Stars

Awesome art, magical music, prominent plays

The Arts editors look back at the best the Queen’s and Kingston arts scene had to offer this yearContinue...

Stars since the beginning

It’s the music of the past penetrating the present.Continue...

A duo driven by fear

With best friend and bandmate Chris Dumont, Stars’ lead singer Torquil Campbell whistles a decidedly different tune.Continue...

Discovering Kingston’s constellations

Have you ever seen a shooting star? Getting your wishes granted doesn’t have to be a matter of total chance.Continue...

On the classic track

Tommy Youngsteen plays the hits from Young, Petty and the Boss.Continue...

What time is it General Wolfe?

From pesto to pop playlists

Delicately brooding and lovesick, Stars has become the moniker of Canadian indie music. The quintet knows how to avoid stagnation while maintaining a distinctively “Stars” sound, blending dramatic themes with sweet melodies. The Montreal-based band is known locally for their intimate church shows, but next month they’ll be outdoors to headline the Wolfe Island Music Festival.Continue...