Tag: Music

  • Heard it through the grapevine: Motown’s back

    Heard it through the grapevine: Motown’s back

    It’s a bitterly cold Saturday night, but inside the club Call the Office, the air is thick and warm as people pop in to hear the funk and soul sounds of Motown. The Supremes’ Stop! In the Name of Love fills the room as a group of women break into the song’s signature dance moves. […]

  • Olenka bids ‘au revoir’ to London

    Olenka bids ‘au revoir’ to London

    Gently strumming her acoustic guitar, she sways back and forth to her own beat. “I know you can’t breathe,” she sings, high and soft. Many of the songs she’s shared tonight are familiar, and Olenka sings them powerfully alongside members of her band, the Autumn Lovers. But this one, Asthma, is new. She’s planning to […]

  • London patios may come alive with the sound of music

    London patios may come alive with the sound of music

    Patios could become more mellow this summer if the city tunes in to its acoustic artists. London city council is looking to change a bylaw that has stopped restaurants and bars from featuring live music on outdoor patios for the past 20 years. If this amendment passes, Londoners will be able to enjoy live acoustic music […]

  • A jazzy kind of night

    A jazzy kind of night

    If a pin dropped right now, you’d hear it. Despite seating almost three dozen students with instruments in hand, Room 104 in Western University’s Don Wright Faculty of Music building is unusually quiet. But tonight, the silence hangs heavy with anticipation, and soon the room will erupt into a flutter of melody. The Worst Pop […]