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KDG Season Opener

Kingston Derby Girls, KDG, roller derbyTonight’s the night, as the Kingston Derby Girls make their long awaited return and kick off the 2011 season at the Memorial Centre.  From the crazy uniforms and fear-inducing nicknames, to the epic spills and electrifying half time show, our Derby Girls sure do know how to put on one hell of a show, fuelled by ice cold beer of course.  Tonight’s spectacle is double-header, as the SinderRollas will be kicking things off in a mini-bout at 6:30pm, followed by the KDG’s The Disloyalists versus Peterborough Roller Derby.  This time around, the halftime entertainment is offered in conjunction with the Skeleton Park Music Festival, with performances by Slick Whippet and Sheezer.  After the bout, head to the after party  at The Mansion featuring the usual suspects, The Gertrudes and Rueben deGroot.  The Gertudes have even crafted a song celebrating/warning of the Derby Girl, described as an “out of control eruption of a lover scorned by a fishnet-stockinged fearless femme on roller skates”.  Honestly, I can’t think of any better way to spend my Friday night than with the Derby Girls.  Be sure to check out our Flickr pool for our photos, and if you’re attending tonight’s bout, be sure to share your best shots via Kingstonist’s most awesome Flickr group.  TGIF!

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Harvey Kirkpatrick

Harvey Kirkpatrick is Kingstonist's Co-Founder. His features curiously explore urban planning, what if scenarios, the local food scene and notable Kingstonians. Loves playing tourist and listening to rap music. Learn more about Harvey...

5 thoughts on “KDG Season Opener

  • June 17, 2011 at 2:56 pm
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    I've got my tickets and wouldn't miss it for anything! Always a great night with the Kingston Derby Girls!

  • June 17, 2011 at 3:29 pm
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    We'll be there… I can't think of a better way to spend any Friday night!

  • June 18, 2011 at 10:34 am
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    Well, that was great! Although it was pretty clear that Kingston's Disloyalists were several leagues ahead of Peterborough. They need some more serious opposition. Oh, and although all the women were awesome, I now have a major crush on LaVallee of the Dolls – Kingston's first genuine roller derby superstar.

    • June 24, 2011 at 5:54 pm
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      Hey David

      Come find me at our next game and say Hi.

      LaVallee of the Dolls

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