Category Archives: Showcase

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 27

Toronto-based Sri Lankan Refugee Marcus Haran Releases Fresh Video for “Hot Boy from Sri Lanka”

Toronto-based Sri Lankan Refugee Marcus Haran Releases Fresh Video for “Hot Boy from Sri Lanka” First Release Following 2018’s Deeply Personal Debut Hip Hop/Trip Hop EP, A True Story: A Soundscape to In-Difference Marcus Haran has released “HBSL (Hot Boy from Sri Lanka)” — his new single ahead of his sophomore EP release — available […]

July 21

Todd’s first album Bustin’ Loose!Comedy Records-From Guelph To Toronto-Saturday, July 20, 2019

By Wayne Baggs Todd Graham went on a one-day standup comedy tour of Toronto area record stores. Why? To celebrate the release of Todd’s first album Bustin’ Loose! from Comedy Records, on vinyl no less. The tour happened on Saturday, July 20, 2019. The journey began at 11 a.m. at Royal Cat Records, Guelph. Then […]

July 20

The 2nd Annual Mitch Marner All-Star Invitational@Dave & Busters-Thurs.,July 18th,2019

By Kimberly Samnang On July 18, The 2nd annual Mitch Marner All-Star Invitational presented by Intact Insurance was an exciting two-day event consisting of non-stop entertainment and hockey action. The event faced off with a Draft Night party featuring blue line carpet arrivals, food stations, cocktails, auctions, entertainment, NHL greats, NHL Alumni, Olympians and many […]

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 17

July 9, 2019, Luxury Experience & Co. Presented A Lavish Gifting Lounge Honoring Athletes & Celebrities In Los Angeles In Honor Of The 2019 ESPY Awards @AutoConcierge

By Kimberly Samnang On July 9, 2019, Luxury Experience & Co. presented a lavish gifting lounge honoring athletes and celebrities in Los Angeles in honor of the 2019 ESPY Awards at the exclusive AutoConcierge (www.autoconcierge.net), Southern California’s premiere vehicle asset management company. Celebrities and athletes had the ultimate backdrop of exotic and classic cars to […]

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 03

The 40th Anniversary of The Dora Mavor Moore Awards 2019@The Sony Centre For The Performing Arts- Tuesday, June 25, 2019

By Sally Warburton It was an exciting time at the Sony Centre…the 40th Dora Mavor Moore Awards took place. The Dora Mavor Moore Awards celebrate the achievements of excellence in theatre, dance and opera productions in Toronto – to all those who’ve contributed to Toronto’s arts culture.   It was also a time to thank […]

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 […]