Gig Reviews

Field Trip 2015 – Sunday review with My Morning Jacket, Father John Misty, Templs, Marina and the Diamonds

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June 9, 2015

What: Field Trip 2015 Where: Fort York Garrison Commons When: Sunday, 7 June 2015 In One Word: Interesting From bright blue skies, to the downpour of rain and thunderstorms, the weather went hand in hand with the festival. One moment people were rocking out to Father John Misty and the next, Dan Mangan...
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Field Trip 2015 – Saturday review with Alabama Shakes, Purity Ring, Arkells

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June 9, 2015
Purity Ring - photo Brian Banks

Purity Ring at Field Trip Who: Field Trip Where: Fort York Garrison Creek Commons When: Saturday, 6 June 2015 In One Word: Amazing Field Trip 2015 was a major success. What a trip! What an amazing way to kick off the Summer 2015 Festival series; it will be interesting to see how others compete...
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Field Trip 2015 in 55,000 words…

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June 9, 2015

    55,000 words in pictures from Field Trip 2015… Alabama Shakes, Purity Ring, Father John Misty, Arkells, Rhye, Temples, De La Soul, Lee Fields, Kevin Drew and Andy Kim, Mariana and the Diamonds, The War on Drugs. All photos by Toronto photographer Brian Banks. Click to enlarge… © Brian Banks, Music...
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Xavier Rudd at the Opera House, Toronto – Gig review

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May 13, 2015
Xavier Rudd and the United Nations

Xavier Rudd and the United Nations Who: Xavier Rudd Where: The Opera House, Toronto When: Wednesday, 6 May 2015 In One Word: Connect Xavier Rudd has the ability to connect with people through his music. Before 2015, he had accomplished this feat as a solo artist. This past week at The...
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2015 SiriusXM Indie Awards – Review and photo gallery with Billy Talent, Alvvays, Broncho, Miracles [CMW 2015]

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May 11, 2015

What: 2015 SiriusXM Indie Awards at CMW Where: The Sheraton Centre, Toronto When: Saturday, 9 May 2015 In One Word: Exciting What an ending to Canadian Music Week! The Sheraton Centre was packed up tight with a growingly enthusiastic crowd for the 2015 Indie Awards. With big names like Billy Talent headlining...
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The GOASTT at the Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto – Gig review and setlist [CMW 2015]

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May 11, 2015
The Goastt

Who: The Ghost of a Sabre Tooth Tiger (The GOASTT) Where: The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto When: Friday, 8 May 2015 In One Word: Kaleidoscopic Though much of the allure of The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger arose from the charismatic front man Sean Lennon Ono, son of the legendary John...
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The Dead Ships at Bovine Sex Club – Gig review and photos [CMW 2015]

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May 10, 2015
The Dead Ships at Bovine Sex Club, Toronto - photo Lucy Sky, Music Vice

Who: The Dead Ships Where: Bovine Sex Club, Toronto When: Friday, 8 May 2015 In One Word: Sensational For their second of three Toronto shows at Canadian Music Week, The Dead Ships rocked the socks off of everyone in attendance at Bovine Sex Club. The trio came all the way from...
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Summering, The Black Fever at Bovine Sex Club, Toronto – Gig review [CMW 2015]

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May 10, 2015
Summering

Who: Summering, The Black Fever Where: Bovine Sex Club, Toronto When: Thursday, 7 May 2015 In One Word: Simmering The Black Fever are a punk band based out of Toronto, making jokes against the sports teams here acceptable to the audience. About halfway into their set they dedicated their song “Never Really Had A Chance”...
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Death Cab for Cutie at the Sony Centre, Toronto – Gig review and set list [CMW 2015]

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May 8, 2015
Death Cab for Cutie at the Sony Centre, Toronto – Gig review and set list [CMW 2015]

Who: Death Cab for Cutie Where: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto When: Thursday, 7 May 2015 In One Word: Definitive In support of their eighth studio album Kintsugi veteran indie rockers Death Cab for Cutie performed a nostalgic set list of both new and old favourites at last night’s show...
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Bike Thiefs at Sneaky Dees, Toronto – Gig review [CMW 2015]

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May 7, 2015
Bike Thiefs at Sneaky Dees, CMW 2015 - photo Lucy Sky

Who: Bike Thiefs Where: Sneaky Dees, Toronto When: Tuesday, 5 May 2015 In One Word: Humble Mississauga’s own three piece band Bike Theifs filled Sneaky Dee’s with their raw, grungy sound for Canadian Music Week. While the crowd was surprisingly without a mosh pit, they did call them on so hard at the end...
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