Category: Music

Get ready for Electric Island season opener with Black Coffee, Ellen Allien

Finally, the warmer weather is up, on us, and that means Electric Island Season Opener is around the corner. On May 20, we kick-off the Electric Island picnic series with Black Coffee, DJ Tennis, YokoO, Ellen Allien and more. Grab…

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Listening to Kate Fenner’s Middle Voice

Canada has bred some of the finest female voices decade after decade. Simply working backwards chronologically from Alessia Cara to Joni Mitchell with several dozen in between, all genres and many languages are represented by Canadian women on the international…

Canadian Music Week 2018 – our must sees with MCN

Today marks the beginning of the 36th year of Canadian Music Week (CMW) and Music City North will be out and about for our MCN Night Out!  Our focus for our “Must See” artists are acts that we have already…

Live Music Monday – The Darkness at the Phoenix

The charming excesses of The Darkness are very much alive and well. Teetering on 20 years since their explosive, and self-deprecating, debut Permission to Land strutted into the public consciousness, the musical landscape has all but left rock music behind….

Flashback Friday Live Music Edition – Ty Segall at the Danforth

Preaching the gospel of garage rock, prolific artist Ty Segall performed his latest, and most ambitious album, Freedom’s Goblin, to a sweaty contingent of keen Toronto crowd surfers. The atmosphere was suitably charged at the Danforth Music Hall as on-stage…

Ever After Music Festival set to blow your mind this summer

This summer, we are counting down the days until Ever After Music Festival.  The Kitchener music festival is a quick drive from Toronto at Bingemans and packs some serious punch when it comes to summer festival line-ups. Breaking away from…

New Artist Alert Cory Stewart

I’ve had the pleasure of meeting so many amazing people over the last 5 years, one of those people is the always sweet and ever talented Cory Stewart. To be perfectly honest I don’t even remember how Cory and I…