Previous events

Oct14

Runnin' Down a Dream

Backstage Lounge, 1585 Johnston, Vancouver, BC

Saturday, October 14th IMU presents RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute & FEEL GOOD HITS Queens Of The Stone Age Tribute @ The Backstage Lounge, 1585 Johnston Street. Doors 9pm / Show 9:30pm / $10 cover

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM (Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology

FEEL GOOD HITS pay homage to Queens Of The Stone Age, playing blistering tunes that explode like depth charges in the night. QOTSA's visceral, fist-pumping sludge rock is a powerful combination of bullseye downstrokes and drumbeats backing gasoline-drenched jams culminating in grandiose, unbelievably catchy songs. http://www.facebook.com/feelgoodhits

Runnin' Down a Dream

Fairview Pub, 898 W. Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia

Saturday, September 9th IMU presents RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute, AMERICAN WOMAN A Tribute to the Guess Who & ALIVE N KISSIN' Vancouver's Premier Kiss Tribute @ The Fairview, 898 West Broadway . Show 9:30pm / $10 cover

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM (Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology. http://www.facebook.com/tompettytributeband

AMERICAN WOMAN A Tribute to the Guess Who - Canada's first great rock band produced an incredible number of rockin', sing-along hits. Relive the great energy and songwriting magic of the Guess Who from a time when musicianship and powerful harmonies counted for something. http://www.facebook.com/americanwomantheguesswhotribute

ALIVE N KISSIN' is a Vancouver-based tribute band bringing the over the top, loud, rock'n'roll party energy of classic KISS concerts to the local stage. https://www.facebook.com/alivenkissin

Runnin' Down a Dream, American Woman--The Guess Who Tribute and Rippin' and Taron

Backstage Lounge, 1585 Johnston, Vancouver, BC

Friday, February 10th IMU presents RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute w/ AMERICAN WOMAN A Tribute to the Guess Who & RIPPIN' AND TARON @ The Backstage Lounge, 1585 Johnston Street. Doors 9pm / Show 9:30pm / $10 cover

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM (Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology. http://www.facebook.com/tompettytributeband

AMERICAN WOMAN A Tribute to the Guess Who - Canada's first great rock band produced an incredible number of rockin', sing-along hits. Relive the great energy and songwriting magic of the Guess Who from a time when musicianship and powerful harmonies counted for something. http://www.facebook.com/americanwomanguesswhotribute

RIPPIN' AND TARON - An electrifying Vancouver cover band with an unexpectedly diverse selection of the best rockin' tunes, Rippin' And Taron have the charisma and talent to get any crowd dancing 'til holes burn through the soles of their shoes! http://www.facebook.com/Rippin-and-Taron-1636890833245638

Runnin' Down a Dream

Fairview Pub, 898 W. Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM (Tom Petty Tribute)

Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology. http://www.facebook.com/tompettytributeband

RIPPIN' AND TARON - An electrifying Vancouver cover band with an unexpectedly diverse selection of the best rockin' tunes, Rippin' And Taron have the charisma and talent to get any crowd dancing 'til holes burn through the soles of their shoes! http://www.facebook.com/Rippin-and-Taron-1636890833245638

The RAT BASTARDS - Covering classic blues tunes and early rock and roll, The Rat Bastards is a local quartet that delivers their own style of grit and grind. http://soundcloud.com/jason-202132453

Feb12

ROCK'N'ROLL CIRCUS, MOONAGE DAYDREAM & RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM

Fairview Pub, 898 W. Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia

IMU presents ROCK'N'ROLL CIRCUS, MOONAGE DAYDREAM David Bowie Tribute & RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute @ The Fairview, 898 West Broadway . Show 9:30pm / $10 cover

ROCK'N'ROLL CIRCUS reminds you instantly of great jam bands from the '70s but with a modern spin. Influenced by classic artists like The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Neil Young and Tom Petty, the blues rock band features six hard working musicians based in Vancouver and Seattle. http://www.facebook.com/rnrcircus604

MOONAGE DAYDREAM is a collective of Vancouver tribute band alumni (Stone Cold Crazy, Day Trippers, Tongue) playing DAVID BOWIE's Ziggy-era repertoire with impeccable accuracy, taste and rock & roll groove, recreating the glam and excitement of the thin white duke's most colourful and rocking period! http://www.facebook.com/ziggytrib

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM (Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology. http://www.facebook.com/tompettytributeband

IMU presents The UNKNOWN SOLDIERS: A Celebration Of The Doors, RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute & The WALK-INS

Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, British Columbia

The UNKNOWN SOLDIERS come amazingly close to replicating the music of THE DOORS note for note while capturing their raw energy through each band member's interpretation, combining to deliver a groovy reproduction of a live Doors show that keeps audiences in a head-bobbing, toe-tapping trance. Their singer's Morrison-esque look, vibe and baritone voice combine with swirling organs and deft musicianship to captivate and transcend time and place, allowing audiences to be transported back in time to experience a taste of live shows that are now a part of rock mythology. http://www.facebook.com/unknownsoldiersband

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM (Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology. http://www.facebook.com/tompettytributeband

The WALK-INS - Featuring members of The Unknown Soldiers, Top Drawers & Captain Dust, The Walk-ins have conspired together to create a new musical concoction that seems strangely familiar yet somehow alien. Some say it's blues, some say it's rock or even urban folk... perhaps it's all three mixed together in a musical blender and seasoned with a dash of grit and grind and a hint of grunge. So sit back and let the Walk-Ins fill your body and soul with the eternal sounds of their musical madness. http://www.facebook.com/thewalkinsband

$10 at the door Age limit: 19+

JAPANESE COWBOY, RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM & The ELEVEN TWELVES

Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, British Columbia

JAPANESE COWBOY - Renowned for spawning ingenious creations of bad taste and dizzying chaos, Japanese Cowboy definitively delivers the innovative meta-rock stylings of WEEN. Ween's incredible musical diversity, reckless experimentation and cheeky humour has traversed almost every genre in existence, brilliantly blended with genuine rock'n'roll excitement. http://facebook.com/japanesecowboyband

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM (Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology. http://www.tompettytribute.ca/

The ELEVEN TWELVES - Full of fuzzy guitar riffs, soaring harmonies, manic drumming and vintage transistor organ, The Eleven Twelves specialize in playing '60s garage-rock. With a focus on the legendary NUGGETS compilations, they also play obscure gems and one hit wonders from the psychedelic era, capturing the raw energy and youthful spirit of the bands that influenced a generation. http://www.facebook.com/theeleventwelves

Age limit: 19+

IMU presents CRAZY DIAMONDS Pink Floyd Tribute, RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute & SEARCH PARTY

Fairview Pub, 898 W. Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia

https://www.facebook.com/events/772617352794900

CRAZY DIAMONDS are serious about honoring the music of PINK FLOYD, delivering a powerful, authentic live show that presents the best of the Floyd's mindblowing, psychedelic music. In the few years they've been together, Vancouver's one and only Pink Floyd tribute act has built up a growing fanbase by playing clubs like The Media Club, Railway Club and Backstage Lounge. http://www.crazydiamonds.ca/

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM (Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology. http://www.tompettytribute.ca/

SEARCH PARTY is a dynamic new female-fronted cover band spanning music from the 70s through the present day with a creative spin. Featuring skilled members of local bands like Coloursurround, their inventive sets range from Queen and The Police to The Raconteurs and Capital Cities. http://facebook.com/TheSearchParty604

$10 at the door Age limit: 19+

IMU presents IN THE EVENING Led Zeppelin Tribute, GENERATION WHO Canada's Who Tribute & RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute

Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, British Columbia

Join the Facebook event! http://www.facebook.com/events/655754801186085

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM (Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology.

http://www.tompettytribute.ca

GENERATION WHO - From hungry young artists in the mid-'60s to arena rock royalty of the '70s, The Who has constantly changed and reinvented itself. Generation Who showcase material from the legendary band's expansive catalogue and put on rousing performances on-stage. Brilliant, inspired and in top form, expect Generation Who to rock you with The Who's musical legacy!

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gen-Who/426698700700256

IN THE EVENING pay homage to LED ZEPPELIN, presenting the music of one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all time performed by the members of local Cult tribute act SPIRITWALKER. Immerse yourself in an authentic, hypnotic hard rock experience fueled by the power and majesty of Zeppelin’s iconic riffs, rhythms and textures delivered with faithful use of alternate tunings, effects units and analog bass pedals.

$10 Age limit: 19+

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM, STONE COLD CRAZY & DIRTY BLUE GROOVE

Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, British Columbia

Friday, August 15th IMU presents: RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute, STONE COLD CRAZY Queen Tribute & DIRTY BLUE GROOVE @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir . Show 10pm / $10 cover

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM (Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology. http://www.tompettytribute.ca/

STONE COLD CRAZY is Vancouver's foremost tribute to legendary UK rockers QUEEN, capturing their spirit, spectacle and songs with power and grace. Taking their mutual love of all things Mercury into the hearts and minds of Vancouver's classic rock fans, they skillfully deliver quintessential Queen from throughout their chart-topping career. Stone Cold Crazy is excited to introduce the gender-bending performance of singer/pianist Tania Gosgnach, channelling the legendary Freddie Mercury. Come and get your Queen on! http://www.facebook.com/stonecoldcrazytribute

DIRTY BLUE GROOVE is hard rockin' dirty blues from the '60s and '70s including covers from Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac. Inspired by bands like Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin, Dirty Blue Groove embraces a simple three piece concept that aims to rock hard and loud! http://www.facebook.com/dirtybluegroove

$10 Age limit: 19+

Runnin' Down a Dream w/ One Big Bicycle and Search Party

Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, British Columbia

RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/236760709835373

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM (Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology. http://www.tompettytribute.ca

ONE BIG BICYCLE is a fun-loving, entertaining, talented trio that plays melodic pop and blues-inflected rock. Featuring great male/female vocals and spirited energy inspired by classic bands like Jefferson Airplane and Fleetwood Mac, their musical passion is evident in their extensive and dynamic originals and covers. http://www.facebook.com/pages/One-Big-Bicycle/295433823817584

SEARCH PARTY is a dynamic new female-fronted cover band spanning music from the 70s through the present day with a creative spin. Featuring skilled members of local bands like Coloursurround, their inventive sets range from Queen and The Police to The Racounteurs and Capital Cities. http://facebook.com/TheSearchParty604

$10 Age limit: 19+

Runnin' Down a Dream

Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, British Columbia

Friday, March 7th IMU presents RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM ~ Tom Petty Tribute w/ DIRTY BLUE GROOVE & MOJO GROOVIN' @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir . Show 10pm / Purchase advance tickets online @ http://www.imuproductions.com/tix

RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM (Tom Petty Tribute) - Mark Ingram started Runnin' Down A Dream in 2009 as a way to introduce new fans to the music of one of the greatest songwriters in rock and roll while entertaining existing fans with familiar hits and standout rarities. This kick-ass band of experienced musicians will blow you away with their high energy takes on classic Tom Petty songs like American Girl, Free Fallin' and Mary Jane's Last Dance, not to mention a song or two from the Traveling Wilburys, Mudcrutch, and Petty's Live Anthology. http://www.tompettytribute.ca/

DIRTY BLUE GROOVE is hard rockin' dirty blues from the '60s and '70s including covers from Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac. Inspired by bands like Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin, Dirty Blue Groove embraces a simple three piece concept that aims to rock hard and loud! http://www.facebook.com/dirtybluegroove

MOJO GROOVIN' plays a mix of instrumental funk, blues and jazz music seasoned with Hammond organ and Latin rhythms. Featuring passionate, versatile musicians, their main influences come from jam masters such as George Benson, Herbie Hancock and Jimmy McGriff, just to name a few. http://www.facebook.com/mojogroovinband

$10

Sep14

Fanclub

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Fanclub, 1050 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC

Right after the Saturday jam, join us as we celebrate the killer guitar and songwriting of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers! Come early because we only play for an hour!

Age limit: 19+

Apr6

Fairview Pub

Fairview Pub, 898 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC


$10 Age limit: All ages

Jan18

Fairview Pub

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Fairview Pub, 898 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC

We are headlining a triple-bill. Details here:

https://www.facebook.com/events/576376512379042/?fref=ts

$10 Age limit: 19+

Nov17

Fairview Pub

Fairview Pub, 898 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC

IMU presents FEMME ZEPPELIN Led Zeppelin Tribute feat. Rachel Davis,
WHITE BLOOD CELLS White Stripes Tribute &
RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM Tom Petty Tribute

$10 Age limit: 19+

Jul13

Shipbuilder`s Square

Shipbuilder`s Square, Pier 7, North Vancouver, BC


Age limit: All ages

Jun30

The Rainbow Room

The Rainbow Room, 3752 4th Ave, Port Alberni, BC

$15 Age limit: 19+

Jun29

Richmond Night Market

Richmond Night Market, 8351 River Road, Richmond, BC

We are headlining the hugely popular Richmond Night Market near the Bridgeport Skytrain Station and the River Rock Casino. Tens of thousands expected!

Free! Age limit: All ages