The Elwins – summer festivals and fall tour dates

Keswick, ON’s indie-rock band, THE ELWINS, is heading back out on the road playing summer festivals and supporting dates for Tokyo Police Club and Born Ruffians. The band continues to ride the wave of their 2015 released and critically acclaimed album, “Play for Keeps”. THE ELWINS were nominated for Breakthrough Group of the Year at the 2015 Juno Awards and won “Rock Artist Group of the Year” at the 2016 Indie Awards.

The band’s first single SO DOWN LOW charted for six months and was used in a Canada-wide advertising campaign for Fido. The video for this hit single was also nominated for a Prism Prize.

6/17 – Burlington, ON @ Sound of Music Festival
6/25 – Kitchener, ON @ KOI Festival
7/9 – St. Albert, AB @ Seven Music Festival
7/14 – Pemberton, BC @ Pemberton Music Festival
7/16 – Ottawa, ON @ Hope Volleyball Summerfest
7/22 – Toronto, ON @ Harborfront Centre
9/4 – Wasaga Beach, ON @ Wasaga Beach Area 1
9/16 – Victoria, BC @ Rifflandia
9/17 – Fort Saskatchewan, AB @ Dow Centennial Centre Shell Theatre
9/23 – Aurora, ON @ Salvation Army
9/24 – Cobourg, ON @ Cultivate Festival [Read more…]

Holiday Greetings!

We hope you’re gearing up for the cold weather and holiday season as best you can.

To help you get through the coming winter months we’re offering a Hidden Pony Holiday Bundle that is sure to warm your cockles.
Choose 3 vinyl records from the Hidden Pony catalogue, one 7″ and a free t-shirt for the incredible price of $45 + shipping. Digital download for the albums you choose will be emailed to you when the package ships.

If you’d like to sample some of Hidden Pony’s finest to help you choose, hop on over to Spotify and check out the Hidden Pony Holiday playlist. Inspired by the holiday season, the playlist features gems like “Cinnamon” by The Dirty Nil, “The Weight of the Season” by Said the Whale, and “Shining Star” by The Elwins.


Hidden Pony & Exclaim! Contest

We’ve teamed up with Exclaim! to give away an epic prize pack in support of both Rah Rah and The Elwins tours this fall. Prizes include a one year premium subscription with Spotify, The Elwins, Rah Rah and Hidden Pony merchandise, clothing, vinyls + more!

Enter to win by filling out a contact form and answering a band trivia question here on Exclaim! GOOD LUCK!

Also while you wait for them to arrive in your city, listen to our new fall Spotify playlist!


The Elwins Announce Fall Tour with Heyrocco & Cold Fronts, Rich Aucoin and The Sheepdogs


Get a load of The Elwins’ first batch of dates for their tour this fall!

Heyrocco & Cold Fronts*
Rich Aucoin^
The Sheepdogs *

17th – Petit Campus – Montreal, QC
18th – Lee’s Palace – Toronto, ON^
19th – TURF – Toronto, ON
25th – McMaster (Sport Hall) – Hamilton, ON *
2nd – Beau’s Oktoberfest – Vankleek Hill, ON
3rd – The Underground – Kingston, ON
20th – Spirit – Pittsburg, PA*
21st – Brass Rail – Fort Wayne, IN*
22nd – Northside Yacht Club – Cincinnati, OH*
23rd – Township – Chicago, IL*
24th – Mike N Molly’s – Champaign, IL*
25th – Zanzibar – Louisville, KY*
28th – Cosmic Charlie’s – Lexington, KY*
29th – Tidball’s – Bowling Green, KY*
30th – Stone Fox, Nashville, TN*
10th – Commonwealth – Calgary, AB^
11th – Starlite – Edmonton, AB^
12th – Habitat – Kelowna, BC^
13th – Fox Cabaret – Vancouver, BC^
14th – Distrikt – Victoria, BC^
15th – Queens – Nanaimo, BC
17th – Bo’s – Red Deer, AB
18th – The Slice – Lethbridge, AB
19th – The Owl – Regina, SK
20th – Goodwill – Winnipeg, MB

The Elwins release animated video for ‘So Down Low’

Watch The Elwins getting extra creative with an endless amount of post-its in their brand new animated video for “So Down Low”! This is the first single off their newly released album ‘Play For Keeps’ available now everywhere.

Get ‘So Down Low’ Here!


Directed by Alan Poon