Tag Archives: Great Bloomers
Great Bloomers

Great Bloomers Lit Up The Horseshoe With Distant Fires

Date of show: November 30, 2012 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo Against a backdrop of weathered images reminiscent of the Something More 7” artwork that were provided by a slide projector portraying a different slide for each song, Toronto’s Great Bloomers made their triumphant return home after a cross-country tour. Kicking off with the appropriately triumphant- […]

Continue Reading
Yukon Blonde

Yukon Blonde’s Tiger Talk Comes Alive at Lee’s Palace

Date of show: April 12, 2012 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo We were at Lee’s Palace for the first night of Yukon Blonde’s double-header. The incredible Thursday night line-up showcased the some of the best Canadian talents that Dine Alone/Nevado Records has to offer. Yukon Blonde From Vancouver, British Columbia, Jeffrey Innes (vocals, guitar), Brandon Scott […]

Continue Reading

NXNE Day 3: Live in Bellwoods, Yonge-Dundas Square, Phoenix, Young Lions Music Club & More

Friday, June 17, 2011 I started off my day at the Global Backpackers Village hostel for a BBQ hosted by Kelp Records and TLOBF/Oh! Canada. Bonus to the great music: free hot dogs and hamburgers! When I arrived, The Elwins were just taking the stage. I was happy to catch them play in the daytime, […]

Continue Reading

Audio Blood Media’s Two-Night Stand at The Rivoli: Night Two

Date of show: December 11, 2010 The Balconies headlined the show and, by the time they hit the stage, it was packed. Jacquie Neville was on lead vocals the whole time, rocking out hard on her guitar, with brother Stephen Neville (bass), as well as Liam Jaeger (drums), backing her up with harmonies. Jacquie carries […]

Continue Reading

Great Bloomers Christmas Loft Party and Vinyl Release

Date of show: December 17, 2010 Shot of choice: tequila We attended the Great Bloomers holiday/vinyl release party, which also happened to be an amazing loft party. It was awesome. Amanda got some great shots, which are also posted on her website here. Also, check out her awesome videos below (also posted here)!  

Continue Reading
The MuseBox Presents Holiday Musings

The MuseBox Presents Holiday Musings

The MuseBox is celebrating the holidays with TWO shows at the Toronto Institute For the Enjoyment of Music. See the Facebook event here. December 9th Steven McKay Allie Hughes Megan Bonnell December 16th Great Bloomers The Wilderness Language-Arts Doors at 7pm. Cover is $5 and all proceeds from both in-stores will go to the MS […]

Continue Reading
bloomers shot

Great Bloomers Kick Off Their Fall Tour at the El Mocambo

[Note: You may recognize that tall fella on the right (who we apparently surprised with the flash) as Gavin Gardiner of The Wooden Sky.] Date of show: August 20, 2010 Shot of choice: tequila The El Mocambo was packed for hometown band Great Bloomers. It was well deserved, especially considering they haven’t played a headline […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 44 other followers