Rock for Dimes is a corporate battle of the bands held to benefit March of Dimes Canada's programs and services for children and adults with disabilities. Amateur musicians compete in this friendly fundraiser for the title of their city's best corporate band. Bands can showcase their talents in front of a roster of Canadian music industry professionals. Tickets are $20 each, $15 for students, and will be available for purchase from the bands in September. This Years Bands: Dali Van Gogh - www.reverbnation.com/dalivangogh Project 501 - http://marchofdimes.akaraisin.com/RFDHalifax2013/2013Project501 Red C - http://marchofdimes.akaraisin.com/RFDHalifax2013/2013RedC Goldilocks Effect - http://marchofdimes.akaraisin.com/RFDHalifax2013/TheGoldilocksEffect Gene - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PfKMIAunys Terminal Road - ????? Rock for Dimes has expanded to become March of Dimes' flagship national fundraiser and is now held in communities coast to coast. Since its inception, Rock for Dimes has raised over $800,000 to support our Conductive Education® and Stroke Recovery Canada® programs. All proceeds from Rock for Dimes Halifax benefit March of Dimes Canada’s Conductive Education® (CE) Nova Scotia program. CE is an innovative program that blends elements of education and rehabilitation to improve the independence, mobility and confidence of children with disabilities, and has proven especially beneficial to children with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and developmental apraxia. In 2012, March of Dimes Canada welcomed Pennzoil as our national presenting Rock for Dimes sponsor and Long & McQuade as our national backline sponsor. For Rock for Dimes Halifax 2013, our platinum sponsors are BMO and Stewart McKelvey. Our gold sponsor is McInnes Cooper, and our silver sponsors are AMG and Micco Companies. Our media sponsor for the event is Q104. Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available for the event. This Years Bands: Dali Van Gogh - www.reverbnation.com/dalivangogh Project 501 - http://marchofdimes.akaraisin.com/RFDHalifax2013/2013Project501 Red C - http://marchofdimes.akaraisin.com/RFDHalifax2013/2013RedC Goldilocks Effect - http://marchofdimes.akaraisin.com/RFDHalifax2013/TheGoldilocksEffect Gene - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PfKMIAunys Terminal Road - ?????
Dali Van Gogh Music Video Release - Saturday October 12 @ Big Leagues. Hosted by Ethan Anderson of Drag The Waters on CKDU, Dali Van Gogh will be showcasing their long awaited music video, as well as launching a new Youtube channel. The night will open with a set by local crowd favorites Black City Avenger (http://blackcityavenger.com/), followed by an exclusive screening of Dali Van Gogh's new video (produced by local photographer Mike Odie), and then 2 sets by the band themselves. Both bands will have merchandise and CDs for sale on site, but be sure to get close to the stage as DVG will have giveaways for the best fans that night! You can listen to Dali Van Gogh here: http://www.reverbnation.com/dalivangogh More Details TBA. ADMISSION IS FREE 19+
The Road to Indie Week, in it’s second year, allows Halifax bands to show off their talent to local industry judges who will pick a top act to come to INDIE WEEK CANADA 2013 in Toronto, along with $1,000 cash, where bands showcase again but for a chance to be selected as the “Best of the Fest” to headline in Ireland in 2014! WHERE: The Seahorse Tavern WHEN: September 19th COVER: FREE! Color Code: 7:00pm – 7:20pm The Wayo: 7:30pm – 7:50pm Matthew Pick Up and The Movement: 8:00pm – 8:20pm Dali Van Gogh: 8:30pm – 8:50pm MORE INFO: http://roadto.indieweek.com/ 19+
So it's September again. Back to the dreary monotony of day to day life as a student. Textbooks, studying, exams... AND FUCKING PARTIES MAN!!! Come on out to the Cellar Pub, Saturday, September 14th for the first bash of the year. Booze, ladies, and one of the hottest bands on the east coast. Hot off their best album nomination, Dali Van Gogh kick off the school year at The Cellar Pub (in the SUB @ UNB) with their unique blend of modern and classic rock. Expect to hear your favorite DVG tunes like "Wild Blue City" and "Sober", as well as some of the best rock n roll from the likes of Van Halen, Led Zeppelin, and Alice In Chains. Make sure you get close to the stage as Dali Van Gogh will be giving away free Merchandise and CDs. Bring your friends! Hell, bring your friend's friends! This is sure to be a night you won't soon forget. Specials for the night include: $3 Glasses / $10 Pitchers of Keiths, Bud, Bud Light $3 Gibsons & Skyy $16.50 Pitcher & Wings $16.50 Pitcher & Nachos Admission is $5.00 at the door. You can check out the band here: http://www.reverbnation.com/dalivangogh More Details TBA 19+
Sounds Like: Slash, Alice in Chains, Ozzy Osbourne, Guns N' Roses, Aerosmith
Manager: Ian Kent
Bio: Dali Van Gogh are a 4 piece Rock band out of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, consisting of Isaac Kent on Guitar, Scott Turnbull on Bass, and Sean Sawler on Drums. The band is currently auditioning new vocalists. Interested parties should email: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "audition".
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