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Lauren Garbutt

Lauren Garbutt is a photographer based out of St.Catharines, Ontario with a passion for travel and music. Her main subjects are weddings, nature and music photography (both live and promotional). She has worked for numerous online music magazines and has had work published in printed publications such as Pulse Magazine and The View. E-mail: lauren.garbutt@hotmail.com
Lauren Garbutt has written 42 posts for Aesthetic Magazine | Album Reviews, Concert Photography, Interviews, Contests

Photos: Mogwai, Majeure @ The Danforth Music Hall

Photos by: Lauren Garbutt – Scottish post-rock quintet Mogwai, who released their eighth album, Rave Tapes, on January 20th, 2014 via Rock Action Records/Sub Pop, performed at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night in support of the album with Pittsburgh-based space-rock band Majeure, who released their third album, Solar Maximum, in 2012 via Temporary Residence. … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2014 – Comeback Kid, Counterparts, Backtrack @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club

Photos by: Lauren Garbutt – Winnipeg-based hardcore punk quintet Comeback Kid, who released their fifth album, Die Knowing, on March 4th, 2014 via Distort/Victory, which spawned the single “Should Know Better”, performed at the Virgin Mobile Mod Club in Toronto last night as part of Canadian Music Week (CMW) 2014 with Hamilton-based metalcore quartet Counterparts, … Continue reading

Photos: In The Soil Arts Festival 2014 (Day 3) – Creature Speak, Beams + More!

Photos by: Lauren Garbutt – Day 2 of the In The Soil Arts Festival 2014 featured performances by St. Catherines-based alt rock band Waterbodies, who released their newest album, The Evil We Know, on November 30th, 2012, Welland-based rock-electro band Northern Primitive, who released a split 7″ with The Dirty Nil on January 7th, 2013, Toronto-based … Continue reading

Photos: In The Soil Arts Festival 2014 (Day 2) – Waterbodies, Northern Primitive, Paradise Animals + More!

Photos by: Lauren Garbutt – Day 2 of the In The Soil Arts Festival 2014 featured performances by St. Catherines-based alt rock band Waterbodies, who released their newest album, The Evil We Know, on November 30th, 2012, Welland-based rock-electro band Northern Primitive, who released a split 7″ with The Dirty Nil on January 7th, 2013, Toronto-based … Continue reading

Photos: In The Soil Arts Festival 2014 (Day 1) – Young Rival, Whitney Pea, Buck 65 + More

Photos by: Lauren Garbutt – The 2014 edition of the In The Soil Arts Festival kicked off on Friday night in St. Catherines with an array of performances including, headliners Young Rival, St. Catherines-based folk quintet Whitney Pea, acclaimed alternative hip-hop artist Buck 65, who is expected to release his new album next month, Barrie, ON-based … Continue reading

Photos: Miser Dally, Kaptur, Sleepless @ Detour Music Hall

Photos by: Lauren Garbutt – NOTL-based “chem rock” quartet Miser Dally performed at the Detour Music Hall in St. Catherines last night with St. Catherines-based alternative indie pop band Kaptur, who released a new track called “Black Diamond” on April 16th, 2014, which was recorded at Tapes and Plates with Kenny Meehan & Ian Romano, and … Continue reading

Photos: Xprime (CD Release) w/ Noe Talbot + more @ Detour Music Hall

Photos by: Lauren Garbutt – Niagara Falls/Welland-based rock band Xprime celebrated the release of their new LP, The Album, which was released on March 8th, with a release show at the Detour Music Hall in St. Catherines with Montreal-based acoustic folk-punk singer-songwriter Noe Talbot, who is expected to release his new album, Black Butter, on March … Continue reading

Photos: The Years EP Release w/ Hands and Teeth, Whale Eye @ Detour Music Hall

Photos by: Lauren Garbutt – St. Catherines-based indie rock quintet The Years celebrated the release of their new EP, Into The Fever, the follow-up to their 2011 debut release, Red Wine & Clarity, with a release show at Detour Music Hall in St. Catherines last night with London, ON-based alt-pop quartet Hands and Teeth, who are expected … Continue reading

Concert Review + Photos: B. Dolan, Dead Trash Mob, Frigid Giant @ Duke’s Bohemian Grove

By: Lauren Garbutt – It was a cold and blustery night in downtown Buffalo, when indie-rapper B. Dolan of Strange Famous Records hit the stage at Duke’s Bohemian Grove Bar (affectionately referred to as DBGB’s) on Saturday night. The venue was cozy, dark, small and intimate, and despite the cold, a sizeable crowd showed up … Continue reading

Photos: Beatty’s Songwriter Holiday Hullabaloo @ Mahtay Cafe

Photos by: Lauren Garbutt (@LaurenGarbutt1) –  A seasonal celebration for friends, family, casual acquaintances, and music lovers in Niagara took place last night for Beatty’s Songwriter Holiday Hullabaloo at Mahtay Cafe in St. Catherines, which featured performances by Thorold-based alt-country singer-songwriter Roger Marin, who released, Silvertown, back in 2010, Canadian songstress Sarah Beatty, who released her debut … Continue reading

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