Tag Archives: Canada

February 13

Toronto’s 18th Annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival Announces Three Showcase Events

Winterfolk XVIII Blues and Roots Festival Friday, February 21st — 7:00pm – 1:00amSaturday, February 22nd — 1:00pm – 1:00amSunday, February 23rd — 1:00pm – 10:00pm  The Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Ave)The Annex Hotel (296 Brunswick Ave) http://www.winterfolk.com Wristbands Available at the Door (While Supplies Last) Winterfolk XVIII — Blues and Bluegrass Separate Ticketed Event feat. […]

February 07

Fete Chinoise, Dreams Take Flight @ Royal York Hotel, Toronto – Sat. Feb. 3, 2020

by Sally Warburton In its 5th year, the Annual Fête Chinoise – a black tie cocktail – honours Chinese culture. The Royal York Hotel venue beautifully decorated with food stations both savoury and sweet was amazing. All delicious. Making the hard decision “Where do I start?” was the challenge!! Beautiful dresses, beautiful people of all […]

July 23

Gearing Up for Boots & Hearts – Fashion Guide

Get your tickets at: http://www.eventbrite.ca THE STYLE GUIDE FOR EVERYONETo keep things in tone with Boots & Hearts, try these fashion tips. The Ladies THE HAIR & MAKE-UPThe country look is all about the “BIG” hair and make-up as it is about clothes. Keep your hair big, loose and wavy ala Loretta Lynn & Dolly Parton. […]

July 23

Bonds of Mara Concert @ Lee’s Palace (Thu. Jul. 25, 2019)

The Diamond Mine Agency & The Rockpile PresentsBONDS OF MARA July 25th 2019Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor St W Toronto)Doors 7:30pm / 19+ Tickets $20 In Advance @ Sound Scapes, Ticketscene.ca http://www.Facebook.com/Bondsofmara/ The collective resume shared by Brian Byrne, Sal Costa, Dave Benedict, and Rich Beddoe reads like a well-curated playlist of dark modern rock melody, having honed […]

July 02

Award winning and JUNO-nominated Jazz vocalist Heather Bambrick celebrates the release of her newest album, Fine State – available now!

The album sees Bambrick moving in some new musical directions, with a more Pop-influenced Jazz sound, featuring strong Canadian content, and original material. ““(It’s) more of a departure from the traditional sort of records I’ve made in the past,” she says. “This project brings together more of the things that inspire me overall, not just […]

June 29

Canadian Rockers Iron Age Mystics Get Political in Debut New Single “Save It For The Revolution” – Available TODAY

Canadian melodic hard rockers Iron Age Mystics say “Save It For The Revolution” in their newest single off this year’s politically stirring album, Pride Before The Fall — available now! The Toronto-based rockers continue to hit creative pay dirt with not one, two or three rad reactions for their debut release, but four. The first? […]

June 29

Canadian Afro-Pop RnB Artist Releases New Album TÖMESROOM and Single, “Kickback” – Available Now

“I am enough. I am TÖME.” These powerful words introduce more than just the self-fulfilling definition of Canadian artist Michelle Oluwatomi Akanbi aka Tome’s middle name; they also introduce a movement she’s reverberating throughout her newest album, TÖMESROOM — available now. “I am unapologetic in this project,” she says of the EP and tabling topics […]

June 29

TD Markham Jazz Festival Announces Early Lineup for 22nd Annual Event (Aug. 16-18, 2019)

The TD Markham Jazz Festival have announced their first round of artists to perform at this year’s 22nd annual event this August 16th, 17th, and 18th. Opening Night Concert w/ Oakland StrokeWednesday, August 14th @ Markham Museum9350 Markham Road, MarkhamTickets via Eventbrite The Festival kicks things off with some uptown funk for its hallmark Opening Night […]

May 20

Dance: Made in Canada Festival @ Betty Oliphant Theatre & Blake House (Aug. 14-18, 2019)

TORONTO, ON — dance: made in canada / fait au canada Festival (d:mic/fac) proudly unveils a diverse program featuring the country’s most sought-after dancers and choreographers for its milestone fifth biennial edition on stage from August 14–18, 2019, at the Betty Oliphant Theatre. Living legend and 2019 Dance Hall of Fame inductee Louise Lecavalier will […]

April 07

Canadian Screen Awards Gala @ the Sony Centre (Sun. Mar. 31, 2019)

photography by A.J. Lam interviews by Jesse Read videography by Shannen Johnston It was a whirlwind week and the biggest week of celebration in Canadian cinema and television.This year, Canadian Screen Week featured  five galas honouring the best in Canada’s television, film, and digital industries. The Canadian Screen Awards celebrates media & entertainment in four […]

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 […]

December 12

The 14th Annual Andy Kim Christmas Show Wed., Dec.05th, 2018 @Queen Elizabeth Theatre (Exhibition Place) Toronto

Photography By Jesse Read&Sally Warburton It was the 14th annual Andy Kim Christmas Show , with upcoming shows in Montreal and for the first time in Burlington on December 20th. Andy Kim’s impressive catalog of hits were showcased on Wednesday night. Always a Superstar in Canada with his quality voice and Rockstar look, even after […]

December 05

Canada’s Walk Of Fame @The Sony Centre (Sat. Dec. 1st ,2018)

Photography By A.J.Lam Videography by Ben Gibson Interviews by Jesse Read Saturday, December 1 was a star studded night to remember at the Sony Centre, where nine iconic Canadians were inducted into the Walk of Fame for excellence in their respective fields. Olympic medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, actor/director Seth Rogen , musician Andy […]

November 22

New Green Frontier Featuring Gene Simmons @ Arcadian Court (Mon. Nov. 19, 2018)

The Biggest Cannabis Event on Bay Street brought in Gene Simmons of the legendary band, KISS. The inaugural edition of the New Green Frontier Cannabis Investor Conference was held on Nov. 19th in Toronto. Presented by SmallCapPower and held at The Arcadian Court, this full-day event featured over 20 presenting companies and over 350 attendees. The […]

November 06

Canada’s Great Kitchen Party, Regional Qualifier

Canada’s Great Kitchen Party presents its annual Toronto Regional Qualifier for the Canadian Culinary Championships, hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos and featuring a line-up of acclaimed Canadian chefs, elite athletes and musicians, celebrating pillars of Canadian culture – sport, music and food. Guests enjoyed  a variety of delicious dishes from 10 competing chefs, mingle and meet […]