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Gordie Johnson’s Psychedelic Stampede Breakfast Performance

Attending a Calgary Stampede Breakfast can sometimes mean long lines in order to eat a cold, puck-like pancake substance at a table full of strangers. This year however, Heritage Music and Poster Shop’s Psychedelic Stampede Breakfast had much more to offer: Cereal in a vinyl bowl, cupcakes, and a solo performance from Big Sugar/Grady’s Gordie Johnson! Following an energetic opening performance by Calgary’s James Dangerous & the CIA, attendees at

Meredith Shaw, in a Place Called Happy

I wasn’t prepared for how much I would enjoy this show. It is difficult to describe the voice and sound of Meredith Shaw. To come up with comparisons would not do her justice; every possible comparison I come up with leaves something out. Meredith has a sound and a vibe that I could only recreate in a Petrie dish with the DNA of every artist I like, and that wouldn’t

NXNE 2012 – 780 bands, 7 Days, 40 Films – June 11-17, 2012, Toronto

Touted as Canada’s largest music festival, the North by Northeast Music & Film Festival & Conference is so much more than just music. Turning 18 years old this year, NXNE  is the place to go for new and established musicians, filmmakers, and all manner of digital technology entrepreneurs. Music, film, digital innovation, contests, comedy shows, screenings, parties and more! Seven days of non-stop rock & roll and film action, across one amazing