“I love all of you out there that made my dreams come true. When I come back, I’ll come back strong”.
Though it has been a decade since Vancouver’s Daggermouth dropped their two classic pop punk albums, their influence has been celebrated with pure enthusiasm by an East Coast audience who eagerly awaits their Newfoundland debut.
With help from Brooklyn based DJ/promoter Adam Rhodes (Papi Juice) and a stacked line-up of local talent, Yung Dumb are making their 4th annual Pride Week event anything but ordinary.
“An inspiring conclave of innovation, and an intrepid 4-day narrative that calls one and all to totally immerse in it’s vital fold – here’s to X more years of OBEY.” Zakary Slax journals an immersive experience at the opening night of OBEY Convention X in Halifax, NS.
To delve into the creative process behind OBEY Convention X, we reached out to Creative Director Andrew Patterson to discuss what separates OBEY from other music festivals, the importance of inclusivity, and some highlights to look forward to in this year’s programming.
After you familiarize yourself with the festival schedule, check out this 33 video playlist we assembled to set the mood for Lawnya Vawnya Seven.
Mike Roy runs down a short list of hidden gems in this years Halifax Pop Explosion lineup including PHERN, Mega Bog, Petra Glynt, Not You and Cactus Flower.
Come bid a final farewell to the short-lived D.I.Y. punk and skate venue in Witless Bay, NL that has played a much-needed home to the Newfoundland all ages scene over the last year.
Check out the Montréal street punk trio September 3rd & 4th in St. John’s.