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Shawn Mendes Announces First Headlining Stadium Show At Rogers Centre

Shawn Mendes Announces First Headlining Stadium Show At Rogers Centre
December 3, 2018 (Toronto, ON) – Today, Toronto born multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes announces his first-ever stadium show in his hometown. On September 6th, 2019 Shawn Mendes will play Rogers Centre in Toronto for the first time. The headlining show marks his biggest to date and will wrap up the North American leg of his global arena tour. “Playing Rogers Centre is... Read More

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

Multi-Platinum Rock Band The Tea Party Announce The Black River Tour
Monday, December 3, 2018       TORONTO, ON – Today, multi-platinum Canadian rock band, The Tea Party announce The Black River Tour, making 35 stops across Canada and The United States, starting in Kingston, ON on March 16, 2019, and ending in Los Angeles, CA on May 18, 2019. This announcement comes hot on the heels of their new single “Black River”, which... Read More

The Strumbellas return with their new single, Salvation.

The Strumbellas return with their new single, Salvation.
Toronto, ON – November 29, 2018 – Today, The Strumbellas return with their new single, Salvation. The track was produced by Tim Pagnotta (Elle King, Walk the Moon), co-produced by Brian Phillips, and mixed by Neal Avron, and is out now via the band’s own imprint, Underneath A Mountain Records, under exclusive license to eOne Music Canada. Listen to Salvation... Read More

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