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First Impressions of Osheaga 2017 Lineup

Capping of the “Month of Love” with something sweet for their fans, Osheaga have finally revealed their 2017 lineup. Osheaga first teased some names last Thursday, when the festival launched a memory game with clues about 50+ acts set to play. Since we recieved so much love towards last year‘s analysis, let’s once again explore Osheaga’s lavish lineup in-depth: The Good It… Read more →

Kings of Leon Rumoured to Headline Osheaga 2017

As festival season approaches, rumours grow stronger. While Montreal’s Osheaga has kept relatively quiet about any potential artists playing their 2017 edition, a recent tour announcement by Tennessee-based Kings of Leon suggests that the band could be headlining the iconic Canadian music festival this year. Yesterday, KOL expanded their upcoming tour to include a sole Canadian date, along with stops… Read more →

Heavy Montreal is Taking a Hiatus in 2017

Montreal’s premium heavy metal festival, Heavy Montreal will be taking a break in 2017. The news was revealed by Nick Farkas, who serves as head of Evenko’s booking department, citing thorough renovations to festival site Parc Jean-Drapeau as one of the many reasons for next year’s cancellation. The news was later confirmed by Heavy Montreal spokesperson and radio host Jason… Read more →

Top 10 Osheaga Scheduling Conflicts (And Who You Should See)

The time has finally come for Osheaga 2016. Going to music festivals can be quite stressful; the blistering heat, claustrophobia, disgusting toilet situations, and of course, your favourite artists performing at the same time! While we cannot help with the bulk of these problems, we’ve compiled a list of this year’s Top 10 Osheaga Scheduling Conflicts (And Who You Should See): 10.… Read more →

Osheaga Adds 10 Additional Acts to Lineup

Many fans of Montreal’s Osheaga Music and Arts Festival noticed that this year’s lineup seemed a bit smaller than usual. However, this was due to the poster claiming that there were in fact “More to come”, something the festival has not done since a second wave of artists being announced in 2013. Today, Osheaga stayed true to their word, announcing… Read more →

Radiohead Expected to Headline Osheaga

The 2015 edition of Montreal’s Osheaga Music and Arts Festival was one for the books. For their 10th edition, the Evenko-organized fest pulled out the big guns, recruiting alumni performers Florence + The Machine, Kendrick Lamar (featuring special guest Yasiin Bey) and The Black Keys as headliners. It was truly one for the books. With such an amazing edition of… Read more →

Osheaga’s Top 10 Schedule Conflicts (And Who You Should See)

This weekend will mark the 10th anniversary edition of one of Montreal’s favourite festivals, Osheaga. An interesting aspect about this year’s lineup is that it sees the return of some of the most memorable Osheaga performers of the past 10 years, along with bringing some of music’s hottest names to the city (some of whom are here for the first… Read more →

Wavvy Wednesday Vol. 13

Best Coast Were “Feeling Ok” with Late Late Show Performance James Corden has been absolutely killing it ever since he debuted as the new host of The Late Late Show back in March. With charismatic hosting skills, a stellar band (led by none other than “Fuck Shit Stack” performer Reggie Watts) and exciting guests, Corden truly did justice to the show.… Read more →

Osheaga Bans First Nations Headdresses

Over the past couple of years, many have been in outrage over the appropriation of First Nations culture at music festivals across North America. Many have expressed discomfort with certain festival attendees inappropriately sporting Native articles of clothing. Most popularly, warbonnets and headdresses have been insensitively worn at festivals. Today, a popular Canadian festival is taking a bold stand to stop… Read more →