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RE: sloan gig review/interview



andrew asks some questions:

}SLOAN  Brunswick Hall gig 11/5 review by James Covey
}a year to an appreciative and decidedly young audience,
}about 750 strong, on Saturday night at Brunswick Hall.  The

>Does the Brunswick really hold that many people?  Where'd you get that 
>figure, is it a box-office count?

in the words of jay ferguson, "600 paid, 150 on the guest list."  :-)
and yes, greg figures he could hold 800-1000.

}a superior rendition of "Kick Him in the Face When He's
}Down" (what does it say about me that I like this song?)

>I don't think the song promotes violence.  I think they're saying how 
>awful it is to kick someone when they're down.  The tempo and the power of 
>the vocals makes the song sound violent.

darn.  i was kind of hoping it was promoting violence.  :-)

}        When asked if a liquor license for Brunswick Hall
}would induce Sloan to play Halifax more often, Jay says,

>Uh, don't they have one, or are they in limbo?  They had one when they 
>opened.

they've gotten special events licenses, but they are still
working on getting licensed as a regular alcohol-serving
establishment.

james

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