Turn Off the Stars
|Origin||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Genres||pop, indie rock|
|Past members||John Dawson|
Turn Off the Stars was a Canadian pop rock band based in Toronto, Ontario. The band's name is taken from a Bill Evans song. Their atmospheric, anthemic songwriting has been compared to Britpop artists such as Coldplay, Doves and Keane. The band has toured nationally in the US and Canada, and has opened for Switchfoot, April Wine and The Tea Party. The band has also played in London, Ontario. The band played their final show in June, 2009.
- "Canadian Rockers Turn Off the Stars get national release in the US." Cross Rhythms, October 6, 2006. Accessed February 20, 2007.
- Turn Off the Stars review. Jesus Freak Hideout, August 12, 2006. Accessed February 20, 2007.
- "Turn Off the Stars Head for the Sky." First Coast News, December 28, 2006. Accessed February 20, 2007.
- "Turn Off the Stars, Turn On the Music." Soul Shine magazine, November 29, 2004. Accessed February 20, 2007.
- "Turn Off the Stars Blends Guitars, Soft Vocals." London Free Press, February 8, 2006 (subscription access required.) Accessed February 20, 2007.
- Turn Off the Stars "Keeps Things Light to Keep Things Good". The Gazette, February 9, 2007. Accessed February 20, 2007.