Tag: concert photos

Michael Kiwanuka at REBEL

Words and photos by Patrick Bales   Michael Kiwanuka made his long-awaited return to Toronto on February 6, wowing a capacity crowd at REBEL Entertainment Complex. His fourth time in the city, Kiwanuka played to approximately as many people this…

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Olivia Jean at the Horseshoe Tavern

Words and photos by Patrick Bales   The floor in front of the stage at the Horseshoe remained packed after Olivia Jean and her band left the stage on January 22. The faithful chanted “One more song!” as Jean and her bassist…

The First Lady of Emo Pop, Maisie Peters

The self-identified First Lady of Emo Pop, Maisie Peters played at the Velvet Underground on October 9, a stop on her Autumn 2019 tour. Hailing from West Sussex, United Kingdom, Maisie opened her first-ever Toronto show full of energy following…

Flashback Friday Live Music Edition – Johnny Marr in Toronto

When you’ve inspired the Stone Roses and Oasis, arguably two of the biggest modern bands to come out of England, words like pioneer, influential and significant can be used to describe you without irony or hyperbole. When your services and…

Arkells & City and Colour #LightUpthe6ix at YDS

While Mother Nature is laughing at Toronto’s early Spring outdoor plans, the show had to go on on last Thursday night as Bell Media celebrated Toronto at Yonge Dundas Square. Dubbed ‘#LightUpthe6ix’, the show featured Arkells and City and Colour….

Live Music Monday – Steve Hackett at Massey Hall

Set in Toronto’s legendary Massey Hall, former Genesis guita­rist Steve Hackett delivered a two-and-a-half-hour performance that was close to a religious experience. Rarely has an audience been so eager with excitement, particularly for a 68-year-old prog-rock veteran. Coincidently, the evening just…