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New Year's Weekend Shows Update

Tickets for the two Halifax Marquee shows are selling very quickly and there are a couple of things on the ticket front that you should know…

Firstly, and the big drag, someone (waste of skin and space, I’d wager) broke into the Music Stop location in Dartmouth and made off with – among other things – our ticket cash and a number of tickets. So, if some bozo approaches you about buying some Emergency tickets for New Year’s Eve, don’t do it. We have the stolen ticket numbers and if you’ve got one of ’em, the boys in blue are going to have some questions for you…

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'Tis the Awards Season…apparently

Visons of sugarplums not withstanding, it appears it’s also the season for awards nominations and, although Joel and the Emergency are no longer strangers to this sort of thing, it’s still nice to get them even though no one is really, truly, concerned about winning the hardware. So, we thought we’d let everyone know that the following has come to our attention…

CBC Radio 3 has a brand-spanking-new set of awards to be known as The Bucky and Joel Plaskett Emergency has been nominated in three categories:

Best Lyric

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Uh Oh…

Sometimes the technology gets the better of us…

We’ve somehow lost a month of posts on The Skinny and I apologize that we didn’t notice it earlier…

I can’t reproduce Joel’s pithy and prosaic prose from memory but I will get to the pith and that’s to draw attention to the fact that The Emergency is continuing with the now-legendary tradition of New Year’s Eve at The Marquee Club in Halifax…

In fact (and this is something Joel actually loses sleep over) each year the band spends cuckoo amounts of time trying to figure out how the current NYE show can top the one from the year before…

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Somebody Turn On The Lights…

As beautiful as the weather has been (at least on the East Coast) I suppose it’s time to think about – gulp – Christmas. To that end, the city of Toronto has a really nice family thing at Nathan Phillip’s Square where they light the big festive tree and give the citizens a fun night out…

What a sweet way to thank the tax-payers, with the added benefit of providing some fab entertainment.

And we’d like to thank the powers-that-be in Toronto for inviting the Joel Plaskett Emergency to be part of this hugely fun event…

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