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Osheaga 2015 – Day Two

Osheaga 2015 – Day Two

Saturday, August 1, 2015 The festival continues and so do the ear splitting buzz of air horns. The weather started out much nicer, a cool breeze with some cloud cover, foreshadowing the impending rain. It was announced last minute that Action Bronson could not make it and Narcy with Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) would [...]

August 4, 2015 Griffin Elliot Festivals, Hip Hop, Indie, Live Music Reviews, Montreal, Montreal Listings, Montreal Live Music Reviews, Montreal Top News, What's Hot 0

Osheaga 2015 – Day One

Osheaga 2015 – Day One

Friday, July 31, 2015 Just off the island of Montreal, there is another smaller islet. The quaint Île Sainte-Hélène – as it’s known in the native tongue – plays host to Osheaga music festival and the masses of new wave beatniks, brain washed by a hippie culture that has since been bastardized by MDMA and [...]

August 1, 2015 Griffin Elliot Electronic, Festivals, Folk, Hip Hop, Indie Rock, Montreal bands, Montreal Listings, Montreal Live Music Reviews, Montreal Top News, What's Hot 1

Amnesia Rockfest Day 1 Montreal Live Review

Amnesia Rockfest Day 1 Montreal Live Review

Amnesia Rockfest Day 1 Montreal Live Review Rockfest Day 1 The first day at Montebello’s Rockfest ended with a disappointing headliner performance by Linkin Park, a band that we reviewed very positively last year, but a few very pleasant surprises from other bands. The crowd started dispersing midway through the set, after the band played [...]

June 24, 2015 Andrej Ivanov Festivals, Live Music Reviews, Metal, Montreal, Montreal bands, Montreal Live Music Reviews, Montreal Top News, QC Festivals 1

Pouzza V – POUZZA Fest – Montreal Live Review

Pouzza V – POUZZA Fest – Montreal Live Review

Pouzza V — POUZZA Fest — Montreal Live Review In it’s fifth iteration of Pouzza Fest, Pouzza V has shown that the organizers are no spring chickens and that with every passing year, the weekend-long punk festival is simply improving on their already high quality formula. Fewer venues were chosen to participate this year, but [...]

May 20, 2015 Andrej Ivanov Live Music Reviews, Montreal, Montreal bands, Montreal Live Music Reviews, Montreal Top News, Punk 0

Osheaga Reveals the Full 2015 Line Up

Osheaga Reveals the Full 2015 Line Up

Osheaga Reveals the Full 2015 Line Up with Tickets Going on Sale Well there she is folks. The guys and gals at Evenko worked really hard and brought a great line-up to Osheaga’s 10th anniversary! Some of the more noteworthy acts here are (Aside from the headliners): Of Monsters and Men Chet Faker FKA Twigs [...]

March 24, 2015 Andrej Ivanov Editorials, Festivals, Montreal, Montreal Top News 0

The Road to Osheaga

The Road to Osheaga

The Road to Osheaga and the Line-Up it Reveals Evenko decided to bring in the new line-up for Osheaga 2015 with more than 80 bands already announced. But here’s the kicker: you have to earn it! Oh? You feel teased? Well then you can just Google the answer, but that would ruin half the fun! [...]

March 18, 2015 Andrej Ivanov Editorials, Festivals, Montreal, Montreal Top News 0

Blue Daven’s Code – Self-Titled – Album Review

Blue Daven’s Code – Self-Titled – Album Review

Blue Daven’s Code – Self-Titled – Album Review Style: Rock/Alt-Rock/Stoner Rock/Country Release Date: September 23rd 2014 Edited, mixed and recorded: ATF Productions (Quebec City) Produced: Brendan Duffey of Norcal Studios in Sao Paulo, Brazil Track List: 1)   Only One 2)   Standing 3)   Bad Seeds 4)   Alive 5)   Trouble in Paradise It’s not often that you come across a band [...]

December 14, 2014 Andrej Ivanov 90s Rock, Album Reviews, Alternative Rock, Montreal, Montreal bands, Montreal Top News 0

First You Get the Sugar – New EP and Single

First You Get the Sugar – New EP and Single

First You Get the Sugar – New EP and Single FIRST YOU GET THE SUGAR NEW EP ***FOREIGN LANDS*** SET FOR RELEASE ON OCT 28, 2014 FIRST SINGLE (“Foreign Lands”), TO HIT RADIO ON OCTOBER 6, WITH  SUPPORTING MUSIC VIDEO FALL TOUR DATES, INCLUDING MONTREAL RELEASE PARTY ON NOVEMBER 1 @ LA VITROLA W/FRISKY KIDS [...]

October 8, 2014 Andrej Ivanov Album Releases, Editorials, Montreal, Montreal bands, Montreal Top News, On Tour 0

Anachronik Music Festival – Montreal Live Review

Anachronik Music Festival – Montreal Live Review

Anachronik Music Festival – Montreal Live Review What: Anachronik Music Festival When: May 2nd-3rd 2014 Where: Various venues, Montreal, QC TOTAL SCORE: 8.7 Style: Rock/Rockabilly/Psychobilly/Metal Music festivals are definitely hard to start up, and the first few years can be very gruelling, with very little results. This is usually the case when you cater to [...]

May 7, 2014 Andrej Ivanov Live Music Reviews, Montreal, Montreal bands, Montreal Live Music Reviews, Montreal Top News 0

Bal en Blanc Announces Costume Contest

Bal en Blanc Announces Costume Contest

Bal en Blanc announces Costume Contest Alice in Wonderland–an ideal theme to let your imagination run wild! Tons of prizes to be won in the Bal en Blanc costume contest presented in collaboration with Nightlife.Ca Montreal, March 27, 2014 — Bal en Blanc will be celebrating its 20th anniversary on Sunday, April 20, 2014 with a [...]

March 29, 2014 Andrej Ivanov Editorials, Electronic, Montreal, Montreal Listings, Montreal Top News 1

Amnesia Rockfest Reveals a Partial Lineup of Rockfest 2014

Amnesia Rockfest Reveals a Partial Lineup of Rockfest 2014

Amnesia Rockfest Reveals a Partial Lineup of Rockfest 2014 So a lot of people have been anticipating and waiting with bated breath to find out what the final big concert in the greater Montreal area has to offer. Alex Martel finally revealed (and has been revealing through Facebook, for those who have been following his [...]

March 12, 2014 Andrej Ivanov Festivals, Metal, Montreal Listings, Montreal Top News, Top News 0

Osheaga Announces the Osheaga 2014 Line-up

Osheaga Announces the Osheaga 2014 Line-up

Osheaga Announces the Osheaga 2014 Line-up As of this morning, the second Montreal summer festival unveiled it’s full line-up. It seems that Osheaga 2014 will definitely be a year for every genre of music, spanning from rock to EDM. With enormous names such as Jack White, OutKast, Skrillex and Artic Monkeys to headline on their [...]

March 11, 2014 Andrej Ivanov Festivals, Montreal, Montreal Listings, Montreal Top News, Top News 0

Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars and AFI – Carnivores Tour

Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars and AFI – Carnivores Tour

Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars and AFI – Carnivores Tour   LINKIN PARK 30 SECONDS TO MARS Special guest: AFI Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 6:30pm / Parc Jean-Drapeau * Rain or Shine TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 14 AT NOON Tickets on sale at Bell Centre Box Office By phone: 1 855 310-2525 [...]

March 11, 2014 Andrej Ivanov 90s Rock, Editorials, Montreal, Montreal Listings, Montreal Top News, On Tour 0

AFI and Thirty Seconds to Mars to Tour with Linkin Park

AFI and Thirty Seconds to Mars to Tour with Linkin Park

AFI and Thirty Seconds to Mars to Tour with Linkin Park As of this morning, in a press conference in LA (as well as announced on Alternative Press), Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars, and AFI have announced officially that they will be touring together as part of the Carnivores summer tour. The tour will [...]

March 4, 2014 Andrej Ivanov Editorials, Montreal, Montreal Listings, Montreal Top News, On Tour, Toronto, Toronto Listings, winnipeg 0

Montreal Psychobilly Legends Gutter Demons to Reunite

Montreal Psychobilly Legends Gutter Demons to Reunite

Montreal Psychobilly Legends Gutter Demons to Reunite WIN TICKETS The Legendary Montreal band GUTTER DEMONS are getting back together for a show at the festival Anachronik. After 6 years of absence, the band will reunite for a concert in Montreal at Club Soda on the 3rd of may 2014. The band will be back for [...]

February 19, 2014 Andrej Ivanov Montreal bands, Montreal Listings, Montreal Top News, Top News 3

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