Incubate Festival 2012

Incubate Festival 2012: Review

Bike lanes, beers and babes make for boner-riffic urban festival By now most of us should be familiar with the phenomenon of the urban, multi-venue music festival. While relatively new to Saskatoon – thank...
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Sled Island Diaries: Part 2

Saturday, June 25: Woke up to gross grey skies and a feeling of a very specific malaise. I feel like a wet sack of crap. The hotel looks completely trashed at this point – empty liquor bottles litter the...
NXNE Diaries

NXNE Diaries

The following is a diary compiled from a trip to the NXNE Festival in Toronto, Ontario. Thursday, June 16, 2011: There is something particularly badass about cutting through an airport while holding a...
Shuyler Jansen

NXNE Video Essay

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQsMM_b_SWo Shuyler Jansen at NXNE, Toronto, June 18, 2011 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxEFwTD7h38 Foam Lake at NXNE, Toronto, June 18,...
Follow Friday

Follow Friday: Festivals

@sledisland – An awesome Calgary festival where every band seems to play at least twice, so you don’t miss out. @nxnefest – Sort of like SXSW except with less burritos and bee stings. @NessCreek –...
Vive

Vive Part 2

Following is part two of a series on Vive Music, a local show promotion and band management concern that is jointly run by Phil Greer and Rich Taylor. Plenty of other cities have hosted multi-day festivals,...