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11 things to do in Montreal this weekend to enjoy the last shreds of summer

Funny how time flies when you’re having fun. It’s almost mid-August and the high points of this festival season already seem to be behind us. In addition, the winter forecast for Quebec does not look good and hangs over our heads like the sword of Damocles. Luckily, Montrealers still have some time to make the …

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‘A gambler’s wet dream and an accountant’s worst nightmare!’: the big draw of the micro-festival | music

“We started with the five of us putting 100 pounds in a pot and hoping for the best,” says Henry Morris of Micro Electronic Music Festival Field Maneuvers. Along with Leon Cole and Ele Beattie, they’ve been hosting their annual “No Frills Rave” at a secret location in the country since 2013, when 350 people …

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You need to transfer your music library to your Fitbit while you still can

Fitbit announced that it will be dropping the ability to sync your wearable device to PC and Mac, preventing users from downloading their own music from their computers to their devices. Fitbit has stated that it will end the feature on October 13, writing on its website (opens in new tab) that “we are removing …

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Kultureland organizer says music festival has been hit by a series of setbacks

David Friend, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, August 9, 2022 11:33 PM EDT Last updated on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 11:33 pm EDT TORONTO — A confluence of staff shortages, late visas and a sudden change in venue cultivated land While festival-goers got angry last weekend, the organizer is now trying to explain how the …

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Ex-CRADLE OF FILTH Guitarist RICHARD SHAW Says He Couldn’t Take the ‘Drama and BS’ Any Longer: It ‘wasn’t Fun Anymore’

Richard Shawwho played guitar with British extreme metallers CRADLE OF DIRT from 2014 and appeared on the albums “Hammer of the Witches”, “Cryptoriana: The Seduction of Decay” and “Existence is meaningless” Before officially leaving the group in March (although his breakup wasn’t announced until May), he opened up about his reasons for leaving during an …

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Canada’s newest coin pays homage to Oscar Peterson

Montreal pianist and jazz musician Oscar Peterson will be honored with a commemorative coin today. Peterson, who died in 2007, was one of Canada’s most decorated musicians and is considered one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. The Royal Canadian Mint is issuing the $1 commemorative coin to honor Peterson’s “extraordinary talent and …

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Elton John’s score for Devil Wears Prada, the Musical was gutted by critics

The musical adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada, composed by Elton John, was gutted by critics after its opening performance on Sunday at the Nederlander Theater in Chicago. The Devil Wears Prada, The Musical is currently in its world premiere ahead of a projected Broadway debut in 2023, but top reviews say it’s far from …

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