Boats + Surprise Party + Tunic December 6th @ Good Will

Posted Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

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Posted Saturday, June 7th, 2014

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SALE SALE SALE

Posted Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Until we leave on our little tour, which by the way looks like this:

Nov 15 – Winnipeg @ The Windsor
Nov 21 – Guelph @ E-Bar
Nov 22 – Montreal @ TRH Bar (M For Montreal)
Nov 24 – Ottawa @ Pressed
Nov 25 – New York @ Arlene’s Grocery (Manitoba Music Showcase)
Nov 26 – Brooklyn @ The Rock Shop (Manitoba Music Showcase)
Nov 28 – Toronto @ The Supermarket
Nov 29 – Toronto @ El Mocambo
Nov 30 – London @ APK Live

ALL OUR MUSIC THINGS ARE ON SALE

By a CD get a free Marblemouth Cassette!

BUY A MILLION OF THEM AND BUILD A HEDGE MAZE BUT KEEP ONE OF EACH TO LISTEN TO BECAUSE SOME OF THEM AREN’T BAD

A little tour

Posted Saturday, October 19th, 2013

November 15 –

Nov 15 Windsor Web small

Little Eastern Tour:

Nov 21 – Guelph @ E-Bar
Nov 22 – Montreal @ TRH Bar (M For Montreal)
Nov 24 – Ottawa @ Pressed
Nov 25 – New York @ Arlene’s Grocery (Manitoba Music Showcase)
Nov 26 – Brooklyn @ The Rock Shop (Manitoba Music Showcase)
Nov 28 – Toronto @ The Supermarket
Nov 29 – Toronto @ Measure
Nov 30 – London @ APK Live

Posted Saturday, April 13th, 2013

BOATS IS GOING TO THE UK!

May 4th – Liverpool @ Heebie Jeebies (Liverpool Sound City 4:00 PM)
May 4th – Liverpool @ The Brink (Liverpool Sound City 8:00 PM)
May 5th – Manchester @ Islington Mill (Sounds From The Other City)
May 7th – Cardiff @ Buffalo Bar
May 11th – London @ Bussey Building (Sound Tracks)
May 13th – Glasgow @ 13th Note
May 14th – London @ The Garage
May 16th – Brighton @ Komedia Bar (The Great Escape)
May 18th – Brighton @ Blind Tiger (The Great Escape 2:30 PM)

Then back home for Jazz Fest:

June 15th – Old Market Square w/ Cannon Bros, Maylee Todd and Royal Canoe

Press Roundup!

Posted Friday, March 15th, 2013

Four stars for Boats’ A Fairway Full of Miners. – Toro

Watch the new video for “Getting Worst” from Boats. – AUXtv

Advice about bears from Boats. – The Rooster

Boats delivers caffeinated epic heights track after track. – Consequence of Sound

Four stars for Boats’ A Fairway Full of Miners. – Ride the Tempo

Boats kick off the release of its latest album with a winter tour. – Spectator Tribune

Boats Deliver Energy And Substance With New Album ‘A Fairway Full of Miners’ – Aesthetic Magazine

Review: A Fairway Full Of Miners – Ground Control Magazine

Review: A Fairway Full Of Miners – Beatroute

Concert Review – Vegas Seven

CMW Preview: An Interview With Mat Klachefsky of Boats – Aesthetic Magazine

Boats Are Quirky – Little Red Mixtape

Boats knows what they are talking about – MySpiltMilk.com

Boats – A Fairway Full Of Miners Review – MVRemix

Winnipeg Rockers Boats Say They Make Weird Music Sometimes – The Charlatan

CMF 2013: Boats – Toro

Posted Monday, February 25th, 2013

WE MADE A VIDEO

BOATS TOUR OF CHALLENGES

Posted Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

February 9– Fargo @ The Aquarium
February 21– Saskatoon @ Vangelis
February 22– Calgary @ Hi FI Club (Early Show, 7:00)
February 23– Edmonton @ Wunderbar
February 26– Spokane @ Mootsy’s
February 28– Vancouver @ The Cobalt (W/ Hot Panda and In Medias Res)
March 1– Seattle @ Comet Tavern
March 2– Olympia @ The Northern
March 3– Portland @ Holocene
March 6– San Francisco @ Elbo Room
March 7– San Diego @ Tin Can Ale House
March 8– Los Angeles @ The Satellite
March 9– Tempe @ Yucca Tap Room
March 10– Las Vegas @ The Bunkhouse
March 11– Albuquerque @ Iron Haus
March 12– Oklahoma City @ The Conservatory
March 14– Austin @ Friends (SXSW Manitoba Music Day Show 3:00PM)
March 14– Austin @ Maggie Maes (SXSW Kill Rock Stars Showcase! 11:00PM)
March 17– New Orleans @ Circle Bar
March 18– Memphis @ The Court House Co-Op
March 19– Louisville @ Zanzabar
March 20– Cincinnati @ MOTR Pub
March 21– Windsor @ Phog Lounge
March 23– Toronto @ Rancho Relaxo (CMW)
March 24– Hamilton @ The Casbah
March 27– Guelph @ Van Gogh’s Ear
March 28– Ottawa @ Pressed
March 29– Montreal @ La Cagibi
March 30– Brooklyn @ The Legion
March 31– Pittsburgh @ Howler’s
April 1- Louisville @ Zanzabar
April 2– Chicago @ Double Door
April 3– Des Moines @ Vaudeville Mews
April 4– Minneapolis @ The Sound Gallery
April 5 — Winnipeg @ The Windsor

Posted Thursday, February 7th, 2013

I figured out how to make twitter!


Posted Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Our new album, “A Fairway Full Of Miners” is NOW AVAILABLE!

Get it at our Bandcamp!

Tour Dates

Posted Monday, February 4th, 2013

February 9– Fargo @ The Aquarium
February 21– Saskatoon @ Vangelis
February 22– Calgary @ Hi FI Club (Early Show, 7:00)
February 23– Edmonton @ Wunderbar
February 28– Vancouver @ The Cobalt (W/ Hot Panda and In Medias Res)
March 1– Seattle @ Comet Tavern
March 3– Portland @ Holocene
March 6– San Francisco @ Elbo Room
March 7– San Diego @ Tin Can Ale House
March 9– Tempe @ Yucca Tap Room
March 10– Las Vegas @ The Bunkhouse
March 11– Albuquerque @ Iron Haus
March 12– Oklahoma City @ The Conservatory
March 13-16 Austin @ SXSW (shows TBA)
March 17– New Orleans @ Circle Bar
March 20– Cincinnati @ MOTR Pub
March 21– Windsor @ Phog Lounge
March 23– Toronto @ Rancho Relaxo (CMW)
March 24– Hamilton @ The Casbah
March 27– Guelph @ Albion
March 28– Ottawa @ Pressed
March 29– Montreal @ La Cagibi
March 31– Pittsburgh @ Howler’s

More to be announced!

Music Video on the way!

Posted Thursday, January 31st, 2013

BOATS – CD Release – ” A Fairway Full of Miners” from Mike Maryniuk on Vimeo.

TOUR

Posted Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Boats “A Fairway Full Of Miners” CD Release Show:

Miners CD Release

Miners CD Release

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February 9– Fargo @ The Aquarium
February 21– Saskatoon @ Vangelis
February 22– Calgary @ Hi FI Club (Early Show, 7:00)
February 23– Edmonton @ Wunderbar
February 28– Vancouver @ The Cobalt (W/ Hot Panda and In Medias Res)
March 1– Seattle @ Comet Tavern
March 3– Portland @ Holocene
March 6– San Francisco @ Elbo Room
March 7– San Diego @ Tin Can Ale House
March 9– Tempe @ Yucca Tap Room
March 10– Las Vegas @ The Bunkhouse
March 11– Albuquerque @ Iron Haus
March 12– Oklahoma City @ The Conservatory
March 13-16 Austin @ SXSW (shows TBA)
March 17– New Orleans @ Circle Bar
March 20– Cincinnati @ MOTR Pub
March 21– Windsor @ Phog Lounge
March 23- Toronto @ Rancho Relaxo (CMW)
March 24- Hamilton @ The Casbah
March 27– Guelph @ Albion
March 28– Ottawa @ Pressed
March 29– Montreal @ La Cagibi
March 31– Pittsburgh @ Howler’s

Posted Sunday, November 18th, 2012

Our new album “A Fairway Full Of Miners” comes out on February 5th, 2013 on Kill Rock Stars in the U.S. and Canada.

Before our album comes out we will be releasing a 3 song cassette called “Marblemouth.” The cassette is LADEN WITH MYSTERY and includes a cover of your friends the Cannon Bros. We will release this sucker with a show at the Windsor in Winnipeg on December 8th! and the show will be presented by the Lo Pub!

Ben Clarkson designed us some new shirts!

A thing to look at!

Posted Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

We are going to make a new record real soon.

Posted Monday, January 2nd, 2012

We wrote a bunch of songs! Now let’s record them!

Meanwhile, our next show is February 25th at Lo-Pub in Winnipeg. It’s a fundraiser for our new album be we are dead-ass broke! Come on down!

Kill Rock Stars Releasing Cannonballs, Cannonballs on CD in the U.S. on August 16, with a bonus track. Also: TOUR!

Posted Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

The bonus track is called “Bird Week.”

Do you like tour dates?

October 8 – Chicago @ Ultra Lounge
October 10 – Cleveland @ Now That’s Class
October 11 – Toronto @ The Horseshoe Tavern
October 13 – Montreal @ Cagibi’s
October 14 – Boston @ P.A. Lounge
October 15 – New York @ Matchless
October 17 – Chapel Hill @ Nightlight
October 21 – Houston @ The Mink
October 22 – Austin @ Beauty Bar
October 24 – Phoenix @ Trunk Space
October 25 – LA @ Silverlake Lounge
October 26 – San Francisco @ Brick and Mortar Music Hall
October 28 – Portland @ Doug Fir
October 29 – Kennewick @ Red Room
October 30 – Seattle @ Comet Tavern

Way more dates to come…

Boats signs to Kill Rock Stars in the U.S. and Thistime Records in Japan

Posted Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Boats is pleased to announce that they have joined forces with two new labels, Thistime Records in Japan, and the mighty Kill Rock Stars in the United States.  Kill Rock Stars will be releasing “Cannonballs, Cannonballs” digitally on March 1st, and Thistime Records will be announcing a date soon.  Boats will be touring the U.S. to promote the new release, here are the dates:

March 11 – Winnipeg, MB @ Lo Pub
March 12 – Minneapolis, MN @ Cause Soundbar
March 13 – Lincoln, NB @ The Clawfoot House
March 17 Austin, TX @ The Marq (SXSW)
March 21 San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
March 22 Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
March 23 Los Angeles, CA @ Three Club
March 24 Fresno, CA @ Bel Tower (All Ages)
March 25 Bakersfield, CA @ The Gate (All Ages)
March 27 San Francisco @ Hemlock Tavern (w/David Dondero and Franz Nicolay)
March 30 Eugene, OR @ Luckey’s
March 31 Portland, OR @ The Woods
April 3 Seattle, WA @ High Dive
April 4 Olympia, WA @ The Northern (All Ages)
April 7 Edmonton, AB @ Brixx
April 8 Calgary, AB @ Broken City

Live in Bellwoods

Posted Monday, September 20th, 2010

CANNONBALLS TOUR!!

Posted Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Sept 16- Regina, Ohanlons

Sept 17- Calgary, Broken City w/ Great Bloomers

Sept 18- Kamloops, Leisure Loft w/ Hot Panda

Sept 19- Nelson, The Royal w/ Hot Panda

Sept 21- Seattle, Sunset Tavern

Sept 24- Portland, Berbati’s

Sept 25- Vancouver, Railway Club (Olio Festival)

Sept 26 – Vancouver, Neptoon Records (2:30 free instore performance)

Sept 27- Penticton, Voodoo’s

Sept 28 – Calgary, Higher Ground Cafe

Sept 29- Edmonton, Haven Social Club

Sept 30 – Saskatoon, Amigo’s

Oct 2- Winnipeg, Lo-Pub

Oct 6 – Minneapolis, Kitty Cat Klub

Oct 8 – Waterloo, 130 King St

Oct 9- Ottawa, Raw Sugar w/ Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

Oct 10- St Catharines, Merchant Ale House w/ Hot Panda

Oct 12- Toronto, Rancho Relaxo

Oct 13- Kingston, The Mansion w/ Hot Panda

Oct 14- Quebec City, L’Agitee w/ Hot Panda

Oct 15- Rimouski, L’après-Match w/ Hot Panda

Oct 16- Fredericton- The Capitol w/Hot Panda

Oct 17- Charlottetown, Babba’s w/ Hot Panda

Oct 18- Moncton, The Paramount w/ Hot Panda

Oct 19- Sydney, Bunker’s w/Hot Panda

Oct 21 – Halifax, Seahorse Tavern (Halifax Pop Explosion)

Oct 23- Halifax, Company House (Halifax Pop Explosion)

Oct 26- Montreal, Casa Del Popolo

Oct 27- Brooklyn, Goodbye Blue Monday

Oct 28 – New York City, Pianos w/ Oh No Oh My

Oct 29- Toronto, The Rivoli
More to come hopefully!

New Boats album now available!

Posted Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

New Boats album, Cannonballs, Cannonballs, now available! Get it on iTunes, this site, or your local record shop. If they don’t have it, punch them in the mouth until they do!

Extreme Spelling Bee – “Name Withheld”

Posted Friday, April 9th, 2010

Streaming New Songs

Posted Sunday, March 21st, 2010

Every week, we will be streaming a new song from “Cannonballs, Cannonballs” on our Myspace page. This week: “A Tinfoil Everythings.” www.myspace.com/boatthemusicband