Guelph Roots presents The Lifers

Guelph Roots House Concert
157 Dufferin St • Guelph, ON

Doors: 7:30PM | Show Starts: 8:00PM
All Ages

Featuring: The Lifers

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Event type: All Ages

Sponsored by Dollartone Records and Wellington Brewery


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The Lifers, led by sisters Liv and Anita Cazzola, are an art-folk/rock collective from Guelph, Ontario. Their intertwined voices dynamically convey vulnerability and strength. Softly plucked strings, accordion swells, and lush cello and upright bass arrangements give way to rip-roaring drums, soaring melodies and overdriven frenetic strums. Their stories juxtapose tenderness and explosive energy, sometimes within a single breath. The Lifers explore notions of home, family and community, highlighting the beauty, vulnerability and power of nature, challenging both genre and audience.

The Lifers will be releasing their sophomore album in May, 2018. Their new material is more personal than ever, touching on themes of place, sisterhood, mental health, and environment. To contribute to the push towards a sustainable and equitable future, 75% of the album collaborators are female-identifying, 85% are under 30, and their activities and process reflects their mindfulness and research on how each activity impacts the environment. The album's first single, Front Door, will be released in January 2018, with a second single to follow in March 2018, titled Sister.


With influences like Feist, Dan Mangan and The Staves, The Lifers have released LP "Out and In" (2016) and EP "Set the Sails" (2014). Whether in an intimate duo arrangement or with the thunderous six-piece band, The Lifers have been an unexpected gem at festivals such as Hillside and Summerfolk (2016), on Canada's East (2015, 2017) and West (2015) Coasts, and in listening rooms and on radio waves around Southern Ontario. 

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Guelph Roots House Concert
157 Dufferin St, Guelph, ON


Guelph Roots presents The Lifers

Guelph Roots presents The Lifers will be at Guelph Roots House Concert in Guelph, ON on Friday, February 16, 2018. The doors open at 7:30PM, and the event will get underway around 8:00PM. Guelph Roots presents The Lifers line-up includes The Lifers. Guelph Roots House Concert is located at 157 Dufferin St, Guelph, ON.

Cutoff for Online Ticket Sales is Friday, February 16, 2018 8:29 pm EST unless the event sells out earlier.