Polaris and Lixar partner to present Long List and live podcast

On June 13, Polaris and Lixar will partner to present a special live edition of the Polaris Podcast. The free event will take place in Ottawa at the National Arts Centre (NAC) at 7 PM and is open to the public. The participating roundtable of jurors and special guests, who will be announced in the […]

Review – For Love of Country Music Festival

Last Saturday, May 20th, at the Peterborough Curling Club in Peterborough, Ontario, Country Music Fans gathered for the First Annual For Love of Country Music Festival. Proceeds for the one-day event benefited Produce for Veterans, a non-profit organization, founded by Lyndsay Robins in 2015, with the purpose of growing fresh fruits and vegetables to donate […]

Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival announces free programming

SASKATOON – The SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival is proud to announce over 70 free shows during the 10 day Sasktel Jazz Festival, June 23 to July 2, 2017. Artistic Director, Kevin Tobin says, “As exciting as big shows like Amanda Marshall, Serena Ryder, and Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton are, the many free shows featuring musical […]

Review – The Wellington Folk

Album: Reverie EP Release Date: April 7, 2017 Download Genre: Folk/Rock Five piece Calgary folk/rock outfit The Wellington Folk recently released their EP ‘Reverie’ on April 7th. Performing together since 2011, Sarah Kemmers (vocals, guitar), Clayton Dell (vocals, guitar), Mike Shareski (vocals, bass), Ian Love (drums, percussion) and Gord Allert (electric guitar) came off their […]

Emerson Drive’s newest single, “Just Got Paid” is released much to their fans delight

Emerson Drive is an award-winning Canadian country music band consisting of Brad Mates (lead vocals), Danick Dupelle (guitars and backing vocals), Mike Melancon (drums) and Dale Wallace (keyboards and backing vocals). These four have been together since 1995, when they started out as 12 Gauge. In 2001, they changed their name to Emerson Drive and […]

Five Questions With PoppySeed

Vancouver’s PoppySeed  has toured western Canada and also had his first European tour with New York rapper, Kool Keith. He is showing no signs of slowing down, but we are happy he took some time out of his schedule to chat with us for our newest segment of Five Questions With. Care to introduce yourself […]


The Sasktel Jazz festival is showing their pride in 2017 as they partner with the Saskatoon Pride Festival on Saturday, June 24th. The first Saturday of the Jazz Festival overlaps with the 25th edition of the Saskatoon Pride Festival creating a unique opportunity to bridge two major Saskatoon events. The Pride parade will be strutting through downtown between 1pm […]