As The Cliks
grew in popularity, our opportunities increased as well.
Louis), Ryka Aoki De La Cruz (Los Angeles), Jessica Xavier (Washington, DC), The Shondes and Novice Theory (Brooklyn, NY), The Degenerettes (Baltimore), Systyr Act (Boston), The Cliks
(Toronto), and Coyote Grace (Sonoma County, CA) (riotactsfilm.com).
The three years Silveira spent retraining his voice overlapped with a four-year hiatus from the Cliks
, after tensions with band mates and management resulted in every original member except Silveira leaving the group and the band's major label, Warner Music Canada, dropping it.
"She's a great musician who has played with The Cliks
, The Weeknd and Serena Ryder.
As longtime Curve readers and alternative music Ens know, Silveira is not only the leader of Canadian rock band the Cliks
but also a transgender male, the first trans male, in fact, to be signed to a major label.
(I) Concerts by Gossip, the Cliks
, and the Veronicas
At the summit of the Second Division, Wilsons Utd (Jones 2) registered a thrilling 6-3 triumph over Fiddlers III, and second placed Cliks
reinforced their title credentials with a 13-0 demolition of Cholmondeley Arms.
continue to dominate the second division, having thrashed BT Cellnet 12-0 with goals from Fearns (3), Colin Daley (3), Owens (2), Lee, Barry Daley, Kelly and Fain.
I decided to check them our playing live in Brooklyn, supporting another excellent LGBT band, The Cliks
. As I watched McCloskey--the incarnation of a leather-clad rock star, a lesbian who could possibly fill Joan Jett's pioneering shoes--I said a silent prayer to the fame goddess.
Leaner and tighter than their debut CD Snakehouse, The Cliks
' follow-up, Dirty King, is even more of a showcase of lead singer, Lucas Silveira's vocals.
Highlights: Frank DeCaro, Eddie Sarfaty, the Cliks
, Raina, Kimberley Locke
Second Division action saw Cliks
overwhelm Royston Vasey Locals 16-0, seven goal hitman Stewart leading the way, assisted by McNabb (4) and Stewart (3).