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Canadian Music Week presents Four Feature Music Docs in partnership with Hot Docs

Canadian Music Week presents Four Feature Music Docs in partnership with Hot Docs
Canadian Music Week is pleased to partner with Hot Docs to present four Canadian music documentaries as part of the 2021 CMW Virtual Festival May 18 – 21, 2021. CMW Conference registrants and Hot Docs members will have access to the premiere of No Tickets At The Door, and notable works from the Hot Docs archives including I’m Going To Break... Read More

Peterborough Musicfest Live at Home with The Reklaws and special guest James Barker

Peterborough Musicfest Live at Home with The Reklaws and special guest James Barker
Peterborough Musicfest is back! After a challenging year that saw all live in-person performances cancelled, the festival returns with its first-ever live-streamed concert featuring The Reklaws and special guest James Barker. “Our good friends Jenna and Stu from The Reklaws will be in Peterborough to film this special live-streamed concert at the Showplace Performance Centre,” says Musicfest general manager Tracey... Read More

12th Annual Light of Day Canada Festival Goes Online — February 19 & 20 featuring Tom Morello, Steve Earle, Jake Clemons + more

12th Annual Light of Day Canada Festival Goes Online — February 19 & 20 featuring Tom Morello, Steve Earle, Jake Clemons + more
Tom Morello, Steve Earle, Jake Clemons, Ron James, Wayne Kramer, and Rusty Young are just a few of the over 50 artists set to take centre screen this month for the 12th Annual Light of Day Canada Online Festival this February 19th and 20th. In its continued effort to raise funds for Parkinson’s disease and cancer research and care, Light... Read More

Pajama Party Provides New Year’s Eve Alternative

Pajama Party Provides New Year’s Eve Alternative
By Keith Sharp Okay, so you are wondering what you are going to do on New Year’s Eve 2020! No clubs to go to, all the regular outdoor gatherings restricted and you can’t handle Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen’s CNN television countdown. So, courtesy of ace fund-raiser Ed Sousa you can tune into his `New Year’s Eve’ Pajama Party, to... Read More

Country Music Group Of The Year The Washboard Union To Host Corus Country Radio Christmas Special

Country Music Group Of The Year The Washboard Union To Host Corus Country Radio Christmas Special
Special Airs On Country 105 Calgary, CISN 103.9 Edmonton and Country 104 London on December 25 Corus Radio announced today that Juno award-winning and three-time Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Group of the Year Award winners, The Washboard Union will host A Washboard Union Christmas on Corus Radio country stations across Canada.  The two-hour radio special will air on December... Read More

The 16th Annual Andy Kim Christmas is going National on Saturday, December 19th

The 16th Annual Andy Kim Christmas is going National on Saturday, December 19th
ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS TELEVISION SPECIAL  in support of Crew Nation, CAMH Gifts of Light and Food Banks Canada airs Saturday, December 19 at 8 pm on Citytv and Citytv.com Featuring performances by Andy Kim, Barenaked Ladies, Broken Social Scene, Buffy Sainte-Marie, City and Colour, Glass Tiger & Roch Voisine, Jully Black, Ron Sexsmith, Sam Roberts, Sarah McLachlan, Serena Ryder &... Read More

Gordon Lightfoot One Night Only Live Worldwide Webcast From The Legendary El Mocambo December 18th @ 8PM ET

Gordon Lightfoot One Night Only Live Worldwide Webcast From The Legendary El Mocambo December 18th @ 8PM ET
Gordon Lightfoot “Streaming The Sundown Live” December 18th at 8:00 pm ET  One Night Only Live Worldwide Webcast From The Legendary El Mocambo In Downtown Toronto  ORDER NOW AT NUGS.NET After more than 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it’s safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with the most exclusive company atop... Read More

Jack de Keyzer, JW-Jones and Samantha Martin Lead the Nominations for the 24th Annual Maple Blues Awards

Jack de Keyzer, JW-Jones and Samantha Martin Lead the Nominations for the 24th Annual Maple Blues Awards
Despite 2020 being the year that really wasn’t, the Toronto Blues Society continues to support and promote Canadian Blues artists by announcing the nominees for the upcoming 24th Annual Maple Blues Awards. The winners will be announced online from four cities over four nights –February 1, 8, 15, and 22.  Leading the way in nominations is Toronto’s Jack de Keyzer,... Read More

MONOWHALES Combat Pandemic with El Mocambo Live stream gigs

MONOWHALES Combat Pandemic with El Mocambo Live stream gigs
By Keith Sharp One of Canada’s hottest new musical outfits, Toronto’s MONOWHALES will attempt to defeat the current COVID-19 lockdown by performing two live stream concerts on November 26 & 27 at the legendary El Mocambo in support of a new single “All Or Nothing”. On the phone from the band’s rehearsal space, band lead vocalist Sally Shaar takes time out... Read More

Gowan Plans Live Stream Belleville Gig – Thursday, October 29th, 2020

Gowan Plans Live Stream Belleville Gig – Thursday, October 29th, 2020
By Keith Sharp Lawrence Gowan is ecstatic about the prospect of leaving his Toronto residence to motor down the 401 to perform a live stream concert – Thursday, October 29th, 2020 8 pm from Mark Rashotte’s Belleville Empire Theatre. “I’ve got a big show to perform and it’s not even at my house!” Gowan cracked from his lakeside abode. “I’ve done... Read More

The Spoons Head Back To The Basement in Special 80s Revival LIVE Virtual Concert

The Spoons Head Back To The Basement in Special 80s Revival LIVE Virtual Concert
Saturday, June 13th 2:00pm EST & 7:00pm EST via Facebook Live Event Link via Facebook: 2:00pm EST Event Link via Facebook: 7:00pm EST On a mission to relive days watching MTV and MUCH in the basement so you didn’t drive your parents crazy, Abducted By The 80s presents a virtual concert Back To the Basement — featuring the Spoons —... Read More

The Box perform at the historic Regent Theatre, Oshawa – Friday, March 6, 2020 8:00 PM

The Box perform at the historic Regent Theatre, Oshawa – Friday, March 6, 2020  8:00 PM
FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2020  8:00 PM Presented by:  Music Express in Association with Word Travels Fast The Box is a classic eighties Montreal Pop/Rock Band which enjoyed major chart success with hits like ‘Closer Together’, ‘Ordinary People’, ‘Carry On’, & ‘My Dreams of You’. They also perform a live show-stopping cover of Men Without Hats ‘Safety Dance’. Founded by Jean-Marc Pisapia... Read More

Tribute to the Legends of Reggae Features First Female GRAMMY Reggae Award Nominee & Bob Marley Backing Vocalist JUDY MOWATT

Tribute to the Legends of Reggae Features First Female GRAMMY Reggae Award Nominee & Bob Marley Backing Vocalist JUDY MOWATT
With 5x JUNO Award Winner Exco Levi, Kaisha Lee, Professor Nuts, General Trees & Warrior Love Band Hosted by Master T & Featuring Toronto-based DJ Joshua Lucas Tribute to the Legends of Reggae Saturday, February 8 @ The Rose 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton, ON — Doors 7pm, Show 8pm  Sunday, February 9 @ Le Belmont 4483 boul. St. Laurent, Montreal... Read More

New Dates Added For Country Fuzz Presents: The Cadillac Three

New Dates Added For Country Fuzz Presents: The Cadillac Three
Known for their sweaty and raucous live show, THE CADILLAC THREE answer fan demand with additional tour dates. The Nashville trio amplifies their headline run with 18 new stops this Spring on COUNTRY FUZZ PRESENTS: THE CADILLAC THREE, which kicks off January 23 in Jackson, TN before traversing to Europe and Canada. Devoted members of the TC3 Drinking Club can... Read More

Toronto’s 18th Annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival Sets the Stage for 2020

Toronto’s 18th Annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival Sets the Stage for 2020
Winterfolk XVIII is Set for February 21st, 22nd & 23rd in Toronto’s ANNEX  More than 100+ Artists on 5 Stages for 3 Days of Music With Winterfolk XVIII around the corner, time is running short for local live music fans to nab ‘early bird’ wristbands at $15 each — a 40% savings; the special pre-2020 offer is available until December... Read More