Tag: live music review

Aurora performing live in Toronto

AURORA Lights Up History in Toronto

AURORA brought her ethereal pop performance to History in Toronto as part of the Gods We Can Touch Tour on May 29, 2022. Released in January 2022, the LP is an otherworldly, expressive album that draws you in to mystical…

Tori Amos Lights Up Meridian Hall

Nineties indie star continues to define herself and her music. Tori Amos rose to indie stardom through the one-two punch of albums, Little Earthquakes and Under The Pink released in 1992 and 1994 respectively. Her blend of piano-driven, groove-laced jazz-pop-fusion,…

Bonobo Brings Chill Vibes to History

Just shy of the 2nd anniversary of the first COVID-19 lockdown, live music has returned to Toronto. Again. We have a brief respite last fall but shy of another variant, we may have some clear sailing for the foreseeable future….

Patrick Watson Lights Up Massey Hall

Montreal artist, Patrick Watson is often compared to an impressive group of modern musicians. However, calling him Canada’s Sufjan or a vocal Nils Frahm diminishes Watson’s uniqueness. They all may travel in similar artiste circles, jetting in to play shows…

Marina Lin shines on The Lemmon Stage at the legendary El Mocambo

Lemmon Stage, founded by Lemmon Entertainment, in partnership with the El Mocambo is supporting music industry recovery by providing an ongoing professional development platform for emerging artists. Lemmon Stage is the only year-long program at the El Mocambo, presenting live…

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…