DUDEBOX x Steam Whistle present Unsigned Toronto
It’s been a long time coming. People have been asking, people have been borderline insisting, so they’re doing it okay? Finally, Steam Whistle and DUDEBOX have tied the knot and for the first time proudly co-present UNSIGNED on Friday, September 25th, at the Roundhouse (255 Bremner Blvd). Tickets are $5 at the door and mega $s go to support the Artists Health Alliance. Doors open at 8 p.m.
The cute new couple have a lot in common. Both companies started with a few friends who wanted to share a good thing with more people. Both are big supporters of the local arts scene. And both love to throw huge parties and then give lots of money to charity. Combined, the two organizations have donated over $200,000 to local non-profits. So obviously, it was time to take the next step and seal the deal with a kiss while showcasing some of Toronto’s most exciting emerging acts.
Prepare for a night guaranteed to leave you begging for your morning coffee. Toronto’s very own funky soul child Marlon James opens the night, followed by surrealist Wiccan rappers BizZarh. Their lyrical flow will have Steam Whistle’s Cathedral of Beer floating smoothly into the next act. Prince Innocence closes the night with Talvi Faustmanns’ hypnotical vocals. It’s the kind of party only DUDEBOX and Steam Whistle can throw.
We’ve learned that expectation is the enemy, so the bar is set realistically low. That means:
- Guaranteed the best time ever no matter what happened in your past or will happen in your future for eternity including heaven and/or being a zombie
- For sure you’ll meet your future life partner/dream pet
- The bands will play music that will heal your soul and spirit forever
- The beer will be Pilsner and the cans will be green
- All sadness and suffering will be permanently relinquished and replaced with a utopian society where nothing is impossible and dreams become reality just by snapping your fingers
Come hang out on Friday September 25th. It’s gonna be pretty darn fun, still not sure? Get all the details at www.steamwhistle.ca
Prince Innocence: https://www.facebook.com/princeinnocenceband
- Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/prince-innocence
- Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/bizzarh
Marlon James : http://www.marlonjamesofficial.com/
- Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/marlonjamesofficial/
About the charity
The Artists’ Health Alliance is a one of a kind organization. We are about partnership between the artistic and medical community for healing, strengthening and empowering the creative community. We are accomplishing this through the work of the excellent clinicians at the Artists’ Health Centre, through the work of volunteer committees and the educational and outreach initiatives of the Alliance. To learn more visit http://artistshealth.com/.
DUDEBOX throws hype parties in weird places then gives lots of money to charity. After hosting massive jams in carwashes, crossfit gyms, construction sites, empty retail shops and random rooftops over the last 8 years, DDBX has raised and donated over $100,000 to various local and international charities. We're a tight group of friends that loves introducing emerging DJs and musicians whose tunes force people to sweat and kiss their friends on the mouth. Our motto is "you're a good person" because it's true. You can give them a follow on Twitter here
About Steam Whistle Unsigned
Steam Whistle UNSIGNED is an ongoing concert series that showcases Canada’s indie music talent, while also developing its future. Hosted this year in Toronto, London, Ottawa, Guelph, Edmonton, and Vancouver each edition of UNSIGNED features three Canadian artists with all of the ticket sales going back to the arts community. UNSIGNED has to date featured over 100 independent Canadian acts and raised over $75,000 over the last eight years for charities such as Artists Health Alliance, Music Ontario, and Music BC local. Visit http://unsigned.steamwhistle.ca/ for details on the 2014 UNSIGNED concert series.
This edition of UNSIGNED Toronto is sponsored by Indie 88, Now Magazine, Pandor Productions, Gibson and Exclaim Magazine.
Previous bands who played UNSIGNED include: The Rural Alberta Advantage, Austra, The Darcys, Young Empires, Rich Aucoin, The Balconies, Woodhands, Dinosaur Bones, Lioness, Parallels, Make Your Exit, Hooded Fang and Kidstreet.
Date: Friday, September 25, 2015
Event Type: Party
Location: Steam Whistle Brewing - 255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, Ontario
Time: Doors at 8:00 p.m.
Ticket: $5 donation to Artists Health Alliance