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THE SHEEPDOGS TALK MUSIC…AND “FUTURE NOSTALGIA”

THE SHEEPDOGS TALK MUSIC…AND “FUTURE NOSTALGIA”
 Canada’s beloved, The Sheepdogs, are at it again, shaping up to release their fifth studio album, “Future Nostalgia” on Oct. 2, 2015. Now officially a 5-member band, multi-instrumentalist, Shamus Currie, who has toured with the band since 2012, also appears on the album playing keys, trombone, and tambourine. The boys are currently on a North American/European tour in support of... Read More

Big Names, Big Events Mark This Year’s Festival Schedules

Big Names, Big Events Mark This Year’s Festival Schedules
The upcoming July 1st weekend usually kicks off Canada’s outdoor concert season which will again see the staging of literally dozens of major festivals from coast to coast ranging in style from classic rock to electro -dance, country, jazz, blues and even a Ska festival in Victoria B.C. It’s a chance for music fans to see some of the biggest... Read More

The Trews – The Trews (Deluxe Edition)

The Trews – The Trews (Deluxe Edition)
(Home Music) You have got to admire the resiliency of Antigonish, Nova Scotia’s Trews. Since releasing their debut CD House Of Ill Fame in 2003, The Trews have consistently busted their collective butts, touring and grinding out records, railing against prevailing trends yet always remaining true to their rock roots. Indications are that the stars are finally aligning for lead... Read More

Recovery is a Carnival – Alberta Flood Aid

Recovery is a Carnival – Alberta Flood Aid
A carnival represents the upheaval of power, where the fool becomes king and the king becomes slave; a temporary change of social order and societal structure. After the flood, company presidents grabbed their gloves and boots and shoveled the mud out of working class homes, elevating the displaced with their sweat and grit. At McMahon Stadium, the boardroom suits danced... Read More

Documentary Caps Frantic Year For The Sheepdogs

Documentary Caps Frantic Year For The Sheepdogs
The Sheepdogs earned a standing ovation Friday night in Toronto, but not for any concert or club gig appearance (although that was them performing acoustically on the cinema’s rooftop). What had the fans out of their seats was their response to the Saskatoon band’s performance in John Barnard’s The Sheepdogs Have At It documentary movie which premiered at Toronto’s Cineplex... Read More

Sheepdogs ‘Dialed In’ to Success

Sheepdogs ‘Dialed In’ to Success
Members of Canadian rock band The Sheepdogs are not content to rest on their laurels, forging ahead with vigour and passion as 2013 begins. But they certainly have every right to look back on the success of the past couple of years with pride. Already a beloved concert attraction on the so-called ‘indie circuit,’ The Sheepdogs were catapulted to continental... Read More