Taylor Swift Finally Announces Canadian Dates – And All Six Are In Toronto!

Taylor Swift Finally Announces Canadian Dates – And All Six Are In Toronto!
TORONTO — Taylor Swift's Eras Tour will make its way to Canada next year with six nights booked at Toronto's Rogers Centre.  The singer-songwriter announced on Thursday that she will perform Nov. 14 to 16, and Nov. 21 to 23, 2024 — the only Canadian city with stops on her schedule.  Rogers Communications, which is a presenting sponsor, says the... Read More

CANADA’S ROCK OF FAME – The Largest-Ever ‘Mega’ Induction of Canadian Music Icons

CANADA’S ROCK OF FAME – The Largest-Ever ‘Mega’ Induction of Canadian Music Icons
L-R from the top row: April Wine, Chilliwack, Glass Tiger, Lee Aaron, Lighthouse, Loverboy, Max Webster, Michel Pagliaro, Platinum Blonde, PRISM, Rough Trade, The Parachute Club, Trooper A Once-In-A-Lifetime Celebration where 13 of the Most Influential Rock Legends from the ‘70s and ‘80s will be in attendance for their induction into Canada’s Walk of Fame When it comes to music,... Read More

Fefe Dobson Announces the Shut Up And Kiss Me Fall Tour

Fefe Dobson Announces the Shut Up And Kiss Me Fall Tour
This fall, multi-platinum artist Fefe Dobson will be taking her live show on the road across Canada with stops in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Saskatoon and so much more.  Fefe has steadily been releasing new music including singles “FCKN IN LOVE” “Recharge My Heart,” and last month she released her punchy new single “HUNGOVER,” which will all appear on her upcoming album EMOTION SICKNESS due... Read More

Music’s Irresistible Odd Couple

Music’s Irresistible Odd Couple
(Box photos by Ted Van Boort) Your average concert goer would initially be confused by how you can successfully twin a classic rock band like Montreal’s The Box with a Country Rock group like ONE UGLY COWBOY. But as attendees at Hamilton Ontario’s “It’s Your Festival” discovered, their collective ability to entertain a family audience makes such a blend of... Read More

Charley Crockett – King Of The Wild Frontier

Charley Crockett – King Of The Wild Frontier
Photo: Bobby Cochran The accolades have been coming a mile a minute for Americana singer/songwriter Charley Crockett for his 2022 breakthrough album “The Man From Waco”. He is among the most nominated for the 2023 Americana Honors & Awards with nominations for “Artist Of The Year”, “Album of The Year” and “Song Of The Year”. “The Man From Waco” was... Read More

BILLY TALENT “LIVE AT FESTHALLE FRANKFURT” OUT NOW

BILLY TALENT “LIVE AT FESTHALLE FRANKFURT” OUT NOW
Billy Talent return with Live at Festhalle Frankfurt, their first live album since 2007’s 666. The new album, produced by Juno Award nominee for Producer of the Year Ian D’sa and mixed by Juno Award winner Eric Ratz, sees the band perform 21 career spanning hits and was recorded this past November at the iconic German venue in front of a sold-out crowd. The... Read More

Bryan Adams Announces Additional Canadian Dates on ‘So Happy It Hurts’ Tour

Bryan Adams Announces Additional Canadian Dates on ‘So Happy It Hurts’ Tour
Tickets for additional Canadian dates go on sale Friday June 16th at 10am local June 12, 2023 (TORONTO, ON) – Bryan Adams returns to Canada, announcing more dates on his widely successful So Happy It Hurts tour. The tour now features additional shows across the west coast, specifically hitting cities across British Columbia and Alberta. Tickets are available via presale... Read More

Cathedral Performances A New Acoustic Twist For Billy Raffoul

Cathedral Performances A New Acoustic Twist For Billy Raffoul
When Leamington Ontario native Billy Raffoul toured Europe two years ago, he found himself booked to play in Hamburg Germany’s St Michael’s Cathedral as part of that city’s Reeperbahn Festival, the only time that venue is allowed to be used as a concert venue. That date was so successful and the acoustics in the venue so spectacular that Raffoul’s European... Read More

THE BEACHES SHARE EVERYTHING IS BORING (THE ACES REMIX)

THE BEACHES SHARE EVERYTHING IS BORING (THE ACES REMIX)
TORONTO, ON – May 26, 2023 – Last month, The Beaches teased their forthcoming new album, Blame My Ex (set for release on September 15 and available to pre-order here), by dropping the melodic ode-to-an-empty-feeling, Everything Is Boring. Now, the band returns with a new version of the lead single, freshly remixed by acclaimed alt-pop quartet, The Aces. Listen to Everything Is Boring (The Aces Remix) here.  With... Read More

Canada’s Teen Jam, A Prelude to Kitchener’s Wayback Festival – JUNO Award Winners KIM MITCHELL and SASS JORDAN To Headline

Canada’s Teen Jam, A Prelude to Kitchener’s Wayback Festival – JUNO Award Winners KIM MITCHELL and SASS JORDAN To Headline
Some of the best, most innovative musical acts ever started out when they were merely teens – The Runaways, The Strokes, the Arctic Monkeys, to name just a few – and Canada’s Teen Jam, a first-of-its-kind performance showcase, is well aware of the immense talent and creativity that can be developed during that wonderful time of life. Read More

Tina Turner, The Queen Of Rock Dies at age of 83

Tina Turner, The Queen Of Rock Dies at age of 83
By Mike Davidson with files from Keith Sharp (Reuters) - Tina Turner, the American-born singer who left a hardscrabble farming community and abusive relationship to become one of the top recording artists of all time, died on Wednesday at the age of 83. She died peacefully after a long illness in her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland, her representative... Read More

10 for the Show – Trooper’s Induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame

10 for the Show – Trooper’s Induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame
By Brian Stanko - The red-carpet procession of the Trooper train spread across the branded backdrop where the members attempted to please the gaggle of photographers–aiming for poses that balanced the inherent sense of rock ‘n’ roll attitude with the fact that the accumulated years had taken much of the edge off that attitude, leaving some very broad and sincere... Read More

Injustice Corrected – Trooper is Inducted into Canada’s Music Hall of Fame

Injustice Corrected – Trooper is Inducted into Canada’s Music Hall of Fame
By Keith Sharp Outrageous negligence will finally be corrected Thursday, May 18th, when Vancouver’s Trooper is inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at Calgary’s Studio Bell Centre. They, along with Country Artist Terri Clark, Francophone star Diane Dufresne and noted jazz pianist Oliver Jones will join Nickelback, who have already been inducted into the hall during this year’s... Read More