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

THANK YOU ALL.

Sep 17 2014

Thank You All.

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who made Supercrawl possible — artists and vendors, sponsors and partners, volunteers and visitors — and all who shared in the magic of the moment. We had so much fun it barely seems real.  Supercrawl 2015 will run Sept 11-13, 2015. See you next year!  

SUPERCRAWL AFTER-PARTIES KEEP THE BEAT GOING

Sep 13 2014

Supercrawl After-Parties Keep the Beat Going

If a day of wall-to-wall art, music and merriment has only left you hungry for more, Supercrawl’s Official After-Parties have you covered. In clubs and lounges across downtown, the Supercrawl action continues long after the street stages dim – and in some cases while the festival is still going strong. Official Supercrawl after-party venues Baltimore House (43 King William), Club Absinthe (38 King William) and This Ain’t Hollywood (345 James North) will electrify the night with independently curated programming that covers everything from sweaty DJ sets to talent-packed concerts. Pace yourself and plot your moves so that you can make…

SUPERCRAWL 2014 KICKS OFF TONIGHT!

Sep 11 2014

Supercrawl 2014 Kicks Off Tonight!

After months of anticipation, Supercrawl 2014 finally rolls into downtown Hamilton this weekend. Excitement is high — so much so that the party is getting started a day early with a pair of high-energy ticketed kick-off concerts — Ottawa's A Tribe Called Red and Halifax's Rich Aucoin — staged with back-to-back time slots so that fans don’t have to make an agonizing choice between favourites.   Bursting forth from Canada’s capital, native producer/DJ crew A Tribe Called Red creates a truly unique sound that is reverberating through the global electronic scene and urban club culture. Since 2010, the group –…

GO & SUPERCRAWL ANNOUNCE FESTIVAL TRAIN SERVICE

Sep 08 2014

GO & Supercrawl Announce Festival Train Service

There is plenty to do at Hamilton’s Supercrawl, and tens of thousands of people flock to the festival to enjoy it. An estimated 100,000 attended last year’s event, and with an extra day of concerts and attractions in 2014, numbers are expected to climb again. Getting around downtown Hamilton could become a challenge, but Supercrawl wants to make sure that festivalgoers have convenient options when it comes to getting here and getting around — including more GO Train service. GO Transit GO Trains on the Lakeshore West line run every 30 minutes, with bus connections between Aldershot GO Station and…

SUPERCRAWL UNVEILS NEW PERFORMANCE & TALK DETAILS

Sep 04 2014

Supercrawl Unveils New Performance & Talk Details

From fiery circus spectacle to creative urbanism and phenomenal storytelling, Supercrawl is proud to announce additional performance and programming details for the upcoming festival, running September 12-14, 2014. Circus Orange’s conceptual performances have been a consistent Supercrawl  highlight. A breathtaking blend of pyrotechnic displays, eye-popping special effects, graceful aerial artistry and gymnastic stuntwork, Circus Orange marries these complementary elements into a singular entertainment experience that stops people in their tracks. In 2012, it was their jaw-dropping Pyro Mobile. In 2013, Circus Orange featured a soaring pyrocopter, a fantastically coiffed opera singer on a hydraulic lift, a flamethrower trampoline act, and a crane-based…

SUPERCRAWL NOW MORE SUPER: RICH AUCOIN GIG ANNOUNCED

Aug 28 2014

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…

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

Aug 25 2014

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…

INDEPENDENT FASHION MAKES GREAT STRIDES AT SUPERCRAWL 2014

Aug 19 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 Studios, Vespidame, Volver, Hand & Shadow, Worn West, Lissa Hill, Angela 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…

SPOON - THEY WANT MY SOUL ALBUM REVIEWS

Aug 07 2014

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…

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

Aug 05 2014

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…

A TRIBE CALLED RED - THE OFFICIAL 2014 SUPERCRAWL KICK-OFF EVENT

Jul 16 2014

A TRIBE CALLED RED - The Official 2014 Supercrawl Kick-Off Event

Supercrawl & Global Spectrum present The Official 2014 Supercrawl Kick-Off Event A TRIBE CALLED RED MOLSON CANADIAN STUDIO THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2014 – 8:00PM TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY JULY 18TH 10:00AM Supercrawl and Global Spectrum are excited to announce that Juno-winning DJ collective A Tribe Called Red will kick off the Supercrawl 2014 festivities at Molson Canadian Studio on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Every ATCR concert is an infectious dance party and the upcoming show promises to be a memorably high-energy launch for the sixth annual Supercrawl festival – taking place September 12, 13, and 14 in Hamilton, Ontario…

SECOND WAVE OF SUPERCRAWL PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED

Jul 06 2014

Second Wave of Supercrawl Performers Announced

Supercrawl is happy to announce the second wave of performers for the sixth annual festival, taking place September 12, 13, and 14 in Hamilton, ON on James Street North.   Headlining the Hamilton International Airport Stage on Friday is Hamilton’s own success story in the making, the Arkells*. With the upcoming release of their third album High Noon, the band will have something for new and long-time fans alike. In addition to performing at Supercrawl, the Arkells are assisting with the programming and sponsoring the local stage.   More featured Friday performers include: Edmonton’s Shout Out Out Out Out, The…

SUPERCRAWL MUSIC SNEAK PEEK ANNOUNCEMENT

Jun 22 2014

Supercrawl Music Sneak Peek Announcement

Supercrawl is thrilled to announce the Saturday Hamilton International Airport Stage (main stage) headliner as well as the line-up for Saturday’s Colbourne (second) Stage.   Creating their distinct brand of rock n’ roll since 1993, Austin's Spoon have consistently been regarded as one of the best bands of the past decade. Headlining the Hamilton International Airport Stage (main stage) of Supercrawl just weeks after the release of their eighth studio album (They Want My Soul on Loma Vista Recordings/Universal Music out on August 5), Spoon return to the spotlight after a two-year hiatus.   See Spoon premiere their new single…

SUPERCRAWL 2013 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Mar 18 2014

Supercrawl 2013 Financial Statements

Supercrawl Productions is pleased to make available financial stateents for the year ending December 31st, 2013. http://www.supercrawl.ca/2013_SC_Financials.pdf