Jul 22, 2014Being both tortured and elated are dichotomies that roots act The Strumbellas straddle well. Amid the bursts of violins and banjos, stomps and claps, and jubilant multi-part harmonies, there’s a dark, recurrent theme of death tucked away.
Jul 21, 2014We’ve made it to the dead centre of summer, full of heat, dust, and mosquitos, but there’s new growth on the horizon from some Canadian music champions.
Jul 21, 2014Which band from Liverpool frequently played at the Cavern Club in the early 1960’s was managed by Brian Epstein and went to Hamburg for an extended period to play in a club there? If you answered "The Big Three" you’d be absolutely correct.
Jul 17, 2014They’ve been called “Canada’s Youngest Rock Band,” shared the stage with The Beach Boys, and performed at some of North America’s largest musical festivals, including Bluesfest, Osheaga, and the Montreal Pop Festival. In their spare time they raise thousands of dollars for charity.
Jul 16, 2014Ça Claque! a tout récemment fait un détour par Calgary, AB. Leurs sons et rythmes traditionnels alliés à des pas de danse et des claquettes hérités du folklore Franco-Canadien créent tout un spectacle. Un groupe à écouter, et à voir.