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Teenage Kicks

Shoe Gets Teenage Kicked

May 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

(*not a real shoe, not actual teenagers) If the title is slightly awkward, that’s because it describes me when I arrived at the legendary Horseshoe Tavern on the last Friday of April, back when we...

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The Junction Music Festival

This Weekend: Junction Music Festival

September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Saturday is fast approaching and bringing the Junction Music Festival. In its second year, this free event features an exciting line-up of bands with interesting stories tying them to the Junction. The event celebrates the...

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The Ascot Royals

The Ascot Royals Rock The Horseshoe Tavern

September 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

I knew I wanted to see The Ascot Royals perform live after listening to just one of their songs online. They were headlining a show at the legendary Horseshoe Tavern on a hot Friday night,...

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SoHo Ghetto

A Conversation With: SoHo Ghetto

June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

While on the road to kick-start their Summerfest Tour, at a random truck stop outside of Ottawa, Marc-Antoine Robertson, lead singer of the 6-piece Nova Scotia band SoHo Ghetto, took the time to talk to...

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Purity Ring

Purity Ring @ The Danforth Music Hall

May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday nights tend to be depressing because they are an inescapable slide towards Monday. But May 5th was different because I was looking forward to see Purity Ring, whose music had recently captured my attention...

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Oh, Canadian Music Week! (hand on the heart) East coast, prairies, the west coast, and everything in between; each showcasing their homegrown talent like an offering to the gods! Except their offerings weren’t goats, but...

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The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath Celebrates High Road

March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Grapes of Wrath played a private show on Tuesday night at the SoHo house, an elegant members-only club. With the pre-show hype established, I was excited to see how they would celebrate the release...

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Audio Blood Throws a Rager

December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

On an unseasonably warm Friday night in December, my faithful cowboy boots were scurrying towards the good ole Sneaky Dee’s for Audio Blood’s 4th anniversary party. At the door, before I could bring my name...

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