Winnipeg’s Abstract Artform to perform 2 shows at Indie Week 2012 in Toronto [News]
Winnipeg, MB – Abstract Artform, Winnipeg’s fuse masters of Prairie-inspired hip-hop and funk, will be performing 2 shows in Toronto as part of Indie Week 2012. Both concerts, October 11th and 13th, will take place at Toronto’s El Mocambo (464 Spadina Avenue). In just a few years, Abstract Artform has topped the !earshot hip-hop college radio charts, landed on the Top 25 Hip-Hop Charts on CMJ (USA), and have been selected as semi-finalists (out of over 16,000 entries) in the ISC 2011 for their song “Things Ain’t What They Used To Be.”
“This is our second year at Indie Week and I swear our band is more excited than a bull in a paddock full of cows. We can’t wait to bring back the prairie inspired country funk hip-hop that Toronto has grown to love! Let’s get Abstract Artform to Ireland!” comments front-man Shea Malcolmson.
On the October 11th show, the group will perform from 9:15 to 9:45 p.m. and will be followed by St. Catharines artist, Wesley James. On the 13th, the group performs at 2 p.m.
The group is currently preparing for the release of the their new album, As The Crow Flies, on Ol Roy Records. The album was produced by Juno-nominated Fresh Kils and features several guest appearances including D-Sisive, Blackboltt, Rambling Dan Frechette and cuts by Uncle Fester. Stay tuned for more information.