With the 2017 WayHome Music Festival less than a few weeks away, Sonic More Music thought we’d give you our choices of the artists that we really dig and
think know you should check out.
Tickets are still available for the festival which takes place on July 28 – 30 in Oro-Medonte, ON, you can get them HERE.
Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaries – Sunday July 30th
At 68 years old, Charles Bradley has done more for music in the last 6 years than most artists due their entire careers. CB didn’t release his first studio album until 2011, and ever since then he’s been on fire burning up the soul charts as well as stages world-wide….do not miss his set.
The Shins – Friday July 28
American indie rock band The Shins were formed in 1996 by musician James Mercer, who is now the only remaining original member. They’re latest album ‘Heartworms’ was released back in March.
For their WayHome set, James Mercer will be joined on stage by Yuuki Matthews (bass), Jon Sortland (drums), Mark Watrous (guitar, keys, vocals), Casey Foubert (guitar) and Patti King (keys).
Constantines – Friday July 28
Canadian indie rock faves the Constantines have been around the music scene since they got together in Guelph, Ontario, in 1999. Pitchfork Media placed their 2003 album ‘Shine a Light’ at number 172 on their list of top 200 albums of the 2000s.
Pup – Saturday July 29
Toronto punks Pup started making music together in a 2011 and haven’t stopped since. They’re last record ‘The Dream is Over’ is all over the place….check them out on the #WayAway stage at #WayHome2017.
Solange – Saturday July 29
Solange Knowles has proven time and time again that she’s more than just Beyoncé’s sister, she’s an R&B force to be reckoned with, and with her hitting the #WayBright stage on Saturday ya’ll get a chance to see exactly what you’ve been missing.
Car Seat Headrest – Sunday Jul 30 8:15 PM on the #WayAway stage
Car Seat Headrest have released more than 12 albums since its inception in 2010.
The band was originally just a “recording project” for Will Toledo, but he eventually added to the group Ethan Ives, Andrew Katz and Seth Dalby.
Mutemath – Sunday Jul 30 5:15 PM on the #WayHome stage
Mutemath (sometimes styled as MuteMath or MUTEMATH) is an American alternative rock band from New Orleans that formed in 2002. The group consists of lead vocalist and keyboardist Paul Meany, drummer Darren King, guitarist Todd Gummerman, and bassist Jonathan Allen, but they often perform on any mixture or variation of these instruments. They draw heavily from influences in 1960s and 1970s soul, psychedelic rock, and jam band styles, utilizing vintage guitars and amplifiers, as well as Rhodes keyboards, synthesizers, and other electronic instruments such as the keytar. (via Wikipedia)
Andy Shauf – Friday Jul 28 6:15 PM on the #WayAway stage
Andy Shauf is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Regina, Saskatchewan. His album ‘The Party’ was a shortlisted finalist for the 2016 Polaris Music Prize.