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Hillside Festival 2014

Posted by Drake, 3 weeks ago

It's no surprise that we love music at the Drake Hotel, so of course we check out as many local festivals as possible. This past weekend, we headed to Guelph for Hillside Festival, now in it's 31st year. Here are some of our favourite acts and moments from the weekend.

Hillside Festival in Guelph (image courtesy of Hillside Festival)
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Summer in the City

Posted by Drake, 1 month ago

We’re this close to opening the Drake Devonshire Inn in Wellington and a new Drake General Store in Ottawa, but before we bust our geographical boundaries, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate summer in Toronto.

Toronto Sklyline
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Music Monday: Blitz/Berlin

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 4 weeks ago

There are some bands that you can't even really describe, for many reasons.

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Music Monday: Public Service Broadcasting

Posted by Drake, 5 months, 3 weeks ago

We like to think that The Drake Hotel is the sort of place where you can be enriched inside and out. There's the food, sure, but then there's also the art, and the good conversation in the Lounge, and the silent films of Drake One Fifty. And then there's the music. Oh my, is there ever the music.

London's Public Service Broadcasting
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Music Monday: Pinball Sessions: Hooded Fang

Posted by Drake, 6 months ago

Hooded Fang pops at Pinball Sessions.

Hooded Fang play the 2011 Hillside Festival.
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Gondry Presents Metronomy's "Love Letters"

Posted by Drake, 6 months ago

French film visionary Michel Gondry hits the music video circuit once again, this time with Metronomy's "Love Letters."

Metronomy's "Love Letters"
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