Not-to-be-missed performances at 2017 Festival d’été de Québec

Two of our Toronto contributors, Cassandra Popescu and Nicole Wolfe, will be packing their bags and heading east to cover the 2017 Festival d’été de Québec in July.  This festival runs from July 6-16 at many indoor and outdoor venues across the city and is absolutely JAM-PACKED with a wonderful lineup of Canadian and International artists. […]

First wave of performers announced for the 2017 Canadian National Exhibition

Its hard to believe that we can already share with you, a list of performers for the 2017 Canadian National Exhibition, an event held annually in Toronto that marks the unofficial end of summer.  But this week the CNE has announced that the Sam Roberts Band, Kiefer Sutherland, USS (Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker), Aaron Pritchett, Chad Brownlee, John Kay […]

Photo Review – Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show

Who: Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show Venue:  Mavricks Music Hall Where: Barrie, ON Mavricks Music Hall in partnership with Impact Live Events and Rock 95 played host to Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show on May 12th.  This is one show that has to be experienced live to get the full experience from it.  Our […]

Review – One In The Chamber

Albums: The Boston Session: Bootleg Demos and Live From The Rockpile Release Date: March 10, 2017 (physical copy); May 12, 2017 (digital release) Download Genre: Rock It is not very often that Canadian Beats gets to toot our horn for one of our very own contributors.  However today we can proudly announce that today, Toronto rockers, One In The […]

New single released by Rue Bella

Rue Bella are a soulful, alt-rock band from Barrie that are making waves in the local music scene.  They are the most recent winners of the Rock 95 Local and Loud competition that sees the areas newest and brightest talent competing against each other for the annual title.  Canadian Beats caught up with Rue Bella last December when […]

Boots and Hearts Music Festival announces kick off concert headliner, Doc Walker, and more!

Boots and Hearts Music Festival has announced additions to their already jam-packed 2017 lineup!  Joining the previously announced artists Keith Urban, Brantley Gilbert and Luke Bryan is Doc Walker, who will be performing at the Thursday night kick off concert with 2016 Boots and Hearts Emerging Artist winner Vanessa Marie Carter and more!  Other notable acts include Delta Rae, Leaving Thomas, Sykamore, Alee, Nice Horse and Colt […]

Return For Refund releases official video for “Lift You Up”

Return For Refund have released the official video for their single, “Lift You Up”, the title track from their debut album.  The song has been released exclusively to their Facebook page, but you can also check it out below.  Even though the band is known for their high energy, sweaty aggressive rock shows, they have […]