Category Archives: Reviews

April 20

MIKE RITA & GUESTS – POT COMIC CD RELEASE PARTY @GRAND GERRARD THEATRE – Fri., April 19th, 2019

Since the Cannabis legalization in Canada, Pot Comedy has been filling the air in our great country. What do you get when you combine your parents, your local drug dealer and life in the 90’s? You get a couple of hours of hilarious Cannabis humour from Mike Rita and his special guest on Easter Friday. […]

April 13

Canada’s Kolette Easy takes “PLAYA”s to task, drops 🔥 NEW VIDEO & REMIX

“LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT!” — DJ Bryant @ Global Vibes “Will put the groove on the floor” — DJ Greystroke “Super catchy sound with cool 90s dance flavours… Great blend of RnB and house… Solid remix” — EKM “Good buzzing synth shuffle” — At Cost Magazine “Good track, let’s go live!” — DJ […]

April 12

Canadian Singer/Songwriter December Rose Releases Musical #MeToo Manifesto

Canadian Singer/Songwriter December Rose Releases Musical #MeToo Manifesto “Raise Your Voice” Reclaims Powerful Ground & Speaks to Unity “The vocals are powerful” — Grotesqualizer “Her voice is conviction” — Keep Walking Music Watch “Raise Your Voice” via YouTube Here Award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter December Rose has reclaimed powerful ground, releasing her musical #metoo manifesto “Raise Your […]

April 12

Canadian / US Group HuDost Tackle Religious Systems, Women’s Spirituality & Oppression in Powerful New Video “Burning Church” Is Latest Single off New Album, Of Water + Mercy — Available Now!

Watch “Burning Church” via YouTube Here July 26 – 28 @ Islands Folk Festival, Duncan BC August 16 @ Bhakti In The Woods Festival, Ladysmith QC HuDost, the husband-wife-fronted band known for weaving a seamless tapestry of folk, world and rock music, have released their thought-provoking music video for “Burning Church.” Click here to watch […]

April 11

Four Chords and a Gun@The Fleck Theatre-Wed.,April 10th,2019

“Four Chords and a Gun”, John Ross Bowie’s (Big Bang Theory Fame) play about the Ramones and Phil Spector, arrived in Toronto and on the posters it stated that this would not be a musical, as we attended the theatre piece about the legendary punk band -The Ramones. But actor-turned-playwright John Ross Bowie, author of […]

April 05

The 6th Annual Angels Catwalk In support of the SickKids Transplant Centre@Steam Whistle Brewing-Thurs.,April 4th,2019

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE The 6th annual Angels Catwalk for SickKids was held at Steam Whistle Brewing on Thursday. Over the past five years, the Angels Catwalk for SickKids event has raised over $1.1 million. This premier red-carpet event once again features some of the hottest fashions to walk across the runway, […]

April 03

“GIVE A LITTLE BIT/A Legendary Night”-In Support Of Autism Day&Jake’s House@Sony Centre-Tuesday, April 2nd,2019

Jake’s House hosted “A Legendary Night” on April 2nd at Toronto’s Sony Centre, which brought together individuals with autism, existing supporters and potential new advocates, this private World Autism Awareness Day event aimed to inform, connect and entertain. Home This exclusive evening begin with informative and inspiring words from engaging speakers, such as Mayor John […]

April 01

Voices That Care An Intimate Musical Evening to Benefit Room 217 Foundation

Jann Arden, Gavin Crawford, Laila Biali, the Venuti String Quartet, Kenneth Welsh, Murray McLauchlan, Denise Donlon, and Honourary Chair Margaret McCain Thursday, April 25, 2019 Glenn Gould Studio Toronto, ON 7:00pm Reception, 8:00pm Performance $175 Reserved Seating https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/voices-that-care-2019-tickets-52872178108 Hors D’Oeuvres and Cocktail Reception Dessert Bar at IntermissioN Jann Arden believes in Room 217’s simple mission: […]

April 01

It’s A New Day New World for 80s Canadian New Wave Icons the Spoons

It’s A New Day New World for 80s Canadian New Wave Icons the Spoons Those Signature “Doot-Doots’ Are Back in New Single “Beautiful Trap” (You’re singing “Romantic Traffic” now, aren’t you?) TORONTO — Mark it on your calendars: it’s a New Day New World for iconic Canadian band Spoons and their newest release — available […]

March 26

Multi JUNO Award-Winning Gino Vannelli Strolls Wilderness Road with 20th Album

With 20+ Million Career Records Sold, First All-Original Release in 10+ Years April 24th @ Bluma Appel Theatre, Toronto April 26th @ Place des Arts, Montreal April 27th @ Place des Arts, Montreal With over 20 million records sold worldwide, multi JUNO Award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter Gino Vannelli is back with album #20 — available April […]

March 18

Jeff Lang Live @ Hugh’s Room, TO (Tue. Feb. 26, 2019)

by Jesse Read We had the opportunity to watch Australian guitarist, singer & songwriter Jeff Lang perform during his stop to Toronto at Hugh’s Room. The Rolling Stone describes Jeff as Australia’s best roots-music musician and I have to be honest, I’m not that familiar with Australian roots music but after watching this set I […]

March 13

Maestro Fresh Wes Takes “WASTE YUTE” To Task in 🔥 NEW Video

Multi-JUNO Award-winning Artist & Mr. D Actor Celebrates 30 Year Career with NEW Album — Champagne Campaign 2019 Marks Anniversary of the Iconic Artist’s Industry-Pioneering Release — Symphony in Effect & “Let Your Backbone Slide” Bad report card? Better avoid Maestro Fresh Wes. So goes the tale woven in the iconic Canadian music legend’s latest […]

March 09

“GLAM ROCK”-A GALA IN SUPPORT OF CANADA’S NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL@THE CARLU-Thurs.,MARCH 7th,2019

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE Last Thursday, Canada’s National Ballet School’s (NBS) held it’s annual gala and the theme for this year was “GLAM ROCK.” It was an evening with a GLAM ROCK inspired Lounge & Entertainment. Think of David Bowie , Queen , KISS, Alice Cooper , SWEET and T-REX all in […]

March 06

Musical Magic Makers The Gloaming Release Transcendent New Album

The Gloaming 3 Journeys Deeper Into Band’s Otherworldly Take on Contemporary Nu-Age Celtic Folk Minimalism Jazz Produced by Thomas Bartlett (Sufjan Stevens, Glen Hansard, The National, St. Vincent, Martha Wainwright) “Exquisite” — The Guardian UK Often cited as being in a category all their own, contemporary Celtic folk-jazz musicians The Gloaming have released their third […]

March 03

Toronto Pop Supergroup Girl Pow-R Launch GirlPowRment Wall TODAY With Fans At “A Conversation With Ellen DeGeneres”

As seen on YTV, TVO Kids, CityTV, eTalk Canada, Girls’ Life, Tiger Beat, J-14 & Fresh 95.3 Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:00pm – 2:15pm & 3:15pm – 4:15pm 35 Bremner Boulevard Outside of Scotiabank Arena Toronto, Ontario Toronto pop supergroup Girl Pow-R will share their message of empowerment and kindness this Sunday, March 3rd to […]