Capital City Records will be hosting a concert weekend on September 9th and 10th. Join us Friday, September 9th at the Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre at 8:30pm when Lindsey Walker and Bombproof the Horses will perform. Then, Cayley Thomas and Tyler Butler will perform on Saturday, September 10th outside the Strathcona Branch starting at 2pm. Both events are FREE!
WHEN: Friday, September 9th - Show at 8:30pm, doors at 7:30pm
WHERE: Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre
TICKETS: Free tickets are available at the door for all library cardholders. If you don't have a free library card you can sign up for one here.
Lindsey Walker's music is at times haunting, blending soulful melodies, driving guitar riffs and rich lyrics to create music brimming with passion and wisdom. An Edmonton Music Award nominee, Lindsey has been hard at work touring Canada since the release of her debut album in 2013. Lindsey's lyrics come straight from the heart, while in between songs she takes audience members on a journey telling true-life stories that will make you laugh out loud, tear up, and even hug your neighbour. Passionate, profound, at times hilarious, yet always touching, Lindsey is your new best friend that knows you inside out.
Bombproof the Horses is a four-piece indie rock band hailing from the snowy climes of Edmonton. Drawing comparisons to The Weakerthans, Sloan and Joel Plaskett, it's no wonder that they've been described as sounding "very Canadian" with "catchy riffs, surefire melodies, engaging lyrics [and] sweet harmonies" (rokline.com). Their debut EP 'The Ground The Sky', released in March 2014, has received positive reviews and radio play on CBC, CKUA and CJSR. Performing since 2013, they've shared the stage with local and touring bands at Edmonton's best venues and participated in fundraiser concerts and festivals.
WHEN: Saturday, September 10, 2016 - Show at 2:00pm
WHERE: Outside the Strathcona Branch
TICKETS: Tickets are free for all library cardholders. If you don't have a free library card you can sign up for one here.
In August 2013, Cayley Thomas released her debut five song EP “Ash Mountains.” She wrote the album after the loss of her brother Alex Thomas-Haug. The CD is a glorious first offering with vocals loaded up with character and sincerity. “Ash Mountains” reached 3rd on the CKUA charts.
The sea may be in his blood but the prairies are in his heart. Tyler Butler was born on Canada’s east coast but taps into his Alberta roots in his latest musical endeavour “Violence.” Digging deep into the dark soils of the grasslands, Tyler unearths and gives voice to issues of masculinity and productivity that define many of the regions’ residents.
Tyler seeks to understand what makes a true folk musician; scouring Canada’s audioscape to find those tireless troubadours who craft stories of the land, in turn creating place through their song.