Lawnya Vawnya 2016 | Blog
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May 4, 2016

Jennifer Castle
by Steve Maloney

Jennifer Castle's most recent release, Pink City, is a spellbinding work of contemporary folk music. It delicately weaves it’s way through minimal arrangements, with a timeless spirit cast around the songs. Castle’s commanding voice shines through wide leaping melodies, pushing and pulling, while employing an...

May 2, 2016

Aley Waterman

Sonically, Braids could be described in some ways as ethereal electro-pop, a similar sophistication to their layered sound as a band like Hundred Waters or St. Vincent, with electronic sensibilities similar to those of Purity Ring, and delicate waves of pianos that remind me of...

April 28, 2016


On Sunday, Speedy Ortiz had missed their flight – or the flight was cancelled – I can't quite remember. All that's important here is that the organizers of SappyFest had to shuffle things around and Speedy Ortiz, who were originally set to be the main...

April 24, 2016

Jon McKiel

Jon McKiel will ease you into your Sunday - catch him at The Rose & Thistle on Saturday May 7th!...

April 24, 2016

Wunderstrands – Lines

So excited to welcome hometown sweethearts Wunderstrands to the festival this year. Check them out on Friday May 6 at the The Rockhouse!...

April 24, 2016


Theres so Much More coming from these guys at Lawnya Vawnya. Stay tuned to check out tunes from bands coming to town. For now, enjoy some local, classic Hear/Say - they'll be at Factory Friday May 6th....

April 24, 2016

Mathias Kom (The Burning Hell) on Blimp Rock

"There is a lot to love about Toronto’s strange and wonderful Blimp Rock. A festival on a blimp? The best lyrics ever? Vintage office supplies? Hooky choruses? Test marketing? Satan? Let me explain. Blimp Rock combines shiny pop gemstones with dry and deadpan lyrics to create everything...