Photos by: Janine Wong – Folk singer-songwriter Pokey LaFarge, who released his sixth album, Something in the Water, in 2015 via Rounder Records, which followed up his 2013 self-titled album, and who won two Independent Music Awards in 2012, and 2011, and who is back by a five-piece band consisting of Joey Glynn (bass), Adam Hoskins (guitar), … Continue reading
Photos by: Janine Wong – Grammy Award-winning guitarist Gary Clark Jr., who released his first live album, Gary Clark Jr Live, on September 23rd, 2014 via Warner Bros., which follows up his 2012 major label debut album, Blak and Blu, performed at Nathan Philips Square in Toronto last night as part of the 2015 Toronto Jazz Festival.
Photos by: Janine Wong – North Carolina-based folk/indie rock singer-singwriter Angel Olsen, who released her second album, Burn Your Fire For No Witness, on February 17th, 2014 via Jagjaguwar, performed at The Mod Club in Toronto on June 20th during NXNE 2015.
Photos by: Janine Wong – Indie pop/rock singer-songwriter Lia Ices, who released her third album, Ices, on September 16th, 2014 via Jagjaguwar, which follow up her 2011 album, Grown Unknown, performed an intimate set at the GAP on Queen St. W. in Toronto on June 20th during NXNE 2015.
Photos by: Janine Wong – Irish folk rock singer-songwriter Damien Rice, who released his third album, and his first album since his 2006 album 9, My Favourite Faded Fantasy, on October 31st, 2014 via Damien Rice Music/Vector Recordings/Warner Bros., which features the singles “I Don’t Want To Change You”, and “The Greatest Bastard”, performed at Massey … Continue reading
Photos by: Janine Wong – Lancaster County, Pennsylvania-based indie rock band The Districts, who released their new self-titled EP on January 28th, 2014, which follows their self-released 2012 album Telephone, performed at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto last night with New Jersey-based psych-folk-rock band Pine Barons, who released their self-titled debut album on March 16th, 2013, … Continue reading
Photos by: Janine Wong – The fourth Long Winter concert of the ongoing concert series’ third year took place at The Great Hall in Toronto last night, and featured music from Toronto-based indie rock band Bruce Peninsula, Canadian ambient/shoegaze artist Sea Oleena, Toronto-based experimental band Eucalyptus, Toronto-based garage rock band The Beverleys, and more, along with performance art, food, visual art, and film. … Continue reading
Photos by: Janine Wong – Canadian-American acoustic rock singer-songwriter Justin Nozuka, who released his third album, Ulysees, on April 15th, 2014 via Warner Music Canada, performed at The Cameron House in Toronto last night as part of his February residency at the venue. Catch him every Wednesday between 6-8pm until the end of the month.
Photos by: Janine Wong – Israeli folk rock singer-songwriter Asaf Avidan, who released his second solo album, Gold Shadow, on January 12th, 2015 via Telmavar Records / Columbia, which features the singles “Over My Head”, “Gold Shadow”, and “Little Parcels of an Endless Time”, which follows his debut solo album, Different Pulses, which was released in 2012, … Continue reading