Tag: live music review

Wet in Toronto

On the eve of International Women’s Day, four-piece band Wet brought their all-female fronted tour lineup to Velvet Underground in Toronto. With Hana Vu and Kilo Kish kicking off the night, the crowd was met with both subtlety and high performative energy…

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Mother Mother at The Phoenix Concert Theatre

Almost two months into the ‘Dance and Cry’ North American tour, Mother Mother landed in Toronto with two sold out shows at The Phoenix Concert Theatre. Fans of all ages packed into the venue in anticipation of the band’s return after releasing…

Men I Trust at Lee’s Palace

Montreal indie band, Men I Trust played to a sold out crowd at Toronto’s Lee’s Palace ahead of the release of their second LP ‘Oncle Jazz‘ which is due out in the next few weeks. With only one record in…

Arkells in Ottawa

The Rally Cry Tour brought the Arkells to the Canadian Tire Centre deep in Ottawa’s West End. While a Friday night venturing from downtown Ottawa to Kanata is a trek and not for the faint of heart, the band is known…

Poppy Live at The Danforth Music Hall

I’m Poppy. Words made famous on YouTube by a diminutive girl who seemed to be a construct of an American girl by kawaii scientists. The mystique of Poppy as an artist went so deep, it was hard to make out…

John Maus at The Opera House

Intense may be the operative word used to describe John Maus live in concert.     Known for his one-man sets, it’s not uncommon to see the Minnesota native emotively pull his hair or scratch his eyes while screaming above…

MØ at The Danforth

Danish alt-pop star, MØ spent 4 years working on the followup to her 2014 début, No Mythologies to Follow. In between, she had her two biggest hits still to this day. The first was a collab with Major Lazer and DJ…

Noname live at the Danforth Music Hall

If there’s one name in hip-hop you should know for 2019, it should be Noname. Taking the stage at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall, the packed venue clamored with twenty-somethings itching to see the Chicago rapper impart her unique brand of…