Tag: "2011"

moe.down XII Will Round Out The Summer

moe.down XII Will Round Out The Summer

| August 22, 2011 | Comments (156)

For the last 11 years the band moe. has been putting on a festivals of it’s own. moe.down, a smaller gathering than the big summer festivals. This 3 day event has become known for its laid back vibe and great music, as well as its intimate and scenic setting. Only two stages where bands never [...]

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SARAH SLEAN IN TORONTO: A SNEAK PEEK INTO LAND AND SEA

SARAH SLEAN IN TORONTO: A SNEAK PEEK INTO LAND AND SEA

| August 16, 2011 | Comments (1,670)

The beautiful Sarah Slean played free again this year at the West Jet Stage at Harbourfront Centre, like she did on Canada Day last year.  It started pouring rain during the opening act, a quartet of classical musicians and settled when Sarah took the stage with a twenty-one piece orchestra.  The orchestra played beautifully alongside [...]

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OSHEAGA 2011: DAY 3 PHOTOS & REVIEW

OSHEAGA 2011: DAY 3 PHOTOS & REVIEW

| August 16, 2011 | Comments (765)

The sixth edition of Montreal’s Osheaga festival definitely brought us to see and discover tons of talented people! It is now time to check out what happened during our coverage of the third, and last, day of this year’s festival! The Sounds Fronted by Maja Ivarsson and accompanied by four (male) musicians, The Sounds will [...]

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OSHEAGA 2011: DAY 2 PHOTOS & REVIEW

OSHEAGA 2011: DAY 2 PHOTOS & REVIEW

| August 13, 2011 | Comments (1)

My second day of Osheaga was a little bit quieter. We had way more space and it was easier to switch between the stages. The crowd on the second day was of approximately 20 000 compared to the 38 000 the previous day.  With so many concerts that Osheaga had to offer, I stayed around the two [...]

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DROPKICK MURPHYS: PARTY AT THE METROPOLIS!

DROPKICK MURPHYS: PARTY AT THE METROPOLIS!

| August 13, 2011 | Comments (1)

Dropkick Murphys played a fun set to a packed crowd at Metropolis recently in Montreal. If you’ve never seen Dropkick Murphys live, you are really missing something. This celtic-punk band was formed in the mid 90’s is not a typical punk band. They have proved themselves since their debut and currently are one of the [...]

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TAKING BACK SUNDAY, THURSDAY AND COLOUR REVOLT AT THE KOOL HAUS IN TORONTO

TAKING BACK SUNDAY, THURSDAY AND COLOUR REVOLT AT THE KOOL HAUS IN TORONTO

| August 12, 2011 | Comments (274)

  It is a strange sense of deja vu that brought Taking Back Sunday back to the Kool Haus in Toronto, touring with the original line up that created the fan celebrated album ‘Tell All Your Friends’ and the rather maligned Self Titled effort they recently released. Audience hopes were no doubt high that the [...]

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THE FOO FIGHTERS FUCKED UP THE DOUGHBOYS LAST NIGHT IN MONTREAL!

THE FOO FIGHTERS FUCKED UP THE DOUGHBOYS LAST NIGHT IN MONTREAL!

| August 11, 2011 | Comments (440)

Last night the Foo Fighters came to town with Fucked Up, and Montréal’s own recently reunited Doughboys. Fucked Up are from Toronto and were the winners of the 2009 Polaris Awards.  There set went a little something like this; 7:00pm, enter stage and announce to the only 20% filled arena that Montréal’s crowds are a [...]

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THE SLAUGHTER SURVIVOR TOUR HIT THE UNDERWORLD IN MONTREAL

THE SLAUGHTER SURVIVOR TOUR HIT THE UNDERWORLD IN MONTREAL

| August 10, 2011 | Comments (1)

The Slaughter Survivor Tour featuring Conducting From The Grave and The Contortionist stopped in Montreal on August 2nd at the Underworld venue! Check out these links for photos of each bands! THE CONTORTIONIST PHOTOS CONDUCTING FROM THE GRAVE PHOTOS  

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OTTAWA BLUESFEST DAY 7: JOHN FOGERTY + THREE DAYS GRACE + DANA FUCHS + BUCK 65

OTTAWA BLUESFEST DAY 7: JOHN FOGERTY + THREE DAYS GRACE + DANA FUCHS + BUCK 65

| July 13, 2011 | Comments (872)

A modern day Janis Joplin, Dana Fuchs was back at Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest for her encore performance. Born in New Jersey but raised in Florida, Fuchs musical career extends almost all of her 35 years. She engaged the large crowd from the start, asking fans what they wanted to hear, a very refreshing change form the “stick to the script”shows [...]

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THE BLACK KEYS AND CAGE THE ELEPHANT STORM THE BELL CENTER

THE BLACK KEYS AND CAGE THE ELEPHANT STORM THE BELL CENTER

| July 13, 2011 | Comments (0)

Last night’s show of The Black Keys kicked off with an energetic set by Cage The Elephant.  After opening with 2024, they launched into In One Ear, and lead singer Matthew Schultz stage dived into an enthusiastic crowd.  Over the next 45 minutes we saw him tearing at his t-shirt, head banging, skipping across the [...]

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