Photo Review – Bill & Joel Plaskett

Who: Mayhemingways, Bill & Joel Plaskett When: April 20, 2017 Venue: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia Thursday night brought a sold out crowd to the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium for the Solidarity Tour in support of Bill and Joel Plaskett’s new album.  Opening for the father-son duo was Mayhemingways – described as a “fuzz-folk” […]

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, […]

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, […]

Photo review – Ascot Royals

Artists: Ascot Royals, The Blue Stones, Youngblood Genre: Rock Venue: Adelaide Hall, Toronto When: April 14, 2017 Ascot Royals wrapped up their spring tour at Adelaide Hall in Toronto this past weekend, ending their string of shows with a bang. Joining them was Vancouver indie pop sensation Youngblood and Windsor based rockers The Blue Stones. […]

Photo Review – Chelsea Crites at Cousin Vinny’s, Sudbury

Saturday April 15, 2017, Ontario-based Canadian Country Music Artist, Chelsea Crites made a trip to mid-north Ontario for a show at Cousin Vinny’s in Hanmer (part of the Greater Sudbury Area). Accompanied by award-winning guitarist and member of Western Swing Authority, Paul Chapman, the two put on an entertaining show for the intimate audience. Crites […]

Show Review – illScarlett

Artists: illScarlett, Beyond the Wall, The Awareness, The Darenots When: April 14, 2017 Venue: the Moustache Club Where: Oshawa, ON illScarlett took on the Moustache Club last Friday night, playing a sold out show with some of Toronto’s finest. Kicking off the night were “Ajax’s second best punk band” Beyond the Wall. Starting off 2017 […]

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 […]