Raleigh

Live Act Indie Experimental Melodic
Raleigh - Indie Experimental Melodic Live Act in Calgary

Raleigh Short Info

Unafraid of both straight-up hooks and experimental song structure, Raleigh is a band carving their own space in new music. Thoughtful refrains are woven by vocals, cello, and guitar, with drums and bass treading the groove together. It is indie rock, damaged by art, delicate and exposed but intimately pointed, connectivity through song.

Raleigh’s sophomore record, ‘Sun Grenades & Grenadine Skies’ was released in late 2013. The album spent six consecutive weeks on the Earshots! National top 50, being cited as “a sophisticated and seemingly infinite journey of musical exploration,” (Rokline Mag). As the Toronto Star put it, “there's no denying the poise and discipline with which Raleigh struts its mysterious stuff.”

The album put the band back in a van and took them across Canada twice, then overseas from Edinburgh to Berlin with six weeks of European tour dates, totalling over one-hundred-fifty shows in six countries through 2013/2014.

Raleigh continue to epitomize the concept of a hardworking, independent Canadian band. With a palm on the pulse of the world of live music, the kids that go to shows, and the floors they invite you to sleep on, Raleigh’s music derives from the fervour of the lives of the people they cross paths with.

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
Calgary Folk Festival, Sled Island Music Festival, NXNE, Salmon Arm Roots & Blues, Festival Of Friends, Dan Mangan, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Lower Dens, AroarA, Snowblink, the Books, Cold Specks, Royal Canoe, Wake Owl, Chad Vangaalen, Reuben & the Dark

AWARDS
2010 Calgary Folk Festival Songwriting Contest Clea Anais, 2nd Place
2009 Calgary Folk Festival Songwriting Contest Brock Geiger, Best Performance

Unafraid of both straight-up hooks and experimental song structure, Raleigh is a band carving their own space in new music. Thoughtful refrains are woven by vocals, cello, and guitar, with drums and bass treading the groove together. It is indie rock, damaged by art, delicate and exposed but intimately pointed, connectivity through song.

Raleigh’s sophomore record, ‘Sun Grenades & Grenadine Skies’ was released in late 2013. The album spent six consecutive weeks on the Earshots! National top 50, being cited as “a sophisticated and seemingly infinite journey of musical exploration,” (Rokline Mag). As the Toronto Star put it, “there's no de...

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Past Gigs Raleigh

  • 01 | 2016 Broken City/ Calgary, AB Big Winter Classic
  • 11 | 2015 Chinese Cultural Centre/ Calgary, AB Market Collective
  • 10 | 2015 the Gateway/ Calgary, AB w/ Chic Gamine
  • 09 | 2015 Wunderbar/ Edmonton, AB
  • 09 | 2015 Margaret Greenham Theatre/ Banff, AB Banff Centre Showcase
  • 09 | 2015 the Club/ Banff, AB Banff Centre Showcase
  • 09 | 2015 WineOhs/ Calgary, AB w/ Parkland
  • 08 | 2015 Commonwealth/ Calgary, AB w/ tine shrine
  • 06 | 2015 Burdock/ Toronto, ON w/ Olenka & the Autumn Lovers
  • 03 | 2015 Broken City/ Calgary, AB
  • 03 | 2015 Art Evolution Gallery/ Calgary, AB
  • 03 | 2015 The Emerald/ Vancouver, BC w/ Olenka & the Autumn Lovers
  • 08 | 2014 Rifflandia Festival/ Victoria, BC Rifflandia Music Festival
  • 07 | 2014 Holy Oak/ Toronto, ON
  • 07 | 2014 Festival of Friends/ Hamilton, ON Festival of Friends
  • 06 | 2014 Palomino/ Calgary, AB
  • 06 | 2014 Heritage Park/ Calgary, AB Music in the Plaza
  • 06 | 2014 Calgary Folk Festival/ Calgary, AB Calgary Folk Festival
  • 05 | 2014 Belljar Cafe/ Toronto, ON
  • 05 | 2014 Sled Island Festival/ Calgary, AB Sled Island Music Festival/ Royal Canoe
  • 04 | 2014 WECC/ Winnipeg, MB
  • 04 | 2014 Wine-Ohs/ Calgary, AB SoundOFF YYC Music Calgary Showcase
  • 02 | 2014 Republik/ Calgary, AB w/ Wake Owl
  • 01 | 2014 Litfass/ Bremen, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Kunst & Buhne/ Celle, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Kito Club/ Bremen, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Grusewsky// Emden, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Katakomben/ Achim, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Schwarzer Bar/ Wilhelmshaven, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Parallelwelt/ Hamburg, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Zennegat Club/ Michelen, BEL
  • 01 | 2014 CentralTheatre/ Brake, GER
  • 01 | 2014 GIG Linden/ Hannover, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Begu Lemwerder/ Lemwerder, GER
  • 01 | 2014 LOX/ Bremen, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Bei Beppo/ Oldenburg, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Cultrual Centre/ Schneverdingen, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Freundlich Kompetent/ Hamburg, GER
  • 01 | 2014 De Nul/ Hengelo, NLD
  • 01 | 2014 GLucklich Cafe/ Bremen, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Big Buttinsky/ Osanbruck, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Altes Amstgericht/ Lilenthal, GER
  • 01 | 2014 Maximillian/ Neinburg, GER
  • 12 | 2013 Union Chapel Islington/ London, UK
  • 12 | 2013 Dublin Castle/ London, UK
  • 12 | 2013 Sneaky Pete's/ Edinburgh, UK
  • 12 | 2013 Broken City/ Calgary, AB w/ Labcoast, Distance Bullock
  • 12 | 2013 Windmill Brixton/ London, UK
  • 11 | 2013 Cobalt/ Vancouver, BC
  • 11 | 2013 Red Roof Studio/ Duchess, AB
  • 11 | 2013 Wunderbar/ Edmonton, AB w/ rattle rattle
  • 11 | 2013 Ironwood Stage/ Calgary, AB w/ Clinton St John, Samantha Savage Smith
  • 11 | 2013 Streaming Cafe/ Kelowna, BC
  • 10 | 2013 WECC/ Winnipeg, MB
  • 10 | 2013 APK Live/ London, ON
  • 10 | 2013 Le Pantoum/ Quebec City, QC w/ Royal Canoe
  • 10 | 2013 Gus' Pub/ Halifax, NS
  • 10 | 2013 Plan B/ Moncton, NB
  • 10 | 2013 Creative City Centre/ Regina, SK
  • 10 | 2013 Pressed Cafe/ Ottawa, ON
  • 10 | 2013 The Artel/ Kingston, ON
  • 10 | 2013 Supermarket/ Toronto, ON
  • 10 | 2013 the Phog/ Windsor, ON
  • 10 | 2013 Le Cagibi/ Montreal, QC
  • 10 | 2013 Niel Jones Studio/ Rockglen, SK
  • 10 | 2013 Vangeli's/ Saskatoon, SK
  • 10 | 2013 Elephant Room/ Brandon, MB
  • 09 | 2013 Ironwood Stage/ Calgary, AB Breakout West WCMA's
  • 09 | 2013 WineOh's/ Calgary, AB Breakout West WCMA's
  • 08 | 2013 Palomino/ Calgary, AB w/ AurorA
  • 08 | 2013 Festival Hall/ Calgary, AB Alberta Culture Days
  • 06 | 2013 Commonwealth/ Calgary, AB BIG YYC
  • 05 | 2013 Sled Island Festival/ Calgary, AB w/ Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Travis Bretzer

Discography Raleigh

  • 2014 Remixes SGGS Remix | independent
  • 2013 Sun Grenades & Grenadine Skies Album | independent
  • 2011 New Times In Black and White Album | independent

Media

  • Media China Flowers
  • Video "Carebear," RALEIGH (Offici...
  • Video "It Will Rise," RALEIGH (Of...
  • Video Raleigh - Just Kids (unrele...
  • Media Inside Lines

Fan Radar

598 Follower

Origin

  • Calgary CA

Founded

  • 2010

Members

  • Brock Geiger Vocals, Guitar
  • Clea Anais Vocals, Cello, Keys
  • Matt Doherty Drums
  • Will Maclellan Bass

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