Camp Wavelength announces 2017 lineup

Camp Wavelength is coming back to Toronto Island this year with a lineup that will have you rushing to grab your camping gear. Headliners Deerhoof, Dilly Dally and Jessy Lanza will hit the stage at Artscape Gibraltar Point on Toronto Island August 18-20, 2017. Appearing alongside the headliners include Rich Aucoin, Duchess Says, Emilie & […]

Photo Review – CMW 2017 – Fred Penner

All Photo Credit: Connor Aydhan Watt Who: Fred Penner When: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Where: Lula Lounge, Toronto ON On the final day of Canadian Music Week, we were happy to have a friend of Canadian Beats cover Canadian icon, Fred Penner‘s show at Lula Lounge. Check out the shots he got, and be sure to […]

Five performances not to be missed at CMW 2017

Danko Jones Follow Show: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017, 8:00 PM Velvet Underground, 508 Queen Street West, Toronto Danko Jones is an exciting addition to Canadian Music Week.  They have recently released their latest album, Wild Cat via eOne and are touring across various Canadian locations in April with Sum 41, Papa Roach and Bleeker.  If […]

Canadian Beats Awards 2016 RESULTS

For the month of December, we gave the public the opportunity to vote for their favourites in several categories and although it was a close run for many, the winners have been chosen. It’s time to present the certificates and of course, bragging rights to the winners, and also announce those who have been named Runner-ups […]

New video released by Striker

Riding high on the success of their own independent label, Record Breaking Records, STRIKER is the fastest growing metal band out of Canada. 2017 will see the release of their fifth album. More details will be made available soon, but before they are, STRIKER has released the track “Phoenix Lights” from their previous release ‘Stand […]

Canadian Beats – A Year In Review – 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for the Canadian Beats team. We’ve grown to over 25 contributors, consisting of both writers and photographers throughout Canada. On top of our regular Canadian content, we introduced a new segment called “Canadian Beats Passport” which allows us to also add in a bit of international content, which is […]

Year In Review – Best Festival of 2016 nominees

2016 is one for the record books but not before we reflect on the amazing accomplishments of some of our Canadian artists who happened to be nominated this year and our Canadian Beats awards. Canada offers some killer festivals, and these five are some of the best big time festivals! We were fortunate enough to […]