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Event Archive - .: Mike Edel, Scenic Route to Alaska

Tue. March 20th 2018 Copper Owl (No Minors)
Sold Out
Presented by: The Zone 91.3, Rocktographers
The The Zone at 91-3 and Rocktographers present:

Mike Edel w/ Scenic Route To Alaska
Tuesday, March 20th (sold out)
Wednesday, March 21st
Copper Owl 1900 Douglas St. 19+


Mike Edel -
Edel has entrusted his finest work yet to producer Chris Walla (Death Cab For Cutie) as Walla travlled from his home in Norway after he heard the demos Edel was working on for more than 12 months. The two, along with a tight supporting cast have made lots of music to be excited about.

On the heels of 150 shows supporting Edel’s last release India, Seattle, and shows with Serena Ryder, Foy Vance and Said The Whale, Edel has written and demoed tirelessly while taking time off the road. This time as seen him get married as well as split his time between British Columbia and Seattle, where his wife calls home. 2018 has lots in store and this is just the beginning.

Scenic Route to Alaska -
Substance and accessibility. They’re often considered opposing forces when it comes to pop music, making it all the more impressive when a band like Scenic Route to Alaska so effortlessly delivers ample doses of both.

The easygoing Edmonton-based trio, comprised of Trevor Mann on lead vocals and guitar, drummer Shea Connor, and bassist Murray Wood, weaves catchy vocals and memorable melodies through rich arrangements – instantly engaging but begging to be heard again and again. It’s a coveted combination within the crowded sphere of indie rock – and one that’s rarely the product of anything but time, talent, and heaps of hard work. Of course, Scenic Route to Alaska are no strangers to any of those.

Recently, the band once again hit the studio with famed producer Howard Redekopp (Tegan & Sara, The New Pornographers) to cut the 10 tracks comprising their upcoming fourth LP, Tough Luck.


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Mike Edel

In the music of Mike Edel, listeners are gently brought into contact with what it means to be a human being. Born in rural Alberta with a constantly reflective mind, adventurous spirit, and compassionate heart, his honest lyrics poignantly and humanly wrestle with such universal themes as lost love, fear, home, family, travel, nature, and the divin... more info
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