Category Archives: Music Reviews

August 01

Toronto’s Festival of Beer @Bandshell Park – CNE & OLG Bandshell – July 26th – 30th, 2018

On Friday, July 27, beer lovers ascended to the CNE-Bandshell Park to taste beer of all variety and flavors, along with a wide assortment of savory food for the opening day of The Toronto Beer Fest. Ludacris hit the stage at The OLG Bandshell Stage for TFOB Friday, with the gates opening up in the […]

August 01

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND ANNOUNCE WIDE ARRAY OF DATES

BAND WELCOMES BACK VIOLINIST ALLIE KRAL AND HER NEWBORN SON TOMMY TO THE ROAD Widely acclaimed-and the incessantly touring-bluegrass outfit YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND have announced an array of headlining and festival dates for the second half of 2018. The band is also excited to welcome back working mom Allie Kral to the road, as […]

July 31

Ottawa’s Tribe Royal and their new double A-Side, “The Road To Muscle Shoals”

“The Road To Muscle Shoals” Was Worth It for Ottawa’s Tribe Royal Featuring Famed Producer Norbert Putnam and GRAMMY Award-winning engineer Jimmy Nutt, Two Part Mini Doc Captures the Band’s Journey to Create New Double A-Side Double A-Side — “Good To Me” & “Holding On” Documentary — The Road To Muscle Shoals — Part I &  — Part […]

July 31

Honey Jam presents-GRAMMY®️ Award-nominated soul singer, songwriter, and pianist Marsha Ambrosius Thursday July 26, 2018

GRAMMY®️ Award-nominated soul singer, songwriter, and pianist Marsha Ambrosius catalogs two transformative years via the 16 impassioned, irresistible, and inimitable anthems comprising her third full-length album and first for Entertainment One (eOne)—NYLA. Nearly two decades in the game set the stage for this story. After co-founding the gold-certified and influential Floetry, Marsha went from penning […]

July 26

Toronto Concert Orchestra & Wish Opera Present: DAZZLING DIVAS CASA LOMA Tuesday August, 14th at 7:00pm BESTE KALENDER and TONIA CIANCIULLI Conducted by Maestro Kerry Stratton, in the Spectacular Glass Pavilion.

  Toronto Concert Orchestra & Wish Opera Present: DAZZLING DIVAS CASA LOMA Tuesday August, 14th at 7:00pm BESTE KALENDER and TONIA CIANCIULLI  Conducted by Maestro Kerry Stratton, in the Spectacular Glass Pavilion. Enjoy this Majestic Castle While Being Serenaded Under the Stars with an Evening of Operatic Duets & Solos. PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS by Clicking on the Poster Above Newfoundland-born, […]

LIGHT IN THE ATTIC RECORDS TEAMS WITH SUNDANCE SELECTS TO RELEASE THE SOUNDTRACK TO BLAZE, ETHAN HAWKE’S AWARD-WINNING FILM ABOUT LEGENDARY TEXAS SONGWRITER, BLAZE FOLEY BLAZE: ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING, AVAILABLE ON VINYL, CD, AND DIGITAL SEPTEMBER 21st

LIGHT IN THE ATTIC RECORDS TEAMS WITH SUNDANCE SELECTS TO RELEASE THE SOUNDTRACK TO BLAZE, ETHAN HAWKE’S AWARD-WINNING FILM ABOUT LEGENDARY TEXAS SONGWRITER, BLAZE FOLEY BLAZE: ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING, AVAILABLE ON VINYL, CD, AND DIGITAL SEPTEMBER 21st   FEATURES NEW RECORDINGS OF CLASSIC BLAZE FOLEY COMPOSITIONS AND INCLUDES FOLEY-INSPIRED “DRUNKEN ANGEL” (LUCINDA WILLIAMS) PERFORMED BY […]

July 24

Lead Guitarist from Metallica Brings Coveted Cinema Art Collection to the ROM It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collectionmakes its Canadian debut at the Royal Ontario Museum in July 2019

Lead Guitarist from Metallica Brings Coveted Cinema Art Collection to the ROM It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collectionmakes its Canadian debut at the Royal Ontario Museum in July 2019 Metallica’s Kirk Hammett holds one of the most significant archives of classic horror and sci-fi cinema art in the world. […]

Transgender Artists DreamStates ask: ‘What’s “Normal” anyway?’ Ohio-based Indie Pop Duo Share Inspiring Message in New Video — Out Now!

Transgender Artists DreamStates ask: ‘What’s “Normal” anyway?’ Ohio-based Indie Pop Duo Share Inspiring Message in New Video — Out Now! “Celestial vocals…” — Indie Music Nation “Love the narrative through this!” — SSG Music “This is going on our playlist!” — Rock the Pigeon “Could see this on a broadway stage play!” — comeherefloyd “Great […]

July 22

JANELLE KROLL DEBUTS MESMERIZING CGI-ANIMATED VIDEO FOR “WALK WITH YOU”

SOULFUL ALTERNATIVE POP SINGER-SONGWRITER JANELLE KROLL DEBUTS MESMERIZING CGI-ANIMATED VIDEO FOR “WALK WITH YOU” VIDEO PRODUCED IN COLLABORATION WITH APPLE MUSIC LAUNCHES FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN WITH THE NATURE CONSERVANCY   Soulful alternative pop singer-songwriter JANELLE KROLL is sharing a powerful message with the debut of a mesmerizing, entirely CGI-animated music video for her latest single, “Walk […]

July 17

Provincial Camps Press Play on Fuzz Pop! Fuzz Pop is available now!

Saint John, NB Indie Rockers Release Sophomore Album — Available Now! “Powerful” — Rocktails   “Nice, gritty edge to it” — For the Rabbits   “Really dig the vox on this track” — BIRP.FM   “The fuzziness is very welcome” — Destroy // Exist   “Absolutely in love with the guitar line through this song” — […]

July 16

BEHOLD Florida-based Metal Collective Cosmogyral’s Debut Release Expect “All Killer, No Filler” From The Band Out To Impart Wisdom & Perspective

​ While Cosmogyral originally came together in 2014, the Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based band forwent the traditional route of playing gigs until they had a formal album to offer. Four years later, the wait has proved worthwhile in the form of BEHOLD — available now! As far as debut releases go, BEHOLD lives up to its […]

July 14

Lightning Echoes Will Spin You “In Circles” With Debut Release

Vancouver-based Musicians Go From School Project to Pop Duo “Talented artist! We like the singing voices so much” — xKira Music “This is very cool!” — Santa Rosa Records “The voices in this record are impressive!” — Keep Walking Music “I really like the interplay between the two vocalists!” — Pop Occulture “Interesting arrangement!” — […]

July 09

Annie Bonsignore Releases Latest Album ‘Durban Girl’

Critic’s darling Annie Bonsignore is back with her third studio album Durban Girl, including a new single “Fingerprints” — available now! Following earlier releases — 2014’s Shades of Red and 2016’s Be Careful What You Wish For — Durban Girl serves up nine original tracks plus one cover, bringing to the forefront Bonsignore’s diverse influences, from Patsy Cline to Mozart, and infinite […]

July 04

Ori Dagan & Nathan Hiltz: A Tribute to Nat King Cole @ Toronto Reference Library (Fri, July 6, 2018)

Exciting news to start what is the hottest summer ever in Toronto: Award-winning jazz artist Ori Dagan will be performing a FREE show July 6 at the Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street at Noon. Ori Dagan will perform his critically acclaimed release Nathaniel: A Tribute to Nat King Cole as well as showcase the album’s accompanying videos […]

July 03

Toronto Jazz Festival @Yorkville (Jun 22 – Jul 1, 2018)

All that Jazz and much more returned to delight Toronto jazz lovers with more than 150 free and ticketed live performances, once again centred around an upscale Yorkville hub. The annual TD Toronto Jazz Festival, presented its wide-ranging “jazz, jazz-influenced, jazz-influencing music,” from June 22 to July 1, in free shows in Yorkville, which included […]