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DOWN WITH THE BUTTERFLY
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
SONG LIST
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Stanley's Theory RISE
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Breaking Up Barn Arse Treeple Tapeworm
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Tank Rise
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blue and green rise
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two stories rise
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CONCERTS, TOURS, GIGS
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NEWS AND STUFF
Sep 09, 2012
Down With The Butterfly's second full-length album is available for streaming and purchase now! Check it out here: http://downwiththebutterfly.bandcamp.com/
May 02, 2008
Down With The Butterfly will be performing at a birthday party and fundraiser for Amnesty International (which turns 47 this year!)

The show is being held at the McInnes Room at the Dalhousie University SUB on Wednesday, May 28th from 7pm till 10pm. Other performers include The Electric Suits and Danger Bees (from Dartmouth).

Advance tickets will be on sale soon.

peace.
GET THE GOODS
RECOMMENDED IF YOU LIKE: Neil Young, Wilco, Radiohead
RECORDS: RISE (2006), Barn Arse Treeple Tapeworm (2005), All The Pieces (2012)
BAND: Dave Scholten (vocals/guitar), Kris Pope (guitar/vocals), Ian M. Sherwood (bass), Jason Burns (drums)
LINKS: Down With The Butterfly - ALL THE PIECES TANK video
ARTIST'S BIO
Down With The Butterfly learned pop music from Led Zeppelin, Neil Young, Jimi Hendrix, and Gordon Lightfoot. They grew up listening to albums.

The music and brief history of Down With The Butterfly is intense, beautiful, and insightful. The band formed in early 2005 in Halifax, Nova Scotia when Dave Scholten, Kris Pope, Jason Burns, and Ian Sherwood began practicing new songs in a small house. These rehearsals quickly expanded and the group began to play shows around Halifax and by the end of the summer they had toured all the way to Ontario and back. Throughout the fall and winter the band recorded songs for an album while continuing to maintain their busy touring schedule. In May 2006 the group embarked on a string of successful "cd release" shows, despite the fact their cd was unable to be released due to problems at the USA/Canada border. Eventually, their ECMA award nominated debut album, RISE, was released in June of 2006 and the band toured from Newfoundland to Ontario in support of it. For the next year and a half the band continued to tour, using the opportunity to arrange, write, and refine new songs live in front of audiences. By 2008 the group was playing almost all unreleased material during live shows, but by this time they had driven two vans into oblivion and so they decided to call it quits with touring. Since then they have parted ways in order to focus on individual musical projects.

In early 2008 Down With The Butterfly recorded material for a sophomore album, and it is now available: http://downwiththebutterfly.bandcamp.com/