Amnesia Rockfest Preview – Montebello festival turns 10… my how you’ve grown!

  Amnesia Rockfest is celebrating its 10th year and does not disappoint, with another can’t miss line-up. It all kicks off tonight in Montebello, Québec. Rockfest has made some remarkable progress since it began in 2005, with unbelievable headliners and remarkable influences. At the beginning, it was just a young music lover’s dream, to bring … Continue reading Amnesia Rockfest Preview – Montebello festival turns 10… my how you’ve grown!

Osheaga 2015 weekend preview – Montreal festival turns 10 this year

Nas will headline Saturday night at Osheaga 2015 Osheaga is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year! With 117 headliners of a variety of genres, it promises to be a wicked mid-summer festival for all different types of people. Let’s hope the sun shines bright all the way through! Where? Osheaga is held on the beautiful, … Continue reading Osheaga 2015 weekend preview – Montreal festival turns 10 this year

Humber’s commemoration of the Montreal Massacre

A Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and the 25th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre. Humber College held its commemoration of the massacre on Dec. 4 in the main concourse. Lone gunman Marc Lépine killed 14 women and wounded 10 other, all students at the École Polytechnique, before he turned his legally … Continue reading Humber’s commemoration of the Montreal Massacre

Festivals should be honest on what they are

Music festivals should be expected to stay true to their roots, just as much as bands are expected to stick to their originality and sound over what their label wants them to do.

Live shows are what is keeping the music business alive and festivals have been an enormous part of that for decades. But they don’t always “stay true” to their roots, as many of us expect they should.