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Ron Reyes illustration by Dan Harbord

Look who's up on the deck this June? 

Several years ago in Vancouver, a few friends threw Ron Reyes a 50th birthday fete at the Rickshaw Theatre. Local punks and rockers: the Jolts, Little Guitar Army, Modernettes and Braineater played to a full house of fans! Plus a one-time group was assembled called the Ron Reyes Band and Greg Ginn of Black Flag flew in to support an old band mate onstage in the celebration of a milestone.

Fast forward to now, summer 2013. This experience had brought Reyes out of musical retirement. He picked up a guitar, and pulled together a few more Vancouver friends to form a rock n roll band called PIGGY. July 20th at the Chinese Cultural Centre, Ron Reyes reunites with Black Flag members and hits the stage with Piggy for an all ages show.

Artist and avid music scene supporter Dan Harbord sent in this illustration. We had no idea what was coming, a complete surprise! Oh, one more thing, happy birthday Ron, all over again!