Tag: concert photography

Kweku Collins at Radio

Though colder nights and shorter days have touched down upon Toronto, the melodic rap and sheer charisma of Illinois native Kweku Collins kept things cooking at Radio (formerly Adelaide Hall). Sporting a mane of dreadlocks, the multi-talented artist glided on…

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Joe Bonamassa Live in Ottawa

Words and photos by Els Durnford   It was a not-so-spooky Halloween for those who ventured out to the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa on Oct. 31. As many got dressed up for trick or treating, an intimate crowd gathered…

Dear Rouge at Danforth Music Hall

Dear Rouge at the Danforth Music Hall

Dear Rouge brought an energetic set to the Danforth Music Hall on October 18, with Ellevator’s dreamy sounds and Modern Space’s lively performance as support. The band’s latest album Phases, which was released earlier this year, is a pop rock gem…

Live Music Monday – Billie Eilish at the Phoenix

Words and photos by Stephen McGill   Los Angeles viral pop upstart Billie Eilish came to Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre on Tuesday night for the first of two nights. Playing to a sold out crowd of fellow teenagers, the sixteen…

Live Music Tuesday – Masego at The Opera House

Hailing from Virginia and steeped in R&B, Masego’s music follows four simple rules: Make love, give love, be love, experience love. Indeed, the affection was reciprocated wholeheartedly at Toronto’s sold-out Opera House show. Perhaps it was the “good” love keeping…

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Words and photos by Stephen McGill Australian legends Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds brought the final date of their Skeleton Tree tour to Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena on Oct. 28. Though there may have been some trepidation on the fans…

Live Music Friday – X AVANT XIII Festival: The Halluci Nation

Last week, the Music Gallery brought an array of new sounds to Toronto with the X AVANT XIII Festival: The Halluci Nation. Curated by Bear Witness of A Tribe Called Red. , the festival focused on the notion of The Halluci Nation, and what…

Live Music Wednesday – Giving Thanks for Gorillaz

Words by Ariana Roberts “I never feel as if we’re performing for anything other than this sort of weird family… I feel a connection with you lot.” – Damon Albarn, Toronto, October 9th, 2018 I was lucky enough to be…