Category Archives: club

January 28

Rik Emmett at Hugh’s Room – January 26 & 27, 2019

By Sally Warburton Sunday, January 27 was the 2nd of two nights when Rik Emmett and Dave Dunlop performed at Hugh’s Room Live, Toronto.  Musician, songwriter, record producer, instructor at Humber College’s Business Music program, Rik Emmett is best known for his time with the group Triumph. A proficient and versatile bass guitarist, Emmett is also a vocalist, synthesizer […]

December 24

Big Sugar paying tribute to their long-time bassist GARRY LOWE with a benefit concert on December 28 at Danforth Music Hall featuring Barenaked Ladies, Bedouin Soundclash, Broken Social Scene, Culture Shock, Danko Jones, Dream Warriors, Maestro Fresh Wes, Human Rights, I Mother Earth, Isax Injah, Julian Taylor, Lazo, Leroy Sibbles, Mojah, Adrian Sheriff Miller, The New Deal, Tom Wilson, Wide Mouth Mason, Willi Williams, and many more.

I’m sure you’ve already heard, but Big Sugar are paying tribute to their long-time bassist GARRY LOWE with a benefit concert on December 28 at Danforth Music Hall featuring Barenaked Ladies, Bedouin Soundclash, Broken Social Scene, Culture Shock, Danko Jones, Dream Warriors, Maestro Fresh Wes, Human Rights, I Mother Earth, Isax Injah, Julian Taylor, Lazo, […]

October 15

The Strawbs@Hugh’s Room-Sunday, October 14th,2018

By Sally Warburton Sunday was the first of two nights for the Strawbs concerts at Hugh’s Room. It was a full house at the 200 seat club music venue.   Prog Rock fans filled the intimate venue having dinner and drinks while enjoying the music. Each table with good view of the stage.   Lead […]

August 19

THE KENSINGTON MARKET JAZZ FESTIVAL 2018, with 400 musicians playing over 200 shows is less than a month away! It starts Friday, Saturday, Sunday September 14th, 15th& 16th

THE KENSINGTON MARKET JAZZ FESTIVAL 2018, where 400 musicians play over 200 shows is less than a month away! It starts Friday, Saturday, Sunday September 14, 15, 16, and this year will be the best one yet. Deemed by Brad Wheeler of the Globe and Mail as “wildly successful,” the new kid on the Toronto […]

June 18

NXNE@FESTIVAL VILLAGE/YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE-Fri.,June 8th- Sum.,June 17th,2018

By Jesse Read Last weekend, NXNE launched their first edition of Festival Village this year and brought some amazing acts to the heart of downtown Toronto. Taking over Yonge St. the village featured a main stage in Dundas Square, a beer garden, and various booths lining the street, which was blocked off for the event. […]

April 01

Ian Thomas@Hugh’s Room Live-Sat.,March 31st,2018

Story Teller, Comedian and of course Iconic Musican, is what his fans describe Ian Thomas. We were invited to his intimate concert at Hugh’s Room Live on Saturday night. “Painted Ladies” was an international hit in 1973 and over the years he has acquired a Juno award, four SOCAN classic awards for Painted Ladies, Right […]

October 09

MAXIM Hot 100 Canada Search + Argos After Party!@ The Toronto Event Centre-Sat.,Oct.7th,2017

MAXIM Hot 100 Canada Search + Argos Game + After Party was a fun filled day and night, which included: Toronto Argonauts vs. Saskatoon –Kick-Off at BMO Field. The FanZone was the “kick off”with a “Tailgating party”prior to game start of the CFL game. Included activities were:Argos vs. Saskatoon – (4PM) Next, a VIP Access […]

June 12

TD Toronto Jazz Festival-Fri.,June 23rd-Sun.,July 2nd, 2017

May 11

Spring Into Change Gala for SickKids Patient Amenities Fund@Spoke Club(Sat.,May 7th,2016)

Spring into Change is an exciting gala that raises funds for SickKids patient amenities fund. The evening featured live musical performance by The Dave Murphy Band, bottomless cocktails, hors d’oeurves and a silent auction. Proceeds from the ticket sales were donated directly to the Patient Amenities Fund at SickKids, which helps families experiencing financial hardship […]

March 25

The Hotline Always Blings Twice@The Second City MainStage 51 Mercer Street (Wed.,March23rd,2016).

PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHY BY RACHEAL MCCAIG and CAST PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVID LEYES We were invited to The Second City  presentation of the 77th Mainstage Revue The Hotline Always Blings Twice where nothing is sacred and the sketches are hilarious as the Mainstage cast members use satirical social commentary to skewer everyday subjects such as: Justin Trudeau, […]

THE GENTLEMEN’S EXPO @MTCC (Sep 25-27, 2015)

With over 100,000 square feet of the “best brands and experiences” to be assembled, The Gentlemen’s Expo was well attended by any who were interested in fashion, technology, music, sports, cars, alcohol, grooming, food, entrepreneurship, gaming, to DIY. Some notables include “grooming authority” SLICK LORD, craft brewery Double Trouble Brewery, beard grooming products Beards and Beavers, […]

The Canada Party@TIFF2015@The Fifth(Sun.,Sept.13th,2015)

Photography by A.J.Lam It was a 10pm on a Sunday night when The Canada Party was began at the newly renovated The Fifth. The line up went right around the block but likely it was moving quickly as the staff was swift in moving patrons into the event. Guest were brought up to the stage […]

Club Maple Leafs-Kids Club@Air Canada Centre(Sun.,Aug.30th,2015)

The Toronto Maple Leafs introduced their new kids’club, Club Maple Leafs , on Sunday afternoon at Air Canada Centre. Also Leaf Nation celebrated mascot Carlton the Bear’s 20th birthday. The Club Maple Leafs event featured games, activation and on-stage programming. There was artwork, names and birthday wishes to Carlton through a mural on the Leafs […]