By: Jenna Melanson
In May two of great Vancouver bands will be taking off on a tour together, Alea Rae & The Good In Everyone. The two will embark on a tour to Montreal and back, with the kickoff show being May 21 at the Fox Cabaret in Vancouver.
If you haven’t heard of these bands, it’s time you do, so we decided in honour of the tour, we would conduct a special 2-in-1 interview! So keep reading below to find out lots more about these amazing Canadian bands. Also, if you’re looking for their tour dates, look no further:
5/21 Vancouver, BC @ The Fox Cabaret
5/28 Banff, AB @ Hi Alpine Centre
5/29 Edmonton, AB @ Brixx w/ We Were Friends and Run Deer Run
5/30 Calgary, AB @ Nite Owl w/ The Ashley Hundred and I Am The Mountain
5/31 Saskatoon, SK @ The Capitol w/ We Were Friends and Matt Stinn
6/3 Sudbury, ON @ The Townehouse
6/4 Toronto, ON @ The Piston w/ Noble Oak and Bare Claws
6/5 Peterborough, ON @ The Garnet w/ Cool Hands and Shore Thing
6/6 Ottawa, ON @ Avante-Garde Bar w/ The Haig and Kaylie Seaver
6/7 Montreal, QC @ Divan Orange w/ Grand Lark and The Nobodies
6/9 Kingston, ON @ The Mansion w/ Kasador and Xprime
6/11 Thunder Bay, ON @ The Foundry w/ Android 16 and Don’t You(,) Mean People?
6/12 Winnipeg, MB @ Suite 421 w/ Hearing Trees and Micah Visser
6/13 Moose Jaw, SK @ Common Café
6/14 Regina, AB @ Club at The Exchange w/ Nick Faye and The Deputies
6/16 Cranbrook, BC @ The Byng
When did you first decide you wanted to pursue music?
Alea Rae: All of us decided at different times and grew up with different backgrounds. Originally I (Alea) was performing as a solo artist and looking for backing musicians, and after I met Jeremiah and Patrick we naturally amalgamated into a three piece.
The Good In Everyone: Everyone in the band has played a variety of instruments from a young age, so I’m sure the idea of pursuing music has always been something each of us has toyed with. I can’t think of a time when I didn’t want to pursue music. Ever since I started playing piano when I was 5 I have wanted to be a musician in some capacity. Wanting to be a concert pianist morphed into wanting to be in a touring pop-punk band which gave way to indie rock music as I got older and my tastes changed.