2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20


Friday, March 18
8:00PM - 8:40PM

McDonald's Loft
310 E 3rd St


Listen to Leather Jacket


Arkells are a critically acclaimed rock n roll band, known for their classic songwriting, electric live show, and workman like touring ethic. Having formed 10 years ago at school, they have since become one of Canada’s most successful rock bands. Their latest album, High Noon, landed at #1 on the Canadian iTunes chart and debuted at #3 on the overall Canadian Neilsen Soundscan. It was certified gold in summer 2015.

High Noon is produced by Tony Hoffer (Beck, The Kooks, M83), and includes the band’s #1 hit single “Leather Jacket.” This collection of songs is the band's most unabashed effort yet – politically charged, heart-on-your-sleeve lyrics, combined with modern and throwback production styling.

At the 2015 JUNO Awards in Hamilton, Ontario, Arkells won ‘Rock Album of the Year’ for High Noon and ‘Group of the Year’ and did a unique performance of “Come to the Light” accompanied by Boris Brott and the National Acade...

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Hamilton, ON, CANADA
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