ECMA 2017 – The Awards Gala

The 2017 ECMAs are happening right now in Saint John, New Brunswick. The entire weekend filled with conferences, showcases, awards, and just a general good time with good people and good vibes. Last night was the actual award part of the East Coast Music Awards and did the performers and host ever put on a […]

Photo Review – CMW 2017 – Auralai, Limestone Chorus, Hillsburn

Artists: Auralai, Limestone Chorus, Hillsburn When: April 19, 2017 Venue: Dakota Tavern, Toronto The second night of CMW featured a talented line-up of folk music at the Dakota Tavern. Coming all the way from Wisconsin, was the band Auralai—formed by Stephanie Tschech on cello and Nate Lehner on bass and guitar. They were followed by Limestone Chorus—an […]

Ten songs you need to hear at East Coast Music Week

As you know, East Coast Music Week is coming up quickly, less than two weeks to be exact and here at Canadian Beats we are excited for all the great performances during the week in Saint John, NB. So I have compiled a list of ten songs that you need to hear during East Coast […]

Friday Playlist – Rainy day music

Since spring has sprung, we know we will be getting a lot of rain. We thought it would be fun to make a playlist dedicated to those songs about rain, feature rain or even have a rainy music video. So here is Canadian Beats’ top rainy songs for his rainy season. Jordyn Meade-Baxter I’m an […]

Weekly Beat Down: Mar 20 – Mar 26

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 […]

10 ECMA nominees that we’ve had the pleasure of photographing in the past!

With East Coast Music Week on the rise, here at Canadian Beats we are excited for all the talent we will be covering, and then we started thinking back to all of the great East Coast artists that we’ve covered through the years! Low and behold, we have covered a great many of the nominees […]

Photo Review – Hillsburn

Who: Hillsburn When: February 27, 2017 Where: Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto ON This past Monday, Nova Scotia’s own Hillsburn played a great set at the Horseshoe Tavern. Their unique brand of folk-pop was well received by the energetic crowd (I guess someone forgot to tell them it was a Monday) as their angelic harmonies filled the […]