October 11, 2017 – The Coost held its first ever live event, a sold-out showcase of Montreal musicians. All the talented acts featured in
took the stage at contemporary art gallery Acoostic Sessions season two for Acoostic Sessions Live. Art Lounge MTL Here, we present the night in pictures, perfectly captured by photo stud Ranko Bobusic.
Soundcheck with Jesse Stone.
Soundcheck with Mike + Ash.
Thanks to contemporary art gallery Art Lounge MTL for hosting a sold-out Acoostic Sessions Live!
The effervescent Celina Wolfe pre-show.
Soundcheck with Mike + Ash.
Soundcheck with Jesse Stone & Bud Rice.
Founder/editor of The Coost, Zac Strevens, enjoys a pre-show beverage courtesy of Matera Brasseurs Tonneliers.
Peter Thompson and Zac Strevens, the creative team behind Acoostic Sessions season two. Plus more of that delicious Matera Brasseurs Tonneliers bier!
Celina Wolfe mingles pre-show.
All videos from Acoostic Sessions season two were featured on the Art Lounge big screen, including Bud Rice’s ode to his beloved mother.
Friend and supporter of The Coost, Andrew Smith-Tomeo… (he prefers Smiddy).
Peter Thompson sets-up to film.
Coost buttons provided on the night by Nick Bignell and his awesome company Les Macarons Bottines.
Opening speech. Here we go…
Mike + Ash got the night started, warming up the crowd and the room. What a couple of absolute legends!
Just when you think the night is complete and needs nothing else, Ash Montgomery brings out the washboard. Stud!
Mike + Ash, first cab of the rank for the sold-out event.
Mike + Ash. Killin’ it…
Celina Wolfe: Everyone that was there will remember THAT voice.
Greg McEvoy of Po Lazarus enjoys the show (understatement).
Celina, accompanied by Bud Rice, melting faces.
Your man on the keys, Alex Lebel!
Jesse Stone is involved in so many facets of music, of art really, that it makes our heads spin. We were lucky to have him involved with Acoostic Sessions Live.
Alex Lebel – the KEY to a successful night…
Jesse Stone. The Man.
Jesse Stone brings people together. It’s just what he does.
Jesse Stone + Alex Lebel. They got this.
Ashley Thiebaud – The Coost’s BAE.
Dammit Bud Rice, you ARE handsome!
Bud Rice has been a friend of The Coost since day one, so it was important we get his dynamic stage presence for Acoostic Sessions Live.
Ethan Cohn taking everything in his stride on the bass.
Bud Rice did not, and would never, dissapoint.
Paul Mascarenhas and Josh Grant of Po Lazarus take it all in…
Po Lazarus – so privileged to feature such a talented Montreal act.
Po Lazarus’ Greg McEvoy gets ready.
We were beyond proud to have Po Lazarus be part of Acoostic Sessions Live. A real coup to feature a band gaining deserved momentum and recognition.
Paul Mascarenhas = Rock Star.
Po Lazarus’ Greg McEvoy and Joshua Carey.
Josh Grant drumming up a storm.
Po Lazarus had the Acoostic Sessions Live crowd in the palm of their hand. One of many great Ways To End The Night…
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