2016 Schedule

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

Presented by: Halifax Pop Explosion

Twin River

Saturday, March 19
9:00PM - 9:40PM

208 E 6th St


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When Twin River released its debut album, 2015’s Should the Light Go Out, the band was ironically in the midst of an extended period of inactivity: singer-guitarist Courtney Ewan was attending school in Montréal, while her sideman Andy Bishop remained home in Vancouver, and the band didn’t perform live for more than a year. This time off gave the collaborators a chance to conceptualize and hone a new approach, and they’ve now emerged with more confidence and authority than ever.

“I wanted something that sounded and felt a little more focused,” Ewan reflects. “We’re not looking for what our sound is anymore — we know what our sound is.”

The new songs were written in a consolidated three-month period in which Ewan would bring the skeletons of songs to Bishop, and the pair’s electric chemistry would spark the catchy pop-rock arrangements. Ewan notes, “We’ve been writing together now for almost six years, and I feel like ...

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