3:00 PM15:00

CD release for The Vanier Playboys

The Vanier Playboys is the only Zydeco band in Ottawa. It’s members are the same as Ball & Chain and The Wreckers, with the addition of Antoine Larocque, a great accordion player from Montreal. “Zydeco” is music from South West Louisiana based in R and B and blues. It’s made for dancing to.

The Vanier Playboys band members all have strong links to Vanier and are following the long held Louisiana tradition of naming bands after their home towns.

Come to Irene’s on November 18th to celebrate the new CD with us…. and bring your friends and dancing shoes.

See you there!

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12:30 PM12:30

15th Annual Hank Williams' Birthday Bash

Don't miss this highly popular annual event at Irene's Pub, 885 Bank St. on Monday, September 17th.  Ball & Chain and the Wreckers will feature many guest singers, all singing your favourite Hank Williams songs.  Guests include Andres Drerup (The Grievous Angel Band), Keith Glass (Prairie Oyster), Tom Stewart (Slo Tom), and Christine Graves.  Of course you will get to hear lots of Hank numbers performed by Ball & Chain as well.

The band will start at 8 PM and the cover charge will be $10. 

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