Published Jul 20, 2012As previously reported, this summer, Exclaim! and AUX will be following the Scion Sessions as they head to shows and festivals across Canada, bringing you interviews and exclusive performances. In addition to the gigs already announced, Scion Canada has now announced Scion Sessions Week, which will bring exciting events to Toronto from July 27 to August 4.
Among the artists that will be taking part in these seven shows are Doldrums, Badbadnotgood, Zeds Dead, A Tribe Called Red, Nosaj Thing, Egyptrixx, Scuba, Jacques Greene, Young Widows and more. HARD Toronto will also fall under the Scion umbrella, with performers including Justice, M83 and Austra, among others.
There will be take-home prizes at these events, including recordings, downloads and seven-inch records. Even better, two Canadians from out of town will be flown to Toronto and given VIP access to four nights of shows, plus the chance to meet some of the artists. Get contest details over at the here on the Scion Sessions website and join the mVIP program. You can also win guestlist to individual shows at that page.
See the Scion Sessions Week schedule, as well as all Scion Sessions shows, below.
Scion Sessions tour dates:
7/24 Ottawa, ON - Mavericks (Chad VanGaalen with Cousins)
7/27 Toronto, ON - Bright Pearl (Happy Ending with Scuba, Egyptrixx)
7/28 Toronto, ON - Yonge-Dundas Square (Mad Decent Block Party with A Tribe Called Red, Badbadnotgood, Jacques Greene, Zeds Dead)
8/1 Toronto, ON - Wrongbar (Bassmentality with Killabits)
8/1 Vancouver, BC - Fivesixty (Scuba)
8/2 Toronto, ON - The Hoxton (Nosaj Thing with Doldrums, Beta Frontiers)
8/3 Toronto, ON - The Shop Under Parts & Labour (Young Widows with Coliseum)
8/3 Montreal, QC - Royal Phoenix (Tuff Love with Rilly Guilty)
8/4 Toronto, ON - Fort York (HARD Fest with Justice, Austra, M83)
8/4 Toronto, ON - Wrongbar (SLOWED with Torro Torro, Lucie Tic)
8/18 Montreal, QC - POP Montreal Pier Party
8/24 Montreal, QC - Tokyo Bar Rooftop (FFUN BBQ IV)
9/7 Montreal, QC - Royal Phoenix (Tuff Love with Rilly Guilty)