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IDOW: Saturday

Saturday (Good Robot) The final night of IDOW! I’m incredibly thankful to the organizers of this event and all the performers that delivered such great performances. Excited to check out next year’s lineup when the time comes. I have never been to Good Robot for a live performance, preferring to stick to their silent reading […]

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IDOW: Friday

(The Marquee Ballroom/The Seahorse Tavern) Hey all! Here are my reviews of the second night of IDOW. I stuck to The Marquee and The Seahorse so I could maximize all the great talent featured in both venues. The Marquee has a long history of featuring great acts from all over and is usually an excellent […]

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IDOW: Thursday

Hey all! Hope the first couple weeks of 2018 have been treating you kindly. I’m back again with some concert reviews, this time covering the In the Dead of Winter Music Festival (IDOW). This festival is in its 13th year and going strong with some incredible acts. Their mandate is to highlight songwriters from across […]

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HPX 2017: Night Four

Hannah: Well, it happened. Halifax Pop Explosion has come to an end for another year. I regret only being able to go out for two of the four nights, but I’m grateful for the nights I was able to make it out. I’ve heard a lot of great things about the shows I missed. If […]

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HPX 2017: Night Three

Jessica: Once again, I apologize for the iPhone photos, especially since they’re so far away. The crowds were really into the shows and gave me dirty looks every time I tried to get a close-up. Tonight was a relatively relaxed night for me. Didn’t have a whole lot of expectations going in but managed to see some […]

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HPX 2017: Night Two

Jessica: Thursday night was a lot. I am still processing my thoughts on all the stellar acts that blessed the Marquee. I am now also dedicated to wearing comfier shoes for the rest of the performances. Hannah was working on her honours project all night (wish her well!), so you’ll just get my ramblings for […]

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HPX 2017: Night One

Hello again. We’re back with the recaps, this time done by Jessica MacIsaac and Hannah Daley. We’re going to a variety of shows each night of Halifax Pop Explosion and tell you what we think about them. Jessica: Hey, all. This is Jessica MacIsaac, and for those of you who don’t know me I am […]