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Saturday January 26th, 2013 - On Riverside Drive
Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays hit up The Black Sheep Inn in Wakefield QC, on Saturday, March 9th... If you don't know Wakefield, it's a beautiful little town just outside of Ottawa & Gatineau, you should really check it out if you haven't already. Expect a crazy night of sweat, tears, and a whole lotta soul... See you then!
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Saturday December 15th, 2012 - Slim's Back
Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays are back in action, hittin' up Mavericks in Ottawa on January 5th 2013... The band's feisty, itchin' to get back at it, and they'll be joined by Timekode's DJ Zattar and his mad collection of super rare soul grooves. Come work out the holiday pounds on the dancefloor, you'll thank us later!
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Monday June 4th, 2012 - Summer Madness
Man, we've got one dope summer coming up, with some killer shows... First up, check us out at the Ottawa Jazz Festival on June 23rd, we'll be closing off the night on the OLG Stage after Janelle Monáe. We'll also be playing the Hot & Spicy Food Festival at the Harbourfront Center in Toronto on July 22nd, the Up & Up Series at the Mercury Lounge in Ottawa on July 26th, and a bad show at Les Bobards in Montréal on July 28th. We then hop over the pond to Sète, France, for our first European show ever, the Fiest'A Sète festival, co-headlining with Brooklyn's Blitz the Ambassador. Yes, yes, yes! Can't wait for that one. We'll be wrapping things up on August 18th at the Westport Music Festival in sunny Westport, Ontario, perfect way to end the summer.
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Tuesday May 8th, 2012 - Soul Brew
Don't miss Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays in Gatineau, for the first time ever, at Les Brasseurs du Temps. For those that don't know it, it's a hip club, built around a local brewery, encased in thick glass, and all the brew's made right there on the spot. Add to that one of the baddest soul combos around, and you've got yourself one heck of a shindig! See here for reservation details.
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Tuesday April 3rd, 2012 - Lee & Slim
Awww right, so we're proud to announce that we'll be sharing the stage with the legendary Lee Fields & the Expressions, for the launch of their brand new LP, Faithful Man, at Ritual Nightclub, in Ottawa, on Friday May 4th. If you don't know the magic of Mr. Lee Fields, geez, do yourself a favour and throw yourself on his entire discography, you can thank us later. Tickets are available at, but they won't last long, get em as soon as you can.
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Tuesday March 6th, 2012 - La Belle Province
Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays will be touring the province of Québec during the last few weeks of March, hitting up Le Cercle in Québec City on the 23rd, Les Bobards in Montréal on the 24th, and the Black Sheep Inn in Wakefield on the 31st (click here for advance tickets to the Black Sheep show!) Faut pas manquer ça!
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Saturday January 14th, 2012 - Movin' On Up
Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays' debut album made quite a few end-of-year lists, check out the new reviews!
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Monday January 9th, 2012 - Soul Mavericks
Check out Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays at Mavericks in Ottawa this coming Saturday, January 14th. We'll be joined by selector DJ D-Mass on the decks, it's gonna be off the chain, spread the word!
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Tuesday November 8th, 2011 - Mercury Risin'
Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays will be doing a mad show at the Mercury Lounge in Ottawa as part of their Up & Up Concert Series on Thursday, November 24th. Come on out and spread the word! Oh, and by the way, thanks to everyone that came out in the last weeks to make our record release tour a total success!
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Tuesday October 4th, 2011 - It's On
All right, so it's official: Marlow Records and Cosmic Groove are proud to announce that the new Slim Moore and the Mar-Kays album is out! It's available in better stores online and offline (if you want it digitally, you can get it from iTunes, and if you wanna buy the vinyl LP or the CD, you can try CD Baby or Dusty Groove in North America, or Cosmic Groove in Europe.)

Today, we're also releasing the new official Slim Moore and the Mar-Kays video for the single "How Long", created from vintage public domain soul cinema clips. Check this baby out, no joke, it's off the hook:

Friday September 9th, 2011 - Award Tour
So for those of you that don't know yet, Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays have a new record coming out on October 4th, released by Cosmic Groove in Europe and Japan, and by Marlow Records in the rest of the world.

The record release tour is just about finalized: we'll be hitting up Ottawa, Montréal, Québec and Toronto. You can check the schedule for details. We're also planning a European tour for the spring of 2012, stay tuned for more info. This record was made possible by the assistance of the Ontario Arts Council.

Thursday September 8th, 2011 - Introducing...
All right, so the new Slim Moore and the Mar-Kays website is up! Have a look around, make yourself at home... We'll be adding more stuff in the upcoming weeks, so keep checking the site for updates.

No upcoming shows for now.

It's finally out!

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