The Speakeasies

The Speakeasies


The Speakeasies make good sounds. The most recent ECHO readers poll voted us: (A Tri-City Music Paper) BEST LOCAL BAND---BEST LOCAL ALBUM OF 2006: runner-up----- BEST LOCAL BAND NAME BEST LOCAL CONCERT OF 06': runner-up----- LOCAL BAND MOST LIKELY TO MAKE IT BIG----BEST LOCAL BAND TO DANCE TO


The Speakeasies have been playing together for almost two years now. Having performed twice at Hillside, Ontario's hottest festival and subsequently being featured on the back page of the National Posts Art section as a result. The Speakeasies have also performed at many of the premier live music venues in Toronto (The Horseshoe numerous times, The Bovine Sex Club, The El Mocambo, Lee's Palace in the Exclaim Cup Hootenany, The Rivoli, and many more.) Consistently playing around southern Ontario, The Speakeasies have been known to frequent the hot clubs of Windsor, London, Hamilton, Waterloo, Kitchener, Oshawa and all over Guelph. Having shared the stage with the likes of Arcade Fire, Bedouin Soundclash, The Golden Dogs, James McKenty & the Spades, C'Mon, The Novaks, and countless other amazing Canadian artists. The Speakeasies high energy show is coming to a town near you soon, stay tuned.


Demo 1 - 2005, recorded at Gas Station Studios with Dale Morningstar
Demo 2 - 2006, recorded in our living room

songs are listed on New Music Canada, and our Myspace page

The Speakeasies are frequently played on College Radio Stations in Guelph, London, Peterborough, Toronto and Kingston, the most commonly played are Shakin Yer Bodee Right, Come On, and The Good Times Parade

Set List

Come On
The Goodtimes Parade
They Chased Me Over Here
The Race
Lucky Man
Hold Out Your Hand
Macy's Shoes
Ocean's Moving
Shakin Yer Bodee Right
The Better Side of Not So Good

Covers we play include
Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
Psycho Killer - The Talking Heads
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
Where is my Mind - The Pixies
Little Wing - Jimi Hendrix
Across the Universe - The Beatles
Fire - Jimi Hendrix
So Lonely - The Police