In our first year of existence, Cinéma L’amour has played 38 shows alongside nearly 100 fantastic bands including Future of the Left, the Hoof and the Heel, the Luyas, Man Your Horse, Play Guitar, Absent Sound, The Reason, Faux Fur, Locomotive 8, Ultra Mega, Bend Sinister, Vampires, Welsh Cinema and many, many others. We’ve been on tour four times, driven over 20000 kilometers (in 6 different vehicles), seen the great lakes, the prairies, the mountains, and the pacific ocean. We’ve performed in legendary venues across the country including the Cobalt in Vancouver, Amigos Cantina in Saskatoon, the Drake hotel in Toronto, and Casa Del Popolo in Montreal. We’ve also played in a suburban living room in Waterloo, a vintage clothing and book store in Winnipeg, a hot dog restaurant in Calgary, an art gallery in Ottawa, and a few late night loft parties here at home.
We’ve also self released an EP and a Single, sold out of both and reprinted them multiple times, been written about in Magazines (both print and digital), performed live on the radio, been featured on podcasts, and posted up on blogs.
We have made countless friends, eaten in countless subway restaurants, slept on couches and floors in all manner of abodes, demolished seemingly impossible bar tabs and had way too much fun to properly encapsulate in words.
And now, on the eve of our first anniversary, we’re gonna celebrate.
On Saturday, the 13th of November, we invite you all to our home in Griffintown to begin our second year as a band on a high note. This special, not to be repeated performance will feature an ensemble of our friends, including past members of The Hoof and The Heel and Emperor Bulash, as well as a live burlesque show courtesy of Lady Josephine and Miss Sucre a la Creme! I can assure you you’ve never seen anything like it before, and to miss out on the event would be a travesty!
All of this would not have been possible without the incredible support we’ve received from our families, friends new and old, and everyone who likes to rock out at our shows. Thank you!
See you on the 13th!