Category: Music

New Music Friday – We Can Almost Stop Saying ‘Happy New Year’ Edition

Happy 2020! May that be my last time saying that. We’re kicking out the cobwebs and trying to shake a cookie addiction here in the Music Dept., but there’s no time like the present to get some new music out…

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MIke Gordon’s Winter Tour

Mike Gordon keeps himself very busy when not playing huge venues with his iconic jam band, Phish. A consummate musician, Mike records and tours with his eponymous band in the Phish off-season giving fans the opportunity to hear and see…

Neil Peart, 1952-2020. Farewell to the King.

On August 1, 2015, Rush played their final concert together as a band, completing a career that began in 1971. Even purists will admit that the band’s debut was recognized in mid-1974 when Hamilton-area drummer Neil Peart joined the trio….

The ADDICTED Music Dept. Editor’s Wrapup 2019

In 2019, the ADDICTED Music Dept. reviewed 91 shows and festivals, launched a podcast and the irregularly-scheduled New Music Friday series, added contributors from Ottawa and Montreal, all to bring what we feel is great music and events to the…

The Marcus King Band Bring Southern Charm to Toronto

Subtlety is not a hallmark of The Marcus King Band. At 23-years-old, the guitar phenom of the same name – along with his five-piece back-up band – clocked in a dizzying two-hour show at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall. Light on crowd…

CAAMP Take Over The Danforth Music Hall

Exactly one year after a sold-out show at The Horseshoe Tavern, folk trio Caamp returned to Toronto to a sold-out Danforth Music Hall on December 3, playing to over 1000 more people. Their By & By Tour, which wraps up…

DABABY LIVE AT REBEL

When the conversation arises for breakout hip-hop star of 2019, two names emerge, DaBaby and Lil Nas X. The latter achieved greater peaks – breaking the record for most weeks (19) in the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot…