Hey Ocean! with Special Guests at The Vogue Theatre Saturday, June 16th (Free Ticket Giveaway)

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Spring is upon us, the time to embrace some new tunes is nigh. Hey Ocean! will be celebrating the release of their album, IS at The Vogue Theatre on Saturday June 16th. To get everyone in the right mood to appreciate a Saturday evening full of the best British Columbia has to offer, Perryscope Concerts & The Vogue Theatre are pleased to announce, We Are The City will be joining the party.

Since forming in 2008, Kelowna, BC’s We Are The City has become one of the most exciting and unpredictable forces in the Canadian music scene. The band soon began earning accolades for its atmospheric progressive-pop sound with the release of their debut LP In a Quiet World in 2009. We Are The City found themselves venturing into new musical terrain on their next release. In March 2011 the band released six songs entitled High School, the result of an experiment that began as a side project during some down time in the summer of 2010. On the quirky “Happy New Year,” West African-inspired licks give way to garage-y rock outs and fuzzed-out Rhodes piano. “Dark/Warm Air” takes a gentler approach, bringing together delicate guitar arpeggios with baroque pop breakdowns and a dash of tropical Mellotron samples. High School also allowed We Are The City to introduce the use of drum machines and string arrangements into their already very layered sound.

Headliners Hey Ocean! is to many the quintessential West Coast band. With three Vancouverites at its core (Ashleigh Ball, David Beckingham, & David Vertesi) it’s true that their roots, their name, and many of their lyrics hark back to the pacific shores they call home. However, over the last 6 years they have earned a reputation as much more than just ambassadors of the Pacific Northwest. They are gaining the reputation for being one of Canada’s best young bands.

Show Details:
When: Saturday June 16, 2012
Where: The Vogue Theatre – Vancouver, BC
Time: Doors at 7pm, Show at 8pm

Ticket Information:
How much? $20 + s/c
Who can attend? All Ages/Licensed
Where and how do I get my tickets? Online via Northern Tickets, or via telephone 604.569.1144

We are giving away two (2) pairs of General Admission Tickets to the show! To be eligible, all you have to do is post a comment below. We’ll randomly select two winners tomorrow afternoon (Wednesday, June 13th) and will notify the winners by email.

Updated Wednesday, June 13th: Congratulations to Rosie & Taryn who have each won a pair of tickets to see Hey Ocean! with Special Guests We Are The City on Saturday, June 16th at The Vogue Theatre. Winners, please check your inboxes for further information on how to go about claiming your tickets. 

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42 Responses to Hey Ocean! with Special Guests at The Vogue Theatre Saturday, June 16th (Free Ticket Giveaway)

  1. Christine

    I love Hey Ocean!

  2. Ben

    I met the lead singer of Hey Ocean at the Dawson City Music Fest last year and I’ve been hoping to see them perform ever since. I couldn’t imagine a better venue than The Vogue!

  3. Diana

    Would love to go!!!

  4. Meg W

    Love these guys! :)

  5. kirsten

    Love Hey Ocean!

  6. I would love to go see these guys!

  7. Dre

    Hey Ocean rocks!

  8. Danielle

    I missed them the last time around. Glad to see them quickly rising to the top!

  9. Martine

    Great night with great performers!

  10. Stephane

    Hey Ocean! is AWESOME, please pick me and you’ll be sure to make someone REALLY happy!!

  11. Taryn

    Such a talented band! They always put on an awesome live show, you know this will be a good night!

  12. <3

  13. Lawrence

    Count Me In

  14. Diana

    Love them! Would love to see them!

  15. David

    pick me! =D

  16. Cory

    Hey ocean is the best

  17. Micky

    I would love to see both Hey Ocean! and We Are The City!

  18. Masia

    Hi, make my day by giving me this ticket :-))))))

  19. Marion

    Hey Ocean is my summer soundtrack. I’d love to go!

  20. Ron

    Hey Ocean!

  21. Denise

    Sigh, Hey Ocean! I would love to go see them!

  22. Naina

    I would absolutely love to attend, and have the chance to hear a live version of Alleyways!

  23. Leah

    I want to go!

  24. Grace Wu

    This concert would start off the summer just right ! I love Hey Ocean

  25. Damian

    I am already going to the concert – but would love to take a friend or two :D

  26. Florence

    Saw them at Stanley park last time — they are fantastic!

  27. Caroline

    Hey Ocean is an awesome band. They ‘make me wanna make up a new dance.’

  28. Kezia

    I hope I win tickets! I never win anything. Would love to go!

  29. Robyn

    Hey Ocean!

  30. stephanie

    New CD is absolutely amazing. Would love to see them live.

  31. Melissa

    Love hey ocean!! I first saw them at UBC Okanagan!

  32. Oooh, pick me! I love Hey Ocean. Such a great BC band.

  33. Ivy

    I’d love to win these tickets!

  34. Hey Ocean! is great!

  35. M. Soleil

    I’d love to go.

  36. valerie

    Yay Kelowna!!

  37. Marissa

    Would love to see Hey Ocean! And We Are the City! Excellent BC talent :)

  38. Danny B

    I would be greatly honoured to see Hey Ocean!!!

  39. Sophie

    I love Hey Ocean and Vancouver and local concerts! The Vogue > Rogers Arena

  40. Marina

    Hey OCEAN is awesome! I want to go! I love them!

  41. Japetto

    Can’t wait!

  42. Rose

    I LOVE Hey Ocean! Would love to go to their show… pick me! :)

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