PtboCanada Review: Snowblink And Eons At Cannery Art Centre

Snowblink with Eons
The Cannery Art Centre
Thursday, March 17, 2011


While the downtown core rocked with wild St. Patrick's Day revellers, there was a lovely respite of subdued rock and roll to be found at The Cannery. Two bands shared the stage for some inspiring
music. First up was new, Toronto-based outfit Eons (pictured at left), a splinter band of Bruce Peninsula. This three piece managed to evoke the best of British traditional with a modern pop sheen.

Headliners Snowblink, a two guitar attack, also from Toronto, though transplanted from Los Angeles, married layers of guitar and two part harmonies into a fit of bright rock and roll goodness. This band is on the brink of a run of North American shows supporting Jeff Tweedy of Wilco and Toronto indie darling Timber Timbre.

With a backdrop of wildly dressed bar-hoppers and periodic lightening shows, this was a night to remember.

[Text and pic by PtboCanada's Jeffrey Macklin]

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