Saturday night of Canadian Music Week is huge. And while there are a couple of shows on Sunday, it’s really the last night of big, late shows. And… it’s Saturday night with a 4:00 AM last call! We found ourselves at The Horseshoe Tavern for the United Talent Agency’s Showcase featuring The Julian Taylor Band. … Continue reading CMW 2017: UTA / Julian Taylor Band with One Bad Son, Birds of Bellwoods and Friends
It was a dark, hot, sweaty Monday night as the Toronto Jazz Festival came to The Horseshoe Tavern… and we loved it. Opening the show was Toronto’s very own Jessica Mitchell. One of our personal favourites, Jessica has been doing some great things including lots of touring. Look for her at upcoming summer dates including … Continue reading Not Enough Whiskey: Kiefer Sutherland at The Horseshoe Tavern
Before Canadian Music Week 2016 wrapped we hit the Aussie BBQ at The Horseshoe and hung out with the boys from The Dead Love. With the sun out we sat on the patio out front on Queen Street West to talk about the band, new music, drinks, CMW, Toronto and more – and then we … Continue reading CMW 2016 Spotlight: The Dead Love at the Aussie BBQ!
With Canadian Music Week in full swing on Thursday night, we headed to The Horseshoe for the Tommy Stinson Showcase. On stage when we arrived was Frankie Lee. Accompanied by drums and a bass player Frankie’s sound drew me to the back of the Horseshoe. He brings a kind of Neil Young alternative country vibe … Continue reading CMW 2016: Tommy Stinson Showcase with Frankie Lee at The Horseshoe
Canadian Music Week is just around the corner, and I’m in love. I was a CMW attendee long before I started writing about and shooting shows. I love this festival so much, I’d book vacation time so I could take in as many bands as possible. I love the way it makes our city feel, … Continue reading CMW 2016 Preview – Trish’s Top 5 Must-Sees
I’ve spent the last week listening almost non-stop to Ivory Hours, Morning Light and I have to admit I’m having a very hard time picking a favourite track. If you pressed me really hard, I’d have to say the lead track Dreamer is my fav. The London, ON pop-rock trio has put together an amazingly … Continue reading CMW 2016 Preview: Ivory Hours, Morning Light Review and Q&A
Supporting her latest album “Neon Zero“, Care Failure and the rest of Die Mannequin played to a full house Saturday night in Toronto at the Legendary Horseshoe Tavern. Getting things started, opening acts A Primitive Evolution followed by Secret Broadcast. A Primitive Evolution were added to the bill for the Saturday night. I’d seen them a … Continue reading Secret Broadcast and A Primitive Evolution with Die Mannequin