Ever notice how many comedians come from Canada? Our northern neighbours have always been outspoken — not just in comedy, but punk rock as well.
Exhibit A: D.O.A. Part of the genre’s late-1970s first wave, the Vancouver trio spent three-plus decades writing the book on political sounds with a black-comedic streak.
Exhibit B: Propagandhi, which plays a sold-out all-ages show Wednesday at Neumos. Although the Winnipeg band’s name is a nostalgia trigger for anyone raised on ‘90s skate-punk, it was slightly out-of-step with that scene.More