Their latest album is genius and I can't get enough. . When it’s -20 my hands start to seize up. Bahamas Gets Members of D'Angelo's Band for 'Earthtones' LP, Shares New Single Afie Jurvanen says the new record was inspired by Anderson .Paak, Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West

Close. Nassau & Paradise Island. I wrote “Bad Boys” sitting in traffic. I have two young kids and zero time to work. Bahamas is the definition of chill vibes without all the pretense. It's a winning blend of blues, pop, folk, alternative, soul and more that may not change your life, but can win over just about anyone. It’s a long driveway. costume. presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution It was either gonna be an incredible album or a very expensive jam session.

Awesome setlist, humorous and poignant banter, fantastic sound. He never disappoints! breakfast. to colleagues, clients or customers, or inquire about That was pretty cool. I have no doubt that the crowd would not have wavered a bit if they played every song from all three albums. Awesome concert! The songs came out sounding very much like their recording sessions; they’re relaxed, low key jams with friends, but always with a keen sense of melodic nous and a shared musical ability. This harmony flows to the audience.

His stage presence and banter draws you in, creating an intimate yet casual atmosphere, and the music wins you over with cheeky hooks and soulful arrangements. Born on the 28th of April 1981, Afie Jurvanen is best known as a side man for one of Canadian indie rock’s true greats Feist. ... 250 untamed band members. Both his music and performance style make him a great show to go to even if you're not familiar with his material - it's catchy and easy to listen to, without being overtly pop or really any other genre.

The only bad part of the show was when they were done, 1 hour and fifteen minutes just ain't enough, but I'll take what I can get.

We’re gonna play a bit together in a few weeks and I’m really looking forward to hanging with them again. Their live show did not disappoint.

My writing had to get more elemental for this record. Star Newspapers Limited and/or its licensors. . Visage Band. I’ve always had a lot of vocals on my albums and this one is just more extreme. I saw Bahamas at the Winnipeg Folk Festival, where he performed with a simple backing band of a drummer and some backup singers. The scheduling was the toughest part because everyone was so busy.

The rest of this review is to fill the required number of words. I don't get out much. That’s a better description for where I’m at these days. work with just anyone. To order copies of With trust and respect as our watch words, we encourage each other in a spirit of love and… Read More +. But the venue is not that good...the security check was super slow and is freezing outside, and some kind of "VIP" people keep inserting into the a bad mood before the show.... Great show, very talented, unique musicians. All Rights Reserved. There’s no reverb or effects. Afie and the band are talented beyond what I could have imagined! really great show. The audience was enthusiastic and I thought the venue was of a high standard. fantastic. I’m confident it was the former. The energy at Alix Goolden Hall was incredible. Join Songkick It’s easily Bahamas’ most accomplished album to date and could very well be the mainstream breakthrough of which the industry has long suspected Jurvanen is capable. What a great idea.

Really adds a lot of texture, eh? to track Bahamas and get concert alerts when they play near you.

Great show—surreal seeing a band of this caliber live. I just hope the weather is co-operative. I feel like the voice is the original “earthtone.” It’s really the amazing Felicity Williams. If there’s anything else you’d like to talk about, do let me know. Robbie (Lackritz, manager/producer/friend) just called them. Thank you. This show was incredible!

I saw Bahamas at the Winnipeg Folk Festival, where he performed with a simple backing band of a drummer and some backup singers. From the venue, to the opener, to the overall crowd - the Bahamas brought the "it" factor. We sent some music and they seemed very receptive and excited. Hey, McGrath (Stephen, Bahamas’ publicist) just texted me that Barchords has gone gold. 213,094 fans get concert alerts for this artist. . Toronto Star articles, please go to:, The Toronto Star and, each property of Toronto Star But, of course, I’m so glad we made it happen.

Would highly recommend to anyone! If it’s not working it’s usually pretty obvious to everyone. Excellent show in Islington Assembly Rooms last night.

With his third album released in 2014, and concerts starting to sell out the world over, the only way is up for this most unique talent.

Bahamas is one of those musicians who has found his musical niche, and yet still manages to have a very broad appeal - and that is even more true of his performances. Afie was hilarious and entertaining; he told dad jokes and danced. It was so inspiring to be around them. If you're wondering if you should drive hours to see the Bahamas stop and just buy the tickers now.

He was actually sick too and almost cancelled the show, but didn’t for his fans (which I’m incredibly grateful for). Afie and the band get better every time I see them. How did you get those guys, anyway? But hey, they are only human and even though I think most fans would love a three hour Bahamas show that's pretty hard on a musician. Finally, how sick are you of seeing the words “easygoing” and “laid back” applied to your music? I’m contractually prohibited from doing my own (paid) show in Toronto, so I just wanted to find a way to play around the album release.

Was it a case of “Holy sh--, I’d better come up with some new material” or were the songs already heading in that direction? That’s a testament to them as musicians. Can't afford to see all of the music I want to see... but I knew I had to see The Bahamas. Those guys are so free of any references. She’s always laughing at me ’cause we’ll be in the studio and there will be 12 tracks of vocals on a song and I’ll just be asking for one more. © 2020 SBC Pathfinder Band. That being said, if all goes well with this new album I’m buying a Prius and moving to High Park. Did you feel right away that it was working? Bahamas.

About memorable show :).

The SBC Pathfinder Band held it’s 2019 Christmas Concert, “Christmas Bells Are Ringing” on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at the Good News Seventh-day Adventist Church, located in Flamingo Gardens.