Tag Archives: Topanga

Topanga Headline The Horseshoe For The First Time

Date of show: August 25, 2012 Written by: Chiara DiAngelo Originally a four-band bill, Army Girls unfortunately had to drop out at the last minute. Luckily, the remaining bands brought more than enough energy, steaming up the Horseshoe on this, the last Saturday of August. If you arrived to the venue early, you may have […]

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A Day of Fun at S.C.E.N.E. Music Festival 2012

Sunday, June 24, 2012 We love St. Catharines’ S.C.E.N.E. Music Festival. It’s incredible how easily you can run around from venue to venue, so incredible that we couldn’t resist making this our mission for the day. We decided to take advantage of the closeness of the many participating venues and see as many of our […]

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NXNE Day/Night 4: Hollerado, The Lumineers, Topanga & More

Saturday, June 16, 2012 Hollerado – 5:00PM @ Yonge-Dundas Square (Spinner.ca) I headed out into the heat of the afternoon sun to Yonge & Dundas Square to catch Hollerado. You know a band has “made it” when you are surrounded by swarms of young teens singing along to every word. Even the middle-aged man beside […]

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NXNE Day 2: Army Girls, The Town Heroes, beekeeper & More

Thursday, June 14, 2012 JangBang Presents: Unofficial NXNE Day Party Thursday afternoon meant the addition of day parties to the festival. While most were not NXNE official, they were still all part of the festival experience. I hit up JangBang to catch some of their unofficial daytime showcase, which included good music and Korean tacos. […]

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A Wild Night with Wildlife at the Horseshoe

Date of show: May 11, 2012 Shot of choice: whiskey Written by: Chiara DiAngelo With a line-up of four testosterone-filled bands, this past Saturday night at the Horseshoe just might go down in history as one of the sweatiest bro-fests this city has experienced. Headliners Wildlife took the stage to eager anticipation from the jammed […]

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CMW Night 5: Topanga, The Elwins & More at Rancho Relaxo

Sunday, March 25, 2012 David Hustler & The Trustworthy I unintentionally missed The Ship, so I started off the last night of CMW with David Hustler, whose name really is “Hustler,” and his backing band The Trustworthy. Hustler’s Facebook describes their music as “barn burning indie folk/rock,” which is quite apt. There’s an alt country […]

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CMW Day 4: Death in the Afternoon, French Connection & More

Saturday, March 24, 2012 The Jefferson – 1:10PM @ El Mocambo Upstairs (Aussie BBQ) Determined to fit The Jefferson into my schedule, I started Saturday bright and early at the El Mocambo for the Aussie BBQ. Kicking the afternoon off, the crowd was a bit lacking at this early hour, but this didn’t prevent them […]

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Topanga Throws a Rager at Sneaky Dee’s to Celebrate Their 7” Release

Date of show: February 24, 2012 Shot of choice: Jager Written by: Chiara DiAngelo Friday night was one for the record books. With at least four incredible shows going on in the city, it was a music lover’s dream (so many choices!) – and nightmare (why I can’t be everywhere at the same time??). Tasked […]

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HONHEEHONHEE at the El Mocambo

Note: Apologies for the out of focus photo. Date of show: December 16, 2011 HONHEEHONHEE Montreal-based HONHEEHONHEE gathered friends and, alongside Two Way Monologues, put together a great bill to celebrate the release of their debut album Shouts. Topanga PKEW PKEW PKEW (gunshots) Atom Division

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The Untold City’s Summer Shit Show at The Garrison

Date of show: August 12, 2011 In August, partially in celebration of buying shots for bands’ first birthday, we attended The Untold City’s free summer show. While The Untold City is known for putting on some great shows in the city, they may have outdone themselves putting together this amazing lineup. We took some photos […]

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