MONOWHALES

12:30AM • Friday, August 16 • After Party • Elora Legion Branch 229

with BILLY MOON
  • Elora Legion Branch 229 is at 110 Metcalfe St., Elora
  • Doors 11 p.m.
  • After Party tickets available here
  • 19+ only
  • Your after party ticket lets you hop around between all six venues downtown

Fuelled by a passionate desire to create a sound as unapologetic and powerful as the personalities within the band, pop-infused indie rock quartet MONOWHALES have taken the experiences gained fighting their way up the ranks of Toronto’s highly competitive music scene and barrelled headlong into the creation of their new EP CONTROL FREAK.
 
It is apparent from the opening notes of the upbeat and feisty lead-off track Take It Back that MONOWHALES have honed their already considerable ability to write songs which inhabit that rare intersection of pop and rock music where meaningful and deeply lyrical songwriting combines with pure, unbridled fun.
 
It was back in 2016 when their breakout single “Home” (from their EP BANG) blasted the band out of relative obscurity and into the spotlight, with the song racking up over 128K streams on Spotify and the music video reaching over 1.4 million views on Facebook.  
 
“Take It Back” (the first single from Control Freak) earned the band their next step up the rock n’ roll ladder, giving them their first commercial radio airplay and peaking at #25 on the Canadian Alternative Rock Radio charts. This led to opportunities to share the stage with the likes of Coleman Hell, The Beaches, The Pack AD, and more recently direct support to Matt & Kim at the sold out Canadian Music Week kick-off party at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre.

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