April 18th, 2020
Spectrasonic Presents: Peter Elkas with special guest Graven
Tickets available at Vertigo Records and online at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/peter-elkas-tickets-82650841893
Peter Elkas - Canadian singer-songwriter:
A music obsessive for three decades now, Toronto’s Peter Elkas is an unabashed believer in keeping things real and, on his refreshing new album, Repeat Offender, he’s as loyal as ever to the rock ‘n’ roll sounds that ring truest to his psyche. Though partially crafted at Giant Studio (owned by Sebastien Grainger and Metric’s James Shaw), Elkas mostly made this record in his basement with co-producer Ian McGettigan (Thrush Hermit) lending his expertise to the proceedings. The result is a romantic, ‘buddy rock’ album in the vein of Bruce Springsteen (Elkas’ long-standing musical hero) or Keith Richards (“Cruel Thing to Do,” the title track), with sophisticated nods to Allen Toussaint (“Atlas”), Sam Cooke (“Cool Thing to Do”), and Frankie Valley (“Melody”) among others. Not your typical allusions for an artist so associated with underground Canadian music, but then Elkas has always been something of a populist when it comes to writing great, memorable songs.
220 Elgin st. 2nd Floor
Doors at 8:00pm | Showtime at 9:00pm