Category Archives: Music Reviews

May 28

Rotten Tomatoes: Soundstreams 2017 Gala@The Integral House-Tue, 23 May 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at The Integral House, as We laughed, mingled and loved the mansion where the gala was held. Canada’s top 3 opera stars were at Soundstreams 2017 Gala: Rotten Tomatoes! We enjoyed their artistry with an array of opera’s most humorous works and we voted for our favourite piece of music […]

May 07

VOICES that CARE-to benefit ROOM 217@Glen Gould Studio-Fri.,May 5th, 2017

The who’s who were on hand to support a great cause last Friday. Performing at the Glen Gould Studio were: Matt Andersen , Murray McLauchlan , Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy , Travis Knights, Ben Heppner, Albert Schultz and Margaret Atwood Voices that Care is a benefit concert for the Room 217 Foundation. Room 217 […]

May 02

Brewers Plate 2017@Corus Quay-Thurs.,May 4th,2017

Brewers Plate 2017 is soooooo close, we can almost taste the incredible pairings! (May 4th at the Corus Building – to be exact.) Here are the 5 things you need to know… 1) LIMITED TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE: http://brewersplatetoronto.org/ They are $90. Use promo code BREWERS to take an additional $5 off. You can also […]

April 27

O’CANNABIZ CONFERENCE&EXPO&Melissa Etheridge in Concert@Danforth Music Hall-Sat.,April 22nd,2017

There were over 40 of Canada’s top Cannabis industry experts who spoke at The O’CANNABIZ Conference and Expo which ran from April 21st-23rd. Singer, songwriter and cannabis activist Melissa Etheridge who is a breast cancer survivor who openly promotes the benefits experienced from using cannabis during chemotherapy. Etheridge is now the owner of Etheridge Farms, […]

April 26

Canadian Music Week Day 1 featuring Papa Roach with special guest – One Bad Son & Second Pass @Danforth Music Hall – Tues., April 18th, 2017

Canadian Music Week kicked off with Papa Roach as the opening act, along with One Bad Son and Second Pass, performing at the Danforth Music Hall on Tuesday, Apr. 18. The set opened up with the title track from their upcoming album, ‘Crooked Teeth’, followed up with fan favourite hits such as; To Be Loved, […]

April 26

Marquee Canadian Stars Gather To Support Care Through Music @Toronto’s Glenn Gould Studio -Friday, May 5, 2017 for Voices That Care, a concert benefiting the Room 217 Foundation.

Marquee Canadian Stars Gather To Support Care Through Music Murray McLauchlan, Margaret Atwood, Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, Albert Schultz, Ben Heppner, Travis Knights and Matt Andersen confirmed for Voices That Care benefiting The Room 217 Foundation A dazzling roster of musical, literary and stage talent is set to host an uplifting evening while raising […]

April 25

Canadian Music Week 2017 – The Crystals, The Indies, The Canadian Radio Music Awards, The Cdn.Music & Broadcast Industry Awards, 2017 Live Music Industry Awards – April 18th-23rd, 2017

Interviewer-Chris Jesse & Videographer-Steve Jesse The Crystals Awards was proud to present their 2017 Radio Awards for The Best in Canadian Radio Creative, on Wed. April 19th at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, as part of Canadian Music Week (CMW), running from April 18-23. With recognition going out to a great deal of musical talents, it […]

March 06

2017 Official Rock N’Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony@Barclays Center-Brooklyn, New York-Fri.,April 7th, 2017

YOUR OFFICIAL ROCK HALL CLASS OF 2017 ROSTER. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is proud to announce that 6 artists from the ballot are included in the Performer Category and 1 individual is recognized with an Award for Musical Excellence. YOUR CLASS OF 2017 INDUCTEES ARE: Performer Category: • ELO • Joan Baez […]

December 04

Buckcherry @Phoenix Theatre (Wed., Nov.16th, 2016)

Images by DCQ Photography Rude comments, sexist jokes and obscene remarks!  It’s been 8 years since my last experience with Buckcherry during Crüe Feat and nothing has changed from the boys straight out of California!  Still rockering hard, Buckcherry, celebrated 15 years together with a small group of shows including Wednesday night at Toronto’s Phoenix […]

November 27

The Age Of Electric @Adelaide Hall (Fri., Nov.25th, 2016)

Images by DCQ Photography The Age Of Electric, from Vancouver, took to the stage at Toronto’s Adelaide Hall on Friday night, the group’s original lineup’s first show in Toronto in almost 20 years. They were created in 1989 by two sets of brothers – Todd & John Kerns and Ryan & Kurt Dahle – the […]

Brett Michaels@Casino Rama(Fri.Sept.23rd,2016)

Poison’s charismatic lead singer Bret Michaels took his solo tour into Casa Rama to a packed audience. Michaels, an energetic performer who was constantly moving around the Rama stage, turned up the heat, volume and performed for a little over an hour. Poison material like Every Rose Has Its Thorn and Nothin’ Like a Good […]

August 30

“The End Tour”-Black Sabbath@Molson Amphitheatre(Mon.,Aug.29th,2016)

This is really “The End” for the iconic British Metal musicians “Black Sabbath”! Yes it may not feel the same without original drummer Bill Ward, but Ozzy, Geezer, Tony and replacement drummer Tommy Clufetos played for two and half hours for the sold out crowd by the lakefront of The Molson Amphitheatre and believe me […]

July 20

Slipknot, Marilyn Manson+ Of Mice & Men@The Air Canada Centre(Tuesday, July 19, 2016)

By BK on the SCENE Slipknot yearly appearance in Toronto didn’t lessen the quality of their concert or lessen the attendance for the “Maggots”(the name for their dedicated fans)at the ACC during the summer concert season. When they took the stage the crowd went wild, especially the general admission crowd who moshed, danced and slammed […]

July 03

TD Toronto Jazz Festival(June 24th-July 3rd,2016)Wynton Marsalis,Gregory Porter, Molly Johnson,Michael Franti&Spearhead+Joe Jackson

By Bill Kwan It was the 30th Anniversary of The Toronto Jazz Festival and we were privileged to attend “Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra” with Wynton Marsalis and his band at the beautiful Koerner Hall in downtown Toronto. It was a busy day and we really enjoyed the amazing band and Wynton’s showmanship. Wynton Marsalis […]

May 19

Prism Prize 2016@Tiff Bell Lightbox(Sun.,May 15th,2016)

By A.J.Lam The Prism Prize 2016 was held on Sunday, May 15,  at The Tiff Bell Lightbox, with director Philip Sportel being announced as the Grand Prize winner of the 2016 Prism Prize for Kalle Mattson’s Avalanche music video. Philip Sportel was on hand to accept the Prism Prize trophy and $10,000 award at the […]