Author Archives: Aron Harris

About Aron Harris

Aron Harris is Addicted's music editor as well as a designer/photographer/writer. Aron can be found on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/arichardphoto/ for photography. As well, @dadrockdad for his dad blog.

the NEW DEAL Postpones Tour Dates and Announce Free Livestreams

Amidst all the postponements and cancellations of tours, Toronto jamtronica trio, the NEW DEAL, have announced that they will not be playing their upcoming shows in the US. However, to make up for this and in partnership with live music…

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COVID-19 and the Live Music Experience

I’m not sure what choice to make. I had a couple of decisions made for me; Pearl Jam and Zac Brown Band postponed their current tours, so I won’t be covering those shows, had my media requests been approved. However,…

New Music Friday – Bye Bye February Edition

When the calendar flips to March, it feels like it’s only a matter of time until it’s socks and sandals and cargo shorts for this Rock Dad. So, I’m happy to bid farewell to February. It’s never been a kind…

Michael Kiwanuka at REBEL

Words and photos by Patrick Bales   Michael Kiwanuka made his long-awaited return to Toronto on February 6, wowing a capacity crowd at REBEL Entertainment Complex. His fourth time in the city, Kiwanuka played to approximately as many people this…

New Music Friday – Honouring Jon Box

Last September, the Canadian music industry lost one of its most devoted and beloved members. Jon Box was a stalwart member of the Universal Music Group team, starting his career as a sales rep back in 1996. Twenty-three years later…

The Yamato Drummers Thunder into Roy Thomson Hall

Before there was music, there was the drum. The percussive sound of two hands clapping, a rock being dropped to the ground or a stick being hit on a tree predated any noted form of music by millennia. Used for…

Olivia Jean at the Horseshoe Tavern

Words and photos by Patrick Bales   The floor in front of the stage at the Horseshoe remained packed after Olivia Jean and her band left the stage on January 22. The faithful chanted “One more song!” as Jean and her bassist…