Archive for the ‘Festivals’ Category

Who to See at Canadian Music Fest 2013

Posted on March 17th, 2013 by by Lisa Lagace

Another CMW is upon us, and by now most of you probably know this is one of my favourite times to be in Toronto. I genuinely love Canadian Music Fest. It feels a whole lot more local and about the incredibly strong music community in Toronto than NXNE does to me, oddly enough. Or maybe […]

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Do You Guys Like Jazz?

Posted on June 25th, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

A friend from Montreal sent me this photo in shock and disbelief, and I don’t think it could possibly be real, but I’ll admit I find it kind of hilarious. Jazz definitely gets a bad reputation in the broader music community, lumped in with classical as a genre that is for snobs and old people. I […]

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Who To See During NXNE 2012

Posted on June 9th, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

Alright guys, I know you’ve been waiting, but as most people that know me in real life know, I’m a last minute person. Luckily here this is – a whole FOUR days before the actual festival performances begin. I deserve an award, thx. Basically, I used the handy NXNE Schedulizer to find all the bands […]

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NXNE’s First Annual Record Show

Posted on April 24th, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

With Record Store Day over for another year, you guys must be feeling the post holiday blues – but fear not as NXNE just announced they are starting up a new tradition to fill our need for obsessing over vinyl – The NXNE Record Show. Happening on June 16th from 10am-4pm at the Hyatt Regency […]

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NXNE Bands Announced!

Posted on April 18th, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

It looks like NXNE is really stepping it up yet again this year. Last hear the big headliners were 80s throwbacks Devo and Men Without Hats, which was kind of cute – but really, not all that appealing outside of its novelty factor. I didn’t attend, choosing to see newer bands that were playing the […]

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