Category Archives: Concert

February 15

MR. GOOD BOY RECORD CART PARTNERS WITH INFLUENTIAL RECORD SHOP RARE GROOVE (OSAKA, JAPAN) FOR LIMITED TIME VINYL POP-UP HOSTED BY THE GOOD LIVER (ARTS DISTRICT, DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES)MARCH 2 – 17, 2019 CURATED SELECTION OF HAND-PICKED VINYL FROM JAPAN, TEA TASTING, AND DJ EVENTS AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF TWO-WEEK PROGRAM

MR. GOOD BOY RECORD CART PARTNERS WITH INFLUENTIAL RECORD SHOP RARE GROOVE (OSAKA, JAPAN) FOR LIMITED TIME VINYL POP-UP HOSTED BY THE GOOD LIVER (ARTS DISTRICT, DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES)MARCH 2 – 17, 2019 CURATED SELECTION OF HAND-PICKED VINYL FROM JAPAN, TEA TASTING, AND DJ EVENTS AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF TWO-WEEK PROGRAM Los Angeles, CA. (February 14, 2019) – The first-of-its-kind […]

February 08

Maestro Fresh Wes Toasts 30 Year Career with NEW Album, Champagne Campaign Multi-JUNO Award-winning Artist & Mr. D Actor Releases Two New Singles— ”Minor Chords” and “Waste Yute” — Available TODAY! 2019 Marks Anniversary of the Iconic Artist’s Industry-Pioneering Release— Symphony in Effect & “Let Your Backbone Slide”

Pearls may be the traditional go-to when celebrating a 30th anniversary, but Canada’s veritable hip hop hero Maestro Fresh Wes is toasting the world with a new album — Champagne Campaign — instead.It’s hard to believe three decades have passed since Maestro’s debut album — 1989’s Symphony in Effect — dropped…Its success blazed a fiery fresh trail, becoming the first hip […]

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 […]

January 23

Stony Plain Records announces the signing of acclaimed Canadian roots guitarist/singer Sue Foley, and will release her label debut CD, The Ice Queen, on March 2, 2018.

Stony Plain Records announces the signing of acclaimed Canadian roots guitarist/singer Sue Foley, and will release her label debut CD, The Ice Queen, on March 2, 2018. Produced by Mike Flanigin, who also plays organ on the new disc, The Ice Queen was recorded at Firestation Studios in San Marcos, Texas. Joining Sue Foley as […]

January 16

Canadian Alt. Rock Popster Andrea Ricci Weathers the “Storm” Vintage Vibes & Velvety Smooth: The Montreal-Based Singer/Songwriter’s Debut Single is Available Now!

Canadian Alt. Rock Popster Andrea Ricci Weathers the “Storm” Vintage Vibes & Velvety Smooth: The Montreal-Based Singer/Songwriter’s Debut Single is Available Now! Forthcoming EP feat. JUNO Award-Winning Pierre Marchand (Sarah McLachlan, Stevie Nicks) & GRAMMY Award-Nominated Howard Bilerman (Arcade Fire, Leonard Cohen) Production Watch “Storm” on YouTube Here! “Tremendous voice” — Stopify “Super smooth piece” […]

January 16

The 2nd Annual Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival@The Niagara Wine County-The festival runs from Friday, February 15, 2019 through Sunday, February 17, 2019.

The 2nd annual Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival, with artistic director Renee Rosnes at the helm, will feature top jazz artists from both Canada and the United States in collaborative, once-in-a-lifetime performances in Niagara Wine County. The festival runs from Friday, February 15, 2019 through Sunday, February 17, 2019. This year’s lineup includes Kenny Barron, […]

December 31

Canadian Singer-Songwriter Barney Bentall PERFORMING AT HUGH’S ROOM JANUARY 10-13, 2019

Canadian Singer-Songwriter Barney Bentall PERFORMING AT HUGH’S ROOM JANUARY 10-13 THE 15TH AND FINAL EDITION OF “THE WAY WE FEEL: A CELEBRATION OF THE MUSIC OF GORDON LIGHTFOOT” The Miner Video After a five year recording hiatus, JUNO Award winner Barney Bentall returns with what is arguably his most personal record to date, The Drifter […]

December 30

Big Sugar and musician friends’ tribute to Garry Lowe @Danforth Music Hall Toronto – Friday, December 28, 2018

by Sally Warburton The Danforth Music Hall was packed on Friday, December 28. It was a sold out tribute concert to honour Garry Lowe – bassist for Big Sugar who died July 7, 2018 of cancer. Big Sugar is a Canadian blues, reggae rock band from Toronto whose 1st album was released in 1991. Big […]

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, […]

December 17

Q&A With Andy Kim Thursday, December 13, 2018.

By Sally Warburton Andy, I’d like to start by congratulating you on your recent Induction into Canada’s Walk of Fame. Growing up in Montreal – the son of Lebanese immigrants – Thinking back to when you were a 16 year old in Montreal and you took the bus to New York City with $40 in […]

December 12

The 14th Annual Andy Kim Christmas Show Wed., Dec.05th, 2018 @Queen Elizabeth Theatre (Exhibition Place) Toronto

Photography By Jesse Read&Sally Warburton It was the 14th annual Andy Kim Christmas Show , with upcoming shows in Montreal and for the first time in Burlington on December 20th. Andy Kim’s impressive catalog of hits were showcased on Wednesday night. Always a Superstar in Canada with his quality voice and Rockstar look, even after […]

November 29

Sandra Bouza Answers “Where Have You Been?” in New EP Three Years Arrives After Hiatus of Healing for the Canadian R&B/Pop Singer/Songwriter

Sandra Bouza Answers “Where Have You Been?” in New EP Three Years Arrives After Hiatus of Healing for the Canadian R&B/Pop Singer/Songwriter “Sandra Bouza has a magical voice” — Keep Walking Music “A great, powerful voice on display here” — Sodwee Canadian R&B/pop singer Sandra Bouza has a lot to offer through her music and […]

November 29

Canadian Sri Lankan Refugee Marcus Haran Releases Deeply Personal Debut Hip Hop/Trip Hop EP

Canadian Sri Lankan Refugee Marcus Haran Releases Deeply Personal Debut Hip Hop/Trip Hop EP Inspired by Vast Symbolism & Experiences with Vitiligo, Abuse, and as a Child Drug Mule, A True Story: A Soundscape to In-Difference Runs Deep on Roots & Retrospect “Really impressed me” — Canadian Dope “Marcus Haran’s vocals caught my ear and […]

November 23

Canadian pop/folk duo In The City release “Best Time” and performing at The Horseshoe, Tues., Dec. 4th, 2018.

Canadian Indie Pop Folk Duo In The City Remember the “Best Time” in NEW Single — Available Now! and performing at Horseshoe-Tues.,Dec.4th,2018. Hear Their Music Featured in CBC’s Heartland, Kim’s Convenience, Workin’ Moms& CTV’s Saving Hope, PLUS Commercials and Award-Winning Independent Films Video Features Fan-Submitted Pics & Family Footage — Watch on YouTube Here “Really […]

November 23

Award-winning & JUNO Nominated JD Era Is Set to “Bankroll” New Single Available Now Ahead of Fourth Album Release.

Award-winning & JUNO Nominated JD Era Is Set to “Bankroll” New Single Available Now Ahead of Fourth Album Release Back From The Dead Out November 30th It’s a new era for JUNO Award nominated Canadian hip hop artist JD Era. With a new album Back From The Dead set for release November 30th, the Mississauga-based […]