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Past Shows

Tue. September 12th 2006
Lucky Bar (No Minors)
N.O.K.'s FINAL SHOW!!! AfroSuitBike, Next Of Kin, Amy K
Sat. September 9th 2006
Steamers Pub (No Minors)
Next Of Kin, DayInTheLife
Thu. August 31st 2006
Steamers Pub (No Minors)
Next Of Kin, Guests
Thu. August 31st 2006
Steamers Pub (No Minors)
DayInTheLife, Next Of Kin
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Next Of Kin

Broken Up - Confirmed: Jul. 1, 2017 (Archived)

Rock from Victoria BC Tracks (2)

With their catchy, up-tempo rock songs that plant themselves firmly in your unconscious, Next of Kin is a band not soon forgotten. Hailing from Victoria, BC, Next of Kin released their self-titled debut CD in February 2004. Powered by the two-guitar attack of Ian Dunbar and Arlie Manchur, the driving bass of Alicia Bate and the energized drumming of Ryan Pekarchuck, NOK have built a reputation for powerful and entertaining live shows. Both Alicia and Ian lend their voices to different tracks, culling from a variety of influences to add a varied, unpredictable quality to the music.

After forming in early 2000, the band quickly cultivated a local stable of devoted fans. Since then, they have honed their craft the old-fashioned way, playing dozens of shows in and around Victoria. After some shuffling in July 2003, the band settled on the current line-up and gelled together by writing a batch of new tunes. With their strong on-stage chemistry and catchy, carefully crafted songs, Next of Kin are quickly establishing themselves in the rising Victoria rock scene.

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Last Lineup

Ian DunbarVocals / Lead Guitar2000-The End
Alicia BateVocals / Bass2000-The End
Arlie ManchurGuitar2000-The End
Ryan PekarchukDrums2003-The End
Status: Broken Up
- Last confirmed Jul. 1, 2017