PRIDE YXE AND SASKTEL JAZZ FEST JOIN FORCES ON JUNE 24TH

The Sasktel Jazz festival is showing their pride in 2017 as they partner with the Saskatoon Pride Festival on Saturday, June 24th. The first Saturday of the Jazz Festival overlaps with the 25th edition of the Saskatoon Pride Festival creating a unique opportunity to bridge two major Saskatoon events. The Pride parade will be strutting through downtown between 1pm […]

Review – John Cody

Album:   Hard Won: The Final Recordings Date:  May 26th, 2017 Download Genre:  A Sincere, Soul-Filled, Blues-Laden, Jazz-Inspired, Acoustic-Tinged, Swan Song One Line Review:  John Cody turns tragedy into triumph with his latest, and last, dynamically performed and arranged album Hard Won: The Final Recordings, a bittersweet ending to a bittersweet ending. Full Review:  The cover […]

SASKJAZZ & SASK. RUSH PARTNER ON THE RUSH TO KISSEL CONTEST!

Saskatchewan has a long, proud history of being a successful “home town” province having the best customer sport franchises in Canada, and one of the biggest music festivals of its kind in Western Canada.   Putting theses Saskatchewan successes together creates a win-win combination for everyone! The SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival is pleased to announce a […]

Review – Aarsen

Album: Satellites      Release Date: Available Now Download Genre: Heavy Emo-Pop Rock Anthems with a Little Heartbreak One Line Review:  Montreal based Aarsen is Never Say Die opening for NOFX, wearing crisply-ironed t-shirts, at an Alexisonfire booked show at a sci-fi / cosplay festival, showing CKY how to play with a clean, full sound while jamming with an […]

Review – Dance Movie

Album:   Pierce      Release Date: April 28, 2017 Download Genre: A Dance Record for the Artsy Ones One Line Review:  Dance Movie’s new album Pierce is meaningful adult rock for alt. pop rock fans, a collection of songs used for 1990s John Hughes movie sequels 21 Candles, the Lunch Club, or Pretty in Plaid, recorded by […]

Interview – The Watchmen

As a fairly new reviewer, long term music performer, and life-long music fan, it is an honour to have the opportunity to review, and interview, and band one has long admired.  When the call was put forth to review the new Watchmen album, I asserted myself twice to get it, and another time or two […]

Show Review – Danko Jones

Artist: Danko Jones Date:  April 15th, 2017 Where: O’Brian’s Event Centre, Saskatoon One Line Review:  On this latest tour, Danko Jones, and bandmates John ‘JC’ Calabrese and Rich Knox, prove they are the only honest band in rock. Full Review: Dear Danko Jones, Hello again, good sir!  It has been ten months since our last correspondence, […]