June 26th edition of Midpoint Indie Summer Music Series brings two of the top live acts out of Canada, SLOAN and Mother Mother. Support will come from local imprint OLD CITY! SLOAN - http://sloanmusic.com/ video (album preview / commentary): http://youtu.be/_G96yrpNLSg Sloan is a Toronto-based rock/power pop quartet from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Throughout their 20+ year tenure, Sloan has released 11 LPs, two EPs, a live album, a Greatest hits album and more than thirty singles. The band has received nine Juno Award nominations, winning one. The band is known for their sharing of songwriting from each member of the group and their unaltered line-up throughout their career. The success and recognition of their albums, (most notably Twice Removed) in rankings has made Sloan one of the best Canadian bands of all time. Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sloan_(band) MOTHER MOTHER - http://www.mothermothersite.com/usa/ Video / Single "Bit By Bit" - https://youtu.be/rIkYgTRnrO8 Video / Single "Monkey Tree" - https://youtu.be/jrPc9WHIttQ OLD CITY - http://oldcityusa.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/oldcitycincinnati
Chevron Main Stage Lineup Announced This year’s stellar entertainment lineup proudly presented by Chevron, runs all day and features a variety of top Canadian acts including headliners Platinum Blonde and Sloan. Canadian rock legends Platinum Blonde’s popularity in Canada led to a triple platinum (300,000) album, featuring four hits and garnered two Juno Award nominations. Canadian rock icons Sloan will excite crowds with their distinctive hard core indie punk sound. Country fans will love the soulful sounds of Juno Award winning country singer Crystal Shawanda. Peak Performance Project winners, pop-rock duo Dear Rouge will get everyone up and dancing. Innovators of “folk stomp,” Good for Grapes will thrill with their high energy performance. Cover band Aerosmith Rocks has been thrilling Aerosmith fans across Western-Canada and will bring a highly accurate musical recreation of the Aerosmith experience to fans. Throughout the day, kids will be entertained by Juno Award winning children’s performer Norman Foote and rising Surrey talent Cole Armour, who at just 14 years of age has already made an appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. The Surrey Celebration Dance Team will wow the crowd with their latest urban dance moves. Surrey's Canada Day celebration also welcomes the Korean National Farmers Band & Tight Rope Walker and ZenApproach Performance. For a complete list of show times, check out the Chevron Main Stage Lineup.
Label: Yep Roc Records
Bio: Despite releasing a staggering 43 songs in just over a year, the four-headed power pop monster that is Sloan shows no signs of slowing down. Parallel Play certainly doesn't find the well dry as Patrick points out defiantly, "There are no shortages of songs in the Sloan future. We could make anoth...See Full Bio
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