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When We Was Young embraces rural folk and bar rock styles to celebrate whiskey soaked pursuits that listeners are sure to remember.

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WWWY @ The Horseshoe Tavern: Indie 88 Nu Music Tuesdays 

Join WWWY and Barbarosa for an amazing night of music as part of Indie88Toronto's Nu Music Tuesdays at The Horseshoe Tavern.

We're thrilled to be playing with Barbarosa! Give them a listen and let's see if we can convince them to bring their rabbits.

We'll be going on at 9 p.m., come early and stay late for an earful of amazing tunes.

If you haven't seen us lately, this is your chance to hear some of very best stuff. It will be broughten.

And, of course, no cover. So, really, what's your excuse?

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New show - Handlebar Hootenanny - July 15 

Do you find weekends so tedious? Would you rather see your favourite four-letter-acronym'd band on a weeknight?
Well you're in luck! We're going to be playing the always-terrific Handlebar in Kensington Market - we've drank there, but now we get to drink there AND play music!

We've got a couple of new songs to debut, and a whole bunch of your favourites as well. We promise to bring it as it has never been brought before.

Come on out and David will show you his "secret" handshake.

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Head East, young peeps! 

We're headed east the the lovely Linsmore Tavern for a full night of fun.
We will be digging deep into our set list to bring you a full night of rock - get ready to hear some of your favourites, as well as a whole bunch of new stuff we're excited to debut.

Get all the details on our show page.

If you haven't been to the Linsmore yet you're in for a treat - these guys have done a lot for the indie music scene over the past year and have really turned the bar into a music destination.

See you at the show!

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Join The Creative Minds Collective 

Ready for an amazing night of music and art? When We Was Young is thrilled to present the inaugural Creative Minds Collective on December 6, 2013 at the Eton House (710 Danforth Ave.).

It's going to be a great night featuring local musicians, artists, crafters and more!

On the music side of things you can check out 6 great Toronto bands:

Bleacher Seats

Ginger Grey: https://www.facebook.com/ginger.grey.band

When We Was Young: https://www.facebook.com/WhenWeWasYoung

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Rancho Relaxo - September 28 

Friends! We have a show coming up on September 28!

We're getting back to our roots with a stripped down sound at Rancho Relaxo. It's going to be a great night of music with a ton of great bands, all for the low, low price of $7!

Head on over to the Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/237246753094244/

We'll be playing with 3 great bands, looking forward to rocking with them:

Drugs in Japan: https://www.facebook.com/drugsinjapan 
Crowns For Convoy: https://www.facebook.com/crownsfRead more

“I love your music! It really touched me and I kept saying, ‘I can’t believe this band isn’t being played on the radio and a record label hasn’t signed them up!’ “

- Elaine Polny, Exec. Marketing Director, Waking Life Studios