Hey guys, before we kick off this second weekend concert preview post, we have a big cancellation to announce, as the planned Whiskey Shits concert at The Algonquin Pub on Saturday night has been cancelled, as per promoter J.D. Pearce on his personal Facebook page and the deletion of it's Facebook event page. Reportedly, The Whiskey Shits' van broke down, hence the cancellation, and while J.D. recommended to the venue that local openers The Red & Black and Haggith (replacing Sykotyk Rampage) still play there on Saturday, that is not official as of this writing. If we hear anything, we'll let you guys know, but for now, let's touch on more weekend concert previews for this weekend, so here's what you should know!
With the Whiskey Shits' cancellation, we'll add this weekend's Banned concerts in Michigan's Easter Upper Peninsula to this post (Exiled are coming tomorrow), as the Kinross classic/hard rock trio have a busy weekend lined up, with three shows coming up in three days! First, the Traynors and Wayne will make their first ever stop in Goetzville (an hour southeast of Sault Michigan) when they play a special Thursday night show at The Raber Bay Bar & Restaurant TONIGHT, followed by a more typical weekend set of shows at The Runway Bar in Hessel (a half hour west of Goetzville) TOMORROW & SATURDAY NIGHT, so if you're in those areas or up for a drive south, don't miss Banned's shows this weekend for some entertaining covers and originals! All three shows have 9:00 PM start times, 21+ age limits, and no announced cover charges
For more details, check the above links! It's nice to see Banned staying busy, and though I'm unsure of any special occasion to link with the Raber Bay Bar show TONIGHT, hopefully it goes well for this well traveled trio! For a preview of all three shows, here's the guys covering C.C.R.!
The Rockstar Bar, where Toronto-based AC/DC tribute band Who Made Who will return to Sault Ontario for another headlining night of high voltage rock 'n roll TOMORROW NIGHT! Last seen here at this venue in March, Who Made Who are definitely one of the most frequently seen tribute bands in our area, and with their faithful sounding and looking AC/DC experience, fans of theirs shouldn't miss Who Made Who in the Soo! I wonder if they've added AC/DC's new single "Play Ball" to their set? Tickets for tomorrow night will be $10 in advance at The Algonquin Hotel's front desk or $14 at the door, everything starts at around 10:00 PM, and you must be 19 to attend. For more details, visit the official Facebook event page! If past Who Made Who shows here are any indication, fans should be in for a great night of AC/DC classics tomorrow night, so join what should be a packed house then, and here's Who Made Who's promo video from last year!
Also scheduled for tomorrow night is the return of local classic/hard rock quartet Griphook to the stage, as they'll be rocking The Rednecks Saloon TOMORROW NIGHT! Believe it or not, this one-nighter will be Griphook's first local concert set since Rotaryfest in July, and their first usual bar concert since rocking the former Nicolet Tavern in April, so if you've missed the guys this year, now's a good chance to see this union of 100 Gran, Hollow, Bigsuit, and Gsis Murphy alumni back on stage! For the record, I don't know why they're not playing tomorrow night, but I haven't heard an announcement regarding a different act that night either. You can take in their varied & often heavy covers at The Rednecks Saloon tomorrow night at 10:00 PM, there is no announced cover charge, and you must be 19 to enter. For more details, visit the official Facebook event page, don't miss Griphook's first show of the fall/winter, and here's the guys covering Bad Company at Rotaryfest!
Lastly for announced hard rock shows in Sault Ontario TOMORROW NIGHT is Caveman Morrison frontman Tym Morrison's return to The Harp Bar & Grill for another one-night-only gig! After spending two of the last three weekends (including last week) away from the former Madison's Pub, Tym's ongoing weekly concert arrangement there returns to it's usual weekly schedule tomorrow night as he hosts (and plays at) their weekly jam night tomorrow night, though if you miss his usual double bookings there, he'll be playing next Friday and Saturday! For the better part of 11 months, Tym has been delivering reliably entertaining acoustic hard rock covers to The Harp, and tomorrow night will be no different from this prolific local veteran! There's no announced cover charge tomorrow night, everything starts at around 10:00 PM, and you must be 19 to attend. For more details, visit the official Facebook event page, and here's Tym live at Mill Square!
That's all for today, but stay tuned for the Exiled concert previews and more TOMORROW! Thanks everyone!