Drake Blog


Inside The Studio: Gettin' Freaky With The Broadbent Sisters

Posted by Jen McNeely, 2 years ago

Since discovering a collective consciousness through their art, they've been pushing that idea further...playing with the spiritual realm. The results have been kinda freaky.

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Meet Our Bay of Quinte BFFs

Posted by Sarah Brown, 2 years ago

Want to taste the flavours inspired by the province’s best-kept secret? Your wish is our command! Bay of Quinte is a buzzworthy destination that’s home to our Drake by the Lake escape. Better known for its Great Lake fishing and world-class walleye, we’re thrilled to bring the finest flavours to the Sky Yard for a pop-up on Thursday, March 31st!

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Drake Scribbles: Hairy Chest Man Party in the Photo Booth

Posted by Jen McNeely, 2 years ago

"I imagined that after last call, when all the lights went out and the guests were sleeping, the Hairy Chest Men would wake up and take the humans' places," says illustrator Emily Sehl, who prefers drawing dolls and monsters over people. "They would have drinks and dance. They would fall in love and smooch in the photo booth."

Drake Scribbles Emily Sehl Hairy Chest Man

Meet The Drake's Music Programmer: Iain MacNeil

Posted by Drake, 2 years ago

"The best part about the Underground is it’s the perfect room to grab bands just as they're breaking...M.I.A. had her first North American show here," says Iain MacNeil, who recently joined the Drake family after years at Canadian Music Week. "I’m here to build upon the great reputation guys like Nathan, Brian + everyone else before me have built and keep taking the programming to the next level." Get to know our new Music Progammer + find out what upcoming shows should be on your hit list.

Iain MacNeil Music Programmer for The Drake

Author Niki Trosky Talks Love, Sex + Solo Travel

Posted by Jen McNeely, 2 years ago

This Tuesday, Winnipeg's Niki Trosky will be taking over The Drake Hotel's North Lounge to host a launch for her book, Love Life: an intimate memoir about self-exploration, solitude, and sex. Juicy.

Niki Trosky launches her book Love Life in The Drake Hotel Lounge


Posted by Sarah Brown, 2 years ago

Unforgivingly honest, buzzy and heartbreaking, KLOE is Glasgow’s glorified teen pop queen and she’s playing the Drake Underground Friday, April 1st! Find out why we’re geeking out about Glasgow’s next festival headliner.