Author Archives: BK

February 01

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Create A Musical “Canvas” With New Studio Album Out March 17th, 2023

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Create A Musical Canvas With New Studio Album Out March 17th, 2023 Bio  Promo Video on YouTube A blank canvas is full of possibility—much like the partnership of Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, whose new album Canvas comes out March 17, 2023. They are two of the world’s top Celtic fiddlers: she a renowned, […]

February 01

Swedish-Danish Pop Artist Frida Maria Creates “Magic” With New Single

“Magic” YouTube and Spotify Website There is magic inside each and every one of us, and it’s our job to mold it into something great. That is the theme behind Swedish-Danish artist Frida Maria’s latest single, appropriately titled “Magic.” In “Magic,” Frida explains the energy and possibility within each of our own realities. We have the power to […]

January 31

Stars Align for Toronto Singer-Songwriter Meredith Moon (Gordon Lightfoot’s Daughter) With ‘Constellations’ Album

Stars Align for Toronto Singer-Songwriter Meredith Moon For the launch of her True North Records album  Constellations WAVs, MP3s, Photos, Bio and All Assets Here “Constellations” YouTube and Spotify Website True North Records today announced the signing of Meredith Moon and the forthcoming release of her new album, Constellations, a blisteringly honest but astonishing body of work that easily puts […]

January 31

PHF ANNOUNCES 2023 ALL-STAR WEEKEND, ROSTERS, RECEPTION AND FIRST EVER ALL-STAR GAME IN CANADA; TORONTO SUN.,JANUARY 29TH,2023

By Alex Lau, Sally Warburton & Steve Blackburn 45 players selected to compete for Canada, United States, World teams The Premier Hockey Federation (PHF) announced its 2023 All-Star rosters for the showcase event on Sunday, January 29 in Toronto, Ontario. A total of 45 players have been selected and divided into three teams consisting of 15 American, […]

January 30

125,000 Streams In A Week! Regina, SK’s Pop Maestro nasmore Greets You With “Welcome To The Hell”

“Welcome To The Hell” Spotify Website Hell has never sounded this good. “Welcome To The Hell,” the new single by the eclectic Regina, SK-based pop maestro known as nasmore, taps into his unique sonic formula: an amalgam of stadium rock, goth-industrial textures, modern R&B and cinematic scores. Like most nasmore singles, it’s a collaboration. Returning to […]

January 29

Fête Chinoise @The Shangri-La, Sat., Jan. 28th, 2023

Fête Chinoise returns with its 8th annual edition of its beautiful award-winning magazine and its signature luxurious gala, in support of the Scarborough Health Network (SHN), to celebrate contemporary Chinese culture and arts with a wonderland full of the best in fabulous festive foods, drinks, fashion, design and entertainment with the help of celebrity chefs […]

January 29

Hugh’s Room Live presents Albert Lee with Kate Taylor @The El Mocambo – Thurs., Jan. 26th, 2023

By Franklin Lau Guitar virtuoso Albert Lee was on stage at the legendary El Mocambo. Lee put together an incredible show on Thursday night, and the 79 year young musician was in fine form from the start of show to the encore. Opening up and to kick off the concert was American singer-songwriter, Kate Taylor. […]

January 29

Rock Trio FAKE MAGIC Explores The Ups and (Mostly) Downs Of Fatherhood In ‘Sad Dad’ Album 

“Begging To Be Lonely” YouTube and Spotify Website Toronto reminiscent rock trio, Fake Magic released the album Sad Dad, which reflects on all the intricacies and responsibilities of being a man. Particularly a dad. A sad dad.  However, the group – Greg Markham, Bryan Paccagnella and Cory Williams – didn’t limit their inspiration to forlorn fathers. No. The […]

January 28

The Reklaws@History-Friday, January 27, 2023 

By Sally Warburton and Photography By Franklin Lau Country music is alive and well in Toronto! And the proof was Friday night at History music venue on Queen Street East when The Reklaws made their stop on their Canada-wide tour. Sold out concert! Ontario born Brother and sister duo Jenna and Stuart Walker are well […]

January 28

Karma Isn’t Just A Young Person’s Game: 66-Year-Old Mark Wihlidal Releases Scathing “You And Me” About Life and Love

“You And Me” YouTube and Spotify Facebook Fed up with lies from his partner, Oshawa, ON singer/songwriter Mark Wihlidal puts his faith in Karma on his new single “You and Me,” following his joyous debut single, “Life Can Be A Mystery” released in July 2022. Both songs were written and recorded collaboratively with his band, Mark Wihlidal and […]

January 27

Sommsation Wine Lounge Is A Sensation In Park City During Film Festivals!

SOMMSATION IS A SENSATION IN PARK CITY DURING FILM FESTIVALS Wine Experience Brand and Marketplace Fetes Filmmakers  at Old Town Cellars and Zooz Cinema Center at Mustang Restaurant; Celebs from Will Forte to Rain Phoenix Visited Sommsation Lounger Will Forte and Elizabeth Mitchell at ALIENS ABDUCTED MY PARENTS AND NOW I FEEL KINDA LEFT OUT […]

January 27

Halifax Rock Band The Flakes Releases New Single and EP “PINK JETSTREAM”

WAVs, MP3s, Photos, Bio and All Assets Here “Pink Jetstream” YouTube and Spotify Bandcamp From the ashes of a band called Glass Atlas would rise the jet-fueled sound of The Flakes; founded in 2017 by guitarist Adam Sweeney and drummer Kyle Merson, they’ve been on a rampage since they hit the scene. In 2018, the band would be accompanied by […]

January 27

Vancouver’s Persian Powerhouse Tissa Rahim Debuts Soulful Acoustic Retelling of Heartbreak In “Done, Done, Done” 

“Done, Done, Done” Spotify Website Powerful vocals accompanied by heartfelt acoustic expressions are what make Vancouver’s Tissa Rahim’s newest single, “Done, Done, Done” such a gem. Tissa’s emotional dumping about a one-way relationship comes off as an authentic and empowering anthem as a slew of seasoned musicians paint the canvas for a soulful retelling.  Featuring Berlin’s […]

January 26

Meryl McMaster: Bloodline Opens February 4 at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Meryl McMaster: BloodlineOpens February 4 atthe McMichael Canadian Art CollectionExhibition spotlights artist’s pioneering photographic works and explorations of family histories and diasporic identitiesMeryl McMaster (b. 1988), The Grass Grows Deep, 2022, Giclée Print, 101.6 x 152.4 cm,Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Bulger Gallery and Pierre-François Ouellette contemporary art, © Meryl McMaster  KLEINBURG, ON – On Saturday, February 4, the […]

January 26

Annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival Marks 21st Year Featuring Sultans of String, Gary Kendall Band, Anne Lindsay & MORE

Friday February 24th will stream 8:00 – 10:30 PMONLINE Sunday February 25th – LIVE 1 PM – 10 PM Sunday February 26th – LIVE 1 PM – 10 PM After two years of an online-only hiatus due to the Covid pandemic, Toronto’s annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival is back IRL, baby, for its 21stAnniversary! The festival, which features a change […]