Category Archives: Concert

August 10

The Book Of Souls Tour 2019@Budweiser Theatre-Fri.,Aug.9th,2019

The 2019 world tour continued for Iron Maiden and it returned to North American and Toronto once again in support of their latest record The Book Of Souls. The band were here in 2017 and this was the first of two sold out shows at the Budweiser Theatre, during which lead singer Bruce Dickinson underwent […]

August 03

15 Years In The Making… Canadian Indie Alt Pop Rockers Reay Release Debut Album Butterfly Tongue Revisited Takes Flight September 6th Lead Singles “Lemondrop Girl” & “Halo” — Available Now!

15 Years In The Making… Canadian Indie Alt Pop Rockers Reay Release Debut Album Butterfly Tongue Revisited Takes Flight September 6th Lead Singles “Lemondrop Girl” & “Halo” — Available Now! Some species of butterfly spend their entire existences in migration, journeying to the ends of the Earth on nothing more than sheer determination and undeniable […]

August 02

77 Years, 17 Albums, Rediscover Jazz Artist Wendell Harrison With NEW Release “Turnaround” is Available Now

Legendary jazz saxophonist and clarinetist Wendell Harrison has long been known for taking his music into his own hands, and the release of his newest single — “Turnaround” — is of no minor exception. “Quite often as humans we have to stop, take count of where we’ve been, and analyze our progress and direction in […]

August 01

Honey Jam 2019-The Launch and Meet the Producers-July25th&29th,2019

By Sally Warburton Two of the events leading up to the 2019 Honey Jam were the Honey Jam Launch on July 25th and Meet the Producers on July 29 To start here’s the history. Honey Jam 2019 is the 24th Year of Honey Jam. Founder Ebonnie Rowe proudly compared the 24th year of Honey Jam […]

August 01

Toronto’s Festival of Beer@Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place-Fri.,July 26th-Sun.,July28th,2019

By A.J.Lam The Toronto’s Festival of Beer, at Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place, took place from July 26 to 28 with an incredible selection of 400+ brews from around the world, star-studded entertainment, and a new selection of delectable eats for fans to enjoy as part of the 2019 edition of #TasteTFOB. With a wide variety […]

July 30

Bonds of Mara@Lee’s Palace-Thurs.,July 25th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Bonds of Mara, I was ready for some great high energy, loud rock. I got it in spades. These guys came out tight and ready to go, loud and proud right from start to finish. The sum is greater than the parts with this made in Canada band. The pieces are pretty […]

July 27

Luke Cyrus Hunter Pays Homage To Retro Canadian Hip Hop In New Single, “Old School Jams”

“‘Old School Jam’ sounds amazing. The melodies have a quirky sound and the vocals know to impress. Luke is very talented!” — Lefuturewave “Really interesting track… Loved the instrumentals” — Tongue Tied Magazine “Nice production and lyrics!” — K12 JAMZ “Like the confidence and funk” — EarToTheGround Music “Cool video” — West Coast Chill “Really […]

July 23

Bonds of Mara Concert @ Lee’s Palace (Thu. Jul. 25, 2019)

The Diamond Mine Agency & The Rockpile PresentsBONDS OF MARA July 25th 2019Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor St W Toronto)Doors 7:30pm / 19+ Tickets $20 In Advance @ Sound Scapes, Ticketscene.ca http://www.Facebook.com/Bondsofmara/ The collective resume shared by Brian Byrne, Sal Costa, Dave Benedict, and Rich Beddoe reads like a well-curated playlist of dark modern rock melody, having honed […]

July 18

BOOTS & HEARTS 2019@BURL’S CREEK-THURS.,AUGUST 8th-SUN., AUG.,11th,2019

#Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/boots-and-hearts-2019-admission-tickets-48747942408 August 8–11, 2019 #JasonAldean, #MirandaLambert ,# MarenMorris, #ColeSwindell, #KaneBrown, #KipMoore ,#ChaseRice, #MichaelRay, #TimHicks, #CarlyPearce, #MitchellTenpenny, #Lanco, #TheCadillacThree, #MorganWallen, #DylanScott, Ashley McBryde,# Ryan Hurd, #RaeLynn, #RunawayJune, #Smithfield, #TylerRich, #Danielle Bradbery, #BrandonLay, #TheWildFeathers, #JamesonRodgers, #HARDY, #ShawnAustin, #LeviHummon, #Filmore, #DrewBaldridge, #MacKenziePorter, #JakeRose, #Eric, #DanielleBradbery, #BrandonLay, #TheWildFeathers, #JamesonRodgers, #HARDY, #ShawnAustin, #LeviHummon, #Filmore, #DrewBaldridge, #MacKenziePorter, #JakeRose, #EricEthridge, #TheAbrams, […]

July 18

Guitar Week With Colin Linden@Hugh’s Room-Mon.,July 15th, 2019

By Wayne Baggs One of Toronto’s most significant music exports comes home for a one-off gig at Hugh’s Room Live as part of guitar week. Joined by his old buddies John Dymond on bass and drummer Gary Craig, Colin does what Colin always does. A great setlist of music spanning decades and honouring pieces of […]

July 18

Guitar Week 2 – Hurricane Ruth with Scott Holt@Hugh’s Room-Sun.,July 14th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Good old ballsy blues belted out by Hurricane Ruth was offered up at Hugh’s Room Live for Week Two of Guitar Week. Scott Holt is the guitar connection. Born and bred in Tennesse, Scott plays with a spiritual loudness honed from a ten-year stint with Buddy Guy. Looks great on paper! BLUES, […]

July 17

Fingerstyle Guitarists: Antoine Dufour, Trevor Gordon Hall, Van Larkins@Hugh’s Room-Sat.,July 13th,2019

By Wayne Baggs I was supposed to be at the Roxodus Fest watching Kid Rock and Alice Cooper. Instead, I found myself at Hugh’s Room Live for the first night of Guitar Week. Sometimes you end up with something the total opposite, leaving a lasting impression. Instead of loud rock and thousands of screaming fans, […]

July 14

Tamara Maddalen’s Album Listening Party & Live Performance @B-Town Sound In Burlington-Thursday, July 4th,2019

By Wayne Baggs With great pleasure, I attended the CD listening party for Mint Green Mercury, the latest release from Singer-songwriter Tamara Maddalen. The title is an homage to the first car her father bought. This Cd is a lifetime of experiences graciously written to put some of life’s emotional roller coaster ride to a […]

July 07

Drive-By Truckers@Lee’s Palace-Wed.,July 3rd,2019

By Wayne Baggs Lots and lots of touring, the right old fashion way of becoming one of the best live rock bands out there today. Since the formation of The Drive-By Truckers in 1996 only two original members remain. Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley are sharing lead vocal and guitar duties. They are also the […]

July 01

THE ROYAL AFFAIR TOUR:YES,ASIA,JOHN LODGE(MOODY BLUES)&CARL PALMER’S-E.L.P. LEGACY@BUDWEISER THEATRE-MON.,JUNE 24th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Yes, Asia, John Lodge (Moody Blues), And Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy is an all-star prog rock line up. The royalty you might say! Beginning the night with a set from Carl Palmer, the ELP banner is carried proudly. Starting with Karn Evil 9 provided an interesting take on ELP’s music with guitarist […]