Manitoba Live Music Event

Living Hour Record Release

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 at 7:15pm
Living Hour
Urban Vacation
The Castle
West End Cultural Centre
586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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Everything about Winnipeg’s Living Hour has been expanding since their humble basement beginnings in 2015. What started with dreamy love songs inspired by the cinematic sky of their hometown has transformed into even more sprawling and expansive expressions on their latest effort, Softer Faces due March 1, 2019.

What started as a quartet is now a quintet, though still led by the smoky, ethereal lead vocals of Sam Sarty (vocals, trombone, keyboard), who started singing in choirs at a young age. With her strong vocal backbone, musicians Gil Carroll (guitar), Adam Soloway (guitar, vocals), Alex Chochinov (drums, trumpet, organelle), and Brett Ticzon (bass, vocals) are able to shine. Three voices, guitar, trombone, brushed percussion, and boundless effects sees Living Hour pulling from many genres to create their own sonically diverse and unique vibe.

"Slowdive just returned, but shoegaze music was already in good hands with Living Hour." - NPR

“ Some of the most heartsick synth-pop since Cocteau Twins. We're talking sweeping casios, massive hooks, and lovey-dovey feelings big enough to float on.” - Noisey

“Winnipeg rockers Living Hour dream big with grandiose, all-encompassing shoegaze that stretches to the ends of the earth...With gauzy guitar hooks and wide-open, drifting vocals, Living Hour wear their heart on their sleeve. It is equal parts scuzzy noise and charming dream-pop.” -Stereogum

In Advance - $17.00 [$22.00 Mezzanine]
Door - $22.00 [$27.00 Mezzanine]

Tickets available through Eventbrite or by called / visiting the WECC box office.


Softer Faces



"Before You Leave" by Living Hour


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