PHOTOS: TURF @ Fort York | Sept 18th-20th, 2015

Day 1 | Sept 18th By Brandon Newfield Desaparecidos Built to Spill The Avett Brothers UB40 Of Monsters and Men Day 2 | Sept 19th The Elwins by Brandon Newfield The Strumbellas by Brandon Newfield Jim Bryson by Brandon Newfield Lucinda Williams by Brandon Newfield Passenger by Brandon Newfield Wilco by Winnie Surya Rich Aucoin & Choir!Choir!Choir! by Winnie Surya Cake by Brandon Newfield St. Paul and…

REVIEW: TURF @ Fort York | Sept 18th-20th, 2015

By Toni Rose Castillo. Photos by Winnie Surya. This year marked the third annual Toronto Urban Roots Festival (TURF) and it definitely did not disappoint. This year’s lineup featured artists such as The Pixies, Wilco, Cake, Of Monsters and Men, and Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros. I immersed myself in TURF’s relaxing atmosphere, partly thanks to a crowd that ranged…

ISSUE 19: The Paper Kites

Interview and photos by Winnie Surya. The Australian mates from The Paper Kites brought chills to our backs with their impressive performance at Toronto’s TURF festival. With that being said, we decided to get to learn more about this five-piece indie band. Fortunately, we met up with Sam Bentley and Josh Bentley a day after the…

FESTIVAL: Toronto Urban Roots Festival 2014

If you’re in Toronto this weekend, be sure to catch TURF (Toronto Urban Roots Festival), which runs from July 4th to July 6th. The festival features well-known acts such as Neutral Milk Hotel, The Gaslight Anthem, Jeff Tweedy (Wilco); up and coming bands such as Andrew Jackson Jihad, and many local acts like Hollerado, Born Ruffians,…