This year, Guelph’s Hillside Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Taking place on Guelph Lake Island from July 26-28th, Hillside features more than just a great roster of musical acts. The festival has spoken word and drum and dance performances, an Aboriginal Dance Circle, artisan market, food bazaar, workshops and more. Yesterday’s line up announcement… Read More »Read Article
The Indies at CMW 2012 – The Sheepdogs take all the awards, Treble Charger looks old, Rich Aucoin steals the show, and Passion Pit sends us to bed happy
The 12th annual Independent Music Awards were hardly one of those stuck up, penguin-suited award shows – you got Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham making faces for the photographer in the media room, The Sheepdogs members appearing to have a beard-growing contest, long multiple-song sets from Dan Mangan and miles and miles of plaid.Read Article
As a result of POP Montreal and all the great bands taking over the city’s venues right now, this week’s hit list is almost exclusively music-oriented. Enjoy! WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 21 TO SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25 POP Montreal International Music Festival @ numerous Montreal venues. POP Montreal celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with a fabulous array of… Read More »Read Article
NORTH BY NORTHEAST IS COMING! Our list of can't-miss must-sees (some free, even sans wristband) from the best weekend of the year.
June 16th-19th Live in Bellwoods, the NXNE Picnic Series Every day, from 2-5 pm, a BYOPicnic will take place in Trinity Bellwoods, to the sounds of bands playing spontaneous, re-imagined acoustic sets. Full listings here, but the line up includes Bellewoods, The Balconies, Forest City Lovers, and more! Feel free to bring along an instrument.Read Article
Opera Atelier Hosts Versailles Gala at The Carlu Opera Atelier celebrates its 25th year with a romantic gala at the swanky Carlu. Hosted by Jeanne Beker, guests will be serenaded with special performances by Measha Brueggergosman, Michael Maniaci and Kreimir Spicer, all three of whom will also be in Opera Atelier’s upcoming performances of Mozart’s… Read More »Read Article