Watch: ARKells Performance

 

 

Max, Mike, and Nick of the Arkells stopped by Boch studio at Radio 929 to perform an acoustic set . They played 2 songs off of their High Noon album & a Motown cover.

More on the Arkells:
 Arkells are an alternative rock band originally from Hamilton, Ontario. The band is named after Arkell Street near McMaster University where they lived and would practice their music. All five original band members attended McMaster where Max Kerman graduated with an honours BA in Political Science. Kerman met guitarist Mike DeAngelis at a McMaster Welcome Week event where the two discovered they had an identical taste in music.

Arkells have become known for their extensive touring schedule. This has included  American touring with Lights, Tokyo Police Club, The Postelles, X Ambassadors, and Lydia; European touring with Billy Talent, Augustines, British Sea Power, and Anti-Flag as well as Canadian touring with Metric, the Tragically Hip, Hollerado, Sam Roberts and numerous other Canadian bands.

At the Juno Awards of 2015, Arkells won the Juno Award for Group of the Year and the Juno Award for Rock Album of the Year. High Noon was also long listed for the Polaris prize in 2015.

 

 

 

- @JasonDRossi