Indie Alternative rock band The Nolas are hitting Toronto for Canadian Music Week. We had a nice chat with the lads about their upcoming show!
Hammer Records: Tell us what you think of when you think Canadian Music?
The Nolas: True Artistry. We believe Canadian artists and musicians always strive to be true to themselves and their art. Canadians as a people are proud, and carry a great amount of integrity in every aspect of our lives, which is reflected in our music. There is a feeling of honesty when listening to Canadian music.
Hammer Records: How did you get involved in Canadian Music Week?
The Nolas: We’ve been interested in playing at CMW for a few years now. We attended the event a few years back and we were impressed by the amount of great music and artists Canada had to offer. The event was very well organized and we had a lot of fun. There were so many bands in so many venues. It was truly a great experience and we wanted to be a part of it. We made it a goal for The Nolas to enter the CMW showcase once our album was released. We applied before the deadline and within a few weeks got the confirmation. We can’t wait!
Hammer Records: What do you have planned for Canadian Music Week?
The Nolas: Right now our main focus is to put on a great performance and showcase. We will be performing songs off our debut EP as well as new material we are working on for the next album. We plan to arrive in Toronto a few days before the showcase so we can attend other showcases and meet some people. While we are there we will also be taking the opportunity to promote our showcase on Saturday May 7th at Cadillac Lounge (Show Starts: 1:00am, Tickets $10)
Hammer Records: What message do you want to send to Canadians listening to your music?
The Nolas: We want Canadian listeners to continue to enjoy and support our music. The Nolas music mission has always been to make people smile, dance and have a good time. We would like to encourage them to share our music with their friends and continue to come out to our live shows. We encourage everyone to attend as many indie shows as possible. Indie music is alive and well! The DIY artist/musician can achieve their goals as long as they stay focused, work hard and stay true to their art. However, it is the fan support that truly counts. So to Canadians music lovers, listen and support the indie artists you come across. You never know how their music will inspire you or make you feel. You are what keep us going and inspire us to make music.
Hammer Records: Whats coming up for you?
The Nolas: Our CMW Showcase is our main focus this month and we are excited for that one. We will be making our TV debut on the TV-ARTS talk show “La Voix Du Succes” (ICI TV, MATV, Tele-Floride) in April. Summer show tours are currently being confirmed. Stay tuned!
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