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Music Notes: Apr 30 – May 6

DONNA DURAND / FRI, MAY 1 (8 PM) Things are going to get super folky during this intimate performance featuring the banjo-guitar-harmonica-uke-playing folk songstress Donna Durand. (Café Blackbird, $...
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Two Bears North go Deutsch

Can you say Zwei Bärs Norden? Local indie band Two Bears North has landed a German record deal, along with a 12-day Deutschland tour and a slot at the About Songs Festival in Hamburg. The animals in ...
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Carrie Day goes Chasing Rainbows

“Being a musician is probably one of the hardest career paths, I think. You can be really good at what you do and get nowhere,” Carrie Day says with a soft chuckle of disbelief. “Bu...
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Anthrax thrashes for Game of Thrones

What constitutes a perfect album? Can you think of one that you return to again and again, with no critique to be had from start to finish? The idea of perfection is subjective, of course, and what b...
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ReVue: Braids—Deep in the Iris

In February, parents rejoiced or recoiled when Ontario’s Ministry of Education drafted a new and comprehensive sex-ed curriculum, which made national news because kids were going to learn about sexti...
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Music Notes: Apr 23 – Apr 30

Jets to Theory / Fri, Apr 24 (8 pm) Jets to Theory is spearheaded by local rocker Dean Lonsdale. Citing Led Zepplin, Wolfmother, Nick Cave and David Bowie as influences, you can expect a smorgasbord ...
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Frankie McQueen is riding high

Calgary’s Frankie McQueen has been churning out its own brand of blues-tinged rock ‘n’ roll since 2007, injecting the Canadian rock scene with some grit and energy. Comprised of gui...