Vancouver's Fall Down/Get Down Festival Gets Roky Erickson, Obits, Needles//Pins, Tough Age
Published Sep 24, 2013Vancouver music fest Fall Down/Get Down has unveiled all the details behind this year's instalment, with headlining acts attached to the event including psych rock guru Roky Erickson, Obits, Needles//Pins and more.
The festival is spread out around city venues between November 14 and 17, kicking off with the previously announced Obits show at the Biltmore Cabaret with ex-Unwound outfit Survival Knife and locals Charm.
Austin "deathpop" troupe the Hex Dispensers headline a gig at the Astoria the next night on November 15, with other slots taken up by power pop blazers the Tranzmitors, rough-neck hardcore purists Vacant State, and more.
The Saturday (November 16) is the big day, with four shows going on around town. Tough Age play their record release party for their self-titled debut at the Biltmore, a Mammoth Cave party is being headlined by Nervous Talk at Neptoon Records, and Needles//Pins will punk it up at the Electric Owl.
Saving the big guns for the final day, former 13th Floor Elevators guitarist Roky Erickson will likewise play the Electric Owl, with the evening also featuring opening sets from locals the Ballantynes and Dead Ghosts.
While single tickets will be available for the shows, a weekend pass will go for $40, plus a service charge of $4.50. You can nab a pass over here.