Stream Team: Week of May 21

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Here’s who you can catch live on Side Door this week.


We’ve created a Stream Team weekly playlist on Spotify!


Thursday, May 21

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Gentleman Reg - Live From Home

May 21 @ 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
The venerable Canadian indie-rock staple Reg Vermue has performed only sparingly under his Gentleman Reg moniker in recent years, and hasn’t done a solo show in a decade. This may be the start of a full-on revival.

Friday, May 22


Noble Son "Life Isn't Fun" Album Release

May 22 @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT
Noble Son aka Adam Kirschner releases his second album—coincidentally but aptly titled for this time, perhaps—and promises a deep dive into its conception, production, execution, and performance. He’ll play it in its entirety.

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Tanner Olsen Band

May 22 @ 7pm PDT / 10pm EDT
The country trio—rooted in Chilliwack, British Columbia—brings some good time honky-tonk to your Friday night.

Saturday, May 23


SOLD OUT - Dan Mangan performs Nice, Nice, Very Nice

May 23 @ 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT
Mangan was supposed to be on a 10-year anniversary tour for his
breakthrough album, but for now this will have to suffice. He'll play
the record front to back and answer questions about its creation.
Today's show is sold out but he's already added another for June 6—act fast!


SOLD OUT: Steven Page Live from Home V

May 23 @ 2pm PDT / 5pm EDT
We hope you were lucky enough to grab tickets to Steven’s fifth show #BookedWithSideDoor.

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Joshua Hyslop / Zachari Smith - Acre Alley Session no. 9

May 23 @ 4pm PDT / 7pm EDT
Zachari Smith hosts Acre Alley Sessions out of Montreal, where he runs his independent label and management company. His guest this round is Vancouver folk singer Joshua Hyslop.

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David James McCallum

May 23 @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT
The multi-genre McCallum—who has made hip hop and punk records and sings traditional Gaelic songs too—will play his new acoustic EP, Death and Ghosts, which he’s written and recorded in this isolated time.

Sunday, May 24

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The Rabbit Hole with Iain Lee & Katherine Boyle

May 24 @ 10am PDT / 1pm EDT
The UK comedy podcast comes live into your living room for “nonsense and silliness,” and wants you to call or Skype into the show.


Malia Rogers #TogetherAtHome Session

May 24 @ 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT
The singer-songwriter has written a passel of songs while in quarantine, and will debut them during this show, and play a few covers too.

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Good Lovelies: Forest Tour Livestream

May 24 @ 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT
The top-notch Canadian folk trio Good Lovelies had planned to be on their Forest Tour right now, playing songs to raise money to plant trees in Ontario. They can’t do the tour part, but they will get 2,500 trees planted as planned later this month. Celebrate with this in-the-round show (send in your requests ahead of time).


Veda Hille Haunts The Cultch - All Request Hour

May 24 @ 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT
Hille was supposed to be working on a new record in Berlin; instead she’s been spending afternoons at East Vancouver’s The Cultch, an historic theatre built in 1913. After a successful debut online  in April, she’s back to do your bidding from her extensive catalogue. Send your requests in advance!


HfA presents Twin Flames #StayHome Virtual Concert

May 24 @ 2:30pm PDT / 4:30pm EDT
Presented by the Huntsville Festival of the Arts in Ontario, the married folk duo Twin Flames combines folk influenced by its Indigenous and Inuit backgrounds, promising “a musical journey which transcends cultural boundaries and inspires unity…across Canada and the Arctic.”


Danny Michel LIVE FROM LOCKDOWN #Quarantunes

May 24 @ 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
Michel continues his witty weekly wonder show from his home in rural Ontario. He’s combing through his catalogue for a new theme every week, but bring your favourites too.


Cory Weeds / Miles Black Duo

May 24 @ 7:30pm PDT / 10:30pm EDT
Weeds returns with his expressive and soulful saxophone for an hour of jazz. This time it’s made even better with the addition of pianist Miles Black.