iHeartRadio announces first ever Westfest Calgary

iHeartRadio has just announced the first ever Westfest Calgary. The star studded festival will take place in Calgary, Alberta on July 8th 2017 at Shaw Millennium Park. The incredible lineup includes Hedley, Iggy Azalea, Fifth Harmony, Massari, Midland, Noah Cyrus, Ruth B, Scott Helman and Virginia to Vegas. Tickets went on sale this morning (May […]

Review – Feeding

Album: Feeding Release Date: April 28, 2017 Download Genre: Hardcore Alberta Hardcore has always held a place in my heart, with its raw emotions, catchy riffs and heavy breakdowns. Ever since Edmonton bands Cold Lungs and Low Level disbanded there was no stopping the fusion of members to create Feeding. Feeding released their self-titled album […]

Five Questions With FKB

We recently had the chance to chat with four-piece Edmonton rock band, FKB. The band has just released their new single, “Bright Lights” and is about to embark on a Canada/ Northern US tour, so what better time for everyone to find out more about them in our Five Questions With segment! Enjoy! Care to introduce […]

Countdown to Pouzza Fest 2017 – Interview with Seth Anderson

Here at Canadian Beats, we are busy getting ready for festival season! Montreal’s Pouzza Fest takes place this month from May 19-21, and we’re happy to count down to this festival with you. We will be chatting with a number of the Canadian lineup to get everyone ready for the big event! First off, we […]

Breakout West announce nominees for 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards

Edmonton, AB, Breakout West is celebrating 15 years this year, and has just released the list of 2017  Western Canadian Music Award nominees. The star studded list is full of reasons why the Canadian music scene is dominating the charts. The awards are taking place in Edmonton on Sept. 13th-17th. Leading the charge is British Columbia […]

Calgary Folk Festival announces additions to 2017 lineup

Calgary, AB- July 27th-30th 2017 marks the 37th annual Calgary Folk Festival. Founded in 1980, the festival hosts and celebrates over 70 artists on 6 daytime and 2 evening stages at Calgary’s beautiful Princes Island Park. Calgary Folk Festival is big part of the city’s musical culture, bringing in thousands of music lovers every year. […]

Review – Woodhawk

Album: Beyond The Sun Release Date: April 7, 2017 Download Genre: Hard Rock Calgary’s rock revivalist Woodhawk are about to let loose their full-length debut album Beyond the Sun on April 7, 2017. It’s a rich, riff-heavy album deep-rooted in classic rock stylings. The band has been touring and playing the club circuit in Calgary […]