Tag Archives: Not Country

Crowded Places: BANKS at WayHome 2017

BANKS came north to Canada from Orange County to put on a show at WayHome 2017. With her dancers joining her, killer black boots, and a voice that sticks with you – she put on the kind of show you tell your friends about. The singer/songwriter was on my list of sets I wanted to see, … Continue reading Crowded Places: BANKS at WayHome 2017

Mermaid: Skott at WayHome 2017

Soaked in the Sunday sun, Skott hit the WayHome 2017 main stage for her first North American festival AND first Canadian concert appearance. As the Swedish songstress worked the stage, an afternoon crowd gathered, sitting and standing, and even singing along (which caught Skott off-guard, we learned later on when we caught up to chat) … Continue reading Mermaid: Skott at WayHome 2017

WayHome 2017 - Andy Shauf

The Party: Andy Shauf at WayHome 2017

As we headed into the evening, Andy Shauf and his band took the WayAway stage. Playing songs from his 2016 release The Party and more to an appreciative WayHome crowd, the quiet singer-songwriter commanded the audience. We love the WayAway stage for its ability to create a very intimate setting while still being able to accommodate … Continue reading The Party: Andy Shauf at WayHome 2017

WayHome 2017 - Allan Rayman

512: Allan Rayman at WayHome 2017

As the bright, hot afternoon sun beat down on WayHome 2017, Allan Rayman hit the WayBright stage and gave ’em everything he had. With energy to spare (and share), Rayman danced, sang, and grooved across the stage – and the WayHomies in the crowd danced, sang, and grooved in the fields as they took it … Continue reading 512: Allan Rayman at WayHome 2017

WayHome 2017 - Justice

Woman: Justice at WayHome 2017

With the late night party in full effect after Flume‘s main stage set headlined WayHome 2017’s Friday night – Justice took over the WayBright stage and kept the people moving. Bright lights, big sound, and smoke all came together and inspired dancing, cheering, and a lot of late night love in the crowd. If you … Continue reading Woman: Justice at WayHome 2017

WayHome 2017 - Constantines

Young Offenders: Constantines at WayHome 2017

It’s been a while since we’ve had a new Constantines album, and to be honest we were thrilled that they were included in this year’s WayHome lineup.  And based on the WayHome crowd’s response, we were not alone. Checking out their social media accounts it’s hard to get a feel for what’s going on but … Continue reading Young Offenders: Constantines at WayHome 2017

New Music Spotlight: The Royal Foundry, Adam Gregory, Noah Smith, Murder Murder and Grace Mitchell

From my inbox, with this edition, we’re highlighting bands from Edmonton, Brown County, Sudbury, and Portland. A wide range of genres including Electro-Synth-Pop, Country, Bluegrass and Alt-Indie. So please settle in for a few minutes and check them out. Let’s do this! Artist: The Royal Foundry Hometown: Edmonton Genre: Electro-Alt-POP Related Artists: Magic Giant, The … Continue reading New Music Spotlight: The Royal Foundry, Adam Gregory, Noah Smith, Murder Murder and Grace Mitchell

WayHome 2017 - Tanya Tagaq

Ajaaja: Tanya Tagaq at WayHome 2017

Surrounded by trees and music fans at the WayAway stage, Tanya Tagaq took control and gave the WayHome faithful a taste of what has made her an acclaimed success. The 2014 Polaris Prize and Juno Award winning throat singer has got a ton of talent and continues to show her cultural importance and relevance with … Continue reading Ajaaja: Tanya Tagaq at WayHome 2017

WayHome 2017 - Cage The Elephant

Whole Wide World: Cage The Elephant at WayHome 2017

All the way from Bowling Green, Kentucky/ Nashville, Tennessee – Cage The Elephant came to WayHome and hit the main stage with all of the power that we could have hoped for and expected! High energy, enthusiasm, fun, fire, and confetti highlighted the Cage The Elephant set as the evening turned to night and the … Continue reading Whole Wide World: Cage The Elephant at WayHome 2017

WayHome 2017 - Colony House

Only The Lonely: Colony House at WayHome 2017

Taking the WayBright Stage on Sunday at 3:00 PM were Franklin, Tennessee based band Colony House. It was bright, sunny and smoking hot but the four-piece alt rock band played a high energy set to a very enthusiastic crowd. Named after the housing complex where some of the guys lived in Franklin, TN the band … Continue reading Only The Lonely: Colony House at WayHome 2017

Boyfriend: Tegan and Sara at WayHome 2017

As the sun set on Sunday night at WayHome 2017, Canadian favourites, Juno Award winners – and super talented women, Tegan and Sara hit the WayBright stage. The pre-headlining set (the last of the festival on the WayBright stage) was a highlight of the weekend, with thousands of music fans packed in for the show. … Continue reading Boyfriend: Tegan and Sara at WayHome 2017

WayHome 2017 - ScHoolboy Q

Blank Face: ScHoolboy Q at WayHome 2017

Under the hot summer sun, thousands of fans crowded around the WayHome stage. They bounced, they echoed back his words and they showed ScHoolboy Q all the love he could have hoped for. A ton of energy flowed back and forth between the stage and the crowd and the set created an afternoon highlight! Check … Continue reading Blank Face: ScHoolboy Q at WayHome 2017

WayHome 2017 - Danny Brown

Ain’t It Funny: Danny Brown at WayHome 2017

Late on Friday night, after the sun went down, after Flume was done on the WayHome main stage and after the calendar had flipped to Saturday, Danny Brown hit the WayAway stage to put on a show. Tucked away in the woods at the smaller stage, with little to no lights, Danny Brown created a very … Continue reading Ain’t It Funny: Danny Brown at WayHome 2017

Sleep In The Heat: PUP at WayHome 2017

PUP have been on my must shoot list for sometime. I’d heard amazing things about their live shows and I was not disappointed by their Saturday performance on the WayAway stage. The boys hit the stage with seemingly limitless energy greeted by adoring, enthusiastic fans. It was a match made in heaven. Check out the … Continue reading Sleep In The Heat: PUP at WayHome 2017

WayHome 2017 - Vance Joy

Lay It On Me: Vance Joy at WayHome 2017

Two years after his first appearance at WayHome, Vance Joy returned – and this time he took over the main stage to the delight of thousands of fans in the Oro-Medonte field. We saw James Keogh play his set in 2015 on the WayBright stage as music fans were first coming to know the Aussie … Continue reading Lay It On Me: Vance Joy at WayHome 2017