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Now accepting submissions to CiTR’s 31st band competition, SHINDIG!

DEADLINE SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18! SHiNDiG is CiTR’s annual battle of the bands competition, supporting the newest and the randomest local talent. All styles are welcome — whether you are a solo country artist or a 10-piece punk band. Past participants includes the likes of Japandroids, Fond of Tigers, The Pack A.D., Mystery Machine, and The […]

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A HUGE THANK YOU to our SHiNDiG 2015 Sponsors!

Last Friday, SHiNDiG concluded with an epic finale between three incredible local talents! In the end, Still Creek Murder gloriously seized 1st place, with Skim Milk and Funk Schwey taking 2nd and 3rd place respectively. Thanks to each and every one of the bands that took part in SHiNDiG, it was great to see local […]

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Shindig Finals: Still Creek Murder, Skim Milk and Funk Schwey

IT’S HERE. Join us for the annual SHiNDiG finals on Friday, February 6th!  And it’s live on-air at 101.9FM or online at citr.ca Since launching in 1983, over 800 bands have played SHiNDiG. This year’s prizes include studio time, showcases at Music Waste and Toronto’s Canadian Music Week, Discorder features and more! After twelve weeks of competition, […]

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Shindig Semis Night Three: Tarantula Head, Funk Schwey and Purple Hearts Social Club

Join us for the final SHiNDiG semis of the year before the finals! Tarantula Head, Funk Schwey and Purple Hearts Social Club will be taking the stage this Tuesday, January 27th to compete for the last spot. Congrats to Still Creek Murder and Skim Milk, who won the first two semis. You’ll have an opportunity to […]

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Shindig Night Seven: Glad Rags, Stanley Park and Tarantula Head

Next Tuesday is Alumni Night at SHiNDiG, followed by a fresh batch of local talent! Post-punk band Poles won this week, and will be back to compete in the semi-finals in January. Founded in 1983, SHiNDiG has provided a platform to showcase local bands and musicians in all genres. This year, prizes include studio time, features in Discorder Magazine, music industry […]

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Shindig Night Six: Alea Rae, Poles and Scotty P & The Virgins

New week, new SHiNDiG! Congrats to SKIM MILK, who won last night and will be moving on to the semi-finals in January! Along with exposure in the local music scene, entrants have the opportunity to win studio time, features in Discorder Magazine, music industry consultations, and showcases with Music Waste, Canadian Music Week, and AMS Events. […]

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Shindig Night Five: Skim Milk, Spring Breaks & Two Doges and A Couple of Bauds

Once again, three awesome acts are going to be hitting the stage at The Hindenburg this Tuesday for another week of SHiNDiG! Malk won last week and will be moving onto the semi-finals to be held in January! The prizes up for grabs include studio time, features in Discorder Magazine, posters, as well as showcases with Music Waste, […]

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Shindig Night 4: Double Standards, Malk & Speller

Another Tuesday means another lineup of stellar music at The Hindenburg! Congrats to Revered, who won last night’s SHiNDiG and will be back for the semi-finals early next year! Founded in 1983, SHiNDiG has provided a platform for hundreds of bands and musicians of all different genres. Prizes this year include studio time, showcases with Music Waste, Canadian Music Week […]

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Shindig Night 3: Revered, Screaming Queens & The Spheres

After a second week of SHiNDiG with Still Creek Murder moving on to the semi-finals, we’re moving right on to week three with three more bands getting ready to take the stage at The Hindenburg next Tuesday night! In case you forgot, SHiNDiG is CiTR’s “battle of the bands,” an event that has hosted more than 800 bands […]

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Shindig Night Two: Rainboard, Sam Tudor & Still Creek Murder

The first night of SHiNDiG was a huge success! Congrats to Pale Red for taking Night 1, you can catch them again at the semi-finals early next year. In case you haven’t heard, SHiNDiG is CiTR’s 30-year-old “battle of the bands” competition. Since launching in the 1980’s, over 800 bands have played the event to date. Prizes this year include free […]

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