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Matthew Good @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

. : : November 3rd, 2011 : : . This summer, I’ve been all about the East Coast Canadian bands. Meaghan Smith, Paper Lions, and Rebekah Higgs are just a couple of the artists who have called the shore along the Atlantic ocean home that I’ve seen multiple times since the frost melted, but it wasn’t always like that. I used to be much more interested in the West Coast bands. The Organ, Limblifter, and, of course, Matthew Good were the beginning of my love affair with bands out of BC. One band has disbanded, another on indefinite hiatus, and the third has fallen out of favour, the…

Royal Wood @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

. : : November 26th, 2010 : : . The sound in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre was much improved for Royal Wood‘s headlining set, at least over the muddled murkiness that it was for opener Hannah Georgas. It was only one of the ways in which the two sets could be classified as vastly different. In my blog on Hannah Georgas, I described Hannah as spunky, energetic, with an underground pop/rock sound. Royal Wood, on the other hand, was classy, relaxed and baring a set that leaned heavily towards an easy listening / adult alternative vibe. I found Royal’s set to be a bit more challenging,…

Hannah Georgas @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

      . : : November 26th, 2010 : : .   I’ve never been to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, and was a bit surprised to find out that it was at the summer tourist hub, Exhibition Place. I didn’t think much happened quite this far south once the temperature dips below freezing. Obviously, that just goes to show my ignorance of all things Toronto; I live in the suburbs, and these concert forays are my only real reason to visit The City. As such, there are still large pockets I am altogether unfamiliar with, and The Ex is one of those…