Juan De Fuca Recreation Centre, Victoria BC, July 14
By the time Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell and Scott Shriner launched into their headlining set with "My Name is Jonas," the excitement in the audience was palpable and they kept the crowd there until the end of their encore which included "Undone (the Sweater Song.)"
Even though some of the acts that had shared the stage during the weekend had left their better days behind them, Weezer performed as if no time had passed between the release of their self-titled debut and today. Cuomo rocked out with a foot up on the drum kit, and both Shriner and Cuomo stood above the crowd on the speakers on various occasions.
For Weezer fans of all ages, this was the set they'd been waiting for as the band wove together a set list that spanned their 20-year career, but still everyone was left wanting more.
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Lianne La Havas / Charlotte Cardin / Keenan O'MearaCorona Theatre, Montreal QC, September 29
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ReviewsSep 28, 2015
Salt N Pepa / En Vogue / Maestro Fresh Wes / Fat JoeEcho Beach, Toronto ON, September 27
They wore the jackets. Those customized S-N-P leather 8-ball jackets: yellow, red, black, green and white, bold and baggy, as if snatched...
ReviewsSep 26, 2015
Godspeed You! Black EmperorDanforth Music Hall, Toronto ON, September 25
The link between classical music and Montreal post-rock iconoclasts Godspeed You! Black Emperor is one not explored frequently enough but, a...
ReviewsSep 25, 2015
Slim Twig / Energy SlimeMedia Club, Vancouver BC, September 24
It had a lot of promise, but this evening turned out a bit rough for Energy Slime and Slim Twig. In the opening slot, Vancouver's Energy Sli...
ReviewsSep 25, 2015
Hayden / Evening Hymns / Taylor KnoxCommonwealth Bar & Stage, Calgary AB, September 24
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ReviewsSep 23, 2015
Joey Cape / K.J. Jansen / Walt HamburgerWest End Cultural Centre, Winnipeg MB, September 22
Joey Cape delivered a stripped down acoustic set when he serenaded the West End Cultural Centre with some of his tunes last night (September...
ReviewsSep 21, 2015
TacocatRifftop Tent, Victoria BC, September 20
Ah Tacocat. A name like that speaks for itself, doesn't it? The four-piece surf-punk-pop outfit from Seattle exude a playful stoner vibe...