Tag Archives: Lee’s Palace
The Darcys

Arts & Crafts Road Trip Stops at a Sold-Out Lee’s Palace

Date of show: March 25, 2014 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo The Darcys were greeted by an enthusiastic sold-out hometown crowd when they took the stage. The band’s atmospheric art-rock vibes and frontman Jason Couse’s elevated falsetto on set opening “Hunting” held us in rapture, and the possessed nature to Couse as he switched from guitar […]

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Two Hours Traffic

CMW Night 3: The Balconies, Rah Rah and Two Hours Traffic at Lee’s Palace & More

Thursday, March 21, 2013 Robyn Dell’Unto – 8pm @ Annex Wreckroom Robyn Dell’Unto kicked things off at the Annex Wreckroom. Unfortunately, because it was so early, she didn’t draw in much of a crowd. However, Dell’Unto made the most of it with her candid stage banter to keep the crowd interested. Dell’Unto has a gorgeous, […]

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The Darcys

The Darcys Brought Their Interpretation of Aja To Lee’s Palace

Date of show: November 10, 2012 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo It’s one thing to cover a classic song, it’s an entirely different matter to cover an entire classic album. But if any band could be up to the challenge it would be Toronto’s The Darcys. Their interpretation of Aja is in no way a simple […]

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Teenage Kicks

Losing Our Heads For Teenage Kicks at Lee’s Palace

Date of show: October 5, 2012 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo Originally merely meant to be Teenage Kicks’ largest headlining show in Toronto yet, with the announcement that it would be bassist Jeff van Helvoort and guitarist Patrick Marchent’s final show with the band, it took on a newfound significance. Surrounded by friends and a packed […]

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NXNE Night 3: Parlovr, Hooded Fang, Zulu Winter & More

Friday, June 15, 2012 2:54 – 9:00PM @ Lee’s Palace When I walked into Lee’s Palace to see London’s 2:54, it was already near the end of their set with just two songs left. Sisters Collette Thurlow and Hannah Thurlow are the foundation for this UK band, with gorgeous harmonies over their moody, jangly shoegaze […]

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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 […]

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CMW Night 2: NeXT & The Untold City Showcase, Two Way Monologues & Green Shades Showcase & More

Thursday, March 22, 2012 Reversing Falls – 8:00PM @ Silver Dollar (NeXT & The Untold City) While previously playing along to a drum machine, Reversing Falls recently added a drummer, with Jamie Thompson (formerly of Unicorns/Islands) playing his first show with them on Thursday night. They launched right into the boisterous “This Is Why We […]

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The Reason

CMW Night 1: The Strumbellas, The Reason, Krief, Young Empires & More

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Paint – 8:00PM @ The Painted Lady My Wednesday night began at the Painted Lady for Toronto pop-rock band Paint. Led by Rob Johannes’ pretty vocals and featuring a touring drummer and new bassist and guitarist since last I’ve seen them, the overhauled band played a set from their latest release […]

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Poor Young Things

Poor Young Things’ First Show at Lee’s Palace

Date of show: August 13, 2011 Poor Young Things opened for TNG (formerly Tongue and Groove) at Lee’s Palace, their first show on that stage. It was an interesting night right off the bat, as the first band that was scheduled to play was actually kicked out of the venue before they had the chance. […]

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United Steel Workers of Montreal and Lee Harvey Osmond at Lee’s Palace

Date of show: March 3, 2011 Having really enjoyed their album, Young and Old, I was curious to see how Harlan Pepper’s music stood up live. Made up of some of Hamilton’s youth – drummer Marlon Nicolle, guitarist Jimmy Hayes, keyboardist Dan Edmonds and bassist Thompson Wilson – Harlan Pepper opened up the night. They […]

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