- Klezma Mezma
- Bollywood Queen
- Bag Of Snakes
- Vlad Wakes
- Help I'm A Logo
- Schwartze's Sirba
- Russian History XXX
- Level Seven
- Na Na Na Boo Boo
- Have An Ice Age
- Kama Sutra
- In Kleskavania
- Young Skeletons
- Vagabond Train
- Butterfly Guts
- Jesus Started Drinking
In Klezskavania (1999)
Tongue & Groove (1995)
Running With Scissors (1993)
“The Thinking Man's Party Band...one of the best violinists I've ever seen."
Victor Bonderoff - The Vancouver Sun
The Devils have appeared on Alberta wide A Channel television show
The Breakfast Show 12 times and the evening show Wired 4 times.
Added the double violin assault to become a 7 piece Gypsy Rock army.
Headlined the official Juno's after party August 2007 (Saskatoon SK).
Headlined the 2007 Canada Day celebration (Calgary AB, July 1) in front of
20 thousand people.
Devils on George Bush's ipod? CBC radio's show The Current recently polled it's listeners nation wide as to what song we should send George W. Bush to add to his iPod list. Out of hundreds of votes, our song Have An Ice Age won, due mostly to the lyrics.
Released 5th album and 1st DVD Monsteroma.
The band remounted their smash hit play, In Klezskavania with Calgary's One Yellow Rabbit. Once again, sold out almost every night, there were rumours of tickets actually being scalped just outside the building! The remount also garnered the band a Dr. Betty Mitchell Award for Outstanding Composition. This is the Calgary theatre community's highest award.
The Devils completed their most successful European tour in May 2005. Invited by the the Canadian Embassy in Holland to headline the Queens Day celebration at Amsterdam's famous Melkweg club and the 60th Annual Liberation Day Festival in Leeuwarden.
The Devils performed in the CKUA Songwriter's Series at the Engineered Air Theatre on March 26, 2004. The set was recorded and broadcast province wide on CKUA FM.
The Devils were featured as a question on the very popular television show Jeopardy - Feb 11 2004. Category: Opera. Question: "In Klezskavania" is an opera from this North American Country in which klezmer and ska are combined with the songs by the Plaid Tongued Devils" Answer: What is Canada? Go to the MEDIA page to see a short clip fro the show.
The Devils were the headline act for the Canada Day Celebrations on Prince's Island Park, (Calgary AB) playing in front of 5000+ people.
The Devils are featured with a full page photo and article in Calgary Magazine.
The band completed a very successful 3 week tour of the Netherlands and Belgium, their second European tour. From May 22-June 1, 2003. annual music issue (July-August 2003), with vocalist Ty Semaka gracing the magazine's cover.
Released 4th album Belladonna.
The band completed a successful tour of the Netherlands in October 2002, getting rave reviews from patrons and club owners in every club they played.
The band was given a 45 minute feature on Holland national radio show called Geen Tijd in October 24 2002. Playing 5 songs live with an interview.
The single Flea Circus from the CD Belladonna was played to a crowd of 10,000 or more appreciative rock fans and simultaneously broadcast on national FM radio during the 2002 Queen's Day Concert at the Museumplein
in Amsterdam, Holland.
The CD Belladonna was listed as one of the Top 10 Independent Calgary CDs in 2002 by Calgary Herald Rock Critic, Heath McCoy.
The band made the top 15 out of over 2000 unsigned bands entered in CBC Radio's nation-wide "Big Break Contest" in 2002.
The Devils showcased at the Canadian Folk Alliance’s Folk Meet on Sept 28th, 2002 in Winnipeg MB.
Winner of an "Un" Award (presented by CBC Radio's Definitely Not The Opera) gaining the coveted title of "Canada's Loudest Folk Band". Sept 2002.
Nominated for "Best Roots Rock Act" at the 2001 Prairie Music Awards.
The band was featured in Shaw Cable's Project Discovery, a 20 episode showcase of bands from across Canada. July 2001.
Featured for a one hour nationally broadcast CBC Radio spotlight on Brave New Waves. June 26, 2000.
The song Butterfly Guts was licensed and used in one episode on the Fox Network series Caitlin's Way.
Released 3rd album In Klezskavania.
The Devils second foray into theatre, the play "I Think I'm a Wolf" was a huge hit at the First Annual Calgary Fringe Festival. Penned and performed by all members of the band and Elizabeth Stepkowski, Brian Hansen & Anita Miotti and Directed byKen Cameron (coined The Berzerkrgang Collective).
Combining dance, text and music, the play received great reviews and an invitation to One Yellow Rabbits' High Performance Rodeo 2000.
Columbia Entertainment licensed single Another Sad Song for use in a Fox Network movie feature called Earthquake in New York which has been released worldwide.
The song Jesus Started Drinking from their second CD, Tongue & Groove, spent 9 weeks on Calgary Radio Mix 1060's Top 30 chart. 1998.
The video for Jesus Started Drinking (from Tongue & Groove) received light rotation on MUCHMusic in 1996 with an added spotlight during MUCH's “Controversial Video Day” June 24 1998.
The song Butterfly Guts (from Tongue & Groove) was licensed to Columbia Entertainment in 1997 for use on one episode on the television show Party of Five on the Fox Network.
The theatre production, In Klezskavania, was co-written by vocalist/lyricist Ty Semaka and Calgary's One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre ensemble. It ran Feb. 24 - Mar. 21, 1998, at the Big Secret Theatre in the Calgary Centre for the Performing Arts. The play received rave reviews in the media, sold out almost every night, was held over for a week and is still the highest grossing One Yellow Rabbit production in a first run.
The song Freight Trains of Intention won first prize in CJAY 92 FM's 1996 Songwriters Contest.
Released 2nd album Tongue & Groove.
Played the Highwood Music Festival on the main stage.
Released 1st album Running With Scissors.
Released 2nd cassette tape Live As Heck. Recorded live at the Calgary Stampede.
Played the Highwood Music Festival on the main stage.
Released 1st cassette tape Experimental Farm.
Officially formed, named the band and played coffee shops, street corners, house parties, camp fires etc.
Kolodziejzyk and Semaka met, jammed in Kolodziejzyk’s basement and started writing songs within a few months.