Monthly Archives: July 2008

Rapid Decline & Ab Irato @ Bottoms Up – August 5th @ 11pm

Brantford’s Rapid Decline host Montreal’s Ab Irato on August 5th at Bottoms Up (67 Charing Cross, Brantford), for Free Hardcore. What’s better than Hardcore Punk? Free Hardcore Punk. 19+ show starts at 11pm.

Rockstars For Hire and Poor Larry @ Two Doors Down – July 31st @ 9:30

Rockstars For Hire will be playing with Poor Larry at Two Doors Down (117 Market St, Brantford) July 31st, with a chance to win tickets to Judas Priest, Motorhead & Rancid!!

2doors have paired up with Jeff at INDECKS and come up with quite the party night…
Entertainment will come in the form of ROCKSTARS FOR HIRE and POOR LARRY
Drinks are cheap as usual, $2.50 Molson Bottles, and $10 Pitchers
Now here’s the fun give away part:
we have 2 JUDAS PRIEST and MOTORHEAD tickets, and 4 RANCID tickets to give away…
Also, a new deck of choice from INDECKS, along with all sorts of gift vouchers and t-shirts…
You can have a chance to win all these prizes with just the purchase of a molson product…

Hairy Mulligan, Rough Justice, A Minute Away, The Three Jakes, Jessica townson, Sam Dogg, KGB, Ogres of the South Wall, Misguided Yough, Rob Michalchuk, Sonic Shock & MANY MORE @ Harmony Square – July 26th @ 10am-10pm

Brantford & District Labour Council & Brantford Parks & Recreation proudly present…

We LOVE Brantford…Brantford ROCKS!!!
Community LOVE Fest

Join us for a whole day of a sampling of some of Brantford’s Best Entertainers….because Brantford is dangerously loaded with TALENT
Saturday, July 26th
Harmony Square, Downtown Brantford
10am – 10pm
Free for the entire community. Outdoor event, bring a lawn chair.
*Song writer’s contest for best original positive song about Brantford*

Brantford Rocks Entertainment Extravaganza

Headlining Act: Hairy Mulligan @ 9pm
Opening Acts: Rough Justice @ 7pm / A Minute Away @ 8pm

All Day Entertainment

Academy of Dance/Brantford Hype 10am -– 10:25am
Eryx Studios Dance Team – 10:30am –- 10:45am
Starr Sensations – 11:00am -– 11:20am
Freedom House – 11:30am –- 11:50am
Brant Men of Song – Noon –- 12:20pm (Opening Ceremonies)
The Three Jakes – 12:30pm -– 12:45pm
Jessica Townson – 12:50pm – 1:20pm
The Risen 1:30pm – 1:50pm
Sam Dogg – 2pm -– 2:20pm
Newmarket Band – 2:30pm -– 2:50pm
Chris White 3pm -– 3:20pm
KGB – 3:30pm -– 3:50pm
Ogres of the South Wall – 4:00pm –- 4:20pm
Misguided Youth – 4:30pm –- 4:50pm
Sunrise With the Dead – 5:00pm – 5:20pm
Rob Michalchuk – 5:30pm –- 5:45pm
Sonic Shock – 6pm – – 6:20pm
Onebaldtire – 6:30pm –- 6:50pm

Sound by Mike LaPointe (Milkman Productions)

Brantford Rocks is brought to you by the Brantford and District Labour Council and Brantford Parks and Recreation; In cooperation with 117 Music Productions and

For more information please contact, Joan Minnery, Event Director @ (519) 752-1694

Get out there and Love Brantford, a full FREE day of entertainment.

12 Gauge, Dog House Roses & Chiller @ the Crew 66 Pig Roast – July 26th @ 3pm

12 Gauge will perform July 26th from 3 to 6pm at the crew 66 pig roast July 26th with special guest DogHouse Roses 7pm to 10pm and Chiller 10:30pm till whenever come see this special matinee performance by 12 Gauge.
Tickets 15 Bucks for a whole day event and pig roast; camping is free.

For ticket info email Devon.

Dont miss this one it will be the party of the summer.

A great night of rocking country camping, contact Devon for tickets.

Curbstomp Facelift, Koyangi Burger, Christ Swallower, Nailsplitter, Eating Glass, Vatican Chainsaw Massacre & The Endless Blockade @ the Ford Plant – July 25th @ 7pm

July 25th, be at The Ford Plant (1 King St, Brantford) to catch the Hardcore Grindcore Punk Rock Thrash Metal show at 7, staring :
The Endless Blockade (Toronto, ON)
Vatican Chainsaw Massacre (Hamilton, ON)
Eating Glass (Hamilton/Burlington, ON)
Curbstomp Facelift (Brantford, ON) (FIRST SHOW EVER!)
Nailsplitter (London, ON) (LAST SHOW EVER!)
Christ Swallower (Sudbury, ON)
Koyangi Burger (Brantford/Simcoe Area, ON)

$8 @ the door/7PM/All Ages

Music Fest ’08 w/ Rusty James, Andrea Godin & BJ Minnery, Jessica Townson & Mystic River, Rough Justice, Generations, Sam Dogg & Golden Ticket @ The Creamery – July 19th @ 2pm – Midnight

The Creamery (75 Erie Avenue, Brantford) proudly presents…

Music Fest ’08 ~ Music Extravaganza
All day cornucopia of Brantford and area musical talent featuring Rock, Classic Rock, Metal, Country, Pop, Original & Cover Tunes.

Saturday July 19th
2pm – Midnight
Creamery Pub & Eatery
75 Erie Avenue, Brantford, ON
All proceeds going towards Mac Kids

Outside Band Stage Entertainment
2pm – 4pm: Rusty James
4pm – 4:45pm: Andrea Godin & BJ Minnery
5pm – 5:45pm: Jessica Townson & Mystic River
6pm – 7:15pm: Rough Justice
7:15pm : Generations

Inside Band Entertainment
8:15pm – 9:45pm: Sam Dogg (Who will be taking pledges to have his infamous locks all shaved off)

10pm – Close: The Golden Ticket

BBQ, Beverages and door prizes available.

Entertainment coordinated by Rusty James.

For more information please contact: 519-758-9910

Brando’s Loves Boobies Fundrasing Bash @ Brando’s – July 19th @ 9:30pm

July 19th @ Brando’s (135 Market Street, Brantford) help DJ Matty Matt and the Brando’s Booty Beauties raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer research.

Our first Breast Cancer Awareness Party will be Saturday July 19th 2008, and we hope to get everyone wearing the “Brando’s Loves Boobies” tee shirts! Donations for breast cancer research will be accepted at the door as DJ M2 will be spinning tunes for the ladies all night long! Come join us and let the Brando’s Booty Beauties put you in a “Brando’s loves Boobies” T-shirt. Say that one three times fast!

This will be the first of many parties we’ll throw for this great cause to try and reach our donation goal! There will be a small donation required at the door on these nights, which will go directly to our campaign donations fund!

If you have any questions, or work at / know of any individuals or companies that would like to help out in anyway please send any info to with the subject line “Be Aware”

Tim Turvey Ensemble @ Two Doors Down – July 18th @ 10pm

Two Doors Down (117 Market St, Brantford) is about to be hit with a whole lotta Tim Turvey, from Jazz and Reggae, to Funk and Groove to Experimental Punk Rock and Improvised Music.
Full Moon Get Down, the Tim Turvey Ensemble experience (Jonas Berkeley on sax, Jonny Kerr on bass, Mike Alonzo on hammond, Nick Bastian on guitar) is playing July 18th @ 10pm. No cover.

the Torcus, Quest for Fire, Andre Ethier & Cursed Arrows @ Ford Plant – July 18th @ 8pm

The Ford Plant (1 King St, Brantford) is rocking again on July 18th at 8pm, for just 5 bux (5 bux 5 bux) check out locals The Torcus jamming it out with Guelph’s Cursed Arrows and TO greats Andre Ethier and Quest for Fire

July 18th, 8pm, $5 cover, great night of Psychedelic / Folk Rock / Grunge / Punk / Rocking Out with your Socks Out…that’s right, I said socks 😛

Rockstars For Hire @ Two Doors Down – July 17

ROCKSTARS FOR HIRE will be gracing us with their presence again…
$2.50 mixed drinks and $10 pitchers, you can’t go far wrong….

Come visit us, last week was a little wild, hope this week is the same…

Acoustic Rooster @ Two Doors Down – July 13th

Acoustic Rooster play Two Doors Down (117 Market St, Brantford) July 13th. Cockle-Doodle-Doo

Dan Walsh & Diesel Dog @ Two Doors Down – July 12th @ 9pm

Roots / Bluegrass / Blues Virtusoso Dan Walsh will be playing Two Doors Down (117 Market St, Brantford), along with Diesel Dog. Show starts at 9.

GLORY HOLES @ Two Doors Down – July 11th

the Glory Holes will be playing Two Doors Down (117 Market St, Brantford) July 11th. Yay.

Rockstars For Hire @ Two Doors Down – July 10 @ 10pm

I (Ben, the fat english one), am celebrating my birthday on july 10th at 2doors, with the wonderful Rockstars For Hire, and wonderful cheap drinks…
come party with us…
$2.50 Mixed Drinks
$10 Coors Light Pitchers
Party yay

Show starts at 10pm @ Two Doors Down (117 Market St, Brantford)

Mr. Bidet, Fifty Stars Anger, Poor Larry, The Real Deal and The Have Nots @ Bottoms Up – July 11th @ 9pm

Mr Bidet, Fifty Stars Anger, Poor Larry, The Real Deal and Boston’s The Have Nots play Bottoms Up (67 Charing Cross, Brantford) July 11th.
5 bands for 5 bucks! This 19+ Canadian / American / Hardcore / Punk / Rock / Ska / Reggae / Thrash / Metal show starts at 9:30ish…

The Have Nots will open the show 9:30ish follwed by The Real Deal, Fifty Stars Anger, Mr Bidet and finally Poor Larry closing the show.

Don’t miss this night of Mayhem at Bottoms Up. Thats 5 bands for a piddly 5 bones. Bloody amazing.