Ballantynes' Debut New "Misery" Live Video

Vancouver’s The Ballantynes are known for their combustible live performances. They’ve proven that they have been able to translate this fire to all the 7 inches, EPs and their stellar full length album Dark Drives, Life Signs, but to see them in a live setting is a kin to what it must’ve been like seeing the birth of rock 'n' roll. The playing is raw and electric, the personalities are big, and above all else, every single soul in the room can’t stop dancing. The band is about to embark on a short tour of Vancouver Island this weekend and to get all you lucky islanders ready the band is sharing the new live video for their song “Misery”. Filmed during the album release show for Dark Drives, Life Signs at The Fox Cabaret in Vancouver, the clip is a sweaty blast of organ, walking bass lines and a ton of tambourine. Played impeccably by the band and a featured horn section, the video captures what it feels like to be at a Ballantynes show without unfortunately being at a Ballantynes show. Check out their live dates below and sink into “Misery”, which is honestly anything but.

Thursday May 4th – The Vault, Nanaimo

Friday May 5th - CFUV "Basement Closet Sessions" (UVIC)

Saturday May 6th – Moby’s Pub, Salt Spring Island

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