Category: Music

Fantastically feminist festival Venus Fest returns for its 3rd year

Venus Fest, Toronto’s premiere feminist music and arts festival, is back for the 3rd year in a row.  From September 20-22 Venus Fest will take over The Opera House in Toronto’s East End, to bring together music performances, art installations…

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The Beaches in the ADDICTED Music Dept.

Interview by Cassandra Popescu From playing small, sweaty venues in Toronto to securing stadium shows and an opening slot for The Rolling Stones, The Beaches have risen to incredible success in the past few years. Behind their huge career milestones,…

Willie Nelson and his 2019 Outlaw Music Festival

At 86 years old, Willie Nelson is not only a music legend, he’s an institution. Spearheading another year of the Outlaw Music Festival, the country icon saw himself (and a trio of additional acts) perform at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage. First…

FEQ 2018

ADDICTED Picks for Festival d’été de Québec

Quebec City’s massive 11-day long music festival, Festival d’été de Québec, returns to the Plains of Abraham July 4-14 for its 52nd year. Each season, the festival brings a variety of top tier headliners and talented indie artists to light…

New Music Friday: Never Be Lonely by Kelly Matejcic

Whatever your taste in music you can’t deny that Australia has produced some of the greatest female artists of all time. From Olivia Newton John and Kylie Minogue to Sia and Iggy Azalea via Natalie Imbruglia and Delta Goodrem; the…

New Music Friday – Canada Day Weekend Edition

Even though most of the artists featured on New Music Friday are Canadian, today, ALL of the artists hail from The True North, Strong and Free. Just in case you forgot, streaming services basically don’t pay artists. It takes 3-4…