The JUNOS are coming! The JUNOS are coming! But, before we get to the JUNOS, we’ve got JUNO Week and JUNO Fest. JUNO Week starts March 30th with the JUNO Cup Jam. Featuring performances at The Bourbon Room with Adrian Sutherland (Midnight Shine), Amanda Rheaume, Barney Bentall (High Bar Gang), Cosmo Ferraro (Ferraro), Darryl James (The Strumbellas), … Continue reading Coming Soon: JUNOFEST 2017 – Ottawa, ON
The Katherines are always looking for a silver lining… and right now they’ve found one. With the release of their debut album, To Bring You My Heart (604 Records), these three young women from Vancouver are introducing themselves to the musical world with gusto. To Bring You My Heart (TBYMH) travels through its 13 song … Continue reading To Bring You My Heart: The Katherines Album Review & Feature
Over the holidays I got my hands on a copy of Fearless As Possible (Under the Circumstances): A Memoir, written by one of my favourite people, Denise Donlon. To be clear, I don’t know Denise personally, but I feel like we grew up together. From the early days at MuchMusic through her Sony Music and … Continue reading Denise Donlon – Fearless As Possible [Interview]
2016 was a long, hard year for many of us. Personally, and in the music industry, we experienced loss and heartbreak – BUT, in the midst of all of that, we also had some great moments and we have to remember that! So, to celebrate what was good about the year, here are 5 of my best … Continue reading Joshua’s Highlights and Top Memories of 2016!
When Joshua posted his 10 most listened to albums of 2016 post, I wondered out loud if it was too soon to be writing such a post. Joshua and I chatted briefly about it and his conclusion was that there wasn’t an album that could be released now that could top his list of 10 … Continue reading Trish’s 10 Most Listened to Albums of 2016
With 2016 quickly drawing to a close (really, it’s coming faster than I thought) it’s time to start looking back at the year that was. So, here we are today with the 10 albums that I’ve found myself listening to the most in 2016. Some were released this year and caught my ear instantly. Some … Continue reading Joshua’s 10 Most Listened to Albums of 2016!
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
Oh baby, look how far we’ve come! Four years ago we saw the Arkells on stage at Toronto’s CNE, and they did a hell of a job entertaining the crowd. Saturday night we saw the pride of Hamilton on the WayBright stage at WayHome 2016 and holy shit did they ever one up themselves. Going … Continue reading Morning Report: Arkells at WayHome 2016!
WayHome 2016 is just a heartbeat away, and we’re getting more excited with every day that ticks by. This 3 day festival is packed with talent and entertainment on 4 stages – and will go late into the night on both Friday and Saturday. And one of the acts that will be part of the … Continue reading WayHome 2016 Preview: Matt and Kim Q&A
You’ve been waiting, we’ve been waiting… but today we wait no more! The 2016 WayHome set times and stage assignments have been set – and now the personal planning begins. Have a look at the lists per day and per stage and start figuring out where you need to be and who you need to … Continue reading 2016 WayHome Day-to-Day Schedule and Set Times
WayHome 2016, it’s coming and we thought with the May 24 weekend upon us now was as good a time as any to put together our WayHome 2016 Playlist. There are so many artists to choose from, so we’ve given you a single taste of each artist. With 73 tracks, did we miss your favourite … Continue reading thereviewsarein.com WayHome 2016 Playlist
If you’re like us, you’ve been waiting for this… the WayHome daily lineups are here! The day-by-day breakdowns should help get your planning started, and the stage assignments and set times should be coming soon! The countdown is on, WayHome is coming! Thursday, July 21, 2016 ARTWALK – 2016 Camping starts on Thursday and we’re … Continue reading WayHome 2016 Daily Lineup Announcement!
As winter rolls on in Ontario we find ourselves daydreaming about hot, sunny summer days filled with live music, food trucks, beer, and WayHomies… And after seeing 35,000 people load into the Burl’s Creek Event Grounds in 2015, we know that we aren’t alone in those little dreams! So, today we’re SUPER HAPPY to announce … Continue reading WayHome 2016 Ticket and Camping Giveaway!
Arkells have been releasing records since 2007 with the debut self released EP Deadlines. They’ve been on my radar since 2008. Joining Dine Alone Records and releasing Jackson Square was a definite turning point for the band and they started showing up on mainstream radio. The band formed in Hamilton and worked their way up to the … Continue reading WayHome 2016 Preview: Arkells Top 5
We’ve been waiting (mostly patiently) since the day we left WayHome last summer to find out who would be coming to Burl’s Creek in 2016 – and now the wait is over! After the release of two 360° teaser videos full of hints and clues and mysterious little things all over the place, we have … Continue reading WayHome 2016 Artist Announcement with Headliners: LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire, The Killers!