Music


NLFB ARTIST PROFILE: STEVEN PAGE

When: Sunday July 10, 2016 – 10:30 p.m. – Tickets  Origin: Toronto, ON  Genres: Pop, rock, singer-songwriter  Discography: Heal Thyself Pt.1: Instinct (2016) A Different Sort of Solitude (2012) Page One (2010) A Singer Must Die (2010) The Vanity Project (2005) Steven Page, arguably one of the most notable voices in Canadian pop music makes his triumphant return to Sudbury! As the front man for the Barenaked Ladies, Page has already been a familiar voice for decades with hits such as If I Had A Million Dollars and One Week maintaining radio play even today. Since leaving the group Page has gone on......

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NLFB ARTIST PROFILE: BAHAMAS

When: Friday July 9, 2016 – 10:30 p.m. – Tickets Origin: Toronto, ON Genres: Folk, Indie, Pop, Rock Discography: Pink Strat (2009) Barchords (2012) Bahamas Is Afie (2014) Afie Jurvanen aka Bahamas is a Barrie, ON native and Juno award winning singer-songwriter. His latest album Bahamas Is Afie released in 2014 was featured on Q’s Top 20 Albums of 2014 list, won a Juno for Adult Alternative Album of the Year and Jurvanen himself won a Juno for Songwriter of the Year. His soft minimalist tones will make you feel like you’re floating on a raft made of clouds on Ramsey Lake rather than......

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SudburYAY (Summer Sampler)

SudburYAY (Summer Sampler) Wowza this summer is gonna be more lit than a backyard bonfire! I recommend that you stock up on at least 1lb of earplugs because tinnitus is so last year and there are four hype A F music festivals you’re going to need to go to this summer. For this playlist I compiled my favourites (that are available on Spotify) from this summer’s line-ups at Up Here, River & Sky, Northern Lights Festival Boreal, and Jazz Sudbury. And goddamn, these line-ups are hella dope. Turn it up ladies n’ gents!...

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BE PART OF A MILESTONE WITH NORTHERN LIGHTS FESTIVAL BORÉAL

Ah, volunteers, those kind-hearted souls who donate their time and efforts to make things run smoothly. Talk about putting thought into action, these people aren’t satisfied to sit back and enjoy the show – they want to be right in the thick of it! Volunteers are undeniably at the heart & soul of Northern Lights Festival Boréal, with a crop of veteran volunteers who return year after year turning the festival into something more like a family reunion. Boasting volunteers who were literally there from the very beginning 45 years ago it truly takes a village to make festival......

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LAST CALL FOR VENDORS AT NORTHERN LIGHTS FESTIVAL BORÉAL 45

It’s not too late to join Northern Lights Festival Boréal (NLFB) as a vendor for their 45th anniversary season! As one of the biggest events of the summer season if you’re a crafter wanting to show off your wares, non-profit looking to spread the word, or have a yummy festival treat to share this is not one to miss! NLFB boasts an impressive turn out of as many as 15,000 music lovers and are looking for unique vendors, products, and food to complete the festival experience. Last minute applications are still being accepted at the NLFB website with a......

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UP HERE BRINGS DOWNTOWN SUDBURY TO NEW HEIGHTS

The recently renamed Up Here is back to paint the town – whatever the hell colour they want! With new murals to be popping up in our downtown core and a literal crap-ton of new acts to pay witness to it’s going to be a weekend for the books! You can get your passports now for the Early Bird rate of $110 here with tickets for individual shows will be up May 24th a 12 p.m.. You’d better get yours before they sell out but if you need some convincing the below should do the trick… Thursday August 11th......

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It Might Get Noisy: Getting to Know Greys

Toronto’s post-punk group Greys are coming to Sudbury for what will be the kick-off of a 14-city North American tour, beginning in our own crater, and stopping in Chicago, Vancouver, Portland, Los Angeles and Denver just to mention a few. In advance of their show on May 27th at The Asylum (19 Regent St, for those looking), we managed to get a hold of singer/guitarist Shehzaad Jiwani to find out a bit more about Greys! The first thing we’d like to know, Shehzaad, is, what made you guys decide to come to Sudbury to kick-off your tour?  We’ve never......

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Spotify Playlist: Stoked and Broke

What’s that sound? Oh right, it’s the sound of the winds of freedom. The school year is finally over and if you ignore the whole summer job to pay your tuition thing, you have complete freedom! No more homework, no more studying, no more class, only endless sunbeams, bon fires, and chillaxing at Bell Park. Here’s an hour and a half of pump up music to get you excited for the warm, stress free days ahead. Turn it up ladies n’ gents!  ...

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Calling all Artists: Jazz Sudbury Emerging Artists Showcase

Cover Photo: EAS winners Dog Leg Dilemma receive the Sigy Born Award at the 2015 Jazz Sudbury Festival You have until this Sunday, May 15th at 11:59 p.m. to get your submissions in for this year’s Jazz Sudbury Emerging Artists Showcase. Artists from anywhere in Ontario are invited to submit a five-minute video showcasing your talents! The videos will be initially judged by panel of jazz industry professionals and you have the opportunity to win one of three $500 paid performance prizes and the $1000 grand prize as well as the opportunity to perform on the main stage at the......

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Spotify Playlist: “I’m Not Like A Regular Mom, I’m A Cool Mom”

In case you didn’t know, Mom’s are dope A F. They freakin’ made you INSIDE THEIR BODY and did things nobody even wants to think about to get you the hell out of there. But as rad as I’m sure your mom is, some are arguably a bit cooler. Here’s a playlist of some cool moms making some cool music for you to listen to with the ears your own cool mom made for you. We’ve got everything from Beyonce to Patti Smith, Lauryn Hill to Amy Millan up in here (just like you were up in your mom).......

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