Tag: Phoenix Concert Theatre

The Titanic Rising of Weyes Blood

The Kids In The Hall was the beginning of the end of a devout born-again Pentecostal Christian life for Natalie Mering. After being told that all homosexuals are destined for Hell, she couldn’t imagine that it was the place where…

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…

Gang of Youths at The Phoenix Concert Theatre

Known as one of the biggest rock acts in Australia, Gang of Youths now have their eyes set on the western pastures of North America. Drawing an impressive crowd at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre, lead singer Dave Le’aupepe stepped on…

They Might Be Giants live at the Phoenix

American alternative rock band They Might Be Giants made a triumphant return to Toronto after years away at a packed Phoenix Concert Theatre. Touring in support of their newest record I Like Fun the band played a wide ranging Evening With…

Live Music Tuesday – Masego at The Opera House

Hailing from Virginia and steeped in R&B, Masego’s music follows four simple rules: Make love, give love, be love, experience love. Indeed, the affection was reciprocated wholeheartedly at Toronto’s sold-out Opera House show. Perhaps it was the “good” love keeping…

The Odd Couple of Sting and Shaggy

This year’s oddest pairing, acclaimed British musician, Sting and Mr. Boombastic himself Shaggy, came to Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre on Sept. 28 in support of their strange chimera of a record 44/876. Opening with Sting’s Englishman in New York, the pair quickly…

Throwback Thursday Live Music Edition – The Mountain Goats

For over 20 years, singer-songwriter John Darnielle has fashioned his group, The Mountain Goats as one of the most literary acts around. In its current incarnation, the band played Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre, gradually turning the venue into a non-stop…