Chris Kirby’s Stank Fest ‘09

A farting contest it is not. But what else could Stank Fest be? Well, it’s “fierce, it’s fun, and it’s unnecessary” according to organizer Chris Kirby. Over the course of a two nights, some of the best string players the city has to offer will duel on stage with their sonic weapons in a no-holds-barred battle to the death. Rock guitars, acoustic guitars, guitars of the Spanish/jazz persuasion, and even some fierce (duelling!) banjo and dobro will be thrown in. Friday night is all-electric, while Saturday is all-acoustic. On your marks… Shred!

The Fat Cat, $10 (In support of Chris Kirby’s upcoming CD, Vampire Hotel) Friday, Mar 27 & Saturday Mar 28 at 10:30pm)

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Does anyone know where there’s some studio space for rent in St. John’s?

I want to get some studio space in the city and wondering what’s available, if anything. Reasonable rates. Anyone have studio space to share? Is there a shortage of studio space in St.John’s and what can be done about it? Informed opinions and not snark greatly appreciated. Asked by Vanessa Wade

8 September 2010

  1. Elling Lien · September 8, 2010

    We admit, we didn’t quite know what was up with the smelly name, but according to this article about the show in The Muse, the name “Stank Fest” comes from the faces Kirby makes as he’s playing guitar. Heh.

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