One of Canada’s most beloved and iconic hard rock bands, Coney Hatch first rose to prominence back in the golden era when vinyl was king – and the preferred format of most music fans. 

So, it makes perfect sense for Coney Hatch – Carl Dixon (guitars/vocals), Andy Curran (bass / vocals ), Dave Ketchum (drums, vocals) and Sean Kelly (Guitar /vocals)  – to finally release their  first ever long awaited live record on a 2 LP vinyl set. The set list reads like a “best of” for any Coney fan including songs from their debut classic 1982 Anthem/Mercury album along with selections from Outa Hand (1983), Friction (1985) and Coney Hatch Four (2017). Coney Hatch enjoyed major radio airplay success in Canada and the USA in the early 80’s and with the help of MTV landed many prestigious special guest slots touring along side Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Krokus, Accept, Ted Nugent, Cheap Trick, Peter Frampton, Triumph, The Tubes and Edgar Winter to name a few. They became instant press darlings with Kerrang Magazine & Sounds but didn’t actually tour overseas until 2014, where they headlined Firefest in Nottingham UK.

This first ever Coney Hatch Live record set is available independently now through the bands official web-store- as well as Isotope distribution for retail. A limited amount of CDs will soon be made available at these same outlets.

A rock music collector’s dream, the Coney Hatch official live El Mocambo bootleg issued set will include:

-Vinyl #1 #2 #3 #4 : Live from the ElMocamboHand Stamped “one of a kind” Bootleg style album jacket 

-Retro 8.5 X 11 souvenir insert with band photo,  track listing + production credits

-Re-sealable poly bag & official outer sticker with numbering 

-100 Limited editions signed by all 4 band members 200 limited editions numbered  “non signed” versions

You can check out the band’s video of the opening song live from the legendary El Mocambo, below.

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“We’re really proud of Live at The El Mocambo. It ’s our first ever live record record and it captures the spirit and true sound of our band. There’s some really great moments from our return to the iconic ElMocambo and it would not have happened without the passion of Elmo CEO Michael Wekerle…huge high five to Wek,” said Andy Curran 

Coney Hatch Live @ The El Mocambo Track Listing:

Side A:

We Got The Night

Stand UpFirst Time For Everything

Wrong Side of Town

Side B:

She’s Gone 

Boys Club 

Don’t Say Make Me

Some Like It Hot 

Side C:

Hey Operator

Blown Away

Fallen Angel

Side D:

Devil’s Deck

Monkey BarsMarseilles 

No Sleep Tonight

The 15 song set was captured during the bands live stream show last October 3rd, 2020 and was engineer by Doug McClement and mixed by Vic Florencia, both are Juno Award winning engineers. 

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The 1982 Coney Hatch debut record’ spawned such rock radio hits as Devil’s Deck, Monkey Bars, and Hey Operator, all which became automatic concert favorites. 

That album was also the highest-charting of the band’s career and earned them a Gold certification in Canada.

4 Responses

  1. Another overblown press article I didnt read. I saw coney hatch once live , I didnt really like any of their songs , I dont think they ever broke through , they were pretty solid players , but I really dont remember much about them~

  2. Follow up. the video takes forever to start then some guy comes on blathering on way to long , then thin lizzy comes on when the band is coming on stage but I’m glad I got to hear a great song cause once the band started I shut it off 30 seconds in , singers voice is shot ,and I didnt know the song and I didnt like what I heard , also the prerecorded girl saying coney hatch over and over was dumb …..too harsh ? ….

  3. Couldn’t play vid , however I have Outa Hand on LP. First “hard rock ” concert I ever seen was Maiden , Fastway, and Coney Hatch in 83. Still got ticket stub.

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