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TURF Night 2: Arkells, Fitz & The Tantrums & More

Friday, July 5, 2013 Jeff Cohen of Collective Concerts welcomed showgoers to the second night of the festival, with the proclamation of “We survived rain, noise complaints, and no camera policies last night” and were back again for round two. Thanking the city for letting “us punk rockers” use the beautiful space that was Fort […]

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The Tragically Hip

A Tragically Hip Valentine’s Day at The Air Canada Centre

Date of show: February 14, 2013 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo The sold-out Air Canada Centre (ACC) were on their feet as Canadian icons The Tragically Hip took the stage for this, the last date of their tour. It was obvious something special was in store from the moment their 2-hour set began. Beginning with “At […]

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The Arkells

Saying Goodbye to Summer with the Arkells at the CNE

Date of show: August 29, 2012 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo If you live in the GTA, going to the Ex is likely an end-of-summer tradition. Trying outrageous foods, playing the midway, and going on rides is a once-a-year requirement. On this night, your $5-after-5pm admission also got you into one of the hottest shows of […]

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My First Hillside Experience: Hillside 2012

“There isn’t another festival like this…” – Max Kerman (Arkells) “Everywhere I go, people say [Hillside] is a pillar of how it should be done…” – Joel Plaskett I’ve heard the praises for Hillside before and I heard them all weekend long. The charm of this “hippy” festival is undeniable, a festival which is impressively […]

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Arkells

Arkells and The Darcys Take Over Kitchener

Date of show: February 9, 2012 Shot of choice: They asked to be surprised and were given Jager. Before the doors even opened, a line was formed to get the last of the limited tickets available at the door. Not surprising, the Arkells played to a packed house at Elements in Kitchener. Starting off with […]

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Arkells

Contest: Win an Arkells Prize Pack

CONTEST CLOSED Arkells released their much anticipated sophomore album on October 18th and are preparing themselves for a cross-Canada tour this fall/winter. Michigan Left is currently sitting at #3 on iTunes and #1 on the iTunes Rock chart. Thanks to the good folks at Universal Music, we’re giving you a chance to win a signed […]

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Rise Against

Edgefest 2011 Rocks Downsview Park

Edgefest, presented by 102.1 The Edge, made its reappearance in Toronto after the 2010 hiatus. While the event was not nearly as packed as I’ve seen Downsview Park (or other Edgefests, for that matter), it was still a great turnout and the vibe was wonderful. On top of all the great music, the sun was […]

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Bandmances – Band-to-Band Love at its Finest

If you go to a lot of shows, you must already know that so many bands are connected. Some guys are roommates. Here’s an example of some love via twitter between Tyler Bancroft (Said the Whale) and Zach Gray (The Zolas): @the zolas: I need a nighttime friend. @saidthewhale: @thezolas I’ll be home in 4 […]

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Top 10 Canadian Voices – Can You Make A List?

  None of us could stop at 10 favourite Canadian voices. Trying to keep it as close to 10 as possible, here’s what we came up with. Amanda – Top 12 (in no particular order): Bryan Webb (Constantines) → her vote for #1 Sam Roberts Jenn Grant Hannah Georgas Tim Baker (Hey Rosetta!) Dan Mangan […]

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