As long as I can remember, the Much Music Video Awards were always held on the same day as Father’s Day. I’m sure there’s a reasoning to it, but it always struck me as odd to have a huge awards show/concert 1) on Father’s Day, and 2) on a Sunday.. where many people have to go to work or school early on Monday morning!
Nonetheless, the MMVAs are happening tonight. I’ve actually never gone, despite the fact I’ve been living downtown all these years. I couldn’t really be bothered crowding in with all those people (I heard on the radio that they’re expecting tens of thousands of people there, blocking Queen St & John St.) Now, anyone who knows that intersection knows that it’s really NOT that wide of an area. The fact that there’s THAT many people there is going to be INSANE!
This year though, there’s a few guests/performers I wouldn’t mind catching.. like Bruno Mars (LOVE him!), Lady Gaga, Ian Somerhalder (so THAT’S why he’s in town! heard he was..) and Johnny Galecki – but I’ll do that from the comfort of my own home! Looking at the rest of that list though makes me realize how out of touch I am with the music scene lately.. lol.. A lot of those bands I either haven’t heard of or only vaguely know… *feeling old* 🙄
My friend and I were walking along Queen Street on Friday afternoon to check out the TopShop Pop-Up Shop (I love saying that.. heh) and passed by the massive stage set-up for the MMVAs and caught Far East Movement’s soundcheck (holy autotune!) So, whether you’re spending your Sunday with your family for Father’s Day or you’re in line getting a good spot at the MMVAs (or both!), enjoy the gorgeous rest of the weekend! 🙂