Author Archives: BK

May 27

CAFA Gala@Fairmount Royal York-Thurs.,May 30th,2019

CAFA will host its sixth annual red-carpet Awards Gala on Thursday, May 30th, 2019 – a unique evening that unite Canadian talent and fashion leaders from all over the world. Honouring established and emerging designers, models, image makers, stylists, beauty artists and influencers, the Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards has established itself as a premier […]

May 27

Vancouver prog-rockers Colour Tongues new release — Single “Southbound”

Canadian indie prog-rockers Colour Tongues are out with their newest release, Almost East, and its premiere single “Southbound” — both available now! Audiences are in for a six track span of the musical spectrum, one that bridges indie and progressive rock into a sound easily admired for its intricate guitar tapping and complex rhythmic arrangements. […]

May 27

JUNO-Nominated Matt Herskowitz “Mirror Image” album release at Jazz Bistro June 4 – Interview with you?

Uniquely combining the superlative technique of a classical virtuoso with his prowess in jazz, world music and free improvisation, pianist, composer and arranger Matt Herskowitz has carved out a unique and personal voice in music. Over the course of the last decade, Matt has produced a series of critically-acclaimed recordings, premiered his works in settings from New […]

May 27

Jessica Rhaye & The Ramshackle Parade “Ring Them Bells” for Bob Dylan’s Birthday

Saint John, NB — May 24, 2019 — Award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter Jessica Rhaye and The Ramshackle Parade toast Bob Dylan’s birthday today with their gospel-folk-rock spin on “Ring Them Bells” — the first single off their forthcoming release, Just Like A Woman – Songs of Bob Dylan. Think psychedelic undertones and folkie ballads. A conversation between rockabilly […]

May 26

The TD Toronto Jazz Festival-June 21st-June 30th 2019.

The TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2019 Whatever flavor of jazz you enjoy, find it at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival this summer, running from June 21st-June 30th 2019, as more than 1,500 musicians perform in over 350 concerts. http://m.torontojazz.com/festival Discover a new artist, explore different genres and attend a live concert surrounded by thousands as […]

May 26

The 22nd Annual Butterfly Ball@The Four Seasons Hotel-Yorkville-Thurs.,May 23rd,2019

This was the 22nd annual Butterfly Ball and the fundraising event is one of Toronto’s most significant fundraisers that promotes Boost CYAC-Child & Youth Advocacy Centre. The sold out event had over 400 guests and was held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Yorkville where guests were treated to a photo opportunity along the glamorous […]

May 25

Anthony Gomes@Hugh’s Room-Wed.,May 22nd,2019

By Wayne Baggs Right from the first note, Anthony Gomes delivered straight ahead, unapologetic hard-rocking blues. His latest release, Peace, Love and Loud Guitars is exactly what Gomes and band: Jeremy Howard on drums and Sean Holland on bass, fed us. With loud guitar being at the forefront. Don’t get me wrong. Gomes has the […]

May 23

Spring Beerfest@Fort York Garrison-Sat.,May 18th-Sun.,May 19th,2019

It’s Spring Beerfest time again and there was no need to head out to the cottage for the May 24 weekend for 2019 ! We had a blast this weekend at Fort York Garrison ! The weather was amazing and the spirits were high for all who attended this weekend. This was all taking place […]

May 21

Power Ball: 21 Club@The Power Plant-Thurs.,June 6th,2019

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery announces artists for Power Ball: 21 Club Tickets are on sale now for Canada’s most notorious bash. powerball21.com The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery today announced the pre and main party artists in anticipation of one of Canada’s most influential and vibrant galas, Power Ball: 21 Club, presented by […]

May 21

Citadel & Compagnie: Against Nature by James Kudelka @ the Citadel: Ross Centre for Dance (May 22-25, 29-Jun 1, 2019)

Director and choreographer: James Kudelka.   May 22-25, May 29-June 1, 2019 at 8pmPost-show audience talkback: Thursday May 30 with James Kudelka, James Rolfe and Alex Poch-Goldin, moderated by Danielle Baskerville.Presented by Citadel + Compagnie through Bright Nights The guidebook of decadence. James Kudelka’s music/dance theatrical, adapts author Joris–Karl Huysman’s scandalous 1884 novel of bourgeois excess, […]

May 20

OPERANATION:TALL TALES@FOUR SEASONS CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS-THURS.,MAY 16th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam and BKonthescene. It was a night of music, culinary experiments, libations and a musical “mashup” that transformed the three floors of Toronto’s Opera House into a place of extravagance and curiosity. It was also a night of fairytale stories on the opera stage. Inside the building, there was a glass palace of […]

May 20

The Royal Conservatory Celebrates 50 years Of Lighthouse@Koerner Hall-Tues.,May 14th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Lighthouse played their first ever concert at The Royal Conservatory. Celebrating 50 years of making and playing music with the city they started in. It was a great night to be a Lighthouse fan. The audience, made up mostly of fans from Lighthouses heydays of the early ’70s, was pumped from the […]

May 20

Toronto-Based Singer-Songwriter Laura Repo Releases Chapbook in Connection with New Album “This Is My Room”, Available Now

“It’s like a deep acceptance of oneself — a big blue sky,” says Canadian singer/songwriter Laura Repo on her newest folk-pop album — the decade-in-the-making missive, This Is My Room — available now. “That’s what this album feels like to me.” Her fourth full-length release, This Is My Room sees Repo exploring new musical avenues […]

May 20

Canadian Country Young Wonder, Beamer Wigley Releases New Single “I Knew”

The Canadian country scene continues to have a young wonder on its watch in the form of Beamer Wigley and his newest single and video, “I Knew” — available now! “It really resonates with me,” says Wigley on the arc of the track, co-written by his manager, award-winning legendary hitmaker and GRAMMY Award-nominated Keith Follese […]

May 20

Dance: Made in Canada Festival @ Betty Oliphant Theatre & Blake House (Aug. 14-18, 2019)

TORONTO, ON — dance: made in canada / fait au canada Festival (d:mic/fac) proudly unveils a diverse program featuring the country’s most sought-after dancers and choreographers for its milestone fifth biennial edition on stage from August 14–18, 2019, at the Betty Oliphant Theatre. Living legend and 2019 Dance Hall of Fame inductee Louise Lecavalier will […]