Government Town has been awarded $10,000 through Rawlco Radio's 10k20 commercial recording funding project. http://www.rawlco.com/10k20/
Tune into 'Saskatchewan Weekend with Dan Reynish' Sunday July 6, 2014, at 8:00 A.M. for a preview of the 10th Annual Gateway Festival. The program will feature new music off Government Town's upcoming album.
Government Town is performing at this summer's Gateway Festival in Bengough, Saskatchewan (July 25-27, 2014).
This year's line-up includes: THE SHEEPDOGS, TIM HICKS, THE DEEP DARK WOODS, JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE, LIBRARY VOICES, DANIEL ROMANO, and many more.
Government Town has been nominated for 2 Independent Music Awards in the following categories:
- Holiday Song - http://www.independentmusicawards.com/imanominee/13th/Song/Holiday-Song
- Story Song - http://www.independentmusicawards.com/imanominee/13th/Song/Story-Song
The full list of nominees can be found at http://www.independentmusicawards.com/imanominee/13th
Government Town's self-titled debut album was named to the following "Best Albums of 2013" lists:
Taron Cochrane (#2 Best Album of 2013):
Brad Prosko (#2 Best Album of 2013):
A big thanks to Greg Torrington and Galaxie Radio for including 'Christmas Song' in their holiday programming.
Mark Weber (Buffalo, New York):
Eastvan (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada):
Music Regina (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada):
Thanks to everyone who nominated Government Town for Prairie Dog Magazine's 'Best of Regina 2013'. If you are interested in voting you can click on the attached link:
Voting is open until October 21, 2013.
Government Town's "Enough Light" is featured in a video for Animal Rescue Korea. View the video by clicking on the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NryDBfFWH_c. For more information on Animal Rescue Korea, and the dogs (Needles, Bear, Wally and Nari) in the video, check out the links at the bottom of the video.
Government Town is featured in "The Buzz" section of the summer 2013 issue of The Session magazine published by SaskMusic. To learn more about SaskMusic and The Session check out SaskMusic's website at http://www.saskmusic.org/.
Government Town is excited to announce that its self-titled debut CD is now available on iTunes. You can find it at the following link (click on the link to view):
Government Town will be performing at O'Hanlon's Irish Pub on Tuesday July, 23rd, 2013.