Photo review – The Stanfields, Rain Over St. Ambrose & Freman Dre & the Kitchen Party

Who: The Stanfields,  Rain Over St. Ambrose & Freman Dre & the Kitchen Party When: March 4, 2017 Where: Lee’s Palace in Toronto, ON On Saturday, March 4 two Nova Scotian bands took the stage at Lee’s Palace in Toronto. It will come as no surprise to those of you who have heard of The […]

Show Review – Day Two – Groundswell Festival – The Royal Volts, Like A Motorcyle & The Stanfields

Who: The Stanfields, Like A Motorcyle & The Royal Volts When: March 17, 2017 Venue: Olympic Hall Where: Halifax, NS Shenanigans and Whiskey Guns. Let’s paint a picture, shall we? It is a Friday Night in Halifax, Saint Patrick’s Day, AND you have three of the best Punky-Rock bands going in Nova Scotia playing under […]

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 […]

Friday Playlist – Songs on Shuffle

This weeks playlist consists of our writers putting our iPods on shuffle and seeing what came up. The challenge? No artist could be repeated. The further down on submissions the more difficult it got. So here, readers, enjoy our random collaboration of songs from the deepest part of our iPods! Jordyn Meade-Baxter I’m an aspiring […]

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 […]

Countdown To Christmas 2016: Favourite Christmas Songs

Yesterday, we started a Countdown to Christmas in which we asked over 50 Canadian artists/bands a series of holiday themed questions. The countdown began with “First Thoughts of Christmas“, and now it’s time to continue with the series with Favourite Christmas Songs! Be sure to check back for the next 3 days to see all […]

Countdown To Christmas 2016: First Thoughts

At Canadian Beats, we decided to ask some of Canada’s talented artists a series of five holiday themed questions. Each day starting today (December 20) until December 24 we will feature one of these questions, and answers from over 50 of your favourite Canadian artists/ bands! What is the first thing that comes to mind when […]