Courage My Love & The New Electric

London Music Hall & Virgin Radio Present..

Courage My Love & The New Electric

Kid Royal

Sun, April 23, 2017

7:00 pm

$10.00

This event is all ages

Courage My Love
What is courage? When you're a young rock 'n' roll band—courage is throwing yourself into your music fully and completely. It's stepping onto a stage and just given'r. It's touring new places far from home, and opening up, scars and all, to your fans. Courage is saying what you really think. It's being unafraid of change, of becoming who you really are.

Courage My Love is all of these things.

The Kitchener, Canada band consists of twin sisters Mercedes Arn-Horn (vocals, guitar) and Phoenix Arn-Horn (drums. vocals) with their friend Brandon Lockwood (bass).

Call them a power trio, pop-punk, alternative metal. As you wish. They grew up on it all. But while you are jumping around and banging your head with abandon, don't miss the message: They have no appetite for destruction. They do not seek to destroy. No, Courage My Love is here to uplift, inspire.

Becoming, the band's new EP, produced by Chris Perry in Toronto, is eight tracks bled out of Courage My Love during a period of exciting changes. "Our first EP For Now came out when we were 17," explains Mercedes. "When you're our age, a lot can happen in two years." Yes, many good things. Like heavy rotation on MuchMusic/MusiquePlus, more than 3.8 million YouTube views, and being on Alternative Press Magazine's list of the Top 100 Bands to Know in 2012. "Before we went on tour we'd never been away from home," says the guitarist. "You meet all these new people, and you learn about yourselves. We've all grown a lot. That was the inspiration for Becoming."

Opening track "Skin and Bones" captures the fear and longing of leaving something behind. "We're too old to die young," they sing over thunderous beats, the heart of the matter. Hard- knocking first single "You Don't Know How" cranks it up, intense and defiant: "Find out I'm strong enough on my own now." By the time the EP closes with the haunting ballad "Dark Wood, Dark Water," about finding the one thing that pulls you out of the darkness, Courage My Love's mission is clear: rock out, be happy, stay true.

For this next generation of musicians, that means truly embracing social media. With their popular DIY podcasts and viral videos, Courage My Love not only connect with fans, they reveal more of their true selves. It's all part of what they do best. "This whole band is about being yourself," says Phoenix. "You don't need to play by the book to be successful. Being a girl isn't that big of a deal in music anymore. You don't need to have a certain look. Break the rules, stand apart."
The New Electric
The New Electric, based out of Calgary, Alberta have laid their foundation to become the next big name in Pop / Alt Rock. Since forming in 2013, the band has worked with Kevin 'Chief' Zaruk and Jeff Ojeda (at Chief Music Management: Florida Georgia Line, Dallas Smith, Head of the Herd) to put together an undeniable fresh new sound. In the summer of 2014, The New Electric got together with world-renowned producer Brian Howes (Hedley, Simple Plan, Boys Like Girls) to record their debut EP in sunny Los Angeles. Their breakthrough, catchy sound is sonically inspired by: Maroon 5, One Republic and Imagine Dragons.
The New Electric has finished recording their new EP and are due to release their debut single in early 2015, to both Canada and the US. Their melodically infused hooks are bound to grab your attention and inspire a new direction in the digital age of music. Follow The New Electric on their exciting new venture in 2015!
Venue Information:
London Music Hall - CA
185 Queens Ave.
London, ON, N6A 1J1
http://www.londonmusichall.com/

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