Category Archives: Arts

October 16

London, ON Jazz-Pop Artist Justin Maki Flirts With an Elusive Old Flame in New “Close To You” Single & Video

Watch “Close To You” via YouTube Here Sometimes you mess up, and a relationship ends. And even though it’s over, you’ve been okay with that, until one day, out of nowhere, that old flame starts haunting your daydreams. Delving deep into this type of deliciously torturous mental scenario is Canadian singer/songwriter Justin Maki and his […]

October 16

Rocker JOSH RITCHIE Solidifies His Voice & Shines Light on the ‘Love at the End of the World’ Album and Single

As seen and heard in Toronto Blues Society and CBC Searchlight…Rocker JOSH RITCHIE Solidifies His Voice & Shines Light on the ‘Love at the End of the World’ Album and Single When it feels like the light at the end of the tunnel is dim, there always seems to be an artist like Wiarton, ON’s […]

October 16

MELANIE DURRANT Brings The Voice  With New Single “BAIT & SWITCH”

MELANIE DURRANT  Brings The Voice  “BAIT & SWITCH”  Award-winning, Canadian R&B singer Melanie Durrant released her new single and music video, “Bait & Switch.” The soulful artist brings her signature edge to “Bait & Switch” produced by Mo’Jointz and CedSolo.  Durrant takes on relationship struggles, the raw honesty of the pain and the joy with the artists vulnerability on full display.  In the “Bait & Switch” video, directed by Toronto director […]

October 15

Ottawa-Born, Kingston-Based Pop-Rockers JukeBox County Speak Volumes About Communication With Inner Space/Outer Space Album & “Words” Single

Watch “Words” via YouTube Here Seldom do you get to sit back and enjoy pop-rock in its rawest, most sentimental form, but Canadian band JukeBox County — and their new album Inner Space/Outer Space — can give you just that. Produced by Hugh Christopher Brown through Wolfe Island Records, the 10-track release marked the official […]

October 15

“Energetic and exciting music fest from a band with talent to burn… The very epitome of world music: no boundaries, no rules!” — Maverick Music Magazine

3x JUNO Nominees & 3x CFMA Winners Sultans of String Release New Single, “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” Featuring Tara Salah Moneka & Ahmed Moneka, Song Lands Ahead of Forthcoming New Album, Sanctuary — Out November 10 Watch “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” via YouTube Here Dubbed by Maverick Music Magazine […]

October 15

N THEATERS DECEMBER 17 – Sundance award-winning Documentary ‘PRESIDENT’  EP’s Thandiwe Newton, Danny Glover-CAMILLA NIELSSON‘S CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED FILM ON THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY IN ZIMBABWE

IN THEATERS STARTING FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17SUNDANCE 2021 AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY PRESIDENT CAMILLA NIELSSON‘S CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED FILM ON THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY IN ZIMBABWE Executive Produced by Thandiwe Newton and Danny Glover “The way this film confronts the fragility of democracy and the ever-looming possibility of violence hit home for this American viewer in a way that was both harrowing and […]

October 15

Toronto Fringe Announces Programming for New Primetime Festival

Toronto FringeAnnounces Programming for NewPrimetime Festival The Toronto Fringe is proud to present their new festival, the Primetime Festival, with five digital theatrical experiences from October 30 – November 28, 2021. The Primetime Festival will include live and on-demand virtual presentations of works from Jacqui Du Toit, Mind of a Snail Puppet Co, Tita Collective, Velvet Wells, plus the opening night presentation of With Love and […]

October 15

The Redford Center and IF/Then Shorts Announce Finalists for $35,000 Grant Initiative. Six film projects highlighting stories of people, places, and paths to accessing the outdoors invited to participate in Nature Access pitch event at DOC NYCNew York, NY

IF/THEN SHORTS & THE REDFORD CENTER ANNOUNCE NATURE ACCESS SHORT FILM FINALISTS Six film projects highlighting stories of people, places, and paths to accessing the outdoors invited to participate in Nature Access pitch event at DOC NYCNew York, NY — The Redford Center and IF/Then Shorts, announced today the finalists for the inaugural IF/Then x The […]

October 15

Contemporary Folk-Rocker Howard Gladstone Releases “The World’s Become A Warmer Place” from Concord Sessions Album

Watch “The World’s Become A Warmer Place” via YouTube Here A hybrid folk album that holds a disarming mirror up to human nature, Toronto-based contemporary folk-rocker Howard Gladstone has released his new album, Concord Sessions, and singles “Building A Fence” and “The World’s Become A Warmer Place” — available now! In the age of environmental […]

October 14

Eclecticus Celebrate the Joys of Concert Going with Fun and Frantic “Got Me Going”

Watch “Got Me Going” via YouTube Here There’s no excitement quite like knowing you’re going to a concert tonight, and Canadian rockers Eclecticus capture that unique joy with their fun new single “Got Me Going”  — available now! Straight from their newly minted EP of the same name, “Got Me Going” is a song perfect […]

October 14

3x Guitarist of the Year & 6x JUNO Nominated David Gogo Sips from a Silver Cup in New Album & Single — Available Now

The Canadian Roots & Blues Artist Releases “Never Gonna Change” & Album’s Title Track, “Silver Cup” as Part of 16th Full-Length Album Offering Nanaimo, BC’s multi-award winning and JUNO nominated Canadian artist David Gogo knows the blues, and so does his songwriting, his guitar, and his sharp-witted lyrics that relate as easily as they break […]

October 14

Country Star Laurie LeBlanc Places a Big Bet on Love with “All In”

Song is Latest in String of Hot Singles from the Francophone Country Artist’s ECMA & Music NB-Nominated First All-Original English Album, When It’s Right, It’s Right Watch “All In” via YouTube Here Risking it all for love over a game of chance has never sounded like it feels so good until multi-award winning East Coast […]

October 14

R&B Singer/Songwriter PLAZA Debuts First Studio Album, Nocturnes & Emotionally Charged “Still Alive” Single

  Watch “Still Alive” via YouTube Here With a blend of dark piano, synth hits and spacious vocals, PLAZA instills a feeling of cruising down empty boulevards late at night, pining for lost love, and “Still Alive,” off of the Canadian R&B artist’s debut album, Nocturnes, drives home the harrowing emptiness that comes with leaving old […]

October 14

Debut Stand-Up Comedy Album  Stand-up comedian Dan Hendricken will release his debut comedy album Last Call on Comedy Records.

Comedy Records presentsLast Call by Dan HendrickenDebut Stand-Up Comedy Album  Stand-up comedian Dan Hendricken will release his debut comedy album Last Call on Comedy Records. Recorded live at Trailside Music Hall on Prince Edward Island, Last Call will be available for digital release November 5, 2021. Dan Hendricken is a “golden retriever of a human being”, and on Last Call his happy, matter-of-fact nature is on display. Dan Hendricken has […]

October 13

THE Song for 2021: Maria Muldaur Releases “”I’m Vaccinated & I’m Ready For Love!”

I’m Vaccinated & I’m Ready For Love – YouTube Video I’m Vaccinated & I’m Ready For Love – WAV   Six-time Grammy nominee Maria Muldaur, who’s been dubbed “The First Lady of Roots Music” for previous albums touching on her wide-ranging influences from blues, country, folk, jazz and even jug band music, releases her new  single […]