Photo Review – Madison Violet

Who – Madison Violet, Ron Leary When – May 25, 2017 Where – The Rivoli, Toronto, ON For those who don’t know of Madison Violet, it all began in 1999. Brenley and Lisa met over weak coffee and broccoli omelettes, in a restaurant called The Green Room, in Toronto. It was a chance meeting, 1900 kms away […]

Five Questions With NEFE

Photo Credit: Jen Ochej Ontario based Singer/songwriter, NEFE has been busy, with her debut EP, Mama which will be hitting the shelves on April 21, 2017. On top of that, she is also playing a show at The Rivoli on the 21st which is part of Canadian Music Week. If you’re able to check out […]

Taiwan’s music scene to be represented at Canadian Music Week

The Rivoli will play host to Taiwan Beats, a showcase featuring three bands from Taiwan; including bluesy garage band, 88 Balaz, Indigenous group, Outlet Drift, and electro-indie band, P. C. B.  The show is in partnership with The Wall, one of Taiwan’s premiere event hubs.  It will take place on Thursday April 20th with doors and cocktail reception at 6:00 pm […]

Photo Review – Krief & Queen of Swords

Artists: Krief, Queen of Swords Genre: Rock Venue: Rivoli, Toronto When: September 28, 2016 Montreal based singer songwriter Krief stopped by the Rivoli in Toronto to play an exciting show full of tunes from his fourth solo album Automanic. Joining him was Toronto artist, Queen of Swords, who opened the show with a captivating dream […]

Freedom’s Note raises awareness & support for Fort Mac fires

Fort McMurray, AB rock band, Freedom’s Note released a song/ video entitled “The Fight” in appreciation to firefighters and first responders. The video has hit 180,000 views in the first week it was released (June 8). On top of this, the band is a part of the upcoming benefit presented by 94.9 The Rock, “HOLD […]

New video and show announcement for Grand Analog

Grand Analog, a hip-hop group from Toronto, have released a video for their single, “Let Disco” to coincide with the launch of The Confidence Emperors, a new digital singles label.  It is the first single to be released on The Confidence Emperors imprint and features acclaimed mix engineer, Muneshine. If you are in the Toronto area, […]

Show Review – Ferraro

Artist: Ferraro Venue: Rivoli, Toronto When: April 28, 2016 Genre: Rock Ferraro played to an enthusiastic audience at The Rivoli in Toronto during the release for their latest album Losing Sleep. The crowded venue was pulsating with energy as the band stepped on stage and began playing their set. Decked out in ties and leather […]