Movements at the Opera House in Toronto

It was a full night of pop punk in Toronto on May 16th with Movements bringing their North American headliner to the Opera House, with support from Boston Manor, Trash Boat, and Drug Church.

The room was already packed when openers Drug Church hit the stage. Not only did they come out full of energy but refused to let the crowd stand still as they called out the audience to move. When they asked for a pit, they wouldn't take no for an answer. Although most of the crowd had not listened to them before, they still looked to be having a lot of fun as Drug Church warmed them up for what would be a great night of music.

Next up was Trash Boat, a band all the way from the UK. It wasn't long before frontman, Tobi, had the crowd jumping and singing along. They kept the same energy up as the opener and performed to what seemed to be many crowd favorites.

Boston Manor, also UK-based, was the direct support on this incredible lineup. The room filled up to where you could barley move as they walked on stage, the crowd cheering in excitement. Being a huge fan of Boston Manor's latest album, "Welcome to the Neighbourhood", I was excited to see them perform, and I was not disappointed. Henry's vocals were spot on from start to finish as the band commanded the stage. At one point, Boston Manor asked the crowd to split and create a circle pit the size of the room. The crowd cooperated and Henry sang from the middle of it for the entirety of a song.

Movements are no strangers to Toronto, having played here on multiple occasions ranging from Warped Tour to being the support for Good Charlotte. The almost sold out crowd of returning fans reflected their previous visits as they sang along over the band. Movements started with a few slower songs, before picking up the energy and encouraging crowdsurfers.

Drug Church

Trash Boat

Boston Manor