Category Archives: Music

June 16

Roxodus @Stayner, Ontario, Canada-Jul 11 – 14, 2019

Purchase your tickets@https://roxodus.com/artists/ Day-by-Day Lineup Jul 11, 2019 NickelbackCollective SoulBig WreckHeadstonesHoneymoon SuiteHeadpinsLee Aaron Jul 12, 2019 Lynyrd SkynyrdCheap TrickBilly IdolBlondiePrismSaga Jul 13, 2019 Kid RockAlice CooperPeter FramptonOrianthiStreetheartStrange Advance Jul 14, 2019 AerosmithMatthew GoodTheory of a DeadmanI Mother Earth Roxodus Jul 11 – 14, 2019 4 days Stayner, Ontario, Canada Edenvale Airport 5195 ON-26 Stayner, Ontario […]

June 14

Sound of Music Festival Kick-off Concerts@Burlington, Ontario-Sat.,June 8th, 2019

By Wayne Baggs Sound of Music Festival Kick-off concerts are getting better every year. Celebrating the 40th year The Sound of Music is now Canada’s largest free music festival. The park setting and set up are part of the reasons. The weather couldn’t have been better, the sun shining all day. A cool little breeze […]

June 07

The 50th Anniversary of McKenna Mendelson Mainline Album-“STINK”Performed By Slidewinder @The Hughs Room Live-Thursday, June 6th

By Wayne Baggs What kind of blues player has the licks to take on Gary Moore’s, Still Got The Blues? Mike Mckenna! His band Slidewinder did just that Thursday, June 6th at The Hughs Room Live. Mike’s playing is so smooth and musical.  I could listen to him play all night. He is only reinforcing what […]

June 02

13GO WITH VERNON REID @HUGH’S ROOM-Thurs.,May 30th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Once in a while, a live music fan happens to be at the right place at the right time. The date of the first Raptors game was it for me. From the first note, 13go at the Hughs Room Live gave us a pretty good idea that something special was about to […]

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 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 13

Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards@Rebel-Thurs.,May 9th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Canadian Music Week held its annual Celebration for the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards May 9th at the Rebel. The 3-hour gala dinner honours the Music Industries innovators, and achievements as recognized by their peers. The event was full, with approximately 750 guests from all corners of the music business. All […]

May 08

TELEVISION@THE PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE-Mon.,May 6th,2019

PHOTOGRAPHY BY FRANKLIN LAU & REVIEW BY WAYNE BAGGS It’s 1977, a radio station in Brampton with reception so weak it was hardly receivable in the GTA, is broadcasting Talking Heads – Talking Heads 77, Television – Marquee Moon, Iggy Pop – The Idiot, The Clash – The Clash, The Stranglers – Rattus Norvegicus and […]

May 04

Alt. Folk / Rocker Jordan Paul Sets Sights on “Night Moon”

Award-winning Canadian alt. folk/rock singer/songwriter Jordan Paul takes to the far-out skies, releasing his psychedelic new single and video for “Night Moon” — available now! With symbolic inspiration from English poet William Blake’s late 18th century works — including The Four Zoas — “Night Moon” is Paul’s self-professed sonic probe into the seemingly opposing yet […]

May 03

Six Hits On Eight Picks Playing CMW(Canadian Music Week)May,6th-12th, 2019

Six Hits On Eight Picks Playing CMW Indie Rock/Pop’s LITTLE COYOTE, RIME SALMI, MAX PARKER, PTERODACTYL PROBLEMS & KUTCH Folk/Electro Duo IN THE CITY, Jazz Hero ORI DAGAN & RnB/Soul Supergroup THE COMMOTIONS LITTLE COYOTE Toronto-based indie rock / alt. pop artist whose vocals have been called “soul singing,” “elegant,” “impressive,” “stunning” and “satisfying” New […]

May 03

GORDON LIGHTFOOT:IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND@HOT DOCS THEATRE

Gordon Lightfoot is Gordon Lightfoot. When you hear his first album or his more recent material, it’s Gordon Lightfoot. A craftsman in the art of Singer-songwriter. What we get from watching this documentary is that of a man, through his songs and lyrics, honing his craft as he expresses the inner thoughts of his life and life around […]

May 02

Little Coyote Asks Canada To “Witness” in New Single

“One of the more distinctive units I’ve had the pleasure of hearing in some time” — Too Much Love Magazine   “(Witness’) marriage of elegiac, even melancholy, piano with Teagan Johnson’s emotional vocal captures your attention from the beginning… Memorable fusion of progressive, alternative, and folk strands into a colourful whole is a natural confluence […]

May 02

T. Nile Releases Groundbreaking New Album, ‘BEACHFIRES’

From her early days in a Galiano Island cabin on the coast of British Columbia, to the pulsing dance clubs of Goa India, award-winning Canadian songwriter T. Nile has blurred musical boundaries, fusing the traditionally conflicting styles of electro-pop and folk-blues-roots. Beachfires — available now — is a collection of songs that reveals a fearless expedition […]

April 30

MYSTIFY, Michael Hutchence Documentary @ Hot Docs Cinemas (Apr. 28, 2019)

Australian band INXS were super popular in the 1980s ,90s and all the way up to today! INXS singer Michael Hutchence had very tragically committed suicide in 1997, at the age of 37. Through a collection of interviews with family, band members, friends and personal footage, Mystify, opening on April 28th at Hot Docs Cinema, […]

April 27

GINO VANNELLI @BLUMA APPEL THEATRE – WED., APRIL 24th, 2019

Review by Wayne Baggs Interview by Sally Warburton Photographs By BK on the SCENE With much skepticism, because of a music snobbery that we all have, I headed off to see Gino Vannelli. Being familiar with his early smooth LA song production made me think I would have to reminisce about the old 70’s hit […]