Photo Review – CMW 2017 – Julia Jacklin showcase

Artists: Magnolian, NEFE, Julia Jacklin When: April 21, 2017 Venue: Rivoli, Toronto Mongolian folk singer-songwriter Magnolian played songs off of his EP Famous Men at the Rivoli Friday night. He was followed by local singer-songwriter NEFE who was celebrating the release of her debut EP MAMA. The honesty of NEFE’s music translates well, and sent soulful and loving vibes to the audience. […]

Photo Review – CMW 2017 – Japanese Breakfast

Artist: Japanese Breakfast When: April 21, 2017 Venue: The Silver Dollar Room, Toronto Japanese Breakfast played their second of three shows at The Silver Dollar Room as part of NeXT @ CMW. The Philadelphia indie-rock band played songs from Psychopomp and also tested out some new material from their upcoming album. Frontwoman Michelle Zauner expressed gratitude for getting to […]

Photo Review – CMW 2017 – BEYRIES

Artist: BEYRIES When: April 20, 2017 Venue: Supermarket, Toronto Montreal singer-songwriter, BEYRIES kicked off the Bonsound Showcase at the Supermarket in Kensington Thursday night. BEYRIES played songs off of her debut album Landing and switched between the keys and guitar throughout the set. She was accompanied onstage by a talented multi-instrumentalist who played drums, keyboard, […]

Photo Review – CMW 2017 – Auralai, Limestone Chorus, Hillsburn

Artists: Auralai, Limestone Chorus, Hillsburn When: April 19, 2017 Venue: Dakota Tavern, Toronto The second night of CMW featured a talented line-up of folk music at the Dakota Tavern. Coming all the way from Wisconsin, was the band Auralai—formed by Stephanie Tschech on cello and Nate Lehner on bass and guitar. They were followed by Limestone Chorus—an […]

lemon bucket orkestra

Photo Review – Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Who: Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Lowdown Brass Band When: April 6, 2017 Where: The Great Hall, Toronto Toronto’s favourite Balkan-Klezmer-Gypsy-Party-Punk supergroup, Lemon Bucket Orkestra, celebrated their eighth birthday in style at The Great Hall. This was their only Toronto show before heading off on a European tour to perform their guerilla-folk opera Counting Sheep. To cap off the night, Lemon Bucket […]

BROS performing at Lee's Palace

Photo Review – BROS and The Gaff

Who – BROS, The Gaff When – February 10, 2017 Where – Lee’s Palace, Toronto Opening for BROS’ sold out show at Lee’s Palace on February 10, 2017, The Gaff brought a funky and soulful mix to the stage and got the crowd excited for what was to come. BROS is a brother-duo made up […]

Harrow Fair concert at Dakota Tavern

Photo Review – Harrow Fair

Who: Harrow Fair When: February 4, 2017 Venue: Dakota Tavern Where: Toronto, ON Harrow Fair played songs from their debut full-length album Call to Arms at Dakota Tavern on February 4th, 2017. This was their last show in Canada before heading down to the U.S. on an American tour. Harrow Fair is a two-piece band, consisting of Miranda […]