CMW Critical Conclusions for…The Maladies of Adam Stokes (Canadian Music Week 2015 concert review)
Thursday night at Canadian Music Week brought a lot of bar hopping. First on the bill was The Maladies of Adam Stokes.
Venue: Velvet Underground
First Impression: That’s a small stage for 6 people!
Stage Presence: For 6 people on a small stage, they sure moved around a lot.
Crowd Reaction: It was 9pm, so not a huge crowd, and they were very quiet. It reminded me of the quiet crowd in the Simpsons at Hullabalooza.
Random Observation: PHM contributor Kristina liked the female keyboardist’s shirt, while I thought the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club shirt that another band member was also pretty cool. PeteHatesFashion, coming in 2016?
Last Word: 7.5/10. Good strong vocals and a horn (was that a cornet?) made for a nice set. A good band to throw on at the cottage.
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