Category: Festivals

SXSW 2018 Memories – Thandi Phoenix

SXSW 2018 Memories – Thandi Phoenix

Since 2015, we have asked independent artists to share their favorite memories from their time at SXSW. In just three years, this project has become one of our most popular features thanks to the growing interests of bands and singers from around the world. These memories are from Thandi Phoenix. While many young electro-pop, future soul, and R&B singers attempt […]

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SXSW 2018 Memories – Talos

SXSW 2018 Memories – Talos

Since 2015, we have asked independent artists to share their favorite memories from their time at SXSW. In just three years, this project has become one of our most popular features thanks to the growing interests of bands and singers from around the world. These memories are from Talos. A year ago, the Irish electronic / ambient band released their […]

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SXSW 2018 Memories – JAGUWAR

SXSW 2018 Memories – JAGUWAR

Since 2015, we have asked independent artists to share their favorite memories from their time at SXSW. In just three years, this project has become one of our most popular features thanks to the growing interests of bands and singers from around the world. These memories are from JAGUWAR. The Berlin-Dresden trio are throwback inventors. When you hear their combination […]

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SXSW 2018 Recap & Band Awards – Pt. 1

SXSW 2018 Recap & Band Awards – Pt. 1

Thousands of bands descended upon Austin less than a month ago, and we experienced just a fraction of those playing. This year felt much more regulated with fewer big-name artists and advertising endorsements, which made the festival feel a bit out of reach in year’s past. Although SXSW 2018 was less commercialized, there was no shortage of music or bands. […]

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SXSW 2018 – Band Picks – Friday March 16

SXSW 2018 – Band Picks – Friday March 16

SXSW 2018 has been great so far. Todayy has so many great bands/artists playing, it is hard to narrow it down. We just have a couple of more days left of the festival. For tonight we have listed two showcase options – one where you must have a badge or wristband, and one where you can just pay cash at […]

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SXSW 2018 – Band Picks – Thursday March 15

SXSW 2018 – Band Picks – Thursday March 15

SXSW 2018 has been great so far. The band picks for Thursday keeps getting harder to chose. For tonight we have listed two showcase options – one where you most likely must have a badge or wristband, and one where you can probably just pay cash at the door. Actually at most places it has been credit cards only – […]

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SXSW 2018 – Band Picks – Wednesday March 13

SXSW 2018 – Band Picks – Wednesday March 13

SXSW 2018 has been great so far. The band list for Wednesday keeps growing. We have listed two showcase options – one where you most likely must have a badge or wristband, and one where you can probably just pay cash at the door. Actually at most places last night it was credit cards only – no cash accepted. The […]

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SXSW 2018 – Band Picks – Tuesday March 13

SXSW 2018 – Band Picks – Tuesday March 13

SXSW 2018 is upon us. Tuesday has a nice list of bands to check out as the days progress, it becomes harder to decide whom to see as the choices become overwhelming. We are giving two of the best showcase options – one where you most likely must have a badge or wristband, and one where you can probably just […]

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SXSW 2018 Bands You Don’t Wanna Miss

SXSW 2018 Bands You Don’t Wanna Miss

SXSW 2018 is upon us. This year seems to be a year of going back to the true reason for the festival – discovering and celebrating independent artists. Regardless of the change in pace for SXSW this year (Much less commercialized and overwhelming with blockbuster artists in previous years), it is still ripe with talented bands from around the world. […]

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New Zealand festival pop-up venue, Cable Street, Wellington Waterfront

Ria Hall: ‘Rules of Engagement’ – New Zealand Festival (photo review)

Rules Of Engagement by Ria Hall Every two years, one of the best arts and music festival in New Zealand takes place. Aptly called New Zealand Festival, the three-week extravaganza features the best international and national talent in theatre, film, and music, and the 2018 programs is the Festival’s most ambitious. On Saturday night, Kiwi singer-songwriter Ria Hall put on […]

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Austin City Limits Festival – 2017 Recap

Austin City Limits Festival – 2017 Recap

It’s almost been two weeks since Weekend Two of the Austin City Limits Music Festival came to a close, and it was once again another stellar year. It was still a bit warm in Austin, but luckily it started to cool off on Sunday. The Festival made a few layout changes from last year, which proved very successful. The new […]

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ACL Festival Weekend Two: 20 Bands You Need to See

ACL Festival Weekend Two: 20 Bands You Need to See

Weekend Two of The Austin City Limits Festival kicks off today and in case you haven’t planned your schedule yet, we have a list of 20 bands you need to see. We all know why we are going because of the headliners (Foster The People, Ryan Adams, The XX, RHCP, Spoon, GORILLAZ, etc.), but it’s always fun showing up earlier […]

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Beau’s Oktoberfest 2017 in Photos

Usually, Autumn would feature the leaves changing color and a brisk evening breeze, but this past weekend brought record-breaking temperatures for the annual installation of Beau’s Oktoberfest. A rich celebration of craft beer and Bavarian traditions at the Vankleek Hill Fairgrounds, the 9th installment was held September 22nd and 23rd. Beau’s Oktoberfest is a really festive event. Besides the copious offerings […]

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Rodriguez

CityFolk 2017 In Photos – Part 2

Yesterday, we shared Part 1 of CityFolk , while today we cover the last two days of the Festival. Unfortunately, not every show was attended, but here are some quick highlights of what we did see.   Day 4 – Saturday, September 16th Saturday provided us with an incredibly full day of music to take in, and Mother Nature again provided us […]

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Amanda Marshall

CityFolk 2017 in Photos – Part 1

Last year Ottawa’s CityFolk had some unfortunate luck with very rainy weather. However, this year Mother Nature was in a much sunnier mood and gifted the festival with five unbelievably warm nights, perfect to relax outside with a cold beverage and take in some great music. Festivals like CityFolk can be a logistical challenge to navigate with all the talented artists on the lineup. […]

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CityFolk 2017 – Day 5 Picks

CityFolk 2017 – Day 5 Picks

It’s finally here, the last day of CityFolk 2017. If Bluesfest is Ottawa’s marathon of music, CityFolk is the half-marathon. As the concert withdrawal sets in in a few days, The Revue will alleviate some of the symptoms for you by providing photo essays to help you re-live some of your favourite moment. As always, follow the Ottawa CityFolk on […]

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CityFolk 2017 – Day 4 Picks

CityFolk 2017 – Day 4 Picks

As always, follow the Ottawa CityFolk on social media as they tend to have contests during the day and to be informed of any schedule changes. Also, remember to check out Marvest, the musical harvest bringing artists to unique venues in the city! Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter Saturday, Sep 16th Picks Matt Mays – 10:15, Ravenlaw Stage […]

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CityFolk 2017 – Day 3 Picks

CityFolk 2017 – Day 3 Picks

As always, follow the Ottawa CityFolk on social media as they tend to have contests during the day and to be informed of any schedule changes. Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter And if you still want more music, be sure to check out the musical harvest that is Marvest, a free offshoot concert series held at a variety of […]

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CityFolk 2017 – Day 1 & 2 Picks

CityFolk 2017 – Day 1 & 2 Picks

As the end of summer nears, Ottawa music fans have one more mega-music event to see the season out, namely the annual CityFolk Music Festival. For the 2017 edition, the festival spans 5 days (Sep 13-17) featuring music from several decades and artists from few genres. As The Revue has done in previous years, we will offer suggestions as to […]

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A Guide to the 2017 Hopscotch Festival

A Guide to the 2017 Hopscotch Festival

This year’s Hopscotch festival kicks off on Thursday in Raleigh, North Carolina, and it brings one of the year’s best lineups to the table.  There are tons of great artists and bands from around the country, representing the Brooklyn DIY scene, Philly punk scene, and even a headlining show from Solange Knowles. While the big headlining shows by Solange, Big […]

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