In our latest 5 Quick Questions, we talk to Michael Votano of Silver Love Club about changes, new music, food and more! Silver Love Club have lots of shows during Canadian Music Week including opening night at the Honest Heart Collective Showcase and The Aussie Night Out Showcase. Check here for dates, places and times! Q1: … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Silver Love Club
Canadian Music Week opening night, finally! On Tuesday night we headed to Adelaide Hall a little early to interview tonight’s headliners, The Honest Heart Collective. We’ll have that interview up shortly. But let’s talk about tonight’s lineup. I like to call this one, the night of rock bands and their fabulous frontmen. First on stage were … Continue reading CMW 2017: The Honest Heart Collective Showcase
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 October 20th The Dead Love started their Canadian tour at The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern playing songs from their sophomore album So Whatever. The band embarked on a 7 date tour in Ontario and Quebec bringing a little attitude and a lot of talent. We caught up with the boys during Canadian Music Week 2016 and … Continue reading The Dead Love: So Whatever at The Bovine Sex Club
Where do I even start with X Ambassadors? These guys are beyond creative in so many ways. From their dynamic mix of soulful alternative rock, hip hop, passionate ballads, and electronic-based pop, these four young men cannot stay off the charts, and I can’t see them moving off anytime soon. The first time I heard … Continue reading CityFolk Fest 2016: X Ambassadors
Rock and roll fans, listen to us, if you’re not already in on The Lazys, it’s time. Right now. On Saturday night at the CNE in Toronto, the stage took an Australian beating when Leon, Matty, Glenn, Liam, and Andy took over and rocked their hearts out as the opening act for Canadian vets, The … Continue reading Howling Woman: The Lazys, Live at the CNE 2016
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
We’ve got a soft spot for Australian bands, I don’t know what it is, but we do. One of our favourite Aussie bands is headed back to Canada with a couple of stops in Toronto. The Lazys kick off their Howling Woman Tour in Vancouver at The Roxy on August 25th and head east across … Continue reading Howling Woman Tour: The Lazys
It was supposed to be quick. A four song, Sugar Beach Session at 102.1 The Edge with Canadian Alt-Rock band July Talk. It was anything but short. They started out their set with Push + Pull and ended it with Paper Girl. When they got to Paper Girl Leah Fay decided she didn’t want to sing … Continue reading July Talk at The Edge – Sugar Beach Sessions
It’s hard to believe that it’s been 2 years since we first saw Sam Hunt on stage for the first time at Boots & Hearts… and now we’ve seen him again. But this time the Georgia boy was all over the main stage as the direct lead-in to headliner Dierks Bentley on Friday night. As … Continue reading Take Your Time: Sam Hunt at Boots & Hearts 2016!
If you’re ever wondering who to invite to your party on a summer Friday night, the answer is Dierks Bentley. For real. Bentley headlined the Boots & Hearts main stage Friday and hosted one hell of a party for (our estimate) 40,000 of his closest Canadian friends. Hell, he even invited a dude named Nick … Continue reading Drunk on a Plane: Dierks Bentley at Boots & Hearts 2016!
They call him the King of Summer… and on a steamy Thursday night north of Toronto, Jake Owen made that impossible to argue. Jake Owen, in all of his barefoot glory, took over the Boots and Hearts Front Porch stage to headline the Coors Banquet Kick Off Party – and he damn near blew the … Continue reading American Love: Jake Owen at Boots & Hearts 2016!
In August 2012, Tebey won the Boots & Hearts Emerging Artist Showcase contest – and in 2016 he was back in a main event slot during the Coors Banquet Kick Off Party! As part of the 5 act Thursday show, Tebey took over the Front Porch stage at B&H and did everything he needed to … Continue reading Old School: Tebey at Boots & Hearts 2016!
On Friday night in Toronto a band from NYC rolled in and set up and played their only Canadian date on what has been an eventful tour so far. American Opera, fronted by John Bee, has had van breakdowns along the way, but haven’t missed a date yet – and we’re sure glad that they … Continue reading Friday Night Live: American Opera with Crown Lands at the Rivoli
Sunday was a lot of fun at WayHome. There’s always a risk that folks will be partied out on day 3, but that didn’t seem to be the case at all. The crowds were lively, they travelled well between stages – and they got to hear some pretty cool music. Check out some of our … Continue reading WayHome 2016 Photo Review: All Them Witches, Dilly Dally & Beirut!