Thursday, April 26, 2007

White Stripes in Edmonton? Hell yes!

I should be sleeping right now, but The White Stripes just had to go ahead and announce their tour! True to their promise, they're crossing Canada full-on. Woohoo, here are the dates and Edmonton's confirmed!

Sun 06/24/07 Burnaby, BC Deer Lake Park
Mon 06/25/07 Whitehorse, YT Yukon Arts Centre
Tue 06/26/07 Yellowknife, NW Yellowknife Multiplex
Wed 06/27/07 Iqaluit, NUN Arctic Winter Games Arena
Fri 06/29/07 Calgary, AB Pengrowth Saddledome
Sat 06/30/07 Edmonton, AB Shaw Conference Centre
Sun 07/01/07 Saskatoon, SK TCU Place
Mon 07/02/07 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
Tue 07/03/07 Thunder Bay, ON Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
Thu 07/05/07 Toronto, ON The Molson Amphitheatre
Fri 07/06/07 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Sat 07/07/07 London, ON The John Labatt Centre
Sun 07/08/07 Ottawa, ON Cisco Systems Ottawa Bluesfest
Tue 07/10/07 Moncton, NB Moncton Coliseum
Wed 07/11/07 Charlottetown, PEI Charlottetown Civic Centre
Fri 07/13/07 Halifax, NS Cunard Event Centre
Sat 07/14/07 Glace Bay, NS Savoy Theatre
Mon 07/16/07 Saint John's, NF Mile One Centre

This is my bank account's worst nightmare. That is until next year's Ben Folds rock vacation... let's celebrate!

White Stripes covers:
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - The Hardest Button to Button
The Flaming Lips - Seven Nation Army (Harry Potter and George Bush's Severed Head Army Mix)
Bree Sharp - We're Going to Be Friends
Nina Persson - Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground

Random Jack White stuff:
Blanche with Jack White - Who's to Say
Jack White - Love is the Truth [Coke ad]
Electric Six feat. Jack White - Danger! High Voltage
The Flaming Lips - Thank You Jack White (For The Fiber-Optic Jesus That You Gave Me)

Bonus Mash-up
Mountain Con - Variations on Outkast, The White Stripes, and John Lennon


bonjourtristesse said...

hey Canadian shoutout! Great post...I'm a big Stripes fan too, and like you,I dig on Danny Michel!Sounds like ya got a sweet library gig! Try to sneak some Jack White brillance into the listening stations!

Fongolia said...

Already ahead of you... I was planning to throw in De Stijl and Loretta Lynn's Van Lear Rose in the listening stations closer to the tour dates. I don't want to jinx myself, but big plans are underway for this tour pending acquistion of tickets... more on that in a week or so.

wachlibidi said...

I really like the star wars covers !
funny funny