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Hollerado

TURF Day 3: Hollerado, Jeff Tweedy, Gogol Bordello, July Talk & More

Sunday, July 6, 2014 Jon Langford & The Burlington Welsh Male Chorus (East Stage, 12:45PM) Devin Cuddy (South Stage, 12:50PM) The third day of a festival is often tough and can prove difficult to drag yourself to the grounds early. It was however worth the early morning in order to catch Devin Cuddy, whose set […]

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Sam Roberts Band

TURF Day 2: Sam Roberts Band, Hey Rosetta!, The Gaslight Anthem & More

Saturday, July 5, 2014 Caitlin Rose (South Stage, 1:10PM) Day 2 of the festival began early in the afternoon, with Caitlin Rose on the South Stage. Boasting a voice more massive than you’d initially expect, a typical country starlet Rose is not. The Nashville native spun tenderhearted Opry-worthy ballads doused in the whiskey and cigarette […]

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Beirut

TURF Day 1: Beirut, Local Natives, Born Ruffians & More

Friday, July 4, 2014 In just its second year, the Toronto Urban Roots Festival has become one of our favourite weekends of the summer. Once again, Jeff Cohen and Co. at Collective Concerts compiled an extensive lineup that defied the typical boundaries of roots and folk. Taking advantage of one of the hills on location, […]

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Living that Field Trip Life: Day 2

Sunday, June 8, 2014 In stark contrast to the previous day, there was the promise of rain in the low-hanging clouds as Day 2 of Field Trip got underway on the Fort York stage. Flanked by a couple of backup singers and with just a laptop providing backing tracks behind her, 2013 Polaris Prize short-lister […]

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Living that Field Trip Life: Day 1

Saturday, June 7, 2014 The sun was high in the sky by the time Day 1 of the second annual Field Trip festival got underway at Fort York. Curated by Toronto record label Arts & Crafts, this year’s lineup largely extended past their own roster to include a multitude of friends. When not listening to […]

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Canadian Music Week 2014

An Overview of Our CMW 2014 Coverage

As usual, we had a great time at Canadian Music Week. It’s always exciting for us to celebrate Canadian music and we’re excited to do it again next year – May 5-9, 2014! Here’s a list of all the bands we covered and links to the respective posts: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 The C’mons Stuck […]

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CMW Night 5: Tribute to Paul Gourlie & More at the Horseshoe Tavern

Saturday, May 10, 2014 Goodnight, Sunrise – Quad Rock Spin Class @ Quad East Hardcore spinners and first-timers (myself included) collided at Quad East for Goodnight, Sunrise’s second annual rock and roll spin class. With instructor Michelene at the front of the class, the band provided a high energy workout soundtrack. It got sweaty – […]

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Operators

CMW Night 5: NeXT/Pop Montreal Showcase at the Silver Dollar

Saturday, May 10, 2014 PKEW PKEW PKEW (gunshots) GROUNDERS Operators

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CMW Night 4: City and Colour at Air Canada Centre

Friday, May 9, 2014 As I sat in the Air Canada Centre before the show started, I began to realize that City and Colour sold out this building, this arena, the ACC. The show started with Dallas Green and company playing mostly songs from City and Colour’s latest release, The Hurry and the Harm, songs […]

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The King Khan & BBQ Show

CMW Night 3: Black Box Showcase at Adelaide Hall & Reeperbahn Festival Showcase at The Garrison

Thursday, May 8, 2014 Seas – 8PM @ Adelaide Hall We started the night off at Adelaide Hall to help celebrate the 10th anniversary of local record label Black Box Recording. Featuring many a Moneen alum, Toronto’s Seas got the night off to a low key start with their first song before really sinking into […]

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