Music soothes. Music heals. It educates, elucidates, captivates. It inspires. It can change the world. Losing live music hurt. So when my friend sent that invitation (To her neighbourhood Edmonton Folk Fest concert), I could feel my whole face instantly light up. I felt a huge weight, a COVID virus-shaped weight, an isolated, mask-wearing, physically-distanced, grocery shopping is the only outing-shaped weight, lifted off of my shoulders.
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U2 Day 2020
It’s that time again. The fourth annual #InternationalDayOfU2 takes place on September 25, 2020! Part of me is like “what!? […]
GISHing With Rock Gods
So, I sang Carry On My Wayward Son around a campfire with Kansas and Misha Collins, Jensen Ackles, and Jared Padalecki of Supernatural the other night. And before that, I watched God singing in his living room… How, you ask? GISH.
U2XRadio: A New Conversation Between Band and Fans
You know those things and people in your life that you didn’t know you needed until there it was, filling up holes you didn’t know you had, making live so much better, enjoyable, sweeter??? Forgive me for being dramatic, but that, my friends, is U2XRadio.
Loving Bono: 60 Reasons For Bono’s 60th Birthday
It’s Bono’s 60th birthday today, he has given me the world through his music and activism, so I thought I’d […]
All The Feels: Endings, Emotions and Inspiration at Supernatural Las Vegas
As I was processing all the emotions this weekend, especially those surrounding endings of phases in life, or major health scares, or losing loved ones, I kept saying to myself, you really have to grab the opportunities to love and do what you can when you can. If something means the world to you, don’t hesitate. Do the thing.
Thank You: U2 in Australia
I basked in the glory of the music I most adore in life. I sang at the top of my lungs, and bounced and danced and cried, and laughed with you and 240,000 like-minded souls over four nights. And I thank you for this.
Farewell, Yellow Brick Road: Elton John in Edmonton.
September 27, 2019 Edmonton Hey Elton, ‘I hope you don’t mind if I put down in words how […]
Ghost Stories: Marianas Trench Live
I was sort of hoping that the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton was haunted… It’s not. At least […]
The Ticket Industry: Part Two: Getting Tickets Into The Hands Of Fans
This article, Part Two of a three-part series, provides an overview of theories and new practices on how to get tickets away from bots and into the hands of fans.