Oct 25, 2012
UK Album Release + Tour
We are very excited to announce that “Collections” will be released in the UK on November 26th! It will be a joint release between two great labels: Fierce Panda and Alcopop! To celebrate the release, Acres Of Lions is offering up a free UK Sampler featuring tracks from the band’s previous album, plus live acoustic songs and covers. To download the sampler visit: Acres Of Lions will also be performing some UK dates in support of the release: NOVEMBER 9TH LONDON CAMDEN Barfly (Jubilee Club) NOVEMBER 10TH BRISTOL Fear Of Fiction Festival NOVEMBER 17TH LONDON SHOREDITCH Old Blue Last NOVEMBER 18TH WATFORD The White Lion (matinee show with The Social Club) NOVEMBER 20TH LONDON HIGHBURY Buffalo Bar (with Buffalo Ink) For more info check out the TOUR DATES page. >> read more
Oct 25, 2012
Winter Tour Is Coming…
Dan: “The hardest part about touring Canada for the millionth time in the winter is probably the roads.” The rest of us: “OH.” For those of you who don’t know it, but would like to, we are on tour right now against all odds that come along with the impending great Canadian winter; the pits and perils, the beautiful frozen north and the great selection of seasonal beverages in every town to keep our spirits warm. Check out the dates, and the TOUR section of our website to join the FB events! Oct 24 – Prince George, BC – Artspace Oct 25 – Dawson Creek, BC – Rockwells Pub Oct 26 – Dawson Creek, BC – Rockwells Pub Oct 28 – Edmonton, AB – Wunderbar Oct 31 – Calgary, AB >> read more
Acres Of Lions - Canadian Tour
Oct 18, 2012
Canadian Winter Tour
Tonight we kick off the first of our Canadian winter tour dates. This will be the final Canadian tour in support of our sophomore album Collections before we hit the studio in Toronto to record a new record. Tour dates are: October 18 – Victoria, BC – Lucky Bar Octover 20 – Vancouver, BC – Cobalt October 24 – Prince George, BC – Artspace October 25 – Dawson Creek, BC – Rockwells Pub October 26 – Dawson Creek, BC – Rockwells Pub October 28 – Edmonton, AB – Wunderbar October 31 – Calgary, AB – The New Black November 1 – Regina, SK – McNally’s Tavern November 2 – Winnipeg, MB – Frame Arts Warehouse November 6 – Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern For more information, check out the TOUR >> read more
Oct 15, 2012
Acres Fall Tour Blog #7
“A bad day on the course is better than a good day in the office is what I always say.” – Dan Ball, golfing for the first time ever So this last week the “I’d rather be on tour” tour with The Harbour Sound came to an end, and much too early we might add. Thursday night was the final night of the rather short island tour, in which we were graced with the presence of our old friend Liam Glaim (formerly of The Perfect Trend) performing solo and our pal Lindsey Blane, who snapped some pretty killer shots of the event. It was a quiet, rainy night at The Cambie in Nanaimo, but had an amazing time playing for our friends and fans who came out on a Thursday >> read more
Oct 10, 2012
Acres Fall Tour Blog #6
Dan: “I would love it if Morgan Freeman told me a bed-time story. His voice is perfect.” Tyson: “There’s something about his laugh, too. I love it. It’s like he laughs with his whole body, and it’s rare.” Jeff: “What the fuck are we talking about?” – One of our many van conversations on the topic of the timbre of Morgan Freeman’s voice Well hello there again, friends! It has been a steady week for us on Vancouver Island, that’s for sure! We are still with Jobfest until the end of the month, visiting and performing in some long lost and lovely regions of the island we live on, and in between shows and all the bally-hoo, we have been working on a couple demos out in Metchosin, at our >> read more