Canadian Beats Turns 4 Today!

It was four years ago today, March 25, 2013, that Jenna Melanson started Canadian Beats and what a ride it has been since then. Building a fantastic team of dedicated writers and photographers who have a love of all genres of Canadian music. With several thousand reviews, interviews and photos covering concerts, albums, EP’s, videos, […]

Canadian Beats Passport – Show Review of The Lumineers

Who: The Lumineers When: March 18, 2017 Venue: Bell Centre Where: Montreal, QC The Lumineers may be from Denver, Colorado but their musical appeal goes worldwide. The bands 2012 single “Ho Hey” has been certified platinum around the world, including an impressive 7x platinum in Canada alone. Their two albums; The Lumineers (2012) and Cleopatra […]

Canadian Beats Passport – Photo Review – Chris Stapleton & Lindi Ortega

Who – Chris Stapleton, Linda Ortega When – March 18, 2017 Where – Budweiser Gardens, London, ON Live concerts are generally pretty exciting, fans screaming, incredible light show, the performer belting it out like there’s no tomorrow. The fans sometime get fortunate and experience a musical event that can only be described as mystical. An […]

Canadian Beats Passport – Show Review – Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor has been earning herself loyal and devoted fans of her music all across the world since her self-released debut album 11:11 back in 2001. Fast forward to almost two full decades of creating music, Spektor is traveling the world and selling out multiple venues everywhere between her homeland of Russia and some of […]

Canadian Beats Passport – Photo Review – Dierks Bentley, Cole Swindell & Jon Pardi

Who Dierks Bentley, Cole Swindell and Jon Pardi Where: FirstOntario Centre, Hamilton ON When: January 25, 2017 Country stars Dierks Bentley, Cole Swindell and Jon Pardi on the #WTH What the Hell Tour rolled into Hamilton, Ontario. I was able to capture some shots of the show from the soundboard at The FirstOntario Centre with the […]

Canadian Beats Passport – Photo Review – The Struts, Cemetery Sun & Holy White Hounds

When: December 13, 2016 Venue: The Opera house Where: Toronto, Ontario I have to admit; this edition of Passport is one I have been longing for since July. Having been a massive fan since Everybody Wants was released and having missed my chance to shoot them then due to scheduling conflict all I wanted for […]

Canadian Beats Passport – Show Review – Nick Carter, The New Electric & Dan Talevski

Artists: Nick Carter, The New Electric & Dan Talevski Venue: Cowboys Dance Hall, Calgary Date: November 18, 2016 Ever wonder what a country bar looks like when hundreds of pop fans emerge through the doors? Well Friday night at Calgary’s legendary Cowboys DanceHall would have been the place to be. The highly anticipated line up included […]