Scenic Route to Alaska announce Canadian tour dates

Edmonton indie rock trio, Scenic Route to Alaska, has just announced new Canadian tour dates for this spring. Beginning on March 31, the band will play in Ottawa as part of JunoFest, and will continue with shows throughout Ontario and Quebec. The upcoming shows are in honour of their most recent album, Long Walk Home. The band […]

Canadian Beats Turns 4 Today!

It was four years ago today, March 25, 2013, that Jenna Melanson started Canadian Beats and what a ride it has been since then. Building a fantastic team of dedicated writers and photographers who have a love of all genres of Canadian music. With several thousand reviews, interviews and photos covering concerts, albums, EP’s, videos, […]

Win an Osheaga Artist World culinary experience for 4

What could possibly be better than spending a gorgeous August weekend on Île Notre-Dame in Montréal taking in the experience that is Osheaga? How about spending part of that incredible weekend hanging out in Artist World surrounded by VIPs and performers while you and 3 friends enjoy a four Couse meal prepared by world renowned […]

Five Questions With Rachel Woznow

Edmonton, AB based pop singer/songwriter, Rachel Woznow released her newest single, “Firestorm” recently and it has been doing extremely well and has garnered airplay across Canada. Rachel has recently been selected as one of the Top 5 winners in Hot 107 Edmonton’s HOT Factor radio contest, in which she will receive promotion on Hot 107 […]

Canadian Beats Passport – Show Review of The Lumineers

Who: The Lumineers When: March 18, 2017 Venue: Bell Centre Where: Montreal, QC The Lumineers may be from Denver, Colorado but their musical appeal goes worldwide. The bands 2012 single “Ho Hey” has been certified platinum around the world, including an impressive 7x platinum in Canada alone. Their two albums; The Lumineers (2012) and Cleopatra […]

Review – Trigon

Album: Fed Up Release Date: March 24, 2017 Download Genre: Rock/Metal Trigon are new comers to the Ottawa scene and today they are releasing their debut album entitled Fed Up, a vaguely punk rock, slightly angsty and at times beautifully chaotic rock album that will fit into virtually any collection. The album starts of with […]

Interview with Jim Dan Dee

Jim Dan Dee, a self-described ‘bourbon fuelled funkabilly grunge blues’ band from Toronto, have been making some substantial waves in the Toronto music scene lately.  They have performed several shows locally, including two at the famous Cherry Cola’s and have an upcoming Eastern Canadian tour planned in co-operation with Jim Beam bourbon.  The band is […]