Entries by Sean

Record Rewind: 54-40’s The Green Album

By: David McPherson Forty years since forming in Vancouver’s suburbs, 54-40 remains one of Canada’s most beloved rock bands. Their collective body of songs resonate with new generations and offer nostalgia for those who have followed them on their journey. Maybe none more than the 12 tracks that comprise their self-titled U.S. label debut. Known to […]


We are thrilled to be back in action. This is the longest period of downtime from performing  live music since the start of the band. This Friday, Sept 18th, we will be performing at the new El Mocambo  in Toronto. There are a very limited amount of tickets available to physically attend  the show.  You can purchase […]

Good News On Stolen Gear!

October 8, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Five of Seven Guitars Recovered West Coast rock band 54-40 are pleased to announce the safe return of their most cherished guitars. The New Westminster Police has located five of the vintage guitars belonging to the band 54-40 after executing a search warrant in Surrey, BC. On Friday October […]

54•40 counts 36 years, 22 albums ahead of 2 hometown gigs

Type “54-40” in Google; you’ll likely get “14” before the numerous achievements of one of the city’s most famous — and long-lived — bands. But 54-40’s release Keep on Walking next month also happens to be the quartet’s fourteenth full album. Launched in an East Vancouver bar in 1981, they boast three platinum-selling albums – […]

54•40 And EL Mocambo Records Teaming Up!

Michael Wekerle and El Mocambo Entertainment Inc. are proud to announce the signing of iconic Canadian alt-rockers 54•40 to their new artist and label services arm, El Mocambo Records. The signing includes the release of 54•40’s new single, “Keep on Walking,” and coincides with the band’s induction into the Halls of Fame of both the Independent Music Awards (The Indies) […]

54•40 to be Inducted Into Hall of Fame at Canadian Music Week 2017

Canadian Music Week (CMW) has announced 54•40 as an inductee into the Hall of Fame at both The 17th Annual Independent Music Awards (The Indies) and the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards. The band will also be performing at The Indies, taking place at the Phoenix Concert Theatre on Wednesday, April 19th and at […]