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Steven Page @ Winter Garden Theatre

. : : April 13th, 2012 : : . The odds are fairly high, if you’re under the age of 50 and have spent any of the last twenty years in North America, you know The Barenaked Ladies. They’ve reached popular success due to their smart harmonies, trade off vocals, off-the-wall lyrics, and brillian pop licks. At the very least, you’ve heard them perform the theme song to the smash hit sitcom, The Big Bang Theory. As big as they are internationally, they were always bigger in Canada. They were virtually our answer to The Beatles. Everyone loved at least one of their songs,…

Rootstock 2010 @ Jackson-Triggs

Didn’t make it to this show, but luckily, CBC Radio did! Rootstock is an annual festival put on by the Jackson-Triggs winery in Niagara-On-The-Lake. Only two years into its legacy, and it’s already played host to Jim Cuddy, Kathleen Edwards, Tom Cochrane, and (as featured here), Steven Page, Hawksley Workman, Joel Plaskett and Sarah Sleen. The sound quality, as always for CBC, is astounding. The performances are a bit more of a mixed bag, but more than justify a download from fans of the performers. Hawksley Workman’s Autumn’s Here is especially loose and hilarious, featuring an impromptu harmonica solo by (what I can only assume is) an audience member. Give this recording…