North Easton releases “One of the Lucky Ones” with intimate show at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts

October 19th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Concerts

North Easton releases "One of the Lucky Ones" with intimate show at Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts

This past weekend, North Easton released his latest album One of the Lucky Ones with an intimate performance at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts. At heart, North is a story teller and this evening was all about stories. From a deeply personal tragedy, to more light hearted moments about coffee and tales of those […]

Join North Easton as he releases “One of the Lucky Ones” with a show at Saint Brigid’s

October 10th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements, Uncategorized

Join North Easton as he releases "One of the Lucky Ones" with a show at Saint Brigid's

After many years fronting My Favourite Tragedy, who finished in the top 3 in the now defunct Big Money Shot in 2010, North Easton has decided to venture out on his own. North will celebrate the release of “One of the Lucky Ones” with a show on October 15th, 2016 at Saint Brigid’s Centre for […]

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans impress at a memorable release show for Tunnels: Season One

August 12th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans impress at a memorable release show for Tunnels: Season One

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans know how to throw a party! Their release party for Tunnels: Season One was definitely a good time. Brigid’s Well (in the basement of Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts) was the perfect venue for the festivities. The feel of the old church basement with it’s stone walls definitely made […]

Big Money Shot 2012 Grand Finals – Erin Saoirse Adair, Kalle Mattson, Apocalypstic

October 28th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot 2012 Grand Finals - Erin Saoirse Adair, Kalle Mattson, Apocalypstic

When it comes down to the Grand Final for the LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot, unfortunately 3 bands head home empty handed. This year that was the case for Erin Saoirse Adair, Kalle Mattson and Apocalypstic. However all 3 have benefitted from industry workshops and have had the chance to perform in front of new […]

Big Money Shot 2012 Grand Finals – Tympanic

October 25th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot 2012 Grand Finals - Tympanic

Congratulations to Tympanic who took 3rd spot in this year’s LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot Grand Final! They also walk away with $5000 in support for their musical journey. I first saw Tympanic 3 years ago, again in the Big Money Shot. I was impressed with their performance then and even more so this time […]

Big Money Shot 2012 Grand Finals – Les Mosquitos

October 24th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot 2012 Grand Finals - Les Mosquitos

Congratulations to Les Mosquitos who took second place in this year’s LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot competition! The band picked up $5000 in support to help them along with their musical journey. Les Mosquitos played a great set featuring their reggae and ska influenced music. With their grooving bass lines and energetic performance, it’s impossible […]

Big Money Shot 2012 Grand Finals – The Strain

October 23rd, 2012  |  by  |  published in Contests, Features

Big Money Shot 2012 Grand Finals - The Strain

Congratulations to The Strain, winners of the 2012 edition of the LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot competition! The band easily tore through their set that featured many of the songs that I have come to know and love over the last couple of years. Feeding off the energy of a group of rabid fans that […]

For your weekend – October 19-21, 2012

October 18th, 2012  |  by  |  published in News

For your weekend - October 19-21, 2012

On Friday October 19th, it’s LiVE 88.5‘s annual Big Money Shot Grand Final Show. It’s one of the biggest nights for the local music scene. This year’s lineup is the most diverse yet. Catch performances by Erin Soairse Adair, Kalle Mattson, Apocalypstic, Les Mosquitos, Tympanic and The Strain. The venue once again this year is […]

Big Money Shot 2011 Grand Finals – Fire and Neon, Liam Lloyd, Silvergun & Spleen

November 25th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Big Money Shot 2011 Grand Finals - Fire and Neon, Liam Lloyd, Silvergun & Spleen

Unfortunately, 3 bands had to walk away empty handed from the Grand Finals. Those bands were Fire and Neon, Liam Lloyd, and Silvergun & Spleen. Fire and Neon put on a great set. The drum bit with all 3 members about halfway through was a unique and memorable moment from the evening. I really enjoyed […]

Big Money Shot 2011 Grand Finals – Down In Ashes

November 22nd, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Big Money Shot 2011 Grand Finals - Down In Ashes

I’ve lost track, but Down In Ashes has entered the LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot competition for the last 4 or 5 years. In a recent interview with Kim Vincent, the band’s frontman, he mentioned that they almost didn’t enter this time around. In the end, the band did, and they were rewarded Friday night […]