One of our favourite things during Canadian Music Week is The Indies. Sponsored by Jim Beam and Indie88 it’s a fun night of music and recognition. There were some amazing performances and we’ve got the full list of nominees and winners at the end of this post. First up, The Jim Beam Make History Talent … Continue reading CMW 2017: The Indies
While we were hanging out at OMDC’s Ontario JUNO Award Nominee Reception in Toronto last week, we had the chance to catch up with Izzy and Jon of The Strumbellas for 5 quick questions. Many thanks to Izzy and Jon for taking the time to answer our questions in a crowded and busy room, and … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with The Strumbellas!
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
Just when you thought you didn’t have anymore plans to make for the summer… another sure thing comes along. The Big Feastival is coming to Canada – and from August 18 to 20, there will be music, food, and fun for the whole family waiting for you at Burl’s Creek in Oro-Medonte, Ontario. This festival/feastival has … Continue reading Festival Announcement: The Big Feastival with Weezer, Ben Harper, The Strumbellas and more!
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]
The 157th running of the Queen’s Plate at Woodbine Racetrack brought more than just horse racing excitement to Toronto, it also brought a heap of musical talent and cheering fans to the track! We were there to take in the action and have shots of Hedley, The Strumbellas, and Matt Good. Check them out and … Continue reading 2016 Queen’s Plate Concert Photo Review!
Now in its 16th year, Canadian Music Week’s Annual Independent Music Awards is one of the biggest nights of the festival. Recognizing artistry in 14 categories, The Indies bring together the best of Canadian indie music for the recognition they deserve. This year’s gala is being presented by Indie88 on Wednesday, May 4th at The … Continue reading CMW 2016 Preview: The Indies