RBC Bluesfest – July 9, 2016

There is no greater compliment to an artist than to have fans stand in the rain for hours, patiently awaiting their presence (close seconds of course are cringe-worthy tattoos and bedroom shrines). From the opening of the gates to the final note of The Lumineers, it was a rainy day (again) at RBC Bluesfest; nevertheless, thousands of fans spent their evening like ducks, soaked by the constant sprinkle of rain and somehow unfazed by the drenching weather above, excitedly awaiting the night’s headliners. Fortunately, the show must go on, and the performers…

Festival Guide: RBC Bluesfest 2016 – July 9

Bluesfest is already a very extensive music festival, packing in a large handful of performers each night – and that’s just weekdays. Saturday and Sundays are filled to the brim with performances starting in the early afternoon, all the way until the closing time at 11pm. So if you’re the type of person brave enough to go the full ten hours of shows, or the type to arrive just in time for the final headliner of the night, our festival guide can help you discover the best of Saturday’s lineup. For more information on…

In No Particular Order: April 8, 2016

It’s already the second week of April. If you weren’t already aware, this year is flying by, so now is your chance to slow things down and enjoy the music. Check out the full list of new releases – one of the easiest and most convenient ways to discover all the week’s latest albums. Browse through this week’s collection of In No Particular Order. Did I miss anything? Do you agree? Let me know! Gallant – Ology Right from the get-go, I couldn’t help but think of similar artists. So, naturally I started…

The Lumineers – Ophelia (Official Music Video)

(If you like: Mumford & Sons, Head & the Heart, Of Monsters & Men)  Denver-based trio The Lumineers have waited four years to follow-up their 2012 debut success. The self-tited release gave birth to one of the most popular songs of the decade with “Ho Hey”, and introduced the world to their organic, jangling folk sound. Now, Wesley Schultz, Jeremiah Fraites, and Neyla Pekarek have announced their highly-anticipated sophomore release Cleopatra will be available April 8th, and shared their lead single “Ophelia”. Continuing their genuine, foot-tapping folk style, “Ophelia” is a heart-felt love letter complete with…