Virgin Festival 2008: a weekend in review Saturday

Virgin Fest 2008 By: TJ Liebgott
September 12, 2008

Virgin Fest celebrated its third year in Toronto as the "go to" festival of the summer.  Featuring 20 bands playing 3 stages, V-Fest had a wide variety of local and international talent spread across two days.  While its impossible to have seen all of the bands, here are some that stood out to TMS on Saturday.

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BOOK REVIEW: The Angel Riots

The Angel Riots Cover Written by Ibi Kaslik, Penguin 2008
By: Sheena Lyonnais

Toronto author Ibi Kaslik’s profound novel the Angel Riots centers around a 19-piece music group divided across two Montreal bands connected by one crazy manager with big ambitions and an even bigger cocaine habit.  It follows closely the relationships between four members of the Angel Riots, a Broken Social Scene-esque group of torn individuals who struggle to make it in the indie music scene. 

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CONTEST: Win tickets to see Matt Pryor, Kevin Devine and Birds of Wales

Matt Pryor
Matt Pryor Toronto Music Scene has two pairs of tickets to see Matt Pryor (of the Get Up Kids and the New Amsterdams) play the Mod Club on September 9 with special guests Kevin Devine and Toronto's own Birds of Wales.
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