Tag: live music

Mawzy’s EP Release TONIGHT!

Here’s the new video for Name Of The Game – the sophomore single from Toronto based psych-pop unit MAWZY.The video features ambient visuals of beautiful Ontario landscapes and a late-October dip in Lake Ontario. The single drops in anticipation of the debut performance…

Gang of Youths at The Phoenix Concert Theatre

Known as one of the biggest rock acts in Australia, Gang of Youths now have their eyes set on the western pastures of North America. Drawing an impressive crowd at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre, lead singer Dave Le’aupepe stepped on…

Kero Kero Bonito at Lee’s Palace

What kind of band names themselves Kero Kero Bonito? Well, gauging from the line-up that stretched nearly a block outside Toronto’s Lee’s Palace, one that has a lot of fans. The diverse attendees, from glammed up females to bearded stoners,…

Christine and the Queens at the Danforth

Touring in support of the excellent ‘Chris’ Christine & The Queens brought their genre bending and stunning live show to Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall. Playing to a sold out audience, the band, a four piece backing band, and singer Héloïse Letissier,…

Gregory Alan Isakov at The Danforth

South African born singer songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov came to Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall on Nov. 8th, touring in support of his newest record Evening Machines. Playing to a packed crowd, Isakov played through a 16 song set drawing largely…

U.S. Girls at the Horseshoe Tavern

After a summer on the festival circuit, U.S. Girls brought their show in support of this year’s In A Poem Unlimited to a sold out Lee’s Palace in Toronto. Battling feedback all night, singer Meghan Remy led the band through tracks…

Le1f at the AGO’s First Thursday

Brooklyn rapper and icon Le1f (Khalif Diouf) performed at the AGO’s Monthly First Thursday series to a busy crowd of onlookers. It’s always going to be a weird audience at an event that’s not specifically billed about the music, but…

They Might Be Giants live at the Phoenix

American alternative rock band They Might Be Giants made a triumphant return to Toronto after years away at a packed Phoenix Concert Theatre. Touring in support of their newest record I Like Fun the band played a wide ranging Evening With…

Joe Bonamassa Live in Ottawa

Words and photos by Els Durnford   It was a not-so-spooky Halloween for those who ventured out to the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa on Oct. 31. As many got dressed up for trick or treating, an intimate crowd gathered…

Live Music Tuesday – Masego at The Opera House

Hailing from Virginia and steeped in R&B, Masego’s music follows four simple rules: Make love, give love, be love, experience love. Indeed, the affection was reciprocated wholeheartedly at Toronto’s sold-out Opera House show. Perhaps it was the “good” love keeping…

Live Music Tuesday – Oh Sees at the Danforth Music Hall

Oh Sees (formerly Thee Oh Sees) just might be the loudest band on earth. Over the past two decades, they have unleashed a staggering amount of albums with remarkable quality control. That’s why, given their sold-out engagement at Toronto’s Danforth…

Live Music Friday – Florence + the Machine

From the moment Florence + the Machine entered the arena, a wave of awe and disbelief could be felt, even from long-time fans who had mentioned to me they had seen her many times before. The beautifully expansive biomorphic wooden…