2017 George Street Festival lineup announced

The George Street Association has announced the much anticipated lineup for the 33rd annual George Street Festival.  The festival runs from Thursday, July 27th to Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 and is packed full with some great music. Performers include The Sam Roberts Band; classic rockers Kenny Shields & Streetheart; local favorites Hey Rosetta! and Fortunate […]

George Street Association announces Canada Day Celebrations

If you want to be the first to celebrate Canada’s 150th, St. John’s, NL is the place to be. The George Street Association have officially announced the celebrations for 2017. Opening this year’s 3-day Canada Day weekend celebration is multi-platinum-selling and Juno award winning pop-punk band Simple Plan. Simple Plan has released five studio albums […]

Review – Earle & Coffin

Album: Wood Wire Blood & Bone Release Date: February 3, 2017 Download Genre: Blues Earle & Coffin is a duo from St. John’s, Newfoundland that you may not be familiar with but trust me, you need to get to know this duo now. With unreal talent, this duo brings back the sound of the Blues […]

ECMA 2017 – Rock Stage and Rising Star Stage

If you know me, you know that I love my Newfoundland bands so even though I was busy checking out all the bands from the other Eastern provinces, I still had to fit in time to support some of my favourite local groups. After checking out a few bands playing at the Pop stage at […]

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 […]

The Levee’s Rising Star Celebrations

One of St. John’s favourite live music venues is celebrating their 8th year this month. The Levee has always been a huge supporter of local music of all ages. During their birthday celebrations, they’ve decided to focus an entire night on all of the great up and coming talent. If you’re in the St. John’s […]

Exploits Valley Salmon Festival announced lineup

At tonights town council meeting, the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor announced the lineup for this year’s Grand Toyota Exploits Valley Salmon Festival. Co-headlining this years concert is Loverboy and April Wine, with Juno nominated Tyler Shaw and MusicNL winners Repartee playing as well. Rounding out the lineup is Bishop’s Falls native Barry Canning and local […]