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Toronto Urban Roots Festival (TURF) 2013

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Photos: TURF Festival 2013 (Day 4) – Belle and Sebastian, Neko Case, Xavier Rudd + More

Photos by Neil Van – The fourth and final day of TURF featured performances from Glasgow-based indie pop band Belle and Sebastian, Neko Case, who is best known as a member of Vancouver-based indie rock band The New Pornographers, Australian multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd, Australia-based ska and jazz band The Cat Empire, Hamilton-based folk-rock duo Whitehorse, New Jersey-based indie … Continue reading

Photos: TURF Festival 2013 (Day 3) – Flogging Molly, The Hold Steady, The Lowest of the Low + More

Photos by: Neil Van – Day three of TURF saw performances from Los Angeles-based Celtic punk seven-piece Flogging Molly last night at Fort York, along with Brooklyn-based indie rockers The Hold Steady, Canadian alternative rock pioneers The Lowest of the Low, UK-based folk-punk singer-songwriter Frank Turner, Nova Scotia-based indie rocker Matt Mays, Los Angeles-based folk rockers Dawes, … Continue reading

Photos: TURF Festival (Day 2) – Arkells, Fitz and the Tantrums, Justin Townes Earle + More

Photos by: Neil Van – The second day of TURF featured performances from beloved Hamilton-based indie rock quintet Arkells, Los Angeles-based neo-soul/indie-pop band Fitz and The Tantrums, who released their new album, More Than Just a Dream, in May via Elecktra Records, Tennessee-based singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle, Oklahoma-based singer JD McPherson and Oregon-based punk-bluegrass band Larry and His … Continue reading

Photos: TURF Festival (Day 1) – Joel Plaskett Emergency, Camera Obscura

Photos by: Neil Van – Acclaimed Nova Scotia-based rockers Joel Plaskett Emergency performed during the first day of the Toronto Urban Roots Festival (TURF), which bills itself as the first multi-day downtown Toronto outdoor roots music festival since 1995, along with Scottish indie-pop quintet Camera Obscura, who released their new album, Desire Lines, on June … Continue reading

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