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Echo & the Bunnymen Vancouver 2016 concert at Commodore Ballroom

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DH Vancouver Staff Apr 05, 2016 3:09 pm

English post-punk group Echo & the Bunnymen are coming to the Commodore Ballroom in September.

The band gained cult status in the mid-80s after they went mainstream and scored a U.K. top ten hit with their song “The Cutter.” Ocean Rain, their landmark album, followed in 1984 and spawned the hit singles “The Killing Moon,” “Silver,” and “Seven Seas.”

After drummer Peter de Freitas died in a car accident and vocalist Ian McCulloch left the band to pursue a solo career, things weren’t quite the same. A reincarnation of the band was met with critical panning and they split in 1993.

Then, in 1997, after McCulloch rejoined the band alongside guitarist Will Sergeant and bass player Les Pattinson, Echo & the Bunnymen got another top 10 hit with “Nothing Lasts Forever.”

Echo & the Bunnymen with guests

  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Saturday, September 24; doors open at 7 p.m.
  • Tickets: On sale Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m. at livenation.com.
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