night Out join forces with Armor For Sleep for a co-headline show at the Opera House on March 10th. BNO has just finished a string of sell-out shows in southern Ontario while Armor For Sleep put out an incredible record on Equal Vision Records.
Armor For Sleep Official Site
Boys Night Out Official Site

Mar 15 – Guillemots @ The Horseshoe
Another new band from the UK that is making noise and putting out some great music.
Guilletmots Official Band Site

Mar 27 – Motion City Soundtrack / The Format / The Matches / Men, Women and Children @ Opera House
Killer line-up and sure to sell out. That’s it.
Motion City Soundtrack Official Site
The Format Official Site
The Matches Official Site
Men, Women and Children Official Site

Tickets for the shows which are not yet on sale will go on sale during the first couple of weeks of January. Keep checking www.emerge.ca for more details and on-sale dates.

Have a happy and safe holiday season from all the folks at Emerge and all the best for 2006.

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