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Osheaga ’09!

Posted by bigincanada on April 2, 2009

GROUPE SPECTACLES GILLETT
Transmitted by CNW Group on : March 31, 2009 18:59

Coldplay and Beastie Boys at OSHEAGA 2009!

MONTREAL, March 31 /CNW Telbec/ – Gillett Entertainment Group presents the 4th edition of the Osheaga Music and Arts Festival that will take place in the park on August 1st and 2nd. Osheaga is proud to announce that the headliners for this year’s edition are the multi-platinum selling band Coldplay on Saturday, August 1st and hip-hop pioneers Beastie Boys on Sunday, August 2nd.

Osheaga is one of only two North American festival appearances that Coldplay will make this year. 2008 Grammy Award winners Coldplay continue to take the world by storm while touring on the wings of their high-soaring album Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends which included a visit to a sold out Bell Centre on July 20th. We are extremely happy to welcome them to the Osheaga grounds on August 1st!

The Beastie Boys will bring their one of a kind lyrical and musical wizardry to headline Osheaga’s second day on the island Sunday, August 2nd. Montreal fans got their last dose of the Beasties’ funk at the Metropolis and at the Bell Centre on back-to-back nights in September 2007. Don’t miss these musical trailblazers rock Osheaga as they tear through over 25 years of hits!

Here are a few of the artists that will be on stage (other bands will be confirmed shortly):
COLDPLAY – BEASTIE BOYS – JASON MRAZ – THE ROOTS – RUFUS WAINWRIGHT – GIRL TALK – THE DECEMBERISTS – CRYSTAL CASTLES – LYKKE LI – BEAST – ELBOW – ARCTIC MONKEYS – THE TING TINGS – WINTER GLOVES – THE HONEY BROTHERS – JOSH RITTER – PARLOVR – KITTY DAISY AND LEWIS – LE VOLUME ETAIT AU MAXIMUM – MOTHERS FATHERS…

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 3 AT NOON!
Tickets available at the Bell Centre box office
Charge by phone: (514) 790-2525 or 1-877-668-8269
Order online at: http://www.osheaga.com or http://www.geg.ca

For the first time ever, Osheaga will be offering a limited number of VIP passes for Osheaga in the Parc August 1 & 2 at Parc Jean-Drapeau. The new VIP passes will include access to:
– VIP entrance (Priority access)
– VIP grandstands
– VIP food kiosks & vendors
– Private washrooms

VIP Weekend Pass: $295.00 (+ service charges)
Saturday, August 1: $75.00 (+ service charges)
Sunday, August 2: $65.00 (+ service charges)
Weekend pass: $125.00 (+ service charges)

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Indies in the Spotlight

Posted by bigincanada on February 7, 2009

TORONTO, Feb. 5 /CNW/ – The artists and bands have been selected! inDiscover.net is proud to reveal the nominees for the 9th Annual Independent Music Awards, “The Indies.” The event will take place on Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto. The Indies acknowledge, promote and honour achievements of Canadian and international artists in the independent music sector. Tickets for this event can be purchased for $35, at www.cmw.net or by calling 905.858.4747. This year’s host will be Canadian comedian Jon Lajoie with performances by the Arkells, Beast, Crystal Castles, Hey Rosetta!, USS, and Indies Hall of Fame inductees Anvil. The show will be featured live to air on XM Satellite Radio.

Keep your ears open for:
The Stills (FAVOURITE ROCK ARTIST/GROUP)
Plants and Animals (FAVOURITE FRANCOPHONE ARTIST/GROUP)
The Midway State (FAVOURITE VIDEO, inDiscover.net FAVOURITE ARTIST/BAND WEBSITE, FAVOURITE POP ARTIST/GROUP)
City and Colour (ASTRAL MEDIA RADIO FAVOURITE SINGLE, FAVOURITE SOLO ARTIST, FAVOURITE VIDEO)
Lights (ASTRAL MEDIA RADIO FAVOURITE SINGLE, FAVOURITE SOLO ARTIST, FAVOURITE POP ARTIST/GROUP)
F*cked Up (ChartAttack.com FAVOURITE ALBUM, FAVOURITE PUNK/HARDCORE ARTIST/GROUP)
Crystal Castles (FAVOURITE GROUP/DUO, FAVOURITE ELECTRONIC ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO)
Sam Roberts (FAVOURITE VIDEO)
The Waking Eyes (FAVOURITE VIDEO,
Bedouin Soundclash (FAVOURITE LIVE ARTIST/GROUP)
Deadmau5 (FAVOURITE ELECTRONIC ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO)
Bison BC (FAVOURITE METAL ARTIST/GROUP)
Shad (FAVOURITE URBAN ARTIST/GROUP)

Click here for a list of all nominees.

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JUNO who’s nominated?

Posted by bigincanada on February 6, 2009

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced the 2009 JUNO Awards nominees on Feb. 3rd in Toronto. Winners will be announced at the JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards on Saturday, March 28th, and the awards show will be broadcast on CTV on Sunday, March 29 at General Motors Place in Vancouver, BC.

To view a complete list of 2009 JUNO Awards nominees, click here.

Notables:
Nickelback earns 5 nominations (JUNO Fan Choice, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Group of the Year, and Jack Richardson Producer of the Year)
Sam Roberts earns 4 nominations (Artist of the Year, Rock Album of the Year, and 2 for Video of the Year)

Also getting the JUNO nod: Celine Dion, Feist, Hedley, Michael Buble, Simple Plan, Bryan Adams, City and Colour, k.d. lang, Great Big Sea, Tokyo Police Club, Lights, Cancer Bats, Crystal Castles, Plants and Animals, The Stills, Alanis Morisette, The Midway State, Sloan, Barenaked Ladies, and Deadmau5

Tickets to The 2009 JUNO Awards go on sale tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. (PST).

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