Festival d’été de Québec announces lineup additions

Festival d’été de Québec has already announced a tremendous lineup including Arkells, Andy Shauf, Backstreet Boys, Lady Antebellum, P!NK and so much more…but they are not done! The festival has just announced a slew of lineup additions for their 50th anniversary. Some of the new additions to the already killer lineup are indie-rock band, Wolf […]

Photo Review – Day Three – Groundswell Festival – Arsoniste, In-Flight Safety & Ria Mae

Who: Arsoniste, In-Flight Safety, Ria Mae When: February 23, 2017 Venue: Olympic Community Centre Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia Nova Scotia’s GroundSwell Music Festival celebrated its third and final night on Saturday with Arsoniste, In-Flight Safety and headliner Ria Mae at the Olympic Community Centre in Halifax. Arsoniste is a synth pop singer-songwriter featuring a backing […]

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 […]

5 Canadian musicians that you should be following on social media

Social media is an essential part of the music industry and has transformed the dynamic between artist and fan. So many artists use a variety of social media platforms to connect with their fans but there are certain musicians that have taken their social media game to the next level.  If you aren’t following them […]

The East Coast Music Award wristbands have gone on sale for the 2017 Awards in St John, New Brunswick

There are passes available for the Music Awards Show, which lets you see performers Classified, Ria Mae, David Myles, Repartee and many more. The show will be hosted by James Mullinger with more acts to be announced. The ECMAs also offer a pass to the Big Ticket show with Matt Andersen will feature Ian Janes. […]

Groundswell Music Festival announces Headliners

GroundSwell Music recently announced the headliners for the upcoming GroundSwell Music Festival.  The three-day event will run March 16-18th, 2017. This is the second year for the festival, and plans to highlight the very best of what Nova Scotia is known for, this obviously means, music and hospitality. “With a focus on Nova Scotian music, food and drink, this […]

Show Review – Coleman Hell

Artist: Coleman Hell with guest Ria Mae Venue: MacEwan Hall, Calgary Date: November 12, 2016 It might be fall in Calgary but on November 12th, concert goers were treated to a wonderful taste of summer with a trip to Coleman Hell‘s Summerland. The venue was littered with flowers and painted moons from Coleman’s fans, dubbed […]