ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Rockin; out in '04
In January, our indie rock heroes The Parkas return to London on the 22nd
for a show at The Spoke after the success of their 2003 disc Now This is Fighting.
Can-rock ambassador Bryan Adams runs to us on Jan. 29 at the John Labatt Centre,
while depressing song goddess Jann Arden hits the JLC with opener Emm Gryner
on Jan. 31. Over at Call the Office, hardcore rockers Dillinger Escape Plan
plan to blow the roof off the office on Jan. 24, while Halifax hip-hopper Buck
65 delivers his gruff rhymes on Jan. 31. Also on the 31st is the wild and raucous
White Cowbell Oklahoma playing The Embassy.
The magical and soaring voice of Josh Groban will delight the conservative
ears of boring people when he graces the JLC stage on Feb. 17. But in March,
get ready for some sexy swingin’ when cougars congregate at the JLC for
the Tom Jones show on the 13th. Beware of flying panties.
Senegal’s acclaimed African-fusion group Orchestra Baobab make an appearance
at Centennial Hall on Apr. 18. May brings the beloved Shania Twain on the 10th
to the JLC and Diana Krall on the 25th, also at the JLC.