Bad Thursday with The Perpetrators and The Ripperz

Bad Thursday with The Perpetrators and The Ripperz

Thu · April 13, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm (event ends at 11:30 pm)

$15.00

Tickets Available at the Door

The Perpetrators
The Perpetrators front-man and founding member Jay Nowicki is rated one of Canada’s tastiest guitar players. Together with the “meat-and-mashed-potatoes” rhythm section of Emmet VanEtten & John Scoles (or sometimes founding member Ryan Menard) they deliver a tight, raw and intense blues experience that is sure to make you get up and shake it.

The Perpetrators’ albums have garnered WCMA awards and Juno nominations. Their ability to stay grounded to their Winnipeg roots, coupled with the raw energy and extreme talent makes this one of the best groups to come out of Canada.

Once a not-so-well-kept-secret in their hometown of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – where they acted as house band for such visiting blues legends as Hubert Sumlin, Louisiana Red, Paul “Wine” Jones and others – The Perpetrators kicked things up a notch in 2006. A European Tour capped off a Juno Nomination and a win at the Western Canadian Music Awards. That decade, The Perps released two more albums, garnering various award nominations.

In late 2009, Jay Nowicki teamed up with Romi Mayes for extensive touring that saw them travel across the US, Canada, and Europe, and recorded the critically acclaimed live album “Lucky Tonight” in 2011.

2013 had Jay and The Perpetrators back in the studio to record their latest release, the long awaited “Stick ‘Em Up”, which Dr. Boogie (Classic 21 – Belgium) described as: “The dirtiest stuff you made [sic] so far, and the more accessible for my greasy ears…” Accompanying the release, The Perps returned to Belgium and Holland for the first time since 2009. "Stick 'Em Up" has been met with rave reviews, and the festival season of 2014 will take The Perpetrators across Canada, and overseas once again.
The Ripperz
The Ripperz
Quality as a live act and commitment to the stage is unquestionable. Their talent, passion, and laid back style pulls in new fans at each performance. The catchiness of their songs and intimacy of their lyrics lead to full blown crowd sing alongs. The home-style brand of rock and roll varies from folk tinged ballads to upbeat rockers with an occasional hard rock scream thrown in for good measure.
THE RIPPERZ new full length album ‘You are the Moon’ was recorded live off the floor at Private Ear Studios to harness their magnetic live energy. Production and Engineering was done by John Paul Peters (The Waking Eyes, Comeback Kid, Matt Epp, Royal Canoe) and mastering by Troy Glessner (Death Cab for Cutie, Devin Townsend, The Ventures). ‘You are the Moon’ was released in November 2011 by The Newform Label. ‘You are the Moon’ has so far spawned 2 singles/videos ‘Moon and Stars’ and ‘Tonight Pt.2’
Venue Information:
The Park Theatre
698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, MB, R3L 2B9
http://www.parktheatervideo.com/