upcoming events

Feb 24, Sat, 2018
| 8 PM |
Midnight Vesta is an indie/pop folk outfit from Toronto, ON. Since their days attending Bishop's University together, they have shared an understanding of musical tastes. Having since moved to Toronto, they are now exploring that collective vision in their own style. A blend steeped in rich vocal harmony of the folk tradition, layered with driving instrumentation of the indie genre.
Folk, jangle pop, indie rock band from Toronto.
Band Members
Joey Assaad
Justin Hopper
Greg Martin
Cameron Reed
Max Van Dusen
With a special guest Tommy Major
Feb 28, Wed, 2018
Return of the Funk
A Funk Jam for your pleasure, Return of the Funk is here to bring the Funk straight to your front door. A five piece heavy hitting funk combo, Return of the Funk gets you all Funked up on a Wednesday. Doors at 9pm, with a short set, followed by the funkiest of funk jams!
Mar 09, Fri, 2018
For a love of all things broken and noisy, Evan Martin, former FOAM founder and drummer, fronts the noise swirling, constant feedback screeching, and noise gazer-esque punk rock band “Looping”. Currently residing in London Ontario Canada and with a new roster of musicians now in the band (Laurie McColeman, Anthony Di Fazio) they look forward to making new music and touring whenever possible.
This duo kicks out high-energy garage rock with catchy riffs, distorted textures and shared yelling vocals, punctuated by dizzying percussive work. The band tours and performs relentlessly, supporting 5 releases in the last year alone.
Guitar and Vocals - Brandon Turner
Drums - Andrew Lacelle
Here at Meadowlands, we aim to inspire with our unique blend of guitars, bass, drums, and vocals. We know our fans won't settle for the same tired sounds, so we make sure that every song is jam packed with dreamy vocals, killer hooks, and the Ebmaj7add9 chord. You'll hear the love and attention that goes into each and every track. That's the Meadowlands difference!
Mar 10, Sat, 2018
The Monotymes
Celestial folk rock band from Ottawa, Ontario
The Fame
Formed in 2016, through friends, and craigslist ads, The Fame is bringing a unique sound to modern day indie/alternative rock music. Their sound is a combination of a Beatlesque melodies with the passion of nineties alternative rock. Inspired by bands like, The Beatles, The Kinks, Nirvana, Oasis, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, and White Stripes, their sound echoes the artists that have inspired them. The story of this quartet based in Toronto, Canada is as unique as their music. The members of the band come from different backgrounds all over the world, and celebrate their differences through their shared love for rock music. The Fame is a not-so-typical rock 'n roll band, making some not-so-typical rock 'n roll music.
Oakridge Ave.
3 friends born and raised in downtown Kingston sharing a passion for booze & Music.
Alternative Rock
Band Members
Alex "Lefty" Amey- All things groovy,
Harrison Stewart-Juby- drummer,beer retriever.
Sean Patterson-Lead Guitar, Vocals, Trickyfingers.
TREE - The Hardwood Band
TREE aims to put out our blend of blues, jazz and hard rock into original songs to spread that feeling of sitting around a table with good company sipping beers. On stage we are a high-energy group that blazes through every song with passion and drive. Off stage we are professional, ambitious and driven. We are, a hardwood band.
Mar 14, Wed, 2018
| 8 PM || $5 |
Gravelines is a three piece band from the Gatineau region. Its members Max Arsenault(drums), Ian Boushell(guitar) and Connor Nassr-Low(bass/vocals). The band was formed in 2014. Their style is rock with elements of funk, blues and punk.
OM Street
Through his experiences, OMST has established a hybrid sound that combines reggae, dance-hall, funk, blues, jazz, and folk, which directly corresponds with his relationship with music. First and foremost, music is his human experience translated into sound - one that develops from humility in one's pursuits, respect for diversity, and the spirit of sharing, which are integral qualities he witnessed through his environment. The love energy that drives life forward is at the heart of his explorations, which are necessarily informed by the natural world.
Instant Shawarma
Boston-based all original rock band with ambient and funky vibes.
Cosmo's Relapse
Music for Cats from NY, NY.
Band members:
Peter Rubin - Guitar, Bass
Nate Long - Keyboard
Phil Joy - Drums
Jordan Richiera - Trumpet
Nick Dinielli - Saxophone
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