Samantha Fitzpatrick is a self-proclaimed “cluttered mind and over-thinker”. Despite her beginnings in spoken word and slam poetry, she has recently “found solace in minimalism”.
As we ease our post-holiday headaches into a brand new year, we’ve decided to take on the daunting task of crafting a master list of Atlantic Canada’s musical contributions in 2017.
This Saturday marks the first fundraising doubleheader for St. John’s newest music and arts festival taking place August 23rd-25th, 2018.
Since Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age has made headlines for kicking a photographer in the head, cutting himself with a knife, and berating a California audience, perhaps St. John’s can feel less bad about that time they pelted him with shoes in 2008.
“Black Wool” is the six minute opener to Long Lights, the latest collection of coarse and contemporary folk rock from Penny Blacks. Originating from Saint John, New Brunswick, Penny Blacks have been trekking their new album live across Eastern Canada since late September, and they’ve crowned their successful run with a brand new video for the album’s outset track.
St. John’s springtime exposition of independent art and culture will return for an eighth edition in 2018, and artist applications are now wide open and eagerly awaiting what you’ve been creating.
Check out our video primer playlist for tonight’s HPX closer at the Marquee featuring the Toronto-based trifecta of DJ/producer Bambii, MC phenom Tasha The Amazon, the neo-soul tinged flows of Clairmont the Second, and more.
The Los Angeles comedian, podcaster, actor, jet-skier and skywriter, Kurt Braunohler, is set to headline the Marquee Comedy Stage this evening at 7PM as a part of Halifax Pop Explosion 25.
Here is your schedule for the Halifax Pop Explosion 2017 double-decker kickoff party tonight at the Seahorse Tavern and Marquee Ballroom.