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Chris Murray, Los Furios, Heads Hang Heavy and the Bone Daddies Photo Essay

6 February 2013 No Comment

Winter Wipe-Out at the Rickshaw

By John Prentice

Winter Wipe out at the Rickshaw was a blast, listening to the great Chris Murray from LA and local Vancouver reggae /ska bands Los Furios, Heads Hang Heavy and Bone Daddies. Proved to rock the Rickshaw. A great turn out to support local Indie bands in this genre. Read more about each band.

Heads Hang Heavy

Marrying the roots of Reggae, the meatiness of the Blues, and a splash of Ska – HHH complete their west coast blend with original music and tasty vocals that stir your thoughts and warm the soul.

Bone Daddies 

Their musical influences, come from a wide varitey of musical genre’s including ska, reggae, swing, jazz, rockabilly and punk. The Band has created a sound that is familar and yet distinctivly unique.

Los Furios 

Los Furios are a 6 piece band from Vancouver BC Canada. After almost a decade together, Los Furios have become one of the West-coast’s biggest ska bands, and were recently voted one of Vancouver’s top ten bands.

Chris Murray 

Chris Murray is a unique force on today’s music scene. Born in Toronto, he earned a strong reputation as a dynamic performer and gifted songwriter as leader of influential Canadian ska group King Apparatus. After the breakup of King Apparatus, Chris moved to LA, entering LA’s ultra-purist rock steady scene armed only with an acoustic guitar, Chris has become a leading figure in the world’s foremost authentic Jamaican music community.

Oswaldo Perez Cabrera …Host of a weekly Tuesday morning radio program ” The Morning After Show ” up at CiTR 101.9 FM

Oswaldo Perez Cabrera is a Mexican journalist living in Vancouver. He also organizes many local music events including The Indie Pop Vancouver Series, an Open Mic at Displace Hashery and weekly Friday and Saturday night music at the British Ex-Servicemen’s Assoc at 1143 Kingsway st. Oswaldo Perez Cabrera is a driving force within the Vancouver’s cultural scene, especially the Vancouver’s independent music scene.

Rod Matheson…Videographer and creator of “EverydayMusic”  

Rod’s latest music video venture is his new You tube channel, called: ” EveryDayMusic ” With a goal of posting a new musician everyday.! until he reaches 1000 acts, songs, in 1000 days!

Rod will post a new song/artist everyday, so please check out hos site above. Rod’s contibution to documenting and promoting Vancouver’s emerging Indie music scene is valuable and entertaining as well as helpful for musicians to getting their music out there. Please check out!,  his fantastic music videos of Vancouver’s Indie talent at


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