On Sunday night I attended my first Steve Fest. This year’s edition was held at Toronto’s Hard Luck Bar and included NLP, Zebra And The Bandit, Johnny Nocash & The Celtic Outlaws, Dawn Valley, Her Majesty the King, and The Curse Within. Additional bands which hit the stage before we arrived included This Is A Crisis, Words … Continue reading Steve Fest 2017: NLP, Zebra And The Bandit, Johnny Nocash and More
Saturday at WayHome was packed with dynamic rock and roll duos… and Royal Blood were part of that action on the WayBright stage! The twosome from Brighton in the UK were at home and on fire in front of the Canadian fans, pumping out a ton of sound out of the speakers – more sound … Continue reading Lights Out: Royal Blood at WayHome 2017
Late Thursday afternoon we headed to the Mill Street Brew Pub to check out USS [UBIQUITOUS SYNERGY SEEKER]. Stripped right down, the guys looked happy and super comfortable in this environment. Human Kebab announced at the start of set that they’d be buying everyone a round which was met with a round of applause and cheers. … Continue reading USS Take Over Toronto for #GreaterTorontoDay
Take one Friday night, add some friends from 102.1 The Edge, throw in a little Mill Street beer, add the face melting UK duo, Royal Blood, mix it together at The Velvet Underground, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for kicking off your weekend. There’s a sweet anticipation that comes from knowing you’re going to a show, knowing it’s … Continue reading Royal Blood at Adam and Melani’s Secret Thing – 102.1 The Edge
What’s the best thing to brighten up a grey, gloomy day? Why watching Hollerado doing a 102.1 The Edge’s Sugar Beach Session of course! There’s nothing like live music to cheer up a rainy day.Edge DJ Adam, took no time in letting us know that the new Hollerado record, Born Yesterday, comes out next week. He … Continue reading Hollerado at 102.1 The Edge – Sugar Beach Sessions
On back-to-back nights in Toronto and Oshawa, ON – JJ Shiplett and Johnson Crook took the stage and put on the kinds of shows that make music fans want to hear more, see more, and do it all over again. Friday night’s show saw the 2 acts play early sets at Toronto’s Dakota Tavern and … Continue reading Always For You: JJ Shiplett and Johnson Crook Hit Toronto and Oshawa!
On a Wednesday night in Toronto, the holiday season started with a bang with special thanks to WayHome. A full house packed The Phoenix to see Darcys, Bear Mountain, and The Beaches… and to check out the Christmas market, take photos with The Edge 102.1’s Santa, drink, sing, dance, and make donations to MusiCounts in … Continue reading WayHome For The Holidays At The Phoenix!
With Performances from Modern Space, Darcys, Banners, Finger Eleven and Sam Roberts Band Where to even start… what an amazing night at The Phoenix! From the first note of the first band, I was all in. Yeah, there were awards, and they were cool, very cool but the performances, they were incredible! First on the … Continue reading 102.1 the Edge Presents The 2016 CASBY Awards
We love a last-minute addition to the schedule and that’s just what we got from The Edge yesterday. Catfish and the Bottlemen would be doing a Sugar Beach Session and we were thrilled to be able to make it. Ryan Evan McCann, known to fans as “Van”, founded Catfish and the Bottlemen in 2007. Formed … Continue reading Catfish and the Bottlemen at 102.1 The Edge – Sugar Beach Sessions
Milking the last drops out of summer I headed to Sugar Beach today for an afternoon Sugar Beach Session at The Edge featuring The Trews. It was a gorgeous afternoon and what could make it better, live music of course? The Toronto-based band, originally out of Antigonish, Nova Scotia have been putting out records for … Continue reading The Trews at 102.1 The Edge – Sugar Beach Sessions