Photo Review – CMW 2017 – Jim Beam Indies with Indie88

Last night the Jim Beam Indies with Indie88 took over the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto to celebrate and showcase some of Canada’s brightest talent. Winners of the Jim Beam Make History Talent Search, The Nursery opened the show. St. John’s electro pop sensation Repartee followed and Dan Mangan serenaded the crowd with an acoustic […]

Photo Review – CMW 2017 – The Honest Heart Collective Showcase

Artists: The Honest Heart Collective, Texas King, Le Trouble, The Danger Bees, Silver Love Club, Bad River When: April 18, 2017 Venue: Adelaide Hall, Toronto Genre: Rock Coming all the way from Thunder Bay, The Honest Heart Collective kicked off the first night of CMW in Toronto with a bang! Joining them was Texas King, Le […]

Show Review – Coeur de Pirate & KROY

Artists: Coeur de Pirate, KROY Genre: Pop Venue: Danforth Music Hall, Toronto When: February 4, 2017 Juno nominated Montreal pop songstress Coeur de Pirate stole our hearts at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto this past weekend. Joining her was the soothing synth pop sounds of KROY who opened the show with Camille Poliquin’s delicate […]

Photo Review – Stay Warm Fest – Day 2

Artists: Protest the Hero, The Flatliners, A Wilhelm Scream Genre: Punk, Metal Venue: The Danforth Music Hall, Toronto When: December 18, 2016 It might have been below freezing outside this weekend in Toronto, but Stay Warm Fest stuck to its mission and warmed us up with two nights of incredible shows. Taking place at the […]

Photo Review – Birds of Bellwoods

Artist: Birds of Bellwoods Genre: Alt-Folk Venue: Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto When: December 15, 2016 On a terribly snowy night in Toronto, alt-folk band Birds of Bellwoods packed the Horseshoe Tavern and warmed our chilly hearts with a lively set featuring some new tunes, old fan favourites, and driving melodies. While Birds of Bellwoods have always […]

Show Review – PUP

Toronto based band PUP have taken over the Danforth Music Hall to bring fans an unbelievable, epic three nights of madness and punk rock. Joining them were solo acoustic act Chris Cresswell (of The Flatliners) and Worcester based rock band The Hotelier It’s not every day that you see a one man acoustic act opening […]

Photo Review – Tokyo Police Club, Your Boy Tony Braxton & Lookalike

Artists: Tokyo Police Club, Your Boy Tony Braxton, Lookalike Genre: Rock Venue: The Mod Club, Toronto When: December 10, 2016 This past weekend, Tokyo Police Club took over the Mod Club Theatre in Toronto for three sold out nights in a row. Canadian Beats was lucky enough to be there on the last night to […]