Toronto’s Bossie, aka Anne Douris, had this to say about the video for ‘Shine My Light’ in a statement; “I’m super jazzed to have collaborated with Kimberly Persona to make this song for Princess Sparkly Butt & The Hot Dog Kid. The show sends an empowering message to young girls that I feel strongly about – that you have the right to choose what kind of life you want to live, and that traditional gender roles can kiss your glittery butt. ‘Shine My Light’ is about the adventure of figuring out what kind of person you are. Like Princess Kimberly’s adventure, it’s about exploring the unknown universe and discovering your strengths.”
Princess Sparkly Butt & the Hot Dog Kid, which Persona also stars in, premiered on Teletoon’s YouTube channel. Check out the trailer;
Bossie is currently at work on her debut album and will play the Silver Dollar Room in Toronto as part of Canadian Music Week on April 19.
Head to The Rivoli for a gig celebrating the release of The Last Pogo Jumps Again, a documentary about the early days of Toronto’s alternative and punk scene.
The Mods have reunited for the gig and they’ll be playing alongside The Nursery, Johnny and the G-Rays and Donkey. Cover is $10.
Trade Secrets, Crhymes, Hands and Teeth and Formalists are playing The Silver Dollar. Cover is $6. RSVP here.
Legendary Toronto booker Dan Burke has unveiled the latest series of shows at the infamous Silver Dollar and other venues around Toronto.
RSVP link included in listing.
Gun Outfit, Psyche Tongues Loi Do and The Dead Projectionists. May 7 @ Parts & Labour, $6 cover.
Coliseum, California X, Greys, TV Freaks and Cellos. May 15 @ The Horseshoe Tavern. $8 cover.
Michael Rault, Alvvays, Church and Tess Parks & The Good People. May 17 @ The Silver Dollar. $7 cover.
Horsey Crazy and Cut Flowers. May 24 @ The Silver Dollar. Cover TBA.
Last Year’s Men, JOATMM, Different Skeletons, The Two Times and Cool Hands. May 25 @ The Comfort Zone.
Simply Saucer, Jimmy Ohio (& The Ultimate Lovers), Hollow Earth and Erika Werry & The Alphabet. June 1 @ The Silver Dollar. $7 cover.
Mikal Cronin @ The Silver Dollar. June 13-15 (NxNE showcase). See RSVP link for details.
Brooklyn’s Hunters shared this video of them performing their track ‘Deadbeat’ live.
They’re playing the Silver Dollar Room in Toronto on April 25.
The notoriously shy Filthy Haanz will venture out of his garage, or the Atelier as he calls it, for a gig at Toronto’s Silver Dollar Room on December 7.
He’ll be joined by The Doom Squad, River Tiber, Castle If/Cell Memory, and Black Paradise. Doors are at 9 pm and the cover is $7.
Since he only shared his songs with his bandmates prior to the gig, this is a truly unique opportunity!