The Lumineers live at Deer Lake Park.
When you’ve just released your forth studio album internationally to a legion of die hard fans, when you’ve performed over four hundred shows within a three year span in support of your last record, when you’ve been around for the past twelve years and are still going strong, rock star doesn’t quite cover it.
“This is going to be our twentieth year as a band,” shouts Benjamin Kowalewicz from the stage of the Coliseum. It’s the first stop on Billy Talent’s Dead Silence Tour across Canada and the crowd could not be more thrilled. Even though the band formed back in 1993, it wasn’t until a whole decade later that their self-titled album first hit the shelves. Since then, three addition albums have been released including their latest, Dead Silence.
Ellie Goulding live at the Commodore Ballroom.
Upon hearing and seeing Armistead Burwell Smith IV, known to many simply as Zach Smith of Pinback play, his masterful use of the bass can only be described as purely mesmerizing.
They say the old is new again and that remains as true as ever when it come to Men Without Hats. Even after a decade-long hiatus from performing, it’s as if lead singer, Ivan Doroschuk never left.