Joel Plaskett has been a fixture in the Canadian music industry since he was a teenager. In that time he built a successful solo career and a distinctive sound. When he’s not touring or recording, he is helping to produce the music of other artists.
The second day of Sled Island, one of Calgary’s biggest and best music festivals, was quite rainy. The festival features over 250 bands in over 30 venues over five days. Due to flooding in the Calgary area, several shows were moved or cancelled.
One of Calgary’s best music festival, Sled Island, has officially begun. The festival includes over 250 bands in over 30 venues over five days. The first day of Sled Island was busy, but not as busy as later days will get. First, I stopped by Commonwealth and then went to Republik.
Sled Island, one of Calgary’s best music festivals, has begun. It features over 250 bands in over 30 venues over the course of five days. Before things officially get underway, a kick-off party was in order.
The Young Benjamins are one of the latest bands to come out of Saskatoon’s vibrant music scene of late. They recently released their first album, Less Argue, which combines energetic indie pop with song writing that reflects their Simon & Garfunkel inspired roots.
For a few days in June every year, Sled Island festival hits Calgary and the downtown is taken over by bands and concerts. The festival was created in 2007 by Calgary native, and at the time the owner of music venue Broken City, Zak Pashak.