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Dave Rave June 26 Hamilton CD Release Party

Jun. 10th, 2010


DAVE RAVE CD RELEASE PARTY ON JUNE 26 in HAMILTON

Dave Rave's debut rock album on the Bongo Beat label, LIVE WITH WHAT YOU KNOW, will be released in Canada on June 15th.

Before it was officially released anywhere it had already debuted at #1 on WSCA Radio, Portsmouth, NH. Terry Blake, WSCA Musicco-ordinator describes it as music "that makes you want to stand, sing and dance the night away!"

Here is your chance to see the Canadian debut of LIVE WITH WHAT YOU KNOW at the CD Release party taking place on June 26th, 2010.

WHO: Dave Rave with Special Guests including Lauren Agnelli (Washington Squares/ Nervus Rex) along with Mark Foley, Jack Pedler, Mike Hickey,
Ed Roth and Rick Andrew
WHEN: Saturday, June 26th at 8pm
WHERE: Fenian Films- 211 Locke Street South, Hamilton, Ontario
Tickets are $20.00 and are available now at Picks and Sticks Music at 208 Locke Street South (905-528-6058)

The album is called LIVE WITH WHAT YOU KNOW and features an all-star cast of international musicians with members of The Trews, Plastic Heroes, Rick Andrew (The Shakers), Sonic Blue Sound Review, Mark McCarron, The Maddhatters, Gary Pig Gold and the debut of vocalist Kate MacDonald on "Silver Lines" and other artists. A complete list of credits is here:

Dave Rave approached this new album as a journey. Dave's original journey began at Grant Avenue studio where he began his career with Daniel Lanois at the helm. The beginning of this journey brought Dave back to Grant Avenue to work with one of its brightest lights, Amy King. The journey continued on to New Jersey where he got reacquainted with Gary Pig Gold and John Huelbig (Paul Simon). It was then on to England and the new groove of the Plastic Heroes followed by a trip to Paris to capture the wild drums of Christophe DesChamps (Celine Dion,Vince Taylor). The journey then winded its way back to Niagara Falls to producer Paul Gigliotti (Wave) and the Maddhatters, who recently played with Bruce Springsteen. Then it was off to the country where Dave was able to conduct musical experiments with The Trews, Mark Foley and producer Dave King at his studio, The Barn. Returning to New York, Dave Rave continued the journey with producer/songwriter Michael Mazzarella and the group Sonic Blue Sound Review, a group of New York pop allstars, and then headed over to Long Island to work with long time collaborator Mark McCarron. To complete the circle Dave reunited with fellow Shaker, Rick Andrew at his son, Jamie Andrew's,
studio.

The production of LIVE WITH WHAT YOU KNOW was directed by Lisa Millar, mastered by Paul Intson with Photography and Design by Ralph Alfonso.

Dave's new album was recently released in the US to be followed by Canada, UK, Germany and Holland in the coming months.

Dave Rave debuted his new album with an all-star showcase at SXSW Austin, Texas, and continues to tour through the US, UK, Italy, France, Germany
and Canada.

His current tour dates and other info can be found at: 
 
Who is Dave Rave?
Dave Rave is one of the iconic pioneers of the1977 punk explosion still active and creating as a band leader, producer, and songwriter. In the last 2 years alone he was featured on a live radio broadcast on BBC Liverpool, headlined the legendary Cavern Club, toured through France and Germany and all in addition to a gigging schedule in the US and Canada that sees him on the road almost every day of the year. He is called the Nick Lowe of Canada and his knack for a pop hook has made him an in-demand songwriting partner for the likes of platinum selling The Trews, Jack Douglas (John Lennon, etc), John Wesley Harding, Jon
Tiven, Alex Chilton, Lauren Agnelli (Washington Squares), Billy Ficca (Television) and other artists spanning all musical genres.

All Music site - full credits:

See Dave Rave play the live single "Anne-Marie" from LIVE WITH WHAT YOU KNOW during his recent European Tour:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZAiaS1vl_s

TO INTERVIEW DAVE RAVE, GET A REVIEW COPY OF LIVE WITH WHAT YOU KNOW , TO RECEIVE A BIO AND GET A HIGH RES PHOTO OF DAVE RAVE, PLEASE CONTACT:  lisa@dave-rave.com

This record is distributed by Outside Music in Canada, Burnside Distribution in the US, Proper Music in the UK, New Music in Germany and Sonic Rendezvous in Holland.  LIVE WITH WHAT YOU KNOW can also be found on both iTunes and Amazon worldwide

http://itunes.apple.com/ca/preorder/live-with-what-you-know/id371370675



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SPECIAL GUEST: LAUREN AGNELLI


LAUREN AGNELLI -- BACK IN THE HAMMER AGAIN!

Back in the ‘80’s, the Washington Squares were on tour in Ontario, with Hamilton, Ontario as one of their first stops. At McMaster’s infamous RAThskellar, the raucous folk trio rocked away the night – with Hamilton’s rock royalty present, most notably Dave Rave and friends. In 1990, Dave and Lauren began working together, and all through the ‘90’s, Lauren Agnelli called the Hammer her second home. On Saturday, June 26th, Lauren comes home to the Hammer to join Dave onstage for his new CD release (LIVE WITH WHAT YOU KNOW) party, playing in his band and playing a set of her own songs as well. For 20 years, Dave and Lauren have been songwriting partners, and that tradition continues with most of the music they’ll be making at Fenian Films at the big Dave Rave CD release party. According to Lauren, another Hamilton tradition continues: “There are still more Tim Horton’s coffee shops in the Hammer than any other city I’ve seen – it amazed me back in the ‘80’s, and it still continues to astonish,” she marvels.


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