Five Star Affair

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Five Star Affair
Five Star Affair 1.jpg
Tristin Chanel plays the didgeridoo with Five Star Affair
Background information
Origin Calgary
Genres ska
Years active 2004 (2004)–present
Associated acts Tristin Chanel
Members Tristin Chanel, Jessie Robertson, Jesse Colin, Eric Elhanati, and Chris Gillrie

Five Star Affair (FSA) is a Canadian ska music group formed in 2004 in Calgary,[1][2] known for playing a mixture of ska, reggae, rock, and punk music.[3] The band is made up of Tristin Chanel (vocals, rhythm guitar, and didgeridoo), Jessie Robertson (bass and vocals), Jesse Heffernan (trumpet and vocals), Chris Gillrie (lead guitar), and Eric Elhanati (drums).[1][4]

FSA has released an EP Better Than What You Get At Home and later an LP Do Not Disturb. They gained exposure outside of their hometown when they performed on the "Shiragirl" side stage of 2005,2006,2007 Warped Tour.[3] [5] [6]


  • Better Than What You Get At Home EP
  • Do Not Disturb LP


  1. ^ a b Lewis, Jason (2007-04-12). "The show must go on - now". Fast Forward Weekly. Retrieved 2007-11-25. 
  2. ^ Bell, Mike (2008-04-04). "Local acts hope to shine in Juno spotlight". Calgary Herald. Canwest. p. C4. Retrieved 2008-04-04. 
  3. ^ a b "Calgary Buzz: Five Star Affair Release new CD and Bob Heads With Rancid". Chart. 2006-12-01. Retrieved 2009-06-13. 
  4. ^ "My Space, Five Star Affair - Calgary, AB". Five Star Affair on MySpace. Retrieved 2008-05-31. 
  5. ^ Vandekamp, Brian (2006-11-01). "Five Star Affair: Surveyers of the Skank Pit". Beatroute Magazine. Retrieved 2007-11-25. 
  6. ^ Sylvester, Krista (2006-07-20). "Local band hit Warp speed". Calgary Sun. Retrieved 2007-11-25. [dead link]

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