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Jale’s bittersweet final show marks a new beginning

Four years ago it was just two guys with an idea and a passion for music. Today Vive has influenced dozens of local bands and changed Saskatoon's music scene. And while they're closing the doors on Jale for now, there are bigger and better things to come down the road.

The Depth: the accidental band

Local musicians Jesse Selkirk and Aaron Engel were brought together by necessity in 2008. Ever since, they've been working on putting out an album and are set to release their debut.

Fisticuffs: one busy dude

Jordan Kurtz, a.k.a. Fisticuffs, is the former drummer of We Were Lovers, the pianist and vocalist of Saskatoon piano pop-quartet Tuxedo Mask and, occasionally, drummer for his brother Scott Kurtz in Boycott Scott.

Sly Business aim to get fit and have funk

Take a pinch of ska, a funk-tastic dash of jazzy trumpets, reggae guitar chords and a well-seasoned portion of soulful hip-hop and you've got one of Saskatoon's new and most vibrant local bands ”” none other than Sly Business.

Deep Dark Woods mourn Regina’s Plains Hotel

“Nail up the windows and close up the doors, Good Time Charlie's is no more,” laments the Deep Dark Woods' lead-singer, Ryan Boldt, in the opening line to their newest single, which is part of CBC's Great Canadian Song Quest.

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