The roots of punk

The roots of punk

posted by CHRIS MURDOCH, Jun 29/17

Despite persistent myths to the contrary, punk music has been shaped since day one by Black innovators. comments      0

A Canadian, through and through

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A Canadian, through and through

posted by EVELYN C. WHITE, Jun 29/17

Oscar Peterson endured soul-murdering racial prejudice to become a jazz legend. comments      0


Catch Bahamas at StanFest this weekend

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Catch Bahamas at StanFest this weekend

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 28/17

“And also playing in the summertime in general is so different for me—everyone’s outside so they’re already in a good mood, you know?” comments      0


Ten wild weekend picks

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Ten wild weekend picks

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 22/17

From dinosaurs to dachshunds to an old-timey circus, this weekend's a wild one. comments      0


Listen to this year’s New Music

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Listen to this year’s New Music

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 22/17

Welcome to the biggest and best New Music Issue yet, with 101 acts and a five-hour playlist. comments      0


Perfect for reading on a phone, the text of 101 New Music Issue acts

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Perfect for reading on a phone, the text of 101 New Music Issue acts

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS AND JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Jun 22/17

A version of our big list without all the photos and song links that slow browsers down. comments      0


Find your new favourite musician: 101 new local acts to see and hear

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Find your new favourite musician: 101 new local acts to see and hear

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS AND JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Jun 22/17

Songs and stories that make up the New Music Issue 2017. comments      2


Whoa, that's a lot of music: New Music 2017 mapped out

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Whoa, that's a lot of music: New Music 2017 mapped out

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 22/17

Country to classical, funk to folk, explore the connections between this year's New Music Issue artists. comments      0


Premiere: Strongboy's "Then Again"

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Premiere: Strongboy's "Then Again"

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 16/17

"A ton of love, and a touch of loneliness," truly the best musical combo there is comments      0


Ten totally dreamy weekend picks

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Ten totally dreamy weekend picks

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 15/17

Don't sleep on OUTeast's screenings, outdoor shows and accessible opera. comments      0


LISTEN TO THIS: Vadell Gabriel's new maxi-single

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LISTEN TO THIS: Vadell Gabriel's new maxi-single

posted by REBECCA DINGWELL, Jun 15/17

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Afraaz Mulji: Piano prodigy

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Afraaz Mulji: Piano prodigy

posted by REBECCA DINGWELL, Jun 15/17

The young, multi-talented musician is about to play his first official show in Halifax. comments      1


B.A. Johnston's Top 5 Spots for Grub

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B.A. Johnston's Top 5 Spots for Grub

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 13/17

Sniff in the pepperoni air comments      0


Music Sure Things

Thursday, Jun 29

Tomi Allen's birthday bash

The '70s-inspired, world beat vibe of the Tomi Allen Band goes extra hard for their lead singer's birthday bash.

Friday, Jun 30

Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound

Roxy knows soul—and how to make a crowd move. If we know anything, it's that this show promises to be a real

Saturday, Jul 1

The Big Sing! Canada Day edition

What started as a small experiment in secular, choral-style singing in a North End bar has grown to a city-wide celebration of

Saturday, Jul 1

Deadmau5 w/Reeny Smith, Matt Mays, Ashelin, Izabelle Ouellet

It could be the biggest ticket of the summer—and it's free! Yep, house music megastar Deadmau5 is celebrating Canada's big day on

Saturday, Jul 1

Adam Baldwin

Baldwin brings his straight-shooting Bruce Springsteen cosplay to the Marquee on this, the most Canadian of days. The beer will taste so

Sunday, Jul 2

Songwriter's Showcase Sundays: Chapter Seven

A laid-back song sharing session makes the perfect cap to your weekend.

Wednesday, Jul 5

Franklin Brewery Boys Weekly Residency

The boys are back at Gus' every Wednesday in July for toe-tappin' times.

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Music Reviews

Blue Rodeo does it yet again Saturday at Scotiabank Centre

Blue Rodeo does it yet again Saturday at Scotiabank Centre

Live review: What could be a sad ritual is transformed.


Review: Monomyth, <i>Happy Pop Family</i>

Review: Monomyth, Happy Pop Family

Nimble and buoyant


Review: Vadell Gabriel - <i>Timbits</i>

Review: Vadell Gabriel - Timbits

A multi-pack of fresh-baked tracks


Review: Old & Weird/New Fries split EP

Review: Old & Weird/New Fries split EP

Juice is cool as hell


Bahamas has much chill

Review: Joel Plaskett

Music Review: Thrillah

Music Review: Thrillah

Thrillah EP (independent)


Review: Alana Yorke

Review: Alana Yorke

Dream Magic (independent)


Review: Christina Martin

Review: Christina Martin

It’ll Be Alright (Fontana North)


Review: The Good Lovelies at the Company House

Review: The Good Lovelies at the Company House

Braving the weather in the name of sweet harmony


Review: Jay Mayne, S/T

Sloan

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In Print This Week

Vol 25, No 5
June 29, 2017

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