On Saturday, July 8, 2017, Calgary hosted one of the biggest and hottest parties of the summer; Virgin Radio and The Source presented Calgary’s first ever iHeart Radio WestFest at Shaw Millennium Park! Featuring performances by Scott Helman, Ria Mae, Hedley, Fifth Harmony, Iggy Azalea, Massari, Midland, Ruth B, Noah Cyrus, Virginia to Vegas and … Continue reading Calgary Hearts Live: iHeartRadio WestFest Review
On Saturday, July 8 in Calgary, Canadian good time boys and pop/rock radio and stage stars Hedley hit iHeartRadio WestFest and did what they do best… rocked the stage. Check out the photos from Hedley’s set, and share your favourites with your friends! Hedley at iHeartRadio WestFest
Every Toronto summer ends the same way, with the Canadian National Exhibition and its rides, food, and entertainment. And now, still a month and a half away from opening day, we have a schedule and lineup for the legendary CNE Bandshell stage. As always, all concerts are included with the price of CNE admission, making … Continue reading 2017 Canadian National Exhibition Bandshell Stage Lineup and Schedule
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
As we get closer to WayHome 2017, our playlists have started to include more and more music from the artists that will be on the Burl’s Creek stages… including Royal Blood. The duo out of Brighton, England will hit the stage on Saturday, July 29th before Imagine Dragons headlines the night. And based on their … Continue reading WayHome 2017 Preview: Royal Blood Top 5
The Toronto duo of Jason Couse and Wes Marskell will be live and loud with their good time vibes and groovy tunes this summer at WayHome, as The Darcys hit the stage on Saturday, July 29th. We had the chance to see The Darcys on stage at The Phoenix at WayHome for the Holidays in … Continue reading WayHome 2017 Preview: The Darcys Top 5
Joey Landreth has a Juno Award, a heap of critical acclaim for this guitar skills, and a brand new solo album that you should really listen to. Whiskey, is a seven song record from the younger of The Bros. Landreth, and offers a chance to feature Joey’s good (like really good) guitar work and his … Continue reading Whiskey: Joey Landreth Album Review
Every year Canadian Music Week takes over Toronto and turns us into the music city we dream about for the rest of the year… and 2017 will be no different with a pile of talented artists – including up-and-comers and headlining legends. This year CMW comes to town from April 18 to 23 and will … Continue reading Canadian Music Week 2017 – The Early Preview!
In 2017 we have a goal of sharing some awesome playlists with you. Playlists curated by artists and friends from the music industry, and for festivals, and just because we believe in the power and importance of sharing music. So to get us started we have a playlist from Joshua… If you know Josh, you … Continue reading thereviewsarein.com Playlist: Joshua’s Karaoke Classics!
For more than a decade we’ve been listening to the rock and roll stylings of The Trews, and on Saturday night we took it all in up close and personal at the CNE in Toronto. The Antigonish, Nova Scotia natives took the stage to an awesome reception of fans who knew exactly what they were … Continue reading Beautiful and Tragic: The Trews at the CNE 2016
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
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
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
You could feel it in the air… an electricity flowing through nearly 40,000 people at the WayHome main stage just waiting. And waiting. 10 minutes, 5 minutes, 2 minutes before the set they were ready to explode. And when The Killers came on stage, they did. And when the Las Vegas rockers kicked off the … Continue reading The Way It Was: The Killers at WayHome 2016!