SEPTEMBER 11-14, 2014 | JAMES STREET NORTH, HAMILTON | A FREE EVENT

NEWS

Aug 28 2014

Supercrawl Now More Super: Rich Aucoin Gig Announced

SUPERCRAWL NOW MORE SUPER: RICH AUCOIN GIG ANNOUNCED

Supercrawl is thrilled to announce that Halifax indie electro-pop sensation Rich Aucoin has been added to the festival’s lineup in a special pre-festival performance at This Ain’t Hollywood (345 James St. N., Hamilton), on Thursday, September 11. Tickets are $10 advance, $12 at the show, available at Dr. Disc (20 Wilson St., Hamilton), Cheapies Records (67 King St. E., Hamilton), This Ain’t Hollywood or through thisainthollywood.ca. Since he first started touring in 2007, Rich Aucoin has become something of a cult legend. His music, infectious electronic dance pop, suggests a good time; his live show erases any doubt. Aucoin’s confetti-peppered concerts wow…

Aug 25 2014

Kids’ Programming Rocks at Supercrawl - ArcelorMittal Dofasco Family Zone Abounds with Dynamic Creativity

KIDS’ PROGRAMMING ROCKS AT SUPERCRAWL - ARCELORMITTAL DOFASCO FAMILY ZONE ABOUNDS WITH DYNAMIC CREATIVITY

Now in its sixth year, Hamilton’s Supercrawl festival (September 12-14, 2014) has established itself as a must-see event on the country’s festival circuit, and a key part of that appeal is the festival’s attention to programming designed to engage parents, children and creative spirits of all ages. ArcelorMittal Dofasco Family Zone at Supercrawl, programmed by Hamilton Conservatory of the Arts (HCA), features engaging family-friendly programming that showcases Hamilton’s abundant creative talent and wealth of community cultural organizations. Its activity spans two days: Saturday, September 13, 2014 and Sunday, September 14, 2014 on York Boulevard between James and MacNab Streets. Audiences at the ArcelorMittal Dofasco Family…

Aug 19 2014

Independent Fashion Makes Great Strides at Supercrawl 2014

INDEPENDENT FASHION MAKES GREAT STRIDES AT SUPERCRAWL 2014

Based on the overwhelming success of Supercrawl fashion showcases in past years, designer label and fashion house Blackbird Studios will be expanding its presence at this year’s Supercrawl. The street outside Supercrawl’s Wilson Street headquarters between Hughson and James will transform into the Supercrawl Fashion Zone and will include a steady stream of runway showcases on the Mohawk College Fashion Stage. Featured designers include Blackbird StudiosVespidameVolverHand & ShadowWorn WestLissa HillAngela DeMontigny and many more. Supercrawl Fashion showcases will be staged between 12-8pm on Saturday September 13 and 12-5pm on Sunday September 14. Attendees are invited to explore the fashion zone marketplace, featuring the best local vendors the city has…

Aug 07 2014

Spoon - They Want My Soul Album Reviews

SPOON - THEY WANT MY SOUL ALBUM REVIEWS

On August 5, Austin, Texas rockers Spoon released their latest full-length, They Want My Soul. Music critics around the world greeted the band’s first new work in over four years with resounding praise. Their reviews offer a taste of what to expect when the indie rock legends headline Supercrawl’s Main Stage on September 13:  • Exclaim!: “A bold and swaggering declaration that Spoon have undoubtedly still got it — in spades.” (8/10)  • Pitchfork: “They Want My Soul is the quintet's most booming LP… These songs rip and burst and go.” (8.6/10, Best New Music)  • Spin: “Spoon’s most eclectic set yet” (8/10). • The Globe & Mail: “A pearl…

Aug 05 2014

Supercrawl Premieres Contemporary Art Installations by Nationally-Recognized Artists—Nine Visual Art Installations Announced

SUPERCRAWL PREMIERES CONTEMPORARY ART INSTALLATIONS BY NATIONALLY-RECOGNIZED ARTISTS—NINE VISUAL ART INSTALLATIONS ANNOUNCED

Supercrawl demonstrates how it continues to be Hamilton’s beacon of arts and culture with the announcement of the exhibiting artist for this year’s festival, which runs September 12 to 14, 2014. James Street North’s monthly Art Crawl is in a continual state of transformation that is responding to the evolving neighbourhood it calls home. Over the past eight years, the art seen at these monthly events has spilled out into the public space – occupying empty nooks and open spaces along James Street North. From its inception, Supercrawl sought to celebrate that freedom found outside of a traditional gallery space…

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RT @thebeaches: we're supporting @arkellsmusic as they #cometolight on TD Arkell's local stage September 12th in #thehammer at @supercrawl
RT @_eightandahalf_: See you at @supercrawl next month. It's been awhile, ladies and gentlemen.
RT @rockONtalk: Continuing to encourage Toronto people to check out the wonderful & free @Supercrawl fest in Hamilton, just a GO bus away. …
RT @xtrmnnchlnc: @chris_palin @spoontheband just played Inside Out on the radio show. so good. @supercrawl is so stacked this year