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The Albertans

The Albertans formed in Vancouver, defects from Alberta, Saskatchewan, the U.S. They met as a collective, and piled into a propane-fueled, converted short bus to tour down to San Diego and back. They toured this way for the next 2 years. Unglamorously, crossing the continent to record in New York, playing shows with bands they didn't know, for people that didn't know them. They traveled 50,000 miles, hopped borders, broke down, slept on the road. In those two years together, The Albertans recorded an EP and full length with Ernest Jenning Records. They played shows at Sled Island, SXSW, and CMJ with bands such as Cuff the Duke, Hard Drugs, and Woods. They were named one of L Magazine's top NYC bands of 2009. This fall, The Albertans have finally found a home back in Vancouver, and are playing shows in BC until March of 2011, when they'll be leaving for North American tour. For now, the band's happy to be back in the mountains and on islands and among oceans.

My Artists Sessions

Saturday, March 19

8:00pm CDT