Tag: live music photography

Amber Run at The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern

Some artists are always worth seeing and some venues always hold up to their name. Amber Run and The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern both fit those criteria. It was only last year that UK rockers Amber Run crossed the pond and…

Failure and Swervedriver at the Phoenix

LA’s Failure began at the forefront of the American experimental alt-rock scene in 1990 along with counterparts like Tool and Nine Inch Nails. The separating factor between these bands was the attention to sonic detail Failure paid to their live…

Exclaim! Class of 2019: Little Junior at Horseshoe Tavern

Throughout January, Exclaim! and Toronto promoter Dan Burke has been bringing us concerts featuring up and coming artists to watch out for in the New Year as part of the Class of 2019 series. The final showcase took place January…

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Words and photos by Stephen McGill Australian legends Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds brought the final date of their Skeleton Tree tour to Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena on Oct. 28. Though there may have been some trepidation on the fans…

Live Music Friday – Florence + the Machine

From the moment Florence + the Machine entered the arena, a wave of awe and disbelief could be felt, even from long-time fans who had mentioned to me they had seen her many times before. The beautifully expansive biomorphic wooden…