Search

Country Thunder Format Provides Boost For Canadian Talent

Country Thunder Format Provides Boost For Canadian Talent
Gerry Krochak and his CEO partner Troy Vollhoffer maybe good ole Saskatchewan boys but even though they have created a series Country Thunder music festivals which feature some of Country Music’s biggest names, they still get a big kick out of presenting Canadian talent to U.S audiences. With a network of festivals which spans Twin Lakes Wisconsin, Florence Arizona, Craven... Read More

Cloutier Aims To Keep Kitchener Blues Festival Lineup Fresh

Cloutier Aims To Keep Kitchener Blues Festival Lineup Fresh
For the past 18 years, Claude Cloutier has culminated a year-long search to present the best-established performers and new artists to the Kitchener Blues Festival, in Kitchener, Ontario, which hits year 19 this year from August 8-11 at four major downtown locations. It doesn’t get any easier as old guard blues performers pass away but Cloutier is diligent enough in his... Read More

The Rolling Stones Announce Re-Scheduled North American Tour Start Me Up In June to August 2019

The Rolling Stones Announce Re-Scheduled North American Tour Start Me Up In June to August 2019
The Rolling Stones are delighted to announce the rescheduling of their 2019 ‘No Filter’ North American tour in full. All the cities from the previously postponed shows are locked in with full details of 17 concerts announced today. The only Canadian date at Burl’s Creek in Ontario remains scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2019. Additionally, Canada Rocks with The Rolling... Read More

Yes We Mystic ~ Announce North American Summer Tour

Yes We Mystic ~ Announce North American Summer Tour
 Toronto, ON – May 17, 2019 – Yes We Mystic have unleashed their “sonically adventurous” (Exclaim!) new full-length album, Ten Seated Figures, to the world, and now the group is ready to share the new songs with audiences across Canada. Following a spring trek across Europe, the band will return to their home country for a run of shows through... Read More

Carly Rae Jepsen ~ Releases New Album “Dedicated” Today, May 17

Carly Rae Jepsen ~ Releases New Album “Dedicated” Today, May 17
TORONTO, ON – Multi-platinum Grammy, Juno and Polaris Prize nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen releases her new fourth album, Dedicated,  May 17th on 604 Records. Jepsen worked with a crew of trusted songwriters and producers, among them John Hill, Jack Antonoff, Captain Cuts, Patrik Berger, and her longtime collaborator Tavish Crowe, on Dedicated. Jepsen released “Party For One,” the first... Read More

Brand-New Song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” From The Forthcoming Album, Rocketman: Music From The Motion Picture, Is Out Today

Brand-New Song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” From The Forthcoming Album, Rocketman: Music From The Motion Picture, Is Out Today
15 May 2019 (Toronto, ON) – “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again”, a brand-new song written especially for ROCKETMAN by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, and performed by Elton and Taron Egerton, was premiered this morning on BBC Radio 2. Listen HERE. The song is taken from the eagerly anticipated album Rocketman: Music From The Motion Picture out May 24 via Virgin EMI/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company, which sees celebrated producer... Read More

Honey Jam Auditions June 2nd in Toronto or Submit Online

Honey Jam Auditions June 2nd in Toronto or Submit Online
Auditions for the latest installment of the female-focused talent search take place Sunday, June 2 with finalists showcasing August 22 in Toronto Music fans and influencers don’t need a crystal ball to foresee the next wave of female superstars.  A stop at Toronto’s Rivoli on Sunday, June 2nd @ 2 pm where auditions for the 2019 installment of auditions for... Read More

Lights Announces Skin&Earth Acoustic Album & Tour

Lights Announces Skin&Earth Acoustic Album & Tour
MAY 14TH – Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company is pleased to announce Lights’ new album Skin&Earth Acoustic, which is available for preorder now. Skin&Earth Acoustic is heralded by “Lost Girls,” one of three new tracks appearing on the album alongside seven acoustic versions of tracks taken from 2017’s Skin&Earth album (see attached tracklisting). “Lost Girls” is accompanied by an official video which is streaming now... Read More

Delhi 2 Dublin Hits A Multi-Cultural Groove

Delhi 2 Dublin Hits A Multi-Cultural Groove
Sanjay Seran sounds a little frustrated as he reports on the Canadian Music Week showcase performance of Vancouver’s Delhi 2 Dublin Wednesday, May 8th at Toronto’s Rivoli Nightclub. Apparently, sound glitches had disrupted the quartet’s debut of their latest `We Got This’ CD release and their unique blend of Bhangra, reggae, dub, electropop influences. “It’s a bit frustrating, you want to... Read More

Enter to Win a Signed CD – New Album 2.0 by Aldo Nova

Enter to Win a Signed CD – New Album 2.0 by Aldo Nova
Win One Of 10 Personally Autographed Aldo Nova 2.0 CDs ~ Ten lucky Music Express readers will win one of 10 personally autographed CDs by Montreal superstar Aldo Nova~ To submit go to the Music Express online contest form and simply answer the skill-testing question – submit the contest form no later than Friday, June 7th 5 pm for your chance to... Read More

The Northern Pikes Return With First New Album In 16 Years, Forest Of Love, Out June 7

The Northern Pikes Return With First New Album In 16 Years, Forest Of Love, Out June 7
14 MAY 2019 (TORONTO, ON) – The legacy of Canadian rockers The Northern Pikes continues in 2019 with the release of their brand-new ninth studio album, Forest of Love. Slated for release on June 7 via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company, Forest of Love is available for preorder now on digital, CD and limited-edition opaque white coloured vinyl LP. To coincide with today’s... Read More

Facing Alan Frew’s Mortality Put Glass Tiger Back In The Game

Facing Alan Frew’s Mortality Put Glass Tiger Back In The Game
Ask Glass Tiger lead vocalist Alan Frew if his recovery from a near-fatal stroke, suffered August 20th,2015, has played any role in the band’s accelerated level of activity over the past couple of years (two album releases, two major national tours) and he will shrug off the mishap as just a major inconvenience. But probe a little deeper and the... Read More

Aerosmith, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kid Rock, and Nickelback to headline inaugural ROXODUS Festival

Aerosmith, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kid Rock, and Nickelback to headline inaugural ROXODUS Festival
Thousands of music fans will gather this summer in Edenvale, Ontario, with views of the stunning Blue Mountain hills, 90 minutes north of Toronto and 10 minutes from Wasaga Beach for the first annual ROXODUS Festival – an epic four-day event running July 11-14, 2019. A once in a lifetime experience with a stellar line up of iconic artists, ROXODUS is... Read More

The Beaches Announce The Professional EP Set For Release On May 16

The Beaches Announce The Professional EP Set For Release On May 16
May 06 2019 (Toronto, ON) – JUNO Award-winning female rock band The Beaches today announce The Professional EP, due May 16 via Universal Music Canada. Produced by the band’s long-time collaborator Jacknife Lee (The Killers, U2, Weezer), the collection features the group’s current single “Snake Tongue” and shattering fan favourite “Fascination.” WATCH THE VIDEO FOR “SNAKE TONGUE” HERE https://thebeaches.lnk.to/ASTP Strapped... Read More