Tag: live music

JASIAH AND $NOT LIVE AT VELVET UNDERGROUND

Jasiah and $not are two upcoming Midwestern genre-bending artists. Their sonic styles both incorporate melodic R&B, Emo Rap, Aggro Rock, Alternative Rock, and Opera. However, they each have distinct methods of delivery. Jasiah does so with loud distorted vocals while…

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EARTHGANG LIVE AT THE OPERA HOUSE

Being the most recent signees to J. Cole’s Dreamville Records, rising duo EarthGang has had eyes on them since their first major-label debut album Mirrorland. Accordingly so, the duo embarked on their promotional “Welcome to Mirrorland” Tour on January 16,…

Rex Orange County Takes Over The Danforth Music Hall

On Wednesday, January 29, British beloved Alexander O’Connor, better known by his stage name, Rex Orange County, played his first of three sold out shows in Toronto at The Danforth Music Hall. Praised for his honest and comedic approach to…

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…

The Yamato Drummers Thunder into Roy Thomson Hall

Before there was music, there was the drum. The percussive sound of two hands clapping, a rock being dropped to the ground or a stick being hit on a tree predated any noted form of music by millennia. Used for…

CAAMP Take Over The Danforth Music Hall

Exactly one year after a sold-out show at The Horseshoe Tavern, folk trio Caamp returned to Toronto to a sold-out Danforth Music Hall on December 3, playing to over 1000 more people. Their By & By Tour, which wraps up…

Bülow Electrifies The Danforth Music Hall

On November 27, Bülow proved she has a home here in Toronto. Riding the high of her Breakthrough Artist of the Year nod at the 2019 Juno Awards, along with the October release of her EP, The Contender, Bulow ended…

Amber Run at The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern

Some artists are always worth seeing and some venues always hold up to their name. Amber Run and The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern both fit those criteria. It was only last year that UK rockers Amber Run crossed the pond and…