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The Ascot Royals

Early November post

Hey all,

First off I want to share a huge thank you to all of you from each one of us for the kind messages of support and the shares of our gear list. Unfortunately our gear still hasn’t shown up, so please keep your eyes peeled & ears to the ground for us. We have been fortunate to welcome back our Suburban, it was found dumped in Hamilton, with what seems to be only minor damage to it, so all goes well at the mechanics she should be back on the road within no time.

Secondly we are very proud to let you know we have been nominated for the Hamilton Music Awards – Alternative Rock Recording of the Year. The list is stacked full of great acts so it is privilege just to be nominated into a category with these artists, the nominations are below:

Ascot Royals – Don’t Let It Stop You
Engine Empire – Frisbee Club
The Reason – Hollow Tree
Saint Alvia – Static Psalms
Still Life – Lost In Orbit
Walk Off The Earth – R.E.V.O

Finally we have to let you know this Friday (8/11/13) we play in Brantford with some great acts. We are on early so come on out for a good night and a few brews with us. The facebook event can be found by clicking (here for the event) .

All shows are still a go from support, gear and sharing from great friends, family and the lovely people from Gibson, for more details please check our (facebook page) .

Finally, there will also be news this coming week of future plans for a fund-raising event in the near future. Keep checking back for ways to get involved.

Lots of Love & many thanks,

AR x

Here is a list of our gear that was stolen:

- 2012 Gibson Les Paul Jr- Satin White SER. #: 134211357 – 1993 Gibson Les Paul Standard (Black) – Nord – Stage 76 Keyboard. SER #: SB11604
o May/should be in a PSG Silver/grey Flight Case. – American Fender P-Bass 60th Anniversary. Serial # US11121783. In rectangular Fender hard case. Non-stock strap locks. 2 paint chips on top of bass body. – Squier P-Bass. Turquoise with white pick-guard. Non-stock strap locks, white strap, in Fender fitted hard shell case – Hayden Mofo 30 tube amplifier ser. #: 101 – Roland spd-sx Sample Pad. Ser #: 21A5C9482 – Roland Juno-DI 61 Key Synthesizer SER. #: b4a8144

- Behringer xenyx 5 input and bus mixer 502 – Behrin. Ser #: 51040121576 – Pork Pie Big Black Bob 14” snare drum w/ Pure Sound Snares – DW 3500T Hi Hat Stand – DW 3700 Cymbal Stand – DW 9700 Cymbal Stand – DW 9700 Cymbal Stand – DW 3300 Snare Stand – DW 3300 Snare Stand – DW 3000 Single Kick Drum Pedal – DW Pacific CS800 Straight Cymbal Stand – Yamaha CS-660A Straight Cymbal Stand – DW Pacific PDAXFTL3 – 10.5mm Floor Tom Legs – Roland APC-33 All Purpose Clamp – Mapex Cymbal Bag – Nomad Snare Drum Case (black w/ white Ascot Royals sticker) – Zildjian 18” A Custom Medium Crash – Zildjian 14” A Zildjian New Beat Hi-Hats – Zildjian 10” A Zildjian Splash – Zildjian 21” A Zildjian Rock Ride – Zildjian 20” A Zildjian Medium Ride. Ser #: 0620320 – Black Nomad Hardware Case (no lid, beaten up, red duct tape holding it together) – Zildjian Stick Bag w/ assorted Los Cabos drum sticks – Shure SE215-CL Sound Isolating Earphones – Silver attaché case (white Ascot Royals sticker) – Shure Beta 52 Kick-Drum Mic – Boss chromatic tuner – Boss bass equalizer – “Big Muff” pedal marked “JC” – Empress Multi drive – Boss DD-20 delay pedal (black, special finish) – Boss CS-3 pedal – Boss Chromatic Tuner Pedal – Boss Bass Eq Pedal – Sennheiser E 906 microphone – 3 planet waves 20 feet instrument cables – Marshall 1936 2×12 Stereo Speaker Cabinet – 2 Planet Waves 4 feet speaker cables – 12”/Twtr 100W Powered Wedge 2CH 100KW – Economy Single X Stand (WAS IKS-26)IKS-X1 – QL-746 Keys Stand – 20 Different make and model ¼” Patch Cables

If anyone finds any of this gear please contact us!!

Urgent! Please Help!

So late last night our van got stolen with a load of our gear in it.

We ask if everyone we know could share this status, as well as the names of the pawn shops in their cities. We know the idiots that stole the van also stole gas at 7.52pm in Brantford. So they really could be anywhere.

If you can help us in any way it will be greatly appreciated. Certain instruments in there have extreme sentimental value, and aren’t actually made anymore.

We really appreciate your help.

Molson Live at the Lake/ Think You're Better

Hey all,

First off Let me express a huge thank you from all of us to everyone that voted in the (Molson Live at the Lake Competition.) We Won! So tonight (Saturday September 21st) we will be playing a massive gig with Eric Church headlining the eve. We are all buzzing for it!

Secondly we just released a video for Think You’re Better, so have gander!

Lots of love,
AR x

Tour Update With Some Other Sweet News

Hey all,

First off, as you may know we are currently on tour throughout the Canadian Maritimes, and it has been incredible so far, absolutely gorgeous out here. If you are on Facebook you can join the event and get involved by clicking (here)

We come home next Friday to a headlining Horseshoe Tavern date, which we always look forward to! Horseshoe Event Page

Second off, we are honoured to have been selected to the shortlist of bands competing to open the Molson Canadian “Live at the Lake” event this year. What makes this even cooler is our good friends Sons Of Revelry have also been chosen out of all the bands to apply in Canada!

In order to win this amazing opening slot, we need your online votes, or more so “Cheers” as this competition refers to it.

All you have to do is click the link below, and then click either the Facebook or Twitter icon under our band photo (located conveniently on the top left of the page) and thus “Cheer” for us to win the competition. Click this link to Cheer!

Any help an support is much much appreciated, as this is a great opportunity for us, and to our knowledge you may “cheer on” as many times as desired.

Lots of Love,
AR x


Dates listed below!

AR x


Hello all,

First off apologies for being away for a little while, hope all of you are finding new and exciting ways to deal with this heat.

We are delighted & very excited to announce that we will be heading out east & back to Ontario starting August 14th at the Merchant Tap House in Kingston.

Also there is an event for all those on facebook (click here) so you can keep updated with more shows/changes/set times.

We look forward to seeing you out,
Lots of Love,


All dates:
14/8 – The Merchant Tap House, Kingston ON
15/8 – The Capital, Fredericton NB
16/8 – Pepper’s Pub, Saint John NB
17/8 – Fishbones, Charlottetown PEI
20/8 – Plan B Lounge, Moncton NB
21/8 – Red Herring Pub, St. Andrews NB
22/8 – The Legion, Sackville NB
23/8 – The Seahorse Tavern, Halifax NS
24/8 – Governor’s Pub, Sydney NS
30/8 – The Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto ON
1/9 – Come Together Music Festival, Durham ON
6/9 – The Clarkson Pub, Barrie ON
7/9 – Two Doors Down, Brantford ON
14/9 – Supercrawl, Hamilton ON

Wolves live off the floor + Gig updates

Hey all,

Hope everyones revving up for a great long weekend.
First off we proudly present our first video from the new album
Huge thanks to everyone involved & hope you lot enjoy it.

Upcoming gigs,

May 18th Merchant Ale House St. Catharines

May 24th The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern Toronto

June 7th Two Doors Down Brantford

June 9th SCENE FEST St.Catherines TBA

June 16th Sound of Music Festival Burlington

Lots of love,
AR x


4/20: Brantford @ CLUB NV

4/25: Toronto @ Drake Underground

4/26: Orillia The Brownstone Cafe 4/27: Barrie The Clarkson Pub
4/28: Collingwood @ The Casbah

March Update

Hey folks, lots going on behind the scenes!

Firstly, we just recorded a video for Wolves, at the beautiful Jukasa Studios that will be released soon.

We’re also announcing dates for April in the upcoming week.

Finally, we’re competing in an online voting competition to play Toronto Vans Warped Tour this summer. Please vote for us here: vote as much as you like! 20 times a day if ya really want to!

Much Love!