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Hopeful Monster @ Drake Underground

. : : October 9th, 2011 : : . Hopeful Monster is a band of rotating members surrounding front man Jason Ball. As a Halifax native relocated to Toronto, his career has followed an identical trajectory to Rebekah Higgs, making him an ideal opener for the set of residency gigs Ms. Higgs would be performing at the Drake Underground. For this particular performance, Jason Ball left the band and keyboards at home, and performed this set solo and acoustic. He had to apologize a handful of times for the extremely loose and somewhat flawed performance; Ball is primarily a pianist who transposed the parts to guitar.…