Tag Archives: Canadian Music

November 20


By Wayne Baggs Jaymz Bee always aims to entertain. This time around, the release party of his album Music For Secret Agents hits the target. The amassed collection of the finest jazz players, combined with a spectacular venue, delivers “Spy Jazz”. The eclectic events of Mr. Bee are something to behold. Jaymz is constantly promoting the […]

November 11

Canadian Rocker SINEMATIC Navigate Depths of Reconciliation & Struggle in Blistering “Indigenous”

Song Arrives Ahead of December 2021’s Forthcoming Sophomore Album, The Dark Circus Navigating the depths of reconciliation and the Indigenous struggle, Quebec-based hard alt.rock outfit Sinematic scorch the soundscape with a blistering new single, “Indigenous” — available now. The alter-ego of author and composer Ayden Grey, “Indigenous” is the first single to land from the artist’s […]

November 11

Jesse Cook Announces Cross-Country Canada & U.S. “Tempest II” Tour — PLUS New Studio Album, Libre Out December 3rd, Libre’s New Music Video for “Oran” & New Single, “Updraft” Are Available Now!

Watch “Oran” via YouTube Here January 17 – The Port Theatre, Nanaimo, BC February 22 – Winspear Centre, Edmonton, AB February 24 – Kelowna Community Theatre, Kelowna, BC February 25 – The Clarke Theatre, Mission, BC February 26 – The Centre, Vancouver, BC March 2 – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary, AB March 3 – […]

October 26

Pop-Artist MISS LIA Releases Empowering & Seductive “Animal Type” Single

With rich, velvety vox ablaze amidst a sense of passion and playfulness, Toronto singer/songwriter Miss Lia’s new single “Animal Type” captures the carnal charge around setting sights on who you want. Written in Miss Lia’s unique fashion — a confident, inspired, spontaneous type of lyricism — the song’s origins are rooted in the pop-R&B artist’s […]

October 19

MonkeyJunk’s Steve Marriner, Grievous Angels & The Sheepdogs’ Jimmy Bowskill Join Make Music Matter’s #UnpluggedTogether Oct 21

Hosted by Alan Cross, the Event is in Support of Healing in Harmony, A Program for Trauma Survivors Watch #UnpluggedTogether Preview Video via YouTube Here & Here October 21st — Grievous Angels Tickets Marking its final Fall 2021 date, Make Music Matter’s innovative and exclusive virtual series #UnpluggedTogether is set to host Grievous Angels — as well as […]

October 16

Rocker JOSH RITCHIE Solidifies His Voice & Shines Light on the ‘Love at the End of the World’ Album and Single

As seen and heard in Toronto Blues Society and CBC Searchlight…Rocker JOSH RITCHIE Solidifies His Voice & Shines Light on the ‘Love at the End of the World’ Album and Single When it feels like the light at the end of the tunnel is dim, there always seems to be an artist like Wiarton, ON’s […]

October 12

Blues Master DAVID VEST Doubles Down to Deliver ‘Live at Hermann’s’ and ‘Live in Calgary’ Concert Albums

“When you look for the definition of cool you’re likely going to find a reference to David Vest.” — Cascade Blues Association “Vest is a very welcome and cherished addition to the Canadian blues landscape, as one of the very best piano players going.” — Blues Underground Network Five-Time Maple Blues Award Winner Showcases Two […]

August 15

Legendary Canadian Band HONEYMOON SUITE Hit the Top 30 Rock Charts for the First Time in 19 Years

“Find What You’re Looking For” Latest Release Previewing New Album, Their First Since 2008 Johnnie Dee‎ and ‎Derry Grehan‎ available for Facetime, Zoom, Skype, Phoner and Email Interviews and Media Performances! 36 years on, that headline above makes the fact all the more impressive. Canadian classic rockers Honeymoon Suite hope you “Find What You’re Looking […]

December 20

It’s Merriment the Soul Funk Way with Canadian Soul Funk Legends Crack of Dawn’s NEW Single “It’s Christmas Time”

Canadian funk legends Crack of Dawn are serving up some serious soul this Holiday season with their newest single, “It’s Christmas Time” — available now! Featuring the same signature velvety tones that have made them Canada’s most celebrated soul act for 40 years and running, the seasonal tribute to Motown is a track packed with […]

December 18

Glorious Sons, Sirius Radio Special Appearance

by Wayne Baggs. I went back to sleep 8:30 on this Monday morning after the phone rang. I figured BK wouldn’t contact me for an emergency so why bother responding? Good thing he knows me, I absolutely would respond “yes.” He required confirmation that I could make it to The Concert Hall by 6:30 for a Sirius Radio special appearance of Kingston’s, Glorious […]

December 02

First Round of Performing Artists Announced for Toronto’s Winterfolk XVIII Blues and Roots Festival

WHAT: Winterfolk XVIII Blues and Roots Festival Today, Toronto-based Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival announced its 18th annual celebration, with music and food on full display February 21- 23, 2020, including a stellar lineup of JUNO, Maple Blues, and Canadian Folk Music-winners including Lynn Miles, Jack de Keyzer, Swamperella and Wendell Ferguson. Toronto’s Winterfolk Blues and Roots Music Festival is on Brunswick Ave (near Spadina Avenue and […]

November 30

Downchild Blues Band’s “I’ve Got Everything I Need (Almost)” to be Inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Song induction and 50th Anniversary Party will feature special guests Dan Aykroyd, Tony D (MonkeyJunk), Suzie Vinnick and Andy J Forest -November 29, National Arts Centre- Ottawa, ON (November 21, 2019) — The first Canadian blues recording ever to sell gold, “I’ve Got Everything I Need (Almost),” written by The Legendary Downchild Blues Band’s leader and co-founder, Don Walsh, will be […]

November 23

Indie Week 2019

by Wayne Baggs Day 1 of setting out to find out what’s original and interesting at the five day showcase for new hungry bands called Indie Week, one of Canada’s top emerging artist festivals hosting independent artists from around the world for five amazing nights of music in venues throughout downtown Toronto November 13-17. Indie Week […]

November 22

Parachute Club’s “Rise Up” Inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame to induct six songs that helped to define the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s, borne from the streets of Toronto with global impact Toronto, ON (October 22, 2019) — The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame (CSHF) today announced the induction of six influential songs from the Toronto music scenes of the […]

November 10

Canadian Hip Hop Artist Rawmny Wildcat Lays Foundation for His “Legacy”

Canadian hip hop artist Rawmny Wildcat is laying the groundwork for his “Legacy” — releasing the first single off his forthcoming LP of the same name, available now. The bright chord riffs on “Legacy” bring the track back to an 80s, near-vintage sound while carrying elements from the current state of trap. Produced alongside Nabil […]