Picture perfect weather with a subtly incredible lineup, Interstellar Rodeo is on firm ground, selling out Saturday at Hawrelak Park and coming within an indie folk beard’s length of its 3,000-person capacity Friday and Sunday. 790 more words
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From lightning-fast punky bluegrass, to strange “droney mantras” to straightforward runs through the songbook of one of Canada’s best writers, Saturday’s mainstage at the Calgary Folk Festival was as eclectic as has come to be expected from programming at the festival. 1,139 more words
A day in song.
It’s interesting, but year after year, festival after festival, it’s hard not to feel the mood associated with the day of the week in the music that’s being made on that particular day at the Calgary Folk Music Festival. 1,025 more words
Oh. Hey. Look. The sun has come out to play.
Knocking on every wooden object within reach, we’ll hope that it sticks around for the rest of the week and blesses the city’s second greatest (in calendar only) outdoor show on Earth with the wetless weather that it requires. 954 more words
Calgary-born, Toronto-based indie pop act Fast Romantics are $10,000 and a whole lotta goodies richer thanks to sweet, sweet Julia.
Well, actually, it’s thanks to the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), the band’s catchy, melodic song Julia and online voters. 228 more words