Hey Rosetta! Holiday shows in St. John’s

The holiday season is quickly approaching and that means Hey Rosetta!’s annual holiday shows in St. John’s will be here in no time. Moving to the newly renovated Convention Centre, the band will be playing 3 shows, two 19+ events on Friday, December 16th and Saturday, December 17th, both at 9 PM and an all […]

MusicNL Week winners and highlights

MusicNL week is easily one of my favourite weeks of the entire year. Nothing warms your heart quite like being surrounded by some of the provinces best musicians for an entire week. This years awards and conference was held in Bonavista and by the sounds of all the attendees, they couldn’t of picked a better […]

Review – The Once

Album: We Win Some We Lose Some Release Date: October 4, 2016 Download Genre: Indie, Folk The Once, a folk trio from St. John’s Newfoundland, are currently on tour across Canada hitting up much of the Atlantic provinces as well as reaching as far west as Alberta, along with a few Ontario stops.   On October 4th, […]

Repartee join Marianas Trench and Shawn Hook on Canadian tour

Indie pop rockers Repartee have just announced that they’ll be joining the Last Crusade tour this November with Marianas Trench and Shawn Hook. The tour starts in Prince George, BC on November 1st with 15 dates across the country, ending in the the bands hometown of St. John’s, NL on November 24th. During this tour, Repartee […]

Diamonds In The Rough – Mallory Johnson

On Thursday, September 8, 2016 in London ON, Canadian Beats contributor Linda Heldman was fortunate enough to emcee a Diamonds in the Rough showcase for Canadian Country Music Week! First up was Mallory Johnson with a great performance of her newest single, “Tupelo” and of course in true Canadian Beats fashion, we had to include […]

2016 MusicNL Award Nominees Announced

Yesterday was an exciting day in the Newfoundland and Labrador music community as the nominees for this years MusicNL awards were announced during a press conference at Fred’s Records in St. John’s. Leading the pack with 6 nominations were Repartee, including FACTOR Album of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, Molson/Coors Pop/Rock Recording of the Year, […]

Fairgale head out on Atlantic tour

Newfoundland based band Fairgale have had an incredible year with opening for Trooper at George Street Festival 2015 and releasing their debut album Own The Light in December. They’re now ready to show the rest of Atlantic Canada what they’ve been missing out on and are heading out on tour. They’ll be heading out on […]