Cuddy Turns On Creativity With New Album Recorded In Just Three Days

Cuddy Turns On Creativity With New Album Recorded In Just Three Days
Jim Cuddy is a creative songwriting tour-de-force. He is so overloaded with song ideas that he needs two bands; Blue Rodeo and his own Jim Cuddy Band to contain this outflow of creativity. And even then, he has achieved additional co-writing and performing outlets with the likes of Corey Hart and Barney Bentall. If you don’t believe me, take a... Read More

Avril Lavigne Announces North American “Head Above Water” Tour Including Toronto Date (Oct. 6)

Avril Lavigne Announces North American “Head Above Water” Tour Including Toronto Date (Oct. 6)
Today, Grammy-nominated, pop rock icon Avril Lavigne announces her first tour in 5 years. The 15-date North American “Head Above Water” tour will kick off on September 14 in Seattle, WA and will hit cities such as Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Boston and Toronto before concluding in Philadelphia, PA on October 11. The tour is in support of Avril’s critically acclaimed sixth studio... Read More

Neon Dreams Release ‘We Were Kings’ – Their Most Personal Song Yet

Neon Dreams Release ‘We Were Kings’ – Their Most Personal Song Yet
“We Were Kings” – the next song to be released by Halifax duo Neon Dreams – is a heartfelt thank you to those that have helped lead singer Frank Kadillac get through his difficult teenage years. (Download/Stream: https://lnk.to/WeWereKingsPR) “I want to be honest about who I am,” Frank says. “I was raised by a single mother who had me when... Read More

Mercury’s Timeless Gem Released After 4 Decade Search

Mercury’s Timeless Gem Released After 4 Decade Search
The global success of the movie Bohemian Rhapsody (which generated more than $903 million in ticket sales) has revitalized interest in Queen lead vocalist Freddie Mercury who died from AIDS November 24th, 1991. Rami Malek won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Mercury and even though the movie received mixed critical reviews, Queen faithful and a generation of new... Read More

Meghan Patrick Returns with New Single ‘Wild As Me”

Meghan Patrick Returns with New Single ‘Wild As Me”
JUNE 21, 2019 – Back-to-back CCMA Female Artist of the Year winner Meghan Patrick has returned with her new single “Wild as Me.”  The single, co-written by Meghan in her new home of Nashville is the follow up to her #1 hit single “Walls Come Down.”  Produced by Jeremy Stover, the single features backup vocals by Mitchell Tenpenny. Fans can... Read More

Budding Toronto Rap Star Malachi Draws NBA Comparison

Budding Toronto Rap Star Malachi Draws NBA Comparison
When Toronto rapper Malachi arrived in Los Angeles Thursday, June 13th his first priority was to make it to a local bar to watch his beloved Toronto Raptors clinch the NBA championship against the Golden State Warriors. “It was all last minute, we were surrounded by hordes of Golden State fans, but it was great that we won,” reflected the... Read More

The Glorious Sons Present: “Our Little Piece Of Work” Headlining Hometown Show At Richardson Stadium, September 21

The Glorious Sons Present: “Our Little Piece Of Work” Headlining Hometown Show At Richardson Stadium, September 21
TORONTO, ON (June 19, 2019) – On the heels of the release of their explosive new single “Panic Attack”, JUNO Award winners The Glorious Sons in partnership with Concerts West/AEG Presents today announced they’re bringing a full-sized stadium show home to Kingston on September 21.  The Richardson Stadium headlining concert aptly titled “Our Little Piece Of Work” marks the band’s first hometown show since... Read More

Big Wreck Announce First Leg Of North American Fall 2019 Tour

Big Wreck Announce First Leg Of North American Fall 2019 Tour
Warner Music Canada multi-platinum selling recording artist Big Wreck have revealed the first leg of North American Fall tour dates.  The band will headline 24 shows, with special guests to be announced, beginning September 18 in Watertown, NY.  The tour includes 3 dates in the Maritimes.  Additional dates to be announced in the coming weeks. See below for the full... Read More

The Winners of the Country Music Association of Ontario Announced

The Winners of the Country Music Association of Ontario Announced
The Country Music Association of Ontario Announces Winners of the 7th Annual CMAOntario Awards The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) tonight celebrated the talent and achievements of Ontario’s country music industry across 19 categories at the 7th Annual CMAOntario Awards in Southam Hall at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Meghan Patrick from Bowmanville, Ontario lead with five wins,... Read More

Corey Hart’s Never Surrender Tour A Family Affair

Corey Hart’s Never Surrender Tour A Family Affair
Corey Hart cut a visibly emotional figure as he stood on the Toronto Budweiser Stage, June 14th, a single spotlight detecting tears welling in his eyes. He and his proficient eight-piece band had just completed their final encore, “Never Surrender”, leaving him alone to receive thunderous plaudits from a near sell-out (14,000) audience. “You know there was a time not... Read More

Madonna’s 14th Studio Album, Madame X, Debuts at #1 in 58 Countries!

Madonna’s 14th Studio Album, Madame X, Debuts at #1 in 58 Countries!
14 JUNE 2019 (TORONTO, ON) – Today, Madonna released her highly-anticipated 14th studio album  Madame X  from Live Nation/Interscope Records/Maverick/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Madame X  is now available across Apple, Spotify, Amazon and all DSPs. Listen to Madame X HERE Influenced creatively by living in Lisbon, Portugal over the past several years, Madame X is a collection of 15 new songs that celebrate Madonna’s career-long affair with Latin music and culture coupled with other global influences. On the album, Madonna brings this... Read More

Big Wreck to Honour Brian Doherty with Performance at Blue Water Border Festival in Sarnia

Big Wreck to Honour Brian Doherty with Performance at Blue Water Border Festival in Sarnia
In honour of the passing of guitarist and founding member Brian Doherty, Big Wreck has announced that they will perform a special show in Brian’s hometown of Sarnia, Ontario.  Scheduled for Friday, August 9, $2.00 from every ticket sold will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society.   Find more information about Sarnia concert HERE  Find more information about the Canadian... Read More

Legendary Singer-Songwriter Bruce Cockburn Showcases his Guitar Technique on New Instrumental Album, Crowing Ignites

Legendary Singer-Songwriter Bruce Cockburn Showcases his Guitar Technique on New Instrumental Album, Crowing Ignites
WATERDOWN, ON – True North Records announces a September 20 worldwide release date for Crowing Ignites, the new all-instrumental CD from legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn. Cockburn also announced his North American tour (dates below) with more shows to be confirmed. Crowing Ignites was produced, recorded and mixed by Colin Linden, and recorded at the Firehouse in San Francisco. It... Read More

Peterborough Musicfest Targets Younger Demographic

Peterborough Musicfest Targets Younger Demographic
At the end of each successful season, Peterborough Musicfest general manager, Tracey Randall analyses crowd attendance and assesses whether the talent she books for the Wednesday/Saturday, twice weekly free concerts at the picturesque Del Crary Park actually matches the people attending those events. “In the past, our average age attendance has been around 60 but more recently we are getting... Read More

Kardinal Offishall Gets Set to Run ‘tings with New Single from Pick Your Poison Album

Kardinal Offishall Gets Set to Run ‘tings with New Single from Pick Your Poison Album
Toronto, ON (June 13, 2019) – Multiple Juno Award-winning Toronto rap icon Kardinal Offishall is globally recognized for spearheading the Toronto hip-hop music scene, as is evidenced by his numerous Toronto-centric hit songs that have been viewed and streamed in the millions. His song “The Anthem” – which is widely considered to be Toronto’s unofficial pro sports team theme song – which... Read More

Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion Release Self-Titled Debut Album

Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion Release Self-Titled Debut Album
Toronto, ON – Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion, a musical collective of long-time friends and peers, is pleased to announce the release of their self-titled debut album, available digitally today via MDM Recordings Inc./Universal Music Canada. Featuring a group of talented musicians including Mitch Merrett, Corbett Frasz, Erik Dylan, Greg Carroll, plus special guest Clayton Bellamy (The Road Hammers), BMWR unite over their love of music, history, motorcycles and tattoos, combining multi-faceted musicianship with timeless storytelling to create an album that pays... Read More

Construction Funding Fuels Monster Roxodus Concert

Construction Funding Fuels Monster Roxodus Concert
When construction industry veteran and avid motorcyclist Mike Dunphy last attended the legendary Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, he witnessed Kid Rock perform before a crowd of some 75,000 fans. It was an experience that left him with a positive impression. Returning home to Wasaga Beach Ontario, Dunphy met with fellow construction vet Fab Loranger, head of Fort Saskatchewan... Read More

Multi-Platinum Rock Band The Tea Party Announce Australian Leg Of The Black River Tour

Multi-Platinum Rock Band The Tea Party Announce Australian Leg Of The Black River Tour
TORONTO, ON – Today, multi-platinum Canadian rock band, The Tea Party announce the Australian leg of The Black River Tour. Starting in San Remo, VIC on June 19 the tour will make 9 stops across Australia before finishing in Adelaide on June 30. The Tea Party have recently released their brand-new single “Way Way Down” in support of their most expansive Australian tour to date.... Read More

Maestro Fresh Wes Drops Raptors-Inspired Video — ”Jurassic Park”

Maestro Fresh Wes Drops Raptors-Inspired Video — ”Jurassic Park”
TORONTO — June 7, 2019 — Maestro Fresh Wes — the Godfather of Canadian hip hop — has dropped a fresh video for his infectious Toronto Raptors-inspired anthem. “Jurassic Park” is available now! Produced and featuring Rich Kidd, the track and video is a celebration of the award-winning artist’s hometown team and their fans who gather outside the stadium for games.... Read More