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Bears in Hazenmore, Vaero and Colter Wall at Vangelis
February 13, 2016 @ 10:00 pm
SATURDAY ✦ FEB 13 ✦ VANGELIS TAVERN presents:
BEARS IN HAZENMORE!
Local support from: VAERO! (of Young Benjamins)
Bears In Hazenmore is an ambient alternative rock group from the heart of the prairies: Regina, Saskatchewan. Since its formation in 2014, the band has become known for their ambient soundscapes and ability to draw audiences in with intimate lyrics and enticing builds. Operating as a five-piece ensemble that includes extensive use of effects-driven guitar, brass and woodwind textures, and dynamic percussion, they draw strong influences from and comparisons to groups such as Bon Iver, Local Natives, and Explosions in the Sky.
Colter Wall is a young Saskatchewan born songwriter and performing musician. Steeped in Old Timey material and traditional Americana, Wall’s sound is comprised of resonate and raw baritone vocals, Folk and Bluegrass style guitar and banjo picking, steady kick-drum stomping, and visually provoking, story telling lyrics. Wall Draws influence from legends of the past such as Hank Williams, Robert Johnson, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Townes Van Zandt, and The Band, as well as more modern Americana pioneers including Shovels and Rope, Jack White, Ray Lamontagne, and Shakey Graves. Despite only recently beginning his musical career, Colter Wall has been seen in the company of Saskatchewan’s infamous gritty bluegrass trailblazers,The Dead South. Wall has had the opportunity to open for The Dead South on several occasions with more show’s upcoming. In addition to racking up memorable live shows across the province, Wall is planning on releasing an EP in the summer of 2015 and has been busy recording at Regina’s own Studio One. From dive bars to fundraiser galas, Colter Wall has a history of leaving audiences in shock at the maturity of his voice as well as his songwriting.
Veronique Poulin also known as Vaero, knows of few things she has not played on stage. The classically trained violinist/fiddler is accompanied by her various instruments where she blends the sounds of atmospheric alt-pop along with downtempo roots and folk. Having been pinned as a younger, folkier and frenchier Portishead, she has shared the stage with the likes of Royal Canoe, Rah Rah, Ariane Moffat, and The Deep Dark Woods. This singer, songwriter and looper is also member of the indie rock group, Young Benjamins.