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Sue Foley, Crystal Shawanda, Jenie Thai, Harry Manx & Steve Marriner, Earle & Coffin to perform at Maple Blues Awards

Sue Foley, Crystal Shawanda, Jenie Thai, Harry Manx & Steve Marriner, Earle & Coffin to perform at Maple Blues Awards
Raoul Bhaneja hosts Koerner Hall National Blues Gala February 4 Montreal’s Guy Bélanger to host lobby afterparty “Winner’s Circle Jam” (Toronto) – The Toronto Blues Society has announced the performers who will grace the stage at Koerner Hall in Toronto for the 22nd annual Maple Blues Awards gala and concert, to be held on Monday, February 4th, 2019. Heating up the cold February... Read More
SUMMER FESTIVAL CIRCUIT INCLUDES IMPRESSIVE LIST OF INTERNATIONAL DATES   #1 ALTERNATIVE RADIO SINGLE, “EVERYTHING IS ALRIGHT” CERTIFIED GOLD After a year of memorable shows, JUNO Award winning alternative-rock band, The Glorious Sons are gearing up for a very special performance as direct support for The Rolling Stones at Orange Veledrome in Marseille, France on Friday June 26. “I’ve been to three... Read More

Win An Autographed Copy Of The Box’s New EP

Win An Autographed Copy Of The Box’s New EP
Montreal’s The Box Is celebrating the release of their new 5-track EP `Take Me Home’ and their scheduled Ontario tour dates by awarding 10 personally autographed copies of their new release, Simply answer the following question and submit your answer via email to keith@themusicexpress.ca. Including a complete return address.  Closing date for this contest is Friday May 18th  . Question: What... Read More

Country Star Tim Hicks Turns Up The Volume For Brand New Single “LOUD”

Country Star Tim Hicks Turns Up The Volume For Brand New Single “LOUD”
Niagara Falls-born multi-platinum, award winning country star Tim Hicks shares his new single “LOUD” today.  Amplifying the airwaves at radio, the song will be available to stream and/or download at all digital retailers via Open Road Recordings/Universal Music Canada on Friday, April 13th. Written by Tim Hicks, Todd Clark, Gavin Slate and Travis Wood and produced by Todd Clark “LOUD” centres on... Read More

Greta Van Fleet Continues To Break Radio Records With “Safari Song” Holding #1 Spot On Canadian Rock Charts

Greta Van Fleet Continues To Break Radio Records With “Safari Song” Holding #1 Spot On Canadian Rock Charts
Rising Michigan rock band, Greta Van Fleet, continue to break Canadian radio records with their second single “Safari Song” which debuted at #18 on the active rock charts and hit #1 in just one month, maintaining the top spot for eight consecutive weeks and counting. This follows the success of band’s debut single “Highway Tune“, which set the record for most... Read More

Hedley dropped by Feldman, Neon Dreams backs out of tour.

Hedley dropped by Feldman, Neon Dreams backs out of tour.
From Global News… The management team representing the pop-rock group Hedley has terminated all “business relationships with the band.”   A statement released Friday by Watchdog Management and the Feldman Agency cited “the multiple allegations against Hedley” as the reason for the decision. The rockers — fronted by Jacob Hoggard and including Dave Rosin, Tommy Mac and Jay Benison — are under... Read More

Euro Dates Highlight Scenic Route To Alaska LP Release

Euro Dates Highlight Scenic Route To Alaska LP Release
Edmonton-based indie rock trio Scenic Route to Alaska are set to release their new LP Tough Luck on March 9 via popTrip Records. The album features the single “Slow Down” which hit #1 on the CBC Radio 3 Top 30 late last year. SRTA worked once again with famed producer Howard Redekopp (Tegan & Sara, The New Pornographers) at the legendary recording studio The Warehouse in Vancouver to produce an... Read More

TEENAGE HEAD’S FUN COMES FAST TO BE RE-RELEASED

TEENAGE HEAD’S FUN COMES FAST TO BE RE-RELEASED
On Friday, November 24, 2017, Warner Music Canada will release Canadian punk rock pioneers Teenage Head’s Fun Comes Fast, a double album collection of songs spanning the group’s 40 year career.  The band will celebrate the release with upcoming shows in Toronto, Hamilton and St. Catharines with many more dates on the horizon (see dates below). Warner Music Canada President Steve... Read More

Behind The Vinyl: Tell Somebody – Sass Jordan

Behind The Vinyl: Tell Somebody – Sass Jordan
Singer/Songwriter Sass Jordan, came by the boom 97.3 studios again to play “Tell Somebody” on vinyl! Sass talks about making the song, how her album cover almost lost her radio airplay because of “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover”, how she made the music video and more!  Watch as Sass goes Behind The Vinyl! You can buy “Tell Somebody”... Read More

The Weeknd Releases “Reminder” Remix Feat. Young Thug And A$Ap Rocky

The Weeknd Releases “Reminder” Remix Feat. Young Thug And A$Ap Rocky
Grammy Award®-winning and multi-platinum selling artist The Weeknd has released a remix of his hit song “REMINDER” featuring Young Thug and A$AP Rocky via Republic Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. The remix comes on the heels of five 2017 MTV Video Music Award nominations, four of which directly celebrate his work on “Reminder” for Video Of The... Read More

Pesky Promoters Prompt Harem Scarem Revival

Pesky Promoters Prompt Harem Scarem Revival
Harem Scarem lead vocalist Harry Hess was quite content working away in his recording studio, producing other artists as well as laying down tracks on various on-going projects. By his own admission, he didn’t miss the classic rock band he pulled the plug on following the release of the band’s `final’ record release `Hope’ in 2008. But those pesky promoters... Read More