Hockey season is back and that means it’s time to make some ridiculous predictions for the 2015-16 NHL season. Have a look at this list of 20 and add your predictions in the comment section. Also, I tried to avoid the dreaded East Coast Bias – but ya, it’s probably there. 1. Phil Kessel score … Continue reading 20 Half – Assed Predictions for the 2015-16 NHL Season
We’re very lucky as music fans in Canada to listen to and watch our favourite Canadian artists do their thing. But unless we continue to educate and nurture our young people’s love and talent for music, these days aren’t going to last. Since 1997 MusiCounts has been donating funds to schools across Canada to help … Continue reading MusiCounts – Support Music in Canadian Schools
The NHL season starts this week with Montreal in Toronto, Vancouver in Calgary, New York in Chicago, and San Jose in Los Angeles… and to get us all ready for hockey we recruited 10 of our own Canadian Country Music All-Stars to give us their preview! We asked each artist 3 questions (Favourite Team, Why/How … Continue reading 2015-16 NHL Canadian Country Music Season Preview
On a Friday night at the gorgeously renovated Adelaide Hall in Toronto, the equally stunning Jill Hennessy took to the stage to celebrate and launch her newest full length album, I Do. It was an intimate performance, with roughly 100 people in the crowd, and all of them interested in every song and joke and … Continue reading Something’s Comin’: Jill Hennessy Live at Adelaide Hall Toronto
Taylor Swift has been making news across the world with her 6 leg, 85 show 1989 World Tour. She brought the tour to Toronto’s Rogers Centre this chilly October weekend for two amazing sold out dates and we’d been waiting for her. Opening act Shawn Mendes did a great job of filling the seats early. I’m … Continue reading 1989: Taylor Swift Delivers Our Wildest Dreams
Brantley Gilbert looks like he might be rock and roll disguised as country music. But when you watch and listen to the songs (live or recorded) you know it’s legit. Yes, it can be loud and aggressive. And maybe your grandma isn’t lining up for his show, but plenty of fans were at The Opera … Continue reading Kick It In The Pit: Brantley Gilbert live in Toronto!
We wish you guys could hear it all… There is so much music being made right now. We’re lucky enough to be sent links and streams from local artists in Toronto, the rest of Canada, across the United States, and Europe. There’s just not enough time in the day to write about it all or … Continue reading 5 Tips for Finding More New Music
Did you know… Jill Hennessy, the actress you love from Law & Order, Crossing Jordan, Las Vegas, The Good Wife, and more, is also a singer/songwriter with a sweet voice, and a brand new album on the way. It’s true. You can look it up. You can also win a pair of tickets to check … Continue reading I Do: Jill Hennessy Album Release Party Contest!
What a spectacular day of music! The sun was out, the mud from day 1 was cleared up, the music was loud and everyone was all in. My biggest regret from Riot Fest Day 2… missing Andrew W.K But, the rest of the day was awesome, and to prove it I’m going to let the … Continue reading Riot Fest Toronto 2015 Day 2: Photo Review
As a 33 year old dude, I feel like Ryan Adams’ version of Taylor Swift’s 1989 was recorded specifically for me. Now, I know that isn’t true because I’ve read the posts other people have written about the process and music and final product… but still. Note: There should be no shame in anyone, regardless … Continue reading Ryan Adams 1989 – Quick Thoughts
Fresh off a 2nd consecutive win for Festival of the Year at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards, Boots & Hearts is gearing up for 2016 with the release of the first wave of tickets! It’s a little crazy to think that it’s been less than 2 months since we were hanging out at Burl’s … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Tickets On Sale Now!
Day 3 at TURF was super eventful with great music, awesome September weather, and here are the photos to prove it! Steve Poltz was everywhere – even showed up in the media pit! Got to say hi. Pic to come. He even had the audience dancing solos on the lawn. What a fun guy. … Continue reading TURF 2015 Day 3: Photo Review
It was a muddy, messy Saturday and Mother nature threw everything she had at the artists and crowd at Riot Fest Toronto – but as they say, the show must go on! Check out some of our favourite photos from Day 1 of Riot Fest Toronto! Thrice Courage My Love All Time Low MotörheadWeezer – There … Continue reading Riot Fest Toronto 2015 Day 1: Photo Review
Yesterday was a day of firsts for thereviewsarein.com. First time ever at TURF, first time seeing many of these bands live and a first for having two photographers at a festival. I had a fantastic time and the threat of rain throughout the day didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits. Make sure you check out Glen’s photo post! My first stop … Continue reading TURF 2015 Day 1: Of Monsters and Men, Shakey Graves and More
It was a busy day 1 at the Toronto Urban Roots Festival. But the crowd at Historic Fort York was awesome, the music was on fire, and we’ve got some awesome pics to prove it. Check out some of the highlights from Day 1 and make sure to check back from more as the weekend … Continue reading TURF 2015 Day 1: Photo Review