Category: Music

Live Music Thursday – Steve Earle and the Dukes, 30 years of Copperhead Road

Texas songwriter and activist, Steve Earle took to the stage at Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his acclaimed third record, Copperhead Road. Backed by an extremely tight five-piece band, he launched the set…

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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…

Ask your #MCM with Temi

*Photo Credit: Artizen Media Group This week we’re crushing on Temi! Temi is an R&B artist from Toronto, whose name means “mine is worthy of thanks” in Yoruba.  Growing up, his older brothers got him hooked on the music of motown,…

Riverfest Elora 2018 – Our Pre-Fest Picks

Words by Sabrina Direnzo Its festival season! That means camping, food trucks and, most importantly, stacked bills featuring all your favourite artists and bands. But what about the bands that don’t make the bold type? Those hidden gems are just…

A Weekend At The Greatest Jazz Festival In The World – Part Two

Part one of this article can be found here. Words and photos by Aron Harris, except Hannah Williams photos ©Valerie Gay Bessette and Ian Anderson photos ©Benoit Rousseau As the festival team works, undoubtedly, right now to produce the 40th anniversary…