The Barbican and the Canadian Independent Music Association present Canadian Blast, a celebration of contemporary Canadian sound and vision on Saturday, July 2nd, 2011. As part of their Blaze Summer Concert Series, The Barbican plays host to a day’s worth of cutting edge and critically acclaimed Canadian musicians and filmmakers. In the main hall, The Hidden Cameras
will headline the main performance with their only London show on the summer, Woodpigeon
plus a full band (his only London show as well) and Devon Sproule
who will be joined on the day by Mantler
, Sandro Perri
and Ryan Driver.
In the run up to the main event, the Foyer will play host to a series of free shows featuring former Spirit of the West member Linda McRae, and solo performances from Mantler, Sandro Perri and Ryan Driver. At 5PM,Chilly Gonzales
’ critically acclaimed feature film, Ivory Tower, will be shown for free in the main hall. The film features Tiga, Feist and Peaches.