Category: Music

Live Music Flashback Friday – Riverfest Elora 2018

Words and photos by Sabrina Direnzo   Elora, Ontario in beautiful Wellington County may be best known for its gorge. However, from its backyard festival beginnings in 2009, Riverfest Elora may be the new synonymous landmark. Named after the Grand River itself, Riverfest…

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Live Music Wednesday – Childish Gambino at Scotiabank Arena

Donald Glover a.k.a Childish Gambino brought soul and fury to Scotiabank Arena. “Hey Toronto. This is a church.” declared the actor-rapper-singer at one point during the evening, “If you ain’t here to move, then get the hell out!” Move they did….

Live Music Friday – Niall Horan at Bud Stage

“What a beautiful bunch of singers” professed Irish pop star Niall Horan, addressing the crowd chanting along to Fool’s Gold, a fan-favourite from his One Direction period. By all accounts, those days are all but gone. Or so it seemed….

ivoryHAUS’ 8 Tracks of Chill

A common narrative evoked when pondering mountains is the idea of seeking enlightenment through solitude. The hermit who seeks the wisdom of nature to find the deeper answers to life’s questions. Generally, remoteness is what makes this theme compelling. So…

Live Music Monday – St. Vincent’s Masseduction

Annie Clark began her show biz career as a roadie and guitar tech to her aunt and uncle, jazz duo Tuck and Patti. While this stint took teenage Annie around the world, it was just the start of her musical…

Ask your #MCM with Slamboni

This week we’re crushing on the cuties from Slamboni! Slamboni is a Toronto-based ska-punk band.  Bandmates Hazey (lead vocals, guitar, organ), Jeremiah (bass, backup vocals), Timmy (drums, backup vocals) and Ex (lead guitar) have been making music together since 2012.  Their…

Riverfest Elora Prepping

Words by Sabrina Direnzo Riverfest Elora is fast approaching and if you’re like me, this may be your first time festival camping. Living in tent city for the weekend can be simultaneously exciting and nerve-wracking. Preparedness is key. I’ve done…