Tag: live music review

THREE NIGHTS OF KHRUANGBIN IN TORONTO

Multi-genre trio brings their slinky grooves to History For a band with a hard-to-pronounce name and songs with almost no lyrics to sing along to, Khruangbin had little problem selling out three straight nights at History in Toronto. These two…

THE TREY ANASTASIO BAND IN TORONTO

Phish frontman brings a sharp crew to get Toronto dancing.   Best known for his work with perennial Vermont jam band, Phish, guitarist and vocalist Trey Anastasio began leading his namesake band back in 1998, which featured drummer Russ Lawton…

Royals Tour: Queens of the Stone Age Cross Canada

While Canada is rarely excluded from the big tours, only Toronto, Vancouver and/or Montreal tend to get a stop. Being a hop from a variety of large eastern cities, Toronto seems to benefit the most. But smaller cities in the…

Eagles Say A Long Goodbye To Toronto

The Long Goodbye Tour made Toronto its penultimate North American stop. Of the 45 million households that owned a copy of Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975), I grew up in one. This was the only album of its time that I…

Porno For Pyros Say Farewell To Toronto

Formed in 1992 from the ashes of Jane’s Addiction, Porno For Pyros featured former members, singer Perry Farrell and drummer Stephen Perkins. Joined by guitarist Peter DiStefano, and bassist Martyn LeNoble, the LA quartet rose up the charts via the…

Hotel Mira play Hamilton’s Bridgeworks

This Valentine’s Day weekend, Hamilton’s Rexford Drive opened up an exciting, energy-filled night at the north-end venue Bridgeworks. The band made sure to get the room moving and dancing early with their light indie rock tunes. As more people rolled…

LIVE IN PHOTOS: Tim Baker at TD Music Hall

St. John’s singer-songwriter continues to shine on his solo Canadian tour. Well-established past his time in Hey Rosetta!, Tim Baker continues to show why he’s not just one of Canada’s best songwriters right now, but a consummate performer. Easily enthralling…