Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Music: Also Playing: Woodpigeon

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Music: Also Playing: Woodpigeon

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CANADIAN folkies WOODPIGEON are flying across the pond for a gig on Teesside tomorrow.

The show represents a massive coup for local promoters The Kids Are Solid Gold - this week it was named as the "UK's Must See Show Of The Week" in the Sunday Times. Praise indeed!

The Calgary eight-piece indie-folk collective arrive in Middlesbrough tomorrow to promote the release of their second album Treasury Library Canada through End Of The Road Records on Monday with a gig at Southfield Road's Westgarth Social Club.

The band have received an array of comparisons from King Creosote to Elliot Smith, via Arcade Fire and much applause from the likes of NME, Mojo, The Guardian and many more high profile titles for their debut album Songbook.

With a passion for song writing matched and proved by the impressive frequency of their output, the band have wasted no time in putting together material for the follow up, not to mention the beginnings of Woodpigeon THE weekly Club Strut gig at the Inside Out venue in Darlington tonight showcases the wonderful quirky talents of THE VOLUNTARY BUTLER SCHEME.

Entry is pounds 5.

HARDCORE lot DEVIANT UK are at the Midian venue on Dovecot Street, Stockton, tonight.

Entry is pounds 3.

TOP jazz musicians THE JEREMY MCMURRAY QUARTET play a free gig every Wednesday at the Causeway in Hartlepool.

This week's guest musician is alto saxophonist RAY DALES.

PUNK tribute band 1977 will be playing all classic tracks of the Sex Pistols, The Clash, etc, at the Forum in Darlington tonight. Entry is pounds 6.

Leeds pop punks A LOT LIKE ESKIMOS headline at the venue's under-18 night Newblood on Thursday when they will be supported by electro rock band AS SKIES FALL and new boys CAPTAIN OATES. Entry is pounds 3.

BLUES rockers THE AYNSLEY LISTER BAND headline at the Studio in Hartlepool tomorrow night. …

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