Category Archives: Concert Reviews

Prince – Live in Edmonton, December 13, 2011

Yeah, that was awesome. I just found another piece of confetti in my shirt and the concert ended almost two hours ago. I don’t think a concert can really top the spectacle that Prince pulled out at Rexall tonight. He … Continue reading

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The Black Keys / Cage The Elephant – June 29, 2011, Rexall Place, Edmonton, AB

The name of this band is The Black Keys. Their latest album is called Brothers. They have defied all odds and played a sold-out show at one of the largest venues in Edmonton. Personally I’m surprised at the concert being … Continue reading

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It all started with a little rain and a line up.

As mentioned last year, my wife and I attended Iceland Airwaves in October as part of our honeymoon in Iceland. It is a fantastic festival that awards the opportunity to see loads of great bands and make lots of musical … Continue reading

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Timber Timbre / Tasseomancy – Avenue Theatre, Edmonton, AB, May 29, 2011

Timber Timbre‘s newest record, Creep On, Creepin’ On, has slowly become one of my favourite albums of 2011 and in the recent weeks leading up to their show last night the excitement of seeing them again was at its tipping … Continue reading

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings / Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears – Starlite Room, Edmonton, AB, May 24, 2011

Time to do a little Dap-Dapin’ with the Dap-Kings? Oh, hell yes! The one and only Miss Sharon Jones graced Edmonton last night and put on one of the finest shows this city has seen. Two full hours of pure … Continue reading

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Sleigh Bells / Neon Indian / Oberhofer – Starlite Room, Edmonton, AB, May 23, 2011

We knew it would be crowded. We knew it would be sweaty. And we knew it would be loud. The minimalist stage was just four Marshall stacks and two strobe lights. Lead singer, Alexis Krauss, wearing her Chicago ‘Bells’ jersey … Continue reading

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There’s a possibility, All that I had, was all I’m going to get.

Last week Lykke Li’s MTV Unplugged show was aired in the US. The performances were then made available for streaming. However us Canadians that were interested in watching these fantastic stripped down versions were instead presented with a lovely message … Continue reading

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