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Slow at the Penthouse


  • The Penthouse 1019 Seymour Street Vancouver, BC, V6B 3M3 Canada (map)

I'll be dancing on Thursday, March 29 with my babe AVA LURE! 

Slow At The Penthouse — A Ten Night Stand.

In anticipation of headlining shows at CMW + Sled Island and the release of their first ever full length LP, SLOW will be taking over a space unseen by the public for over 40 years at the city's most historic and notorious nightclub. During this unprecedented 10 night stand the band will be playing classic songs, unique covers, and first performances of new material.

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MARCH 29TH — APRIL 9TH
THE PENTHOUSE CABARET (SECRET LOFT)
1019 SEYMOUR STREET

CAPACITY LIMITED — TICKETS RELEASED SOON

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EACH NIGHT DIFFERENT — EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED

★ Special Musical Guests ★ Rock n' Roll Recitals ★ Dancing Girls ★ Showbiz Follies ★ Much Much More ★ 

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ABOUT SLOW
It is almost impossible to over-estimate the effect of Slow on Canadian music. Formed in the mid-80s in Vancouver, and releasing only one album and one 7" on Zulu Records, the band has consistently been called one of the most influential punk rock bands in Canada and forerunners of the Seattle grunge scene. Perhaps most infamously, Slow is also the band that brought Expo 86 to its knees.

Not bad for a band that recorded only eight songs.

Slow was formed by Thomas Anselmi, Christian Thorvaldson, Stephen Hamm, and Terry Russell. Ziggy Sigmund was added to the line-up soon after as a second guitarist. The band released the 7" I Broke the Circle in 1985, followed by Against the Glass in 1986, which featured the legendary “Have Not Been the Same,” one of the most iconic songs in Canadian music history. The song’s name was even taken as the name for the CanRock Encyclopedia, published by ECW Press.

Slow’s brand of rock n roll and punk rock has not aged one bit: Anselmi’s voice is monstrous, the guitars seriously rock n roll, and the drummer is all energy and destruction. Against the Glass is the kind of album that could only be delivered by a veteran act of 20 years---or a bunch of genius teenagers with not much better to do.

Note from SLOW:

Slow reformed in August of 2017 and played 4 sold out shows in early December in Victoria and Vancouver. What started as a short-term project has turned into something exciting and unexpected. The creative energy was just as powerful as when we left it 30 years earlier and suddenly SLOW has been reborn.

https://www.thisisslow.com/