Sally Shaar


Ginger Ale & the Monowhales are a four-piece indie pop/rock band from Toronto, Ontario known for their onstage antics and raucous performances. The band has released two EP’s and four singles to date including breakout single “Home”, the video for which garnered over 223K views on Facebook and landed the Monowhales features on Global News, CP24, and CBC Radio 1 (Song Of The Week). Staying true to their roots, the band has also kept up a heavy gigging schedule, playing in support of heavyweight acts such as FIDLAR, Electric Six, Hank and Cupcakes, and In-Flight Safety. When it came time to release their latest EP “BANG” in October 2016, a 400-strong crowd packed Toronto’s legendary Horseshoe Tavern to see Ginger Ale & the Monowhales take the stage. Since its release of “BANG” their lead single “Home” has been streamed over 60,000 times on Spotify. The coming year will see Monowhales take their explosive live show on the road, having already performed to warm receptions in Ottawa, Peterborough, and Montreal.

“It’s a symphony crazy-noisy-wild-adventure-ride-whaling & wailing.”- Rik Emmett of Triumph

“I’m a sucker for a memorable pop melody and ‘Looking Simple’ is an instant classic in this vein: shades of Sleigh Bells, the Raveonettes, maybe a little Portugal. The Man. A great record from a group with one of the best band names in town, along with a not-to-be-missed, high energy, crazy Flaming Lips-esque live show.”- Mike Tanner (Toronto’s Music Sector Development Officer)


01 THURS NOV 17 12:30-1:15pm Cambridge Room : MUSIC VIDEO DIY A to Z with Ginger Ale and the Monowhales.  


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