2017

Moon Tan at Indie Week 2017

November 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

I had been waiting several years (years!!) to see Winnipeg’s Moon Tan live. After too many missed gigs, I finally found my chance on the opening night of Indie Week. Moon [...]

The Empty Page at Indie Week 2017

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

I was about to leave the Indie Week Launch Party when I saw a sticker The Empty Page had dispersed around the Hideout. It said the Manchester-based band played 90s-inspired [...]

Scalene at Indie Week 2017

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

We were lucky to see Brazilian rockers Scalene at Indie Week this year. The fivesome are fresh off their Rock in Rio festival run, and certainly didn’t play down the energy [...]

Pat Robitaille at Indie Week 2017

November 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Pat Robitaille has been making his mark on the indie scene for quite some time, so it’s no surprise that the Windsor expat’s live show is something to behold. The [...]

Poor Nameless Boy at Indie Week 2017

November 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s November, which can only mean one thing: it’s time for Indie Week. My Indie Week started off at the Hideout for the annual VIP Launch Party. There, organizers [...]

November 8, 1952

November 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1952, the first ever UK pop chart was published by the New Musical Express after staff asked 53 record shops to divulge their sales returns. “Here In My [...]

November 7, 1951

November 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1951, Frank Sinatra married his second wife actress Ava Gardner, just days after his divorce came through from his first wife, Frank, 37, and Ava, 29, were wed [...]

November 6, 1975

November 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1975, The Sex Pistols performed their very first show, a gig at St. Martin’s School of Art in London. The group opened for the band Bazooka Joe. [...]

November 5, 1982

November 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1982, Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys parted ways on the orders of Wilson’s new psychiatrist and caretaker, Dr. Eugene Landy. Landy was a well known [...]

November 4, 1993

November 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1993, Adam Horovitz (a.k.a., Ad-Rock) of the Beastie Boys had a run-in with a videographer and was later charged with battery and grand theft (for stealing the [...]
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