Tag: Massey Hall

Live Music Monday – Utopia At Massey Hall

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia performed their first Toronto concert in over 30 years at Massey Hall. Formed in 1974, Mr. Rundgren (a bona fidepop star by that point) wanted to explore the sonic realms of prog-rock. In doing so, he gathered…

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Live Music Tuesday – HAIM at Massey Hall

Sister act HAIM, (not affiliated with Whoopi Goldberg) have been performing since childhood. However, not until the release of their 2012 EP, Forever, did surface as. Two albums later and coveted opening spots for artists like Florence and the Machine,…

Live Music Monday – Steve Hackett at Massey Hall

Set in Toronto’s legendary Massey Hall, former Genesis guita­rist Steve Hackett delivered a two-and-a-half-hour performance that was close to a religious experience. Rarely has an audience been so eager with excitement, particularly for a 68-year-old prog-rock veteran. Coincidently, the evening just…

Flashback Friday Live Music Edition – alt-J at Massey Hall

alt-J released their third studio album last June and have been busy touring Europe, Asia and North America since. The eclectic trio comprised of Joe Newman on guitar and vocals, Thom Sonny Green on drums and Gus Unger-Hamilton on keyboards and…

Throwback Thursday Live Music Edition – Tycho

Looking at Tycho from all directions and heights, there’s a prevalent consistency. The album artwork compliments the music to perfection. The visuals that back the live performance is as intentional as can be. The reason is simple. All that one sees…