Posts Tagged ‘Concert’

Dan Mangan | The Hayloft Dancehall | Picton, Ontario

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

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July 14th headed down to Picton to the Hayloft Dancehall to catch Dan play an intimate set in front of fans.  In January of 2015 the owner of the Dakota Tavern in Toronto purchased this neat little venue and did some renos.  The venue holds close to 200 and people are right in front of the stage and can spill out onto the grass outside.  They cook some yummy treats and have a small selection of nice beer on tap.

Dinner in Picton with Heidi, Shelly and Michelle, and over to the Hayloft for the show.  It was a long night after driving back to Peterborough.

Love Dan.  You should love both of us too.

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Looking forward to next year to see what little indie bands come out to Cherry Valley in Prince Edward County.

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Peterborough Folk Festival 2016 | Dan Mangan

Monday, August 29th, 2016

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This year… I was working during this years festival.  Saturday night… ended up going afterwork up north to a cottage to watch the Tragically Hip’s last concert on CBC.  Afterwork on Sunday… I went to sit on the hill to watch Royal Wood perform followed by Dan Mangan.

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This year the lineup was pretty good.  Dan was who I wanted to see.  He was great stripped down with his guitar man by his side and he played a great selections of songs.  It was great to see Shay on the Sunday and catch up with her and to my left was a PTBO Tumblr peep Rachel and her BF.

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When the festival gave Dan the nod to wrap it up he came off the stage and played two more songs standing on a chair.  Robots is one of the fan faves to close things down.  I was impressed with so many people knowing the words. 🙂

I will knock Dan off my list of 30 artists to watch live on my101 list.  Below is “Robots”

The Paper Kites | Toronto | Nov 26th, 2016 | The Opera House

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

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The Paper Kites are coming back to Toronto promoting their new album TwelveFour which is sweet.  Love the idea that it was made between the hours of 12am and 4am.

Ry X | Toronto | October 23rd – The Great Hall

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

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October 23rd – The Great Hall, Toronto

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the lovely lady india bourne will be supporting him 😉


Japandroids | Toronto | The Horseshoe

Friday, August 12th, 2016

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My song of the quarter for 2Q for this year is The House That Heaven Built.  They are on my list of bands to see that is attached to my 101 Things To Do in a 1001 Days to see a simple 30 concerts over timeline of the current 101 list.

October 15th they are coming to Toronto and I think it would be wild.  I might be the oldest person there but I don’t care.  The House That Heaven Built is like an anthem from 2012.  This is the first time since then that I’ve noticed that they are coming.  🙂

You coming?

New Mix | Ben Howard Live II | In Paris

Friday, May 27th, 2016

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I’m so deeply in love with the new album.  The songs now are deep inside and I enjoy them.  Ben has many levels and moods.  So the new album is more of a “level 2” kind of listen.

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Watching Ben in Toronto this past winter was sweet.  Such a sweet show for so many reasons.  Below is a rip of the audio from a show in Paris which the new album is played with some encores from the older material.

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You can download the second mixtape listed above here from my dropbox and import it into your iTunes.

If you want to download the first Ben Howard Live mixtape I made you can download the older one here with the songs listed on the cover below:

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