Author Archives: Morgan Hotston

HIPPO CAMPUS AT THE PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE

On tour promoting their most recent album Bambi, Minnesota natives Hippo Campus made their long-awaited appearance in Toronto on May 1st at The Phoenix Concert Theatre, alongside supporting artist, Samia. Hippo Campus flies largely under the radar of mainstream indie…

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SWMRS at The Phoenix

On Sunday April 14, California natives SWMRS, led by frontman Cole Becker, made a stop at The Phoenix Concert Theatre while touring their new album Berkeley’s On Fire. Supported by local indie rockers Goodbye Honolulu, as well as state mates Beach…

Sasha Sloan at the Velvet Underground

Sasha Sloan (known as @sadgirlsloan on social media) embarked on her first North American headline tour in March, making a sold-out stop at Toronto’s Velvet Underground on March 27th. Sasha is part of a larger group of young songwriters focused on…

Mansionair at the Velvet Underground

Australian indie electronic trio Mansionair made a stop in Toronto at The Velvet Underground on March 26th, 2019 while touring their first full-length album, Shadowboxer. Brooklyn-based duo Beacon kicked off the show in a largely fitting and atmospheric way by cutting all the venue…

Lennon Stella live at the Danforth

After releasing her breakthrough 5 song EP Love, Me, in 2018, Lennon Stella began her highly anticipated début tour with two sold-out nights at The Danforth Music Hall. Lennon may be most recently known from her role as Maddie Conrad on the tv…

Too Many Zooz Live at the Danforth

Hailing from New York City’s subway busker scene, Too Many Zooz, comprised of members Leo Pellegrino, Matt Muirhead, and David Parks, brought their mesmerizing energy to the Danforth Music Hall stage on March 9, 2019. Too Many Zooz is perhaps one…

Wet in Toronto

On the eve of International Women’s Day, four-piece band Wet brought their all-female fronted tour lineup to Velvet Underground in Toronto. With Hana Vu and Kilo Kish kicking off the night, the crowd was met with both subtlety and high performative energy…

Mother Mother at The Phoenix Concert Theatre

Almost two months into the ‘Dance and Cry’ North American tour, Mother Mother landed in Toronto with two sold out shows at The Phoenix Concert Theatre. Fans of all ages packed into the venue in anticipation of the band’s return after releasing…