Posts Tagged ‘ Canadian Music Week ’

J Mascis and Kurt Vile at The Great Hall, Toronto (CMW 2011) – Review and photos

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March 20, 2011
J Mascis at The Great Hall, Toronto, 11 March 2011 - photo by Brian Banks, Music Vice

The Gig: J Mascis with Kurt Vile and The Violators opening (part of Canadian Music Fest 2011) Where: The Great Hall, Toronto, Ontario When: Friday 11 March 2011 In One Word: Wizardly Having prepared more than adequately enough for a J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr) solo concert – a few beverages together...
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Bombay Bicycle Club, The Coppertone and Jezabels at Lee’s Palace, Toronto (CMW 2011) – Review and photos

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March 20, 2011
The Jezabels at Lee's Palace, Toronto, 12 March 2011 - photo Renee Saviour, Music Vice

The Gig: Bombay Bicycle Club, The Coppertone, The Jezabels, Dinosaur Bones (part of Canadian Music Fest 2011) Where: Lee’s Palace, Toronto, Ontario When: Saturday 12 March 2011 In One Word: Driven Let’s face it, we’ve all been there.  There have been plenty of gigs and festivals where bands – particularly opening...
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The Pack A.D. at Wrongbar, Toronto (CMW 2011) – Review and photos

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March 14, 2011
The Pack A.D. at Wrongbar, Toronto, 12 March 2011 - photo by Caroline Aksich, Music Vice

The Gig: The Pack A.D. (part of Canadian Music Fest 2011) Where: Wrongbar, Toronto, Ontario When: Saturday 12 March 2011 In One Word: Raucous As a Torontonian who has lived the majority of her adult years in this city, it seems blasphemous that this Saturday night was my first time entering...
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Young Galaxy at Lee’s Palace and Teenage Kicks at Sneaky Dee’s (CMW 2011) – Review and photos

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March 13, 2011
Young Galaxy at Lee’s Palace and Teenage Kicks at Sneaky Dee’s (CMW 2011) – Review and photos

The Gig: Young Galaxy with Imaginary Cities and Miracle Fortress (part of Canadian Music Fest 2011) Where: Lee’s Palace, Toronto, Ontario When: 10 March 2011 In One Word:  Surprising The Young Galaxy lineup at Lee’s on Thursday was chalk full of surprises. Some delightful, others less so. The night opened with...
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Black Phoenix Orchestra at Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto (CMW 2011) – Review and photos

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March 11, 2011
Black Phoenix Orchestra at Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto (CMW 2011) – Review and photos

The calm before the storm… Black Phoenix Orchestra moments before starting their set The Gig: Black Phoenix Orchestra (part of Canadian Music Fest 2011) Where: The Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, Ontario When: 9 March 2011 In One Word:  Legit It’s 12.30am at the ‘legendary’ Horseshoe Tavern. It’s the opening night of Canadian...
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Mother Mother at the Phoenix, Toronto (CMW 2011) – Review and photos

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March 10, 2011
Mother Mother at The Phoenix, Toronto, 9 March 2011 - photo by Caroline Aksich, Music Vice

The Gig: Mother Mother (part of Canadian Music Fest 2011) Where: Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, Ontario When: 9 March 2011 In One Word:  Robotic Like many music fans attending Canadian Music Fest this week, one of the acts that I was most excited to see was Mother Mother’s performance at the...
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Canadian Music Week 2011 – Festival battle plan and picks

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March 8, 2011
Canadian Music Week 2011 – Festival battle plan and picks

Protest The Hero – one of our picks of Canadian Music Week 2011 Canadian Music Week is here! Which also means Canadian Music Fest is here! Yes, essentially two names for the same thing but don’t be confused.. “CMW” is what most people on the streets of Toronto will be calling...
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Canadian Music Week 2010, Toronto – Fest Review and Photos

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March 18, 2010
Canadian Music Week 2010, Toronto – Fest Review and Photos

Gig/Concert: Canadian Music Week 2010 (Canadian Music Fest) Venue: Various venues across Toronto, ON, Canada Date: 10-14 March 2010 Headliners: Our Lady Peace, Bedouin Soundclash In one word: Hectic My experience at Canadian Music Week 2010 started a day earlier than most peoples, having met Sixteen Layers in afternoon and saw...
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Jamie Cullum at Massey Hall, Toronto – Exclusive Live Review and Concert Photos

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March 10, 2010
Jamie Cullum at Massey Hall, Toronto – Exclusive Live Review and Concert Photos

Gig/Concert: Jamie Cullum Venue: Massey Hall, Toronto, ON, Canada Date: 9 March 2010 Headliners: Jamie Cullum In one word: Charming Massey Hall is a venue with an illustrious music history having hosted many legendary performances, one of the most famous of all being the 1953 concert with jazz influentials Charlie Parker,...
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Sixteen Layers Interview – Irish band at Canadian Music Week

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March 10, 2010
Sixteen Layers Interview – Irish band at Canadian Music Week

Yesterday, Tuesday, 9 March, I spoke with Irish alt rock band Sixteen Layers on the eve of Canadian Music Week 2010. I met up with these four lads from Dublin at Java House on Queen Street, Toronto to discuss their reasons for appearing at the festival and what they hoped to...
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