Jack de Keyzer, Paul James And Danny Marks Perform At The Revival Bar & Venue

Jack de Keyzer, Paul James And Danny Marks Perform At The Revival Bar & Venue
Music Express Entertainment Presents Blues Revival Concert Series Friday, September 20th, 2019 7:30pm Doors | 8:30pm Show $39.50 Advanced $45.00 At the door Ticketscene Purchase tickets For more info contact  joy@me-ent.ca Performances by award-winning veteran Blues performers Jack de Keyzer, Paul James and Danny Marks in a state of the art sound – performance venue.  Expect exciting live performances from three of the finest... Read More

The Beatles Revisit Abbey Road With Special Anniversary Releases – Available Everywhere September 27, 2019

The Beatles Revisit Abbey Road With Special Anniversary Releases – Available Everywhere September 27, 2019
It was 50 years ago today, on August 8, 1969, that the world’s most famous band stepped out from London’s EMI Recording Studios to stride, single-file, across the black and white stripes of Abbey Road’s nearby zebra crossing. With photographer Iain Macmillan balanced on a stepladder and one policeman stopping the street’s light traffic, The Beatles crossed back and forth... Read More

The Evolution Of A Classic Rock Band

The Evolution Of A Classic Rock Band
On Saturday, September 21st, Kingston’s The Glorious Sons will unveil their latest studio release, `A War On Everything’ with a sell-out headline concert at that city’s Jack Richardson Stadium before 14,000 rabid fans. To band members Brett Emmons (lead vocals), brother Jay Emmons (guitar), Chris Koster (guitar), Andy Paquette (drums), Chris Huot (bass) and Josh Hewson (keyboards), the concert not... Read More

Money And Ocasek Become Rock’s Latest Casualties

Money And Ocasek Become Rock’s Latest Casualties
Rock Music lost two of its iconic figures over the weekend with the deaths of Cars’ vocalist/guitarist Rick Ocasek and solo artist Eddie Money. Ocasek was found deceased (cause of death, natural causes) Sunday morning September 16th in his New York apartment by ex-wife and former supermodel, Paulina Poritzkova, while Money passed away Thursday, September 13th from esophageal cancer, Ocasek... Read More

Correcting A CARAS Travesty

Correcting A CARAS Travesty
Saturday, August 17th,2019 and more than 3,000 spectators are crammed into Little Current, Manitoulin Island’s Flatrock Event Centre to witness Vancouver’s Trooper bring the two-day Rockin The Rock music festival to a frenzied conclusion. Not a bad turnout for a community which boasts a resident population of fewer than 1,800 souls. And although the likes of Platinum Blonde, Glass Tiger,... Read More

Artists Announced For Gord Downie’s Secret Path Live At Roy Thomson Hall On October 19th

Artists Announced For Gord Downie’s Secret Path Live At Roy Thomson Hall On October 19th
On October 19th, Secret Path Live returns to Roy Thomson Hall.  Featuring the original Secret Path band, surprise guests, dancers and artists will come together to create a fully immersive and cultural experience that celebrates Indigenous cultures and commemorates the lives of Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack. The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) is thrilled to announce the... Read More

The Prince Estate  Announces Remastered And Expanded Reissue Of Prince’s Iconic Album 1999

The Prince Estate  Announces Remastered And Expanded Reissue Of Prince’s Iconic Album 1999
“I didn’t want to do a double album, but I just kept writing… I always compare songwriting to a girl walking in the door. You don’t know what she’s going to look like, but all of a sudden she’s there.” Prince, November 1982 Considered one of the most iconic and influential double albums in rock history, Prince’s 1999 was released... Read More

Green Day Announce New Single “Father Of All…,” From Forthcoming Album + Global Stadium Tour In 2020

Green Day Announce New Single “Father Of All…,” From Forthcoming Album + Global Stadium Tour In 2020
Five-time Grammy Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Green Day unleash their brand new single “Father Of All…,” which is the lead track on their forthcoming thirteenth studio album of the same name, out February 7, 2020 on Reprise / Warner Records.  The rock icons announced today that they will embark on a global stadium tour with Fall Out Boy and Weezer. The Hella Mega Tour presented... Read More

The Strumbellas Announce Canadian Tour And Multiple Toronto Dates

The Strumbellas Announce Canadian Tour And Multiple Toronto Dates
Let’s face it, this band looks good in a toque.  Hell, they’ve toured the world teaching people that it’s called a toque, not a beanie, so why not have your cross-country tour in the height of toque season!  The Strumbellas announce their Rattlesnake Canadian Tour with stops in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto, Toronto, Toronto, Toronto, Toronto, Kitchener, London,... Read More

Grande Prairie Native Steals CCMA Awards Spotlight

Grande Prairie Native Steals CCMA Awards Spotlight
On a night when the 2019 Canadian Country Music Awards returned to Calgary after a 14-year absence, it was fitting that  Alberta performer Tenille Townes stole the spotlight. Langley B.C’s Dallas Smith, who co-hosted the show with Billy Ray Cyrus, claimed two major awards as Top Male Vocalist and Top Entertainer plaudits but it was 25-year old Grande Prairie native,... Read More

Ice Queen Still Thriving As A Blues Guitar Icon

Ice Queen Still Thriving As A Blues Guitar Icon
Scroll down any online list of the world’s greatest rock guitar players and you’ll find the usual suspects; Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Brian May, Eddie Van Halen et al, but you won’t find any prominent female players. Sue Foley just shrugs when this information is brought to her attention. A nominee for this year’s Guitar Magazine’s... Read More

The Trews Share New Single “Touch”

The Trews Share New Single “Touch”
The Trews Announce Upcoming Kingston Penitentiary On September 14 With Headstones, Members Of The Tragically Hip And More It’s been a year since The Trews released their critically acclaimed and JUNO nominated album Civilinaires. Today they give fans a special treat with brand new slick and catchy single, “Touch”. Listen/ watch the video here. On the track, produced again by... Read More

A Tribe Called Red Release New Single Tanokumbia Ft. El Dusty And Black Bear

A Tribe Called Red Release New Single Tanokumbia Ft. El Dusty And Black Bear
A Tribe Called Red Release New Single Tanokumbia Featuring El Dusty And Black Bear Announces New American And European Tour Dates For The Fall Today, critically acclaimed Canadian DJ duo, A Tribe Called Red, share their third new single of the summer, Tanokumbia. Accompanying the duo are Black Bear – a group of Pow Wow singers and drum group, who also... Read More

Don’t Mess With Meghan Patrick

Don’t Mess With Meghan Patrick
Alongside Kasey Musgraves and Ashley McBride, Meghan Patrick is among a handful of fiercely independent women that are blazing new trails in country music. Born and raised in Bowmanville Ontario and now residing in Nashville, Meghan has honed her singing and songwriting skills to a tee and the results are proudly on display on her latest recording, the six-song EP... Read More

Local Talent Share the Stage with Country Superstars at Calgary’s Country Thunder Music Festival

Local Talent Share the Stage with Country Superstars at Calgary’s Country Thunder Music Festival
The Calgary Stampede may have come and gone, but fans of mainstream country music got to keep their cowboy boots out of the closet a little longer thanks to Country Thunder, the annual three-day music festival that kicked off on August 16, 2019, at Prairie Winds Park in Calgary. After stoically enduring one of the coldest evenings we’ve had this... Read More

De Keyzer Defies Shrinking Toronto Club Scene

De Keyzer Defies Shrinking Toronto Club Scene
Toronto used to be the centre of a vibrant blues community with the likes of the Brunswick House, Silver Dollar, Jeff Healey’s and the Cadillac Lounge all playing host to major blues artists like Downchild Blues Band, Jeff Healey, King Biscuit Boy, Jack de Keyzer, Colin James, Sue Foley, Matt Minglewood, Dutch Mason et al performing regularly at these downtown... Read More

Dallas Smith Notches His 8th Number One With “Drop”

Dallas Smith Notches His 8th Number One With “Drop”
Multiple JUNO and CCMA Award-winning artist Dallas Smith continues to make history and earns his 8th number one single with “Drop” today as the buoyant hook-filled track tops the Nielsen BDS and Mediabase Canadian Country Radio charts. Serving as the 7th consecutive chart-topper (3rd from his current EP, “The Fall”) as a solo artist, Smith firmly remains in uncharted territory with a record-breaking eight No. 1 singles to date.... Read More

Anthem Entertainment Artist Clayton Bellamy To Release Debut Album From New Project Clayton Bellamy & The Congregation

Anthem Entertainment Artist Clayton Bellamy To Release Debut Album From New Project Clayton Bellamy & The Congregation
Anthem Entertainment recording artist Clayton Bellamy is pleased to announce the release of the debut album from his new venture, Clayton Bellamy & The Congregation. Welcome To The Congregation out on September 20, via all digital retailers, can only be described as a high octane blend of gospel, R&B and riff-driven hard rock. “The Congregation is not just a band but a movement with a message. Bringing... Read More

Hawksley Workman Announces More Canadian + European Tour Dates

Hawksley Workman Announces More Canadian + European Tour Dates
Award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Hawksley Workman has announced additional Canadian and European tour dates in support of his latest album Median Age Wasteland. Canadian audiences will get a special treat; Workman will be touring as Hawksley Workman and The Wolves with his longtime bandmates Derrick Brady (bass), Todd Lumley (piano) and Brad Fitzpatrick (drums). Says Workman about the significance and... Read More

Legendary Canadian Rockers 54-40 Release New Video for “Sublime Like Me”

Legendary Canadian Rockers 54-40 Release New Video for “Sublime Like Me”
Even in today’s absurdly fragmented music scene, it’s easy to spot legendary bands. They’re the ones reliably cranking out great album after great album, each distinct and accessible, in sync with the times, yet timeless. Witness pop/rock luminaries 54-40 and their newest single — the swirling, futuristic, yet somehow vaguely psychedelic “Sublime Like Me” — available now. Established New Year’s... Read More