Sparkling Apple at Donegals

Another surprise appearance by Sparkling Apple at Donegal’s in Surrey. Twice in the same year? Whoa, that’s ALREADY more than we played in all of 2017! Let’s hope we survive long enough to celebrate our 50th Anniversary in 2019! At Thursday night’s Freakrock Jam on March 29th, we played Born On the Bayou (“play some CCR, man”) and by request, unearthed a decidedly uneven intrepretation of I’m Only Here For the Beer — yes, I forgot the second verse, but nobody noticed, did they? We ended our three-song extravaganza with Red House by Jimi, “because Art wanted to play it”. We had people dancing for at least one of the songs!

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Surprise Appearance!

Posted: March 27, 2018 in 21st Century, Gigs, Rock n Roll

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Sparkling Apple makes an announced and uncalled for surprise appearance at the February 22nd edition of the Freakrock Jam at Donegal’s Irish House in Surrey BC.! If we play in 2019, we will have been together for fifty years! (Photo by Lisa Freakrock.)

 

Budd and Joanne’s Wedding

Posted: September 27, 2016 in 21st Century, Gigs, Rock Show

Photos of Sparkling Apple at East Delta Hall, most of which were taken by Lisa Freakrock on September 24, 2016, at the wedding of Budd Marr (who used to play bass for Sweeney Todd) and Joanne Stern. Several musicians were invited to share the stage, including Elio Martelli, Mike Kelly, Dave Vidal, Doug and the Slugs, the Shindiggers and many luminaries of the live music scene! Black and white shot by Michelle Yu.

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Sullivan Hall 2016

Posted: May 2, 2016 in 21st Century, Gigs, Rock Show

Our annual gig! We played at Sullivan Community Centre (otherwise known as Sullivan Hall) in Surrey BC on April 23, 2016. Other bands on the show were Wailin’ Walker and Jerry Doucette. Photo by Char Davidson.

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April 21, 2016

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Sparkling Apple with Lisa Freakrock
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Sparkling Apple at Freakrock Jam
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Captain Maniac at the Freakrock Jam (3 above photos by Char Davison)

Our Annual Gig!

Posted: April 24, 2016 in 21st Century, Gigs, Rock Show

This time we were the special guests at Sullivan Hall in Surrey BC on April 23, 2016. Headlining the show were Jerry Doucette and Wailin’ Walker.

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Some shots taken at the show:

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Sparkling Apple with our merch girl, Michele Thibodeault.
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IMG_6155Wailing’ Walker, with Lisa Freakrock videotaping and Char Davidson taking photos.

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Captain Maniac on the drums at the Biltmore Hotel jam, October 2015. Photo by Shona Ellis.