The Road To Sawdust City Music Festival – Bet Smith & The Currie Brothers

This August long weekend (August 4-6),  Gravenhurst, ON is the place to be. Of course I’m speaking of the inaugural Sawdust City Music Festival. In an effort to showcase some of the great talent taking part in the festival, we are doing a series of interviews throughout the next few months. First, we spoke to […]

Weekly Beat Down: May 22 – 28

It’s time for a Weekly Beat Down! Every week two singles that are burning up the dial go head to head and you get to decide who comes out on top to face the next weekly challenger. Be sure to vote daily Monday to Sunday to ensure your favourite doesn’t get beat down! For the […]

Friday Playlist – Campfire Songs

Because it is the first long weekend of the summer, our writers felt it was a good idea to highlight one of the best parts of summer- bonfires. And nothing goes better with bonfires than a sweet playlist (and maybe a few marshmallows). This week’s Friday Playlist features our writers’ favourite bonfire songs, enjoy! Jordyn […]

Weekly Beat Down: May 15 – 21

It’s time for a Weekly Beat Down! Every week two singles that are burning up the dial go head to head and you get to decide who comes out on top to face the next weekly challenger. Be sure to vote daily Monday to Sunday to ensure your favourite doesn’t get beat down! For the […]

Photo Review – Teo Milea & Terry Lim

Who: Teo Milea & Terry Lim When: May 13, 2017 Where: Al Green Theatre, Toronto Teo Milea debuted his piano and flute concert A New Beginning, alongside fellow musician Terry Lim on May 13, 2017 to a full house at the Al Green Theatre in Toronto. Together they played six songs total, written by Milea in Romania and Toronto. In […]

Laura Marling at Danforth Music Hall

Canadian Beats Passport – Show Review – Laura Marling and Valley Queen

Who: Laura Marling, Valley Queen When: May 10, 2017 Where: Danforth Music Hall, Toronto Words by Dave Pihlaja, edited by Janine Wong The stage and equipment were decorated with flowers, looking more akin to a wedding reception than a concert venue when Laura Marling and her band took to the stage. Opening the night was Valley […]

Interview and On The Spot with Paper Lions

During the madness that was ECMA 2017, Amanda and Tara managed find some time to sit down with Paper Lions for a bit to talk about how their ECMA experience had been so far and what’s coming next from them. They also threw in a fun little round of On The Spot. Connect with Paper Lions: Website […]