The Halifax rockers are back home on the East Coast for several shows beginning with a performance at Paddlefest in St. Andrews – May 21.
It’s been a busy spring for Halifax psych-rockers Walrus. In April they hit the road with Wintersleep and Evening Hymns, and released their latest EP, Goodbye Something, on Dan Mangan’s Madic Records. They performed three times at CMW and just wrapped up a string of tour dates in Quebec on their way back to the East Coast for several shows beginning with Paddlefest in St. Andrews.
Halifax’s Walrus channel their inner psychedelia with songs that range from trance to surf. Exclaim! writes that “the band somehow mix gentle, Brian Wilson vocal melodies and orchestrations with out-of-the-blue punk thrash parts that keep listeners guessing. The high, winsome vocals and chiming 12-string Rickenbacker certainly conjured late ’60s cloudy folk-pop, but the rest of the band infused the songs with sharp edges.” Their music will adhere to all levels of inebriation or consciousness. Walrus takes you swiftly into a dream you’ll find yourself never wanting to wake up from.
True DIYers, throughout the last two years Walrus has played over 200 shows in clubs, dive bars, garages, and houses in the U.S. and Canada with the likes of July Talk, Will Butler, Tokyo Police Club, Buck 65, and Zeus.
Walrus On Tour
May 10 – Montreal, QC – Le Divan Orange
May 11 – Quebec City, QC – Sous-sol du Cercle
May 13 – Trois-Rivieres, QC – Ti-Petac
May 14 – Sherbrooke, QC – La Petite Boite Noire
May 21 – St Andrews, NB – PaddleFest
May 27: Charlottetown – Fishbone’s
May 28: Sackville – Thunder & Lightning
June 3: Moncton – Claude’s House
June 4: Halifax – Seahorse Tavern
June 16: Toronto – NxNE – Sneaky Dees
June 30: Toronto – Gladstone Hotel
Jul 8-10 – Halifax, NS – Gridlock Festival
July 15: Charlottetown – Fishbone’s
July 16: Moncton – Tide & Boar