Vertical Struts LP out in November

Published: 2005-08-30
After playing a CD release party in Calgary a few weeks ago without a single CD to sell, Edmonton's Vertical Struts have finally put an official release date on their debut full-length. Assuming things pan out and they don't have to sell cupcakes in its place, the blues-rock four-piece will play a hometown CD release party for the as-yet-untitled effort on November 10th.

The gig at the Sidetrack Caf» will also serve as kickoff for the Vertical Struts' cross-Canada tour, during which they plan to hit every city from Victoria to Toronto in the dead of winter. The band hasn't yet officially released any plans for the its first big cross-country jaunt, but check back to regularly for updates.

Meanwhile, the Struts are content to play a few shows closer to home, sucking up the last rays of sunlight out on the West Coast while the winter settles in on the prairies. Those who want to know what Vertical Struts sound like can visit the website of Pop Echo Records at That or check out the always handy

Before the Vertical Struts brave the Canadian winter in naught but a tour van, music fans can check the band out in slightly warmer weather here:

September 26, Edmonton, AB - Black Dog
September 27, Calgary, AB - The Hi-Fi
September 30, Vancouver, BC - Railway Club
October 1, Victoria, BC - The 50/50
November 10, Edmonton, AB - Sidetrack Caf» (CD release party)

Writer: Jaclyn Arndt



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