By: Curtis Sindrey – Brooklyn-based indie rock band The Hold Steady, who released their newest album, Open Door Policy, on February 19th, 2021 via Positive Jams, performed at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto last night (May 4th).
By: Staff – The Hold Steady have announced a series of shows that is being called “Constructive Summer.” The dates will be launched with a special Stay Positive anniversary show at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City, NJ. on July 25, and will then move to Philadelphia/Asbury Park, San Francisco and Toronto for extended weekends in these … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Harris – Indie Rock singer-songwriter Craig Finn, who is best known as the lead singer of The Hold Steady, and who released his third solo album, We All Want the Same Things, on March 24th, 2017 via Partisan Records, performed at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto last night (Oct. 25th).
Photos by: Steve Carlson – Vancouver-based indie rock/punk rock duo Japandroids, who released their third album, Near to the Wild Heart of Life, on January 27th, 2017 via ANTI-, which featured the singles “Near to the Wild Heart of Life”, and “No Known Drink or Drug”, and which followed up their 2012 debut album, Celebration Rock, performed at the … Continue reading
Photos by: Curtis Sindrey, & Morgan Hotston – The third and final day of the Toronto Urban Roots Festival in Toronto on September 18th featured performances by Seattle-based indie rock band Death Cab For Cutie, who released their eighth album, Kintsugi, on March 31st, 2015 via Atlantic, which was produced by Rich Costey (Sigur Rós, Frank Turner, Muse, Foster the People), UK punk rock band The … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – Brooklyn-based indie rock band The Hold Steady, who released their sixth album, Teeth Dreams, on March 25th, 2014 via Washington Square/Razor & Tie, performed at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto last night with Toronto-based punk band Single Mothers, who released their debut album, Negative Qualities, on October 7th, 2014, for the first … Continue reading
By: Shelby Monita (@shelbymonita) – This past weekend, Montreal gave some of it’s best clubs over to the almighty punk rock fest Pouzza for the fourth year running. Strong rain fall started the weekend on the wet side, but that didn’t kill the spirit of all the punks and punk-on-lookers who take it all in and moshed through the misery of soggy socks. … Continue reading
Photos by: Stephen McGill (@steve_mcgill) – The first day of Montreal’s Pouzza Fest began with a slew of solid peformances by acclaimed Brooklyn-based indie rock band The Hold Steady, who released their sixth album, Teeth Dreams, on March 25th, 2014 via Washington Square/Razor & Tie, New Jersey-based indie pop-punk band The Front Bottoms, who released … Continue reading
By: Luke Ottenhof – Brooklyn’s The Hold Steady has been crafting bar-rock anthems for over a decade. Celebrated tunes like “Stuck Between Stations” and “Stay Positive” defined the band’s audacious ambition, and their desire to tell us all a story. The formula has remained much the same over the band’s career, but … Continue reading
By: Luke Ottenhof – It’s been four years since Brooklyn’s punk-tinged rock darling The Hold Steady released their last LP, 2010’s Heaven is Whenever, and for guitar Tad Kubler, the time off was both a blessing and a curse. “I think being stationary after so many years of momentum had more of an impact than anything else, in both the … Continue reading