From Shows

An all ages show + a Sick Kids fundraiser

We’re kicking off 2015 with two shows in January. The first one is an all ages show on January 8th at Velvet Underground – it’ll be our first all ages show in Toronto outside of our World Pride gig, so don’t miss it!

Then on January 18th, we’re playing a fundraiser at The Piston for music therapy programs at Sick Kids. Raise money for a really great cause AND see a bunch of cool bands. It’s a win-win.

1st Annual December Blowout Bash

 

This Saturday, we will be celebrating (the end of the year / the holidays / two birthdays / the 90s / just because) with a blowout bash on Saturday, December 13th at Hard Luck.

The show will feature an opening set by blue cougars (psych/dream pop), a 6 Degrees of Nirvana set (Hervana plays your favourite Nirvana-related bands) and a headlining set of the Nirvana songs you know and love to sing along to. We’ve been dropping hints on our social networks about what bands we’re covering in the 6 Degrees set – Hole and Foo Fighters are a given, but there will be lots of your other favourite 90s jams!

There will also be:
Loot bags for the first 50 people (get there early!)
Prizes
Confetti

We are ready to party. Come join us.

Hervana (2 sets)
with special guests blue cougars
Saturday, December 13
Hard Luck Bar (772 Dundas St W)
Doors at 9pm
$8 at the door
RSVP on Facebook!

new season, new photos, new drummer… and a show!

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Fall is here and it’s been a season of big changes for us! We wanted to put on our ‘best Sunday dress’ for you and with a little help and a lot of love from some amazingly talented people – our photographer, Rannie Turingan aka Photojunkie, and our makeup artist, Joan Antonio aka Klickclash (thank you so much! we love you, guys!) – we took some really great party time photos. You may have noticed a new face in the mix. We are so pleased to officially announce our new Dave Grrrl, Adrian Pasen. She is no stranger to the limelight (having played drums, bass and guitar with numerous bands in both Toronto and Berlin over the years) and we are super psyched to have her on board with us! If you want to see more from our photo shoot, please check out our press page. And if you’ve been itching to see and hear us play, we’ve got a show tonight at The Beaver for Punk Rock Bingo! So… come out and party with us, won’t you?!

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World Pride was a blast

Photo credit: Joan Antonio

Thanks to everyone who came out to our set at World Pride! It was short but sweet and we had so much fun. (And we got to meet the legendary Pansy Division and the super awesome Laura Jane Grace, which was the best.) We were so thrilled to be a part of the amazing World Pride celebrations – high fives to everyone involved in making it happen. Fun fact: Kurt Cobain was one of the first rock stars to appear on the cover of a LGBT magazine, so we hope he would have been pleased.

We’re going to be away from the stage this summer, prepping some new songs and a surprise for the Fall. If you’d like to bring us to your city, hit us up at hervanaband@gmail.com.

Hervana @ World Pride

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This year, Toronto is hosting World Pride from June 20-29 and we’re ridiculously excited to be part of it! We’ll be playing on the Alterna-Queer Stage on June 29th at 3:30pm – perfect timing for you to head over to Alexander Parkette (12 Alexander Street, beside Buddies In Bad Times) after the parade! The Alterna-Queer stage is all ages and free and features a ton of amazing bands, like Unfinished Business, Lydia Lunch and Pansy Division.

Pride Toronto have really outdone themselves this year for World Pride, so you should make sure to check out the rest of the events they have scheduled, like a free Against Me! show at Yonge-Dundas Square on June 27th.

Shows, shows, shows!

We’re headed out on a (very short) road trip next month! We’ll be playing Montreal on Friday, May 2 and Ottawa on Saturday, May 3.

The Montreal show is part of the Femmes Fatales series and is a fundraiser for two awesome organizations, Rock Camp for Girls Montreal and Head & Hands. There will be a Hole cover band and a bunch more AMAZING surprises that you won’t want to miss. Trust us.

In Ottawa, we’ll be playing at Pressed on Gladstone Ave. It’s a small venue, so buy your tickets in advance here or at Vertigo Records to avoid disappointment!

We’ve also added a new hometown show in Toronto on May 20. We’ll be playing at The Handlebar in Kensington Market. (They’re a bike-themed bar that knows the power of a good pun-based name! We love them.) Also on the bill will be Zoe from LunchLady, SPOILS, and Filthy Liars (from Vancouver).

Check our Shows page for times, prices and all that other good stuff.