The Sheepdogs live at the Commodore Ballroom.
What a sight to see, and I don’t just mean Kim Churchill’s devastatingly good looks. This guy plays a mean guitar and somehow manages to do so while manning the harmonica and the kick drum, all at the same time.
On one of the last warm autumn days in Vancouver, I found myself navigating through a maze of docks near Lonsdale Quay. The seeming small Mosquito Creek Marina turned out to be quite the labyrinth, housing gorgeous ships of all shapes and sizes. And before I knew it, I too was on a boat – on a boat with Greg Cockerill.
AWOLNATION is not just another run-of-the-mill band. Aaron Bruno, the man behind AWOLNATION, has captivated audiences and accumulated fans around the world with his music project that leaves many confused, provoked, thrilled or a combination of all three.
If you were to hear Kim Wempe’s low husky voice, chorusing the old-soul lyrics of her folk-roots songs, you would never imagine that she is only 27 years-old. More perplexing is the fact that she only looks about 20.
Out of all the generic pop tunes littering the airwaves these days and an excessive tendency to market young entertainers through a fire storm of controversial stunts, comes an artist who has steered her way through success early on in her teens and continues to rise above all the media fodder without compromise.