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BAHAMAS Live In Concert!

With Special Guest BEN ROGERS Presented By INSIDE THE MUSIC
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Mavricks Music Hall

46 Dunlop St. West

Barrie, ON L4N 1A4

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Afie Jurvanen, known by his stage name Bahamas, is a Canadian musician born in Toronto, and raised in Barrie, Ontario

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BAHAMAS BIO: "I wasn't feeling too inspired in 2016. I’d been in a seemingly unbroken cycle of recording and touring for 6 years. I know, you're saying to yourself "that's so cliché, all musicians complain about being tired..." But wait, there's more! Not knowing exactly what type of album to make, I was feeling pretty low. But at that very moment, my long-time manager and confidante Robbie Lackritz called and said "dude, you should make an album with D'angelo's rhythm section." And just like that, the juices were flowing and the songs started coming.

I wrote songs about having success, having kids, and having depression. I wrote songs about going on tour, going back in time and going in circles. I wrote songs about my otherworldly wife, my jerk dad and my garbage relationship with my brother. Crazy right?!

In Sept 2016 I flew to L.A. & spent three days in the studio with the bass boss Pino Palladino & the titan of time keeping, James Gadson. No rehearsals, no charts, no rules. We worked fast & came away with 10 songs that sounded fresh and strange & warm and free of any genre. The results were so inspiring to me that I quickly pulled my road band (Felicity Williams, Christine Bougie, Darcy Yates, Jason Tait, Don Kerr) into a Prague studio to record a few more songs. And here's the best part...the whole thing is produced by my long-time producer & confidante Robbie Lackritz, so you know the sound is correct, totally modern & completely familiar at the same time. Whoa! I know! You're saying to yourself "wait what? The same Robbie from earlier??"

Yes! It's a story about friendship come full circle, and how great it is to have someone in your life that can lift you up when you're feeling down. It’s a very positive album about having a joie de vivre for the joys of life.

Okay, full disclosure…there’s a few slow jams too… Hope you enjoy the music as much as I enjoyed making it.” - Afie

BEN ROGERS BIO: With a pair of acclaimed solo albums to his name -- 2015's The Bloodred Yonder and 2013's Lost Stories: Volume One -- British Columbia-based songwriter Ben Rogers has been turning heads with compelling songs and captivating performances for a while. Now signed to Dallas Green's newly minted Still Records, Rogers finds himself drifting away from the country-tinged Americana of his past and into a raw, hazy, rock-inspired swagger that channels the likes of possessed masterminds from Nick Cave to Otis Redding to Marc Bolan of T.Rex. Put simply, it is enveloping and the authenticity is palpable.

Produced by INSIDE THE MUSIC bringing world-class musicians & artists to perform live in venues across Ontario!

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46 Dunlop St. West

Barrie, ON L4N 1A4

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