Look closely at that picture over there. Rolling Stones, right? Halifax, or Moncton show? Neither. That my loyal readers is a picture of the Rolling Stones at Frank Clair Field in Landsdowne Park in Ottawa. The concert took place in a stadium.
Let’s talk about stadiums. In the Chronicle Herald …
Almost caught up on missed work from last week, and when I am I will post more, but until then, here is a recent post from Locals.
Look, this is such a circular argument.
People like Folkie think Paul McCartney is better, for no quantifiable reason. Mainstream music consumers (a
I just posted this follow up on a local message board.
Again this is not mainstream vs indie, or Beatles vs Arcade Fire, or whatever.
The issue is this:
Lets say I accept the Economic Impact argument. Lets say I accept that Paul Macca brought $8 million to Halifax.
It is budget day in Nova Scotia. A year of limping through the broken remains of the Conservative’s election year budget has finally come to a close.
Now comes the fear and trepidation… What sacred cows will be cut? What blatantly political projects are going to be funded? Or…. not?…
Quite to my surprise, Halifax Pop Explosion won the East Coast Music Award for Event of the year… Completely unprepared I stumbled through an awful speech, my worst ever I suspect.
Here is what I should have said:
Thank you, this is completely and totally unexpected.