TD Halifax Jazz Festival announces More Main Stage Acts

Although Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals were already announced earlier last month, more headlining acts have been announced to play the main stage July 12-16th in Halifax.  The Jazz Fest proves again it will round up some pretty amazing and diverse acts. Blue Rodeo, Jo Mersa Marley, Jesse Royal, The Mellotones and Gypsophilia will […]

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. […]

Festival d’été de Québec announces lineup additions

Festival d’été de Québec has already announced a tremendous lineup including Arkells, Andy Shauf, Backstreet Boys, Lady Antebellum, P!NK and so much more…but they are not done! The festival has just announced a slew of lineup additions for their 50th anniversary. Some of the new additions to the already killer lineup are indie-rock band, Wolf […]

Festival d’été de Québec Announces Additions to the 2017 Lineup

Festival d’été de Québec is back for its 50th anniversary, coinciding with Canada’s 150th birthday, and will be bringing us the best the festival has to offer. Featuring a lineup of 50 astounding acts, and with more to come, the festival will showcase both local and national headliners, emerging talent and internationally acclaimed artists over […]

Photo Review – 2016 Polaris Music Prize

The room was brimming with excitement as Buffy Sainte-Marie took the stage to announce the winner of the 2016 Polaris Music Prize Monday night at the Carlu in Toronto. The short list of nominees represented a taste of Canada’s brightest and most creative artists. In the end, the grand prize was awarded to Haitian-Canadian electronic […]

Friday Playlist – Provinces PART 1

One of the Canadian Beats writers, Tara came up with this idea. We were each assigned a province and we had to find 3 bands from our province and choose a song from each of them for our playlist. We will do the rest of the provinces next week, so be sure to look back! […]