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Il Barbiere
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Fri. March 3rd 2017
Big John Bates (Noirchestra), Colby Morgan & The Catastrophes, Mississippi Live and the Dirty DirtyThe Astoria Vancouver BC (No Minors)
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Thu. December 31st 2015
BIG JOHN BATES NEW YEAR'S EVE SPECTACULAR! Big John Bates, Alchemy Chamber, Year of the Wolf, BRANDY BONES (DJ), The TASSEL TWIRLERS Burlesque Beauties The Media Club Vancouver BC (No Minors)
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Fri. May 1st 2015
Big John Bates, Reverend Heathen StrangeFellow & the VaudeVille Vagabonds, The Still Spirits, DJ Thee Swingin CreeperThe Hindenburg Vancouver BC (No Minors)
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Wed. December 31st 2014
NEW YEAR'S CARNIVAL! Big John Bates, Reverend Heathen StrangeFellow & the VaudeVille Vagabonds, Devil in the WoodshackRailway Club Vancouver BC (No Minors)
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Big John Bates

Americana Noir from Vancouver BC
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Label: Frontman Records

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The Big John Bates: Noirchestra has “relentless, film noir-inspired, Dracula-awaking grooves, file them under post-punk revival”, Beatroute Magazine (July 2017). Listen now at Spotify or Bandcamp.

We call our music Americana Noir. Created from the dead things that Brandy drug in from the gothic country of her native Montana. From the rusty riffs John uncovered in some dark garage in the Ottawa Valley. From black metal soundscapes and epic Denver bands. And the lyrics are most likely influenced by rustic paintings partially obscured by spiderwebs …

Big John Bates built his reputation by creating an epic atmosphere with every live performance and the Noirchestra is the highest point of that dark undertaking.

Current Groups

Big John BatesVocal / Guitar2010-present

Past Groups

Black ClawGuitar2013
Big John Bates & the Voodoo Dollzvocals / guitar2000-2010




Big John Bates - Il Barbiere
In this video: Big John Bates + Big John Bates
Posted: Jul. 18, 2015

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