Tag: Live music

Sons of York

One of the best things about a good music festival is being introduced to upcoming bands. This NXNE I met rockers Sons of York who were a part of the Manitoba Music Night at the Cameron House. Sons of York…

The Best of NXNE

NXNE 2014 just came to a close after a full week of a bands, music, boats, beers and hipsters.  I’ve started to dream of a world without hangovers but what I couldn’t live with is a world without NXNE.  I…

HAIM – Burning Down the Kool Haus

Last night, Toronto welcomed the sisters of Haim, who played their first ever live show in Toronto at The Kool Haus. Though I was a little skeptical going in, I left completely impressed by the show. From the moment the girls hit the…

Hello, Operators?

When I had first moved to Montreal to go to university from a very small town in B.C. I was introduced to a whole new music scene that had never been available to me. Unknown (at the time) bands like…

Trigger Effect – One final Show

One of Montreal’s best punk bands, Trigger Effect,took the Foufoune Electrique stage on Friday April 4th for one final show. The show was not only a celebration of the band’s 10 years of being together but was also an all-star tribute to…

Hot Ticket: Boy & Bear

Don’t miss this must-see show when Australian Indie Rockers Boy & Bear take the stage in Toronto this March. Details: Albums: They released their second album, Harlequin Dream last summer which debuted in the No. 1 position on the ARIA…

Childish Gambino, Deep in the Web

Wednesday night, March 26th, the Metropolis in Montreal had the pleasure of welcoming Childish Gambino, as part of his Deep Web tour. The show was at 8pm, no opening act, and I entered the venue a little after 8 to…

5 Albums that Saved Me… From Winter

Winter is ALMOST over, dare I say. Montreal is facing yet another blizzard as I am writing this. It has been a long and cold one, but for me, music is the best way to face it, whether you need…

Who Is LP?

A girl walks into a concert venue. No, this isn’t the start of a joke. It’s the start of a lot of my favourite nights and the start of the story of when I first laid ears on LP. LP…