Death From Above are back to their original name… and they’re still banging out loud rock and roll music like they always have. And their set on the main stage at WayHome 2017 was a ringing example of that fact. With heavy hitting punch, right from the jump, Death From Above had the fans active … Continue reading Freeze Me: Death From Above at WayHome 2017
In the early afternoon sun and heat, Picture This took to the WayBright stage at WayHome and introduced themselves to Canada for the first time. The Irish hit makers, brought a ton of energy to their set, firing into their songs without hesitation, and charming the WayHome crowd with their music and accents. Bringing together … Continue reading Take My Hand: Picture This at WayHome 2017
Dan Davidson may be becoming known for his wacky videos, but country radio and country music fans know that he’s the real deal, And he’s just getting started. We met up with the former Tupelo Honey rocker at Parkdale’s Rod, Gun & Barbers during a stop in Toronto to talk about his music, DIY videos, … Continue reading Laugh When You Lie: Dan Davidson, Live in Toronto
In the heart of the city, country took over. The Budweiser County Fair brought country music, BBQ, beer and more to King Street West, and country fans were there to soak it all in while they soaked up the sun. The two day festival featured a list of rising stars on stage, and paired with … Continue reading Giddy Up: Budweiser County Fair Toronto!
WayHome is coming faster than you might think… and it’s time to get ready! On Saturday, July 29 thousands of music fans will crowd around the stage to see Death From Above do their thing and entertain the masses. There’s about a 100% chance that we’re going to hear the brand new single, Freeze Me, along … Continue reading WayHome 2017 Preview: Death From Above Top 5
For the last few years we’ve been talking about Toronto’s emergence as a country music hot spot. And now, the city is getting their own country music festival when the Budweiser County Fair comes to 525 King Street West, July 14 and 15, 2017. The County Fair is offering a full experience, including: ★ Carnival … Continue reading Cowboy Up: Budweiser County Fair is Coming to Toronto
On a Summer Thursday night at the Budweiser Stage, Lady Antebellum made their triumphant return to Toronto, nearly 2 years exactly from their last trip on the Wheels Up Tour. In 2015 we saw the trio come to town with Sam Hunt and Hunter Hayes. In 2017 they brought Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young on … Continue reading You Look Good World Tour: Lady Antebellum, Kelsea Ballerini & Brett Young in Toronto
Summer days and nights are better with live music. And Saturday night in Toronto, there was live music flowing and 17,000 happy listeners soaking it in as The Arkells and July Talk headlined one of the first outdoor big rock and roll shows of summer 2017. With the sun still shining down, thousands of music … Continue reading Celebrating Summer: Arkells, July Talk & Friends Rock Toronto!
It was almost a year ago when we stumbled upon Crown Lands (Kevin Comeau and Cody Bowles) when they were opening a show we were covering at The Rivoli on Queen West in Toronto. And truth be told, we’ve been fans ever since. It’s been a very busy, productive year for Crown Lands. They’ve been … Continue reading Recording “Rise Over Run”: Crown Lands Episode 4 Premiere
If you believe that rock and roll should be played hard, fast, and loud… we’ve got a prescription for The Lazys that we think you should fill immediately during the Summer Ontario Fun Tour. And if you’re in Ontario, your chance is coming quick to see these five Aussie rockandrollers get on stage, sweat, sing, … Continue reading Summer Ontario Fun Tour: The Lazys Hit The Road!
Hot on the heels of his Iron & Ashes album release, the critical and fan acclaim for the heartbreaking track, She Ain’t You, and two successful sets during Canadian Music Week, Andrew Hyatt has a brand new song for you to hear, and a video for you to watch. Related: Iron & Ashes: Andrew Hyatt … Continue reading On Me: Andrew Hyatt Video Release
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
For future reference, The Dakota Tavern is an excellent place visit on a Friday night to start your long weekend. To kick off our May Long, we hit our favourite basement in Toronto to see The Middle Coast and Johnson Crook – two bands with deep Manitoba roots, making good music, and having good times. … Continue reading The Making Of: The Middle Coast and Johnson Crook take Toronto
On a quiet Tuesday in Toronto, with much of the music community still hungover from Canadian Music Week, three dudes from Texas made their first visit to Canada and played a showcase at the Dakota Tavern. Midland, all the way from small town Dripping Springs, TX, hit the small stage in front of fans and … Continue reading Drinkin’ Problem: Midland Comes North to Toronto
Saturday night at Canadian Music Week is a big one. Big shows, big crowds, and the unofficial end to a week jam-packed full of music. So it should come as no surprise that the country music show at The Great Hall was busy, loud, and pumping out fantastic music that everyone in the room was … Continue reading CMW 2017: SiriusXM House w/ High Valley, Jess Moskaluke & Madeline Merlo