Photo Review – CMW 2017 – Matt Mays

Who: Matt Mays Venue: Lee’s Palace Where: Toronto Day 3 of Canadian Music Week saw East Coast rocker, Matt Mays, take to the stage at Lee’s Palace with support from Kasador and Wildlife in an event sponsored by United Talent Agency.  Canadian Beats contributor, Nicole Wolfe, was there to catch the action.  Be sure to check out our […]

Photo Review – CMW 2017 – Danko Jones

Who: Danko Jones Venue: Velvet Underground Where: Toronto, ON Our coverage of Canadian Music Week continued on Day 2 of the festival at Velvet Underground when Danko Jones returned home to perform for the first time in two years.  The club was packed with fans – new and old – excited to share an intimate evening with these hard rockers. […]

Photo Review – CMW 2017 – Highlights from Boots & Hearts + KX Country Hot Shots Concert Series

Who: Drake White And The Big Fire, Alee, Andrew Hyatt, Kendra Kay & Kris Barclay Venue: Phoenix Concert Theatre Where: Toronto, ON Canadian Music Week got off to a foot-stomping, hoot-n-hollering good time last night at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto as the Boots & Hearts + KX Country Hot Shots Concert Series took to the stage.  American country […]

Audio Interview with Madeline Merlo

Canadian country artist, Madeline Merlo, has made her acting debut in the musical, Country Crush, where she plays an aspiring country singer.  The musical has now been released and you can check out the official trailer!  Merlo will also be performing as direct support to Dean Brody’s Beautiful Freakshow 2017 tour this spring.  Canadian Beats contributor, Nicole Wolfe sat down with Merlo […]

Photo Review – Return For Refund takes their “Lift You Up” Tour to Guelph

Who: Return For Refund Venue: DSTRCT Where: Guelph, ON Toronto-based indie rockers are currently on a CD release tour in support of Lift You Up (produced by Return For Refund and Michael Jack).  Canadian Beats contributor, Nicole Wolfe, caught up with the band in Guelph at DSTRCT.  To keep up with the band while they are on tour, they have […]

Review – Luke Nicholson

Album: Shape And Sound Release Date: April 14, 2017 Download Genre: Singer-songwriter Singer-songwriter, Luke Nicholson is celebrating the release of his new album, Shape And Sound via Maggie’s Room Records with distribution by Fontana North.  He describes Shape and Sound as a departure from his previous work and drew inspiration from the likes of The […]

Interview – Eric Ethridge

This summer is going to be red hot for one of Canada’s newest and brightest country music artists, Eric Ethridge.  He won the CCMA Discovery Award in 2016 and has recently released his debut single, “Liquor’s Callin’ The Shots”.  Canadian Beats contributor, Nicole Wolfe, had the chance to sit down with Ethridge at the end of […]