The Kents presents

The Kents

Almost Kennedy, Rebelle

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

House of TARG

Ottawa, ON


This event is 19 and over

tickets also available at Vertigo Records and both Compact Music locations

lineup, date, venue, times and ticket price subject to change without notice.

The Kents
The Kents
The Kents are an emerging force on the Canadian musical landscape that call on anthemic intimacy. Hailing from Lindsay, Ontario, the four-piece indie rock band explore many of the existential crises one experiences when they’re young on their EP Within Waves.

Says lead singer Warren Frank of the new release, “it’s like those classic coming-of-age Breakfast Club-type films.” Awkwardly dissolving romances, the impact of family, and tests of personal faith are just some of the topics tackled on the Within Waves’ five songs.

It’s thoughtful, meaningful music from a band whose songs fit comfortably on a playlist next to the likes of Foals, My Morning Jacket and Broken Social Scene, and who could share a stage with those acts just as easily.

In 2016, The Kents independently released their debut WAKING EP, which encapsulates lyrical explorations of family, loss and separation from the comfort of adolescence with a hook-hungry, pop filter that controls the chaos.

They have been featured on the Apple Music's Rising Stars + Breaking Indie, Spotify's Best of 2016 Viral Hits, New Noise, Rock Your Block, Indie All Stars and Indie Radar playlists; Hockey Night in Canada and Canada's Walk Of Fame Emerging Artist. Recently, they appeared on Live at the Verge on SIRIUSXM, indie88’s Blackbox Sessions and The Strombo Show with George Stroumboulopoulos. They've shared the stage for sold-out shows with Sloan, The Sheepdogs, The Trews, The Strumbellas, The Fast Romantics and Hollerado.

With new music to unveil to the world, the band hits the road with a renewed sense of purpose.
Almost Kennedy
Electro pop/rock band Rebelle have made a name for themselves in the Canadian Indie music scene under their previous moniker, The Strain. With an arsenal of well-crafted songs and festival performances under their belt, this group of young and talented musicians, hailing from the small town of Wakefield, Quebec, are poised for bigger things, surely to come.

Frontman, guitarist and principal songwriter, David Taggart, along with his sister, Rylee, on keyboard and synths, form the backbone of the band. Bassist and songwriter, Ryan Wiles, along with drummer Joey Kane, round out the 4-piece band. Their first live performance was at the famous Black Sheep Inn at the young age of 13, thanks to owner Paul Symes recognizing their budding talent.

Since then, they have gone on to win Ottawa's coveted Live 88.5FM's 'Big Money Shot', as well as performing at such festivals as North by Northeast, Canadian Music Week and Bluesfest, to name a few. Having shared the stage with such acts as Hollerado, Metric and Lorde, this young 20-something band is clear on what they want and wasting no time in getting there.

With two EPs already under their belt, R E B E L L E is now collaborating with the likes of Ryan Worsely of Echoplant Studios and Drew McTaggart of Dear Rouge
Venue Information:
House of TARG
1077 Bank St.
Ottawa, ON, K1S