Photo Review – One Bad Son, Say Yes & Crown Lands

Who: One Bad Son, Say Yes and Crown Lands Venue: The Moustache Club Where: Oshawa, ON One Bad Son toured across Ontario in April in support of their hit single, “Raging Bull”, which was just reached the #1 position on Canadian rock charts as the tour came to a close!  They brought along with them two hard […]

Photo Review – SickKids Solidarity 2017

Who: SickKids Solidarity Venue: Mavrick’s Music Hall Where: Barrie, ON Mavrick’s Music Hall featured an evening of spectacular tributes to The Offspring, Guns N’ Roses, Rage Against The Machine and The Tragically Hip all in the name of raising money for SickKids Hospital in Toronto.  This is the third show in four years for this annual event.  Organizer, Dan […]

Review – Return For Refund

Album: Lift You Up Release Date: March 24, 2017 Download Genre: Hard Rock Photo credit: Nicole Wolfe (Solis Splendor Photography) Return For Refund, a hard rock band from Toronto, have revealed the next chapter in their story with the follow-up to their debut, self-titled EP in 2014.  Their newest EP, Lift You Up was released independently on March […]

Audio Interview – Inside the Music with Ryan Howes

For this edition of Inside The Music we are featuring Ryan Howes, the Creative Director of Republic Live.  Republic Live is a live entertainment company whose flagship events are Boots and Hearts Music Festival and WayHome Music Festival, which are held each summer at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds just north of Toronto.  Canadian Beats contributor, Nicole Wolfe, caught up with Howes during Canadian […]

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 […]